Working in Australia and New Zealand

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On Earth, Sky, and Space

Airbus in Australia, New Zealand is a part of Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. With more than 1000 employees across 12 locations in Australia and New Zealand, Airbus supports over ten aircraft fleets of the Australian Defence Force and New Zealand Defence Force.

The company is also the market leader in civilian and parapublic helicopter sales in the region and supports more than 500 civil helicopters directly and through a network of loyalty partners. Airbus provides a range of component MRO services to customers in the region, including large aircraft engine and propeller overhaul and aircraft strip and paint.

We have exciting opportunities across our locations and for a range of skill sets from aircraft maintenance engineers to safety specialists, administration and finance roles.

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Working in Australia and New Zealand

Who we are

Airbus has a long and successful industrial footprint in Australia and New Zealand which includes maintenance, repair and overhaul centres for civil and military fixed wing and rotary aircraft. This presence has made a direct contribution to the local economies, built regional aerospace capabilities and created high-value jobs in the aviation industry. With more than 1,000 employees across both countries in different locations, the Airbus teams are ready to support customers.

Airbus’ operations in Australia are located in Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, and on defence bases in Adelaide, Darwin, and western Queensland. In New Zealand, our teams are located in Auckland and on defence bases in Whenuapia, Ohakea, and Blenheim.

How we care for you

Employee Benefits

We are a successful, high-performing team that supports each other every step of the way. We offer a holistic framework that recognises performance and rewards outcomes. This includes offering you meaningful benefits that support your health and wellbeing, your work-life and your bank balance.

Flexible working

Balancing work & life enhances wellbeing. Our flexible work options include part-time, flexible hours, hybrid work, job sharing, leave purchasing, and retirement transition plans.


Benefits from:
• Employee Assistance: Free coaching/counselling
• Health Insurance Discounts: BUPA (AU) and Southern Cross Health (NZ)
• Flu Shots
• Wellbeing Centre resources

Reward & Recognition Programme

Monthly Values awards to acknowledge and reward employees who lead by example and role model our behaviours.

Professional Development

Leadership and employee development through in-person training, workshops, online learning, global opportunities, secondments, education support and early career programmes.

Travel Discounts

Includes flights, rental cars, and accommodation. Partners:
• FCM Travel Solutions
• Virgin Australia
• Avis
• Oaks Hotels and Resorts

Additional Leave Entitlements

• 16 weeks primary and 2 weeks secondary parental leave
• Paid adoption leave
• Superannuation during parental leave
• Australian Defence Force Reserve: 15 days/year
• Additional leave

Salary Packaging

Pay for benefits with pre-tax income to increase take-home pay. Include:
• Novated vehicle leasing
• Airport lounge membership
• Professional memberships
• Self-education expenses.

Global Opportunities & Mobility

As a global aeronautics and aerospace leader, Airbus offers networking with like-minded colleagues as well as worldwide career opportunities.

Pathway to joining Team Airbus

Easy application process

Search and apply online

Apply via our current vacancies and complete the online application. Our Talent Acquisition team will contact you for screening and interviews. Successful applicants will undergo pre-employment checks and receive job offers.

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Applicant Requirements

Include a resumé and cover letter. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia or New Zealand, obtain and maintain defence site clearance, and pass pre-employment medical screening, including drug/alcohol tests.

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Supporting Diversity

We believe there is power in being different. Every day, our people express their unique voices and draw from their rich experiences to bring fresh ideas to our company. This is why we are committed to fostering inclusion and diversity in the workplace - to welcome every one of us.

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