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R&T Project Leader - Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre - Beijing

Reporting to Head of R&T

Location: Beijing

Airbus (Beijing) Engineering Centre (ABEC) was inaugurated in mid-2005 with the main scope of business to perform Specific Design Work of airframe structures, Engineering support to manufacturing, maintenance and upgrade for Airbus products:


  • Structure design
  • Stress analysis
  • System installation on structures
  • Material Review Board
  • Tooling & Jigs design and analysis
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul
  • Engineering and variants upgrade versions

Airbus (Beijing) Engineering Center is looking for Project leaders to join the R&T project in China, working on Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) and engineering opportunities about China promising technology/leading fields, Nanocomposite, Multifunctional composite material, Mg alloy, Morphing structure, Visual recognition and Material fatigue analysis.
You are energetic, you are innovative, and you are passionate. This opportunity is tailor-made for you!


Your mission will be to develop innovative ideas from scratch to concept, prototype, and final implementation linking with our products. You will provide leadership in research, technology development and project management resulting in new and/or improved products, processes and methodologies, by providing relevant analysis with global view, proposing assessment/concept with application scenarios and maturity level, testing and maturing techniques on existing part and for future application, and contributing to initiatives for future R&T continuation in China.

You will interact with internal colleagues from many functions and countries, and external expert partners all around China. In addition, you will have opportunity to manage whole project lifecycle, such as shaping project planning, decision making on project execution, budget adherence, ensuring achievement of deliverables, etc.

Specific responsibilities of the opportunity are to:

  • Manage defined domain as technical focal point and project controller
  • Work closely with Airbus Research & Technology division experts
  • Ensure clear and robust definition of needs
  • Identify opportunities and potential application with the support of subject experts
  • Set up collaboration with external expert patterns in China to design, develop and demonstrate the concept in collaboration with CTO China office
  • Determine project team size and work share in aligning with project development plan
  • Review, monitor and report the status of ongoing projects
  • Facilitate projects initiation, monitoring and closure in coordination with internal coordinator and R&T Support

Your Boarding Pass:

  • Strong technical background with experience in engineering, science, and R&D activities like ALM, Nano/multifunctional composite, Mg alloy, Morphing structure, Visual recognition, and Material fatigue analysis
  • Solid experience in multidisciplinary work and knowledge of project management processes and tools
  • Relevant experience and understanding of the research and scientific environment
  • Awareness of business and technology priorities
  • Passion for new technologies and technical acumen to evaluate their relevance
  • Capable of knowledge curation activities, such as identifying, extracting and sanitizing meaningful content


  • Ability to develop trusting and open relationships with internal and external partners
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in fuzzy environment
  • Good communication skills, ability to influence and transmit knowledge
  • Good problem solver and ability to work well independently as well as in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to work as part of a complex and diverse team with the willingness and desire to build a strong personal network to support the team's ability to achieve objectives in the most efficient manner

To Apply: If interested, candidates should submit a resume to the following e-mail address: Please indicate the reference number of the job offer in your application.

Project Manager - Airbus China Innovation Centre - Shenzhen

Reporting to Project Executive

Location: Shenzhen


The Project Manager will be a key contributor of an innovation project reporting to the Project Executive. He / She will be responsible of

  • Securing the internal buy-in and validation throughout the project
  • Working effectively in a multi-functional project team
  • Leading a sub-team within the project in particular cases
  • Delivering as scheduled and within budget
  • Supporting the spin-in or commercialisation of the project

In particular the Project Manager will need to manage technical progress and oversight together with the Project Executive; milestones tracking; integration on different platforms; internal alignment; negotiation of business terms with key partner and budget controlling etc.


Project Managers will be required to

  • Reach out to relevant parties to get first-hand info and latest technology breakthroughs to make sure projects under his/her responsibility have been connected to all the resources available in particular in China
  • Turn these ideas into feasible business models, partnering with internal / external parties to ensure project’s smooth operation
  • Lead the project progress according to responsibility (design, technical deliverables, sourcing, partnership management, certification…)
  • Analyse project’s budget condition to make sure it’s financially on track
  • Support the project towards commercialization or use the project to enhance current or future Airbus’ business

Qualification& Requirements:

At this stage, we are particularly interested in Project Manager experienced in:

  • Hardware / Electronics (Systems design expert / architect, Prototyping, Testing, Certification…)
  • Cabin Experience demonstrators (Cabin Connectivity, Cabin Electronics, Development of Apps…)
  • Connectivity (Antennas and associated systems, Geo-localization…)
  • Manufacturing Innovation (Robotics, Sensors, Geo-localization…)

Your key qualifications & requirements:

  • Be an expert in a field of technology or business relevant to one or more of the focus areas of the innovation centre. This is frequently—but not always—evidenced by a PhD in a relevant field of study, a distinguished record of research, and/or one or more successful projects or products of recognized importance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to reason rigorously about technology or business models at varying levels. This is evidenced by the preparation of business cases in the frame of major projects as project lead
  • Be an experienced project manager, including the ability to manage or work within teams, communicate effectively internally and externally, understand contracts and intellectual property, negotiate relationships and manage schedules and budgets
  • Demonstrated track record of project execution, preferably culminating in contributing in one or more successful products
  • Possess a strong professional network within their domain of expertise, including leading academics, industrial players, consultants, entrepreneurs, government agencies and regulators, etc.
  • Impatience and burning desire to execute rapidly, along with a healthy scepticism for process
  • Multicultural awareness
  • Local hire conditions are preferred for this position

To Apply: If interested, candidates should submit a resume to the following e-mail address: Please indicate the reference of the job offer in your application.

Synthetic Flight Instructors (SFI) – HuaOu Aviation Training Centre – Beijing

AIRBUS A320/A330/A350 SFI

AIRBUS/Hua-Ou Aviation (AIRBUS Training Center Beijing) is looking for A320/A330/A350 Synthetic Flight Instructors (SFI)  


  • Hold or have held an EASA ATPL, have a valid SFI or TRI Authorisation from the same Authority as the ATPL
  • 1500 hours on A320 or A330 or A350 including 100 as PIC on any airbus FBW airplane
  • Substantial Simulator Instructor experience as an SFI/TRI on A320 or A330 or A350
  • Be able to teach, brief and de-brief in fluent English

We expect:

  • A truly passionate Instructor, eager to transfer skill and knowledge at highest standard according to AIRBUS Standards and Philosophy
  • A minimum 3 year commitment
  • A high level of airmanship ready to teach in a multicultural environment.

We offer:

  • Exciting working environment in a dynamic team
  • 3 year locally hired foreign instructor contract (renewable)
  • Compatible salary package including health insurance, housing allowance ,annual bonus, yearly ticket allowance
  • Attractive working pattern

If you are willing to join a dynamic team, please send your CV to:

MAP Engineer – Airbus Tianjin Delivery Centre - Tianjin

Position: MAP System Engineer Band 6

Department: MAP A320 Tianjin (BSEMT) Reporting to HO BSEMT

Location: Tianjin

The jobholder represents Engineering and Chief Engineering in Final Assembly Line and Delivery in Tianjin. Main accountabilities are:

  • Providing technical solutions to resolve non conformities, compatible with the planning of aircraft final assembly, testing, and delivery.
  • Supporting final assembly line for any disruption in manufacturing process, and delivery with technical justifications to customer.


  • Analyzing Non Conformities discovered during aircraft assembly, testing and delivery. This usually requires to trouble shoot in order to find the root cause.
  • Providing assessment of acceptability of the Non Conformity, rework solution to Non Conformity and assessment of acceptability of the rework.
  • Providing long term solution to recurrent Non Conformities, through the proposition of design or manufacturing improvements. The design change can be initiated by design query note, followed by new modification or drawing updates.
  • Creating temporary aircraft definition (through technical note or special instructions) in order to support the operational tests.
  • Supporting delivery by providing technical justifications to customers.
  • Acting on all aircraft systems, including cabin systems and engines. The technical solutions are established for metallic structure, composite design and carbon fiber.
  • Supporting final assembly, testing and delivery from sections delivery to the site to aircraft ferry flight from the site.
  • Developing continuously his/her own competences with respect to technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Airbus processes mastery and application is key with respect to design privilege granted by airworthiness authorities. Solutions proposed need to be consistent within the SA Engineering Support organisation and agreed with Design Organisation overall.
  • Developing his/her network in Design Office. He/she is part of SA Engineering Support, acting in China, Europe and USA.
  • Delivering guidance for trouble shooting, engineering assessment on non-conformities, description of concessions, and creation of special instruction, as required and in accordance with the lead time agreed with internal customers in final assembly line and delivery center.
  • Developing his/her own technical and interpersonal skills as well as mentoring his/her peers and providing guidance to production and quality with respect to standard operational instructions and trouble shooting.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Education: Strong technical knowledge (Bachelor): Industrial design, Mechanic, Structure, Electricity, Aerodynamic, Physics, Automatisms and Control, Programming
  • Soft Skills: Rigorous, logical, organized, self-directed, self-confident, team player, constant learner, listener, customer focus, willingness and ability to act as mentor for newcomers
  • Technical Skills: Technical background sufficient to understand and learn engineering technical documents and provide logical reasoning to solve problems
  • Experience: Good aeronautical background in Engineering or Maintenance
  • English: Negotiation level
  • Special requirement: Flexible for standby, overtime and training abroad

To Apply: If interested, candidates should submit a resume to the following e-mail address: Please indicate the reference number of the job offer in your application.

XP Quality Conformance Management A320 – Airbus Tianjin Delivery Centre - Tianjin

Position: Cross-Plant Quality Conformance Management A320 Band Department: QDXC
Location: Tianjin

Reporting to Head of Cross-Plant & Program (Tianjin) Quality


  • Support Sub-contracted Work-Package to carry out Quality inspections i.a.w Airbus standards HR will conduct interviews for selected candidates.
  • Liaise with the respective Plants/FAL to launch appropriate containment and/or correctives Thank you for your kind attention,
  • actions regarding CnQ / Repetitive topics
  • Collect, identify & analyze all repetitive Non-Conformities detected during FAL-A assembly / Human Resources Department
  • C&DC completion process. Carry-out necessary investigations root cause analysis
  • Define preventive containment/corrective & curative actions. Ensure appropriation by the accountable function (set-up Multi-Functional/Organizational teams if necessary)
  • Ensure actions follow-up linked to Quality related projects & Workshops to improve Quality processes
  • Act as CAIR, QSR & Concessions authorized signatory
  • Prepare & anticipate potential new QSR to minimize impact on Operations
  • Manage CAIR authorisation access rights for the X-Plant & Program
  • Ensure on daily basis XP Service Providers compliance with Airbus procedures, including qualification of the couple Service Provider / Special Processes & associated Survey plan
  • Support team members development, especially Newcomers, ensuring knowledge transfer & continuity of Quality standards deployment within XP
  • Ensure up-to-date Process & Method traceability into XP Quality Plan
  • Follow-up of corrective & curative actions through establishment of relevant KPIs
  • Reduce Non-Quality Cost
  • Achieve all target milestones on-Quality
  • Reduce “C-suffix” Concession
  • Contribute to Work Package findings reduction following audits/surveillance
  • Demonstration of knowledge transfer & appropriation by Newcomers

Qualifications Requirements:

Education: College degree

Experience: 5 years’ QCM experience in an international & aeronautical environment.

Basic Skills: Fluent in English, written & oral

Certifications: POA/EASA part 21

Soft Skills:

  • Interest in inter-cultural exchanges. Ability to work in an international environment
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Demonstrated pro-activity & re-activity. Autonomy
  • Ability to provide guidance & direction, & provide clear instructions

Technical Skills:

  • Aircraft Configuration Control & Systems knowledge
  • Quality assurance. Knowledge of Airbus standards
  • Ability to hold Quality position in front of Operations

To Apply: If interested, candidates should submit a resume to the following e-mail address: Please indicate the reference number of the job offer in your application.

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