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Airbus Helicopters Jobs, Oxford

Offers Manager

Purpose of the job

  • You will work hand in hand with the front office team to ensure the timely delivery of offers
  • You will ensure maximum customer satisfaction
  • You will ensure that the Offer business case is consistent, exhaustive and validated internally
  • Minimum requirements

  • Degree qualified or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience

  • Minimum of 1 years experience in direct customer contact

  • Good technical knowledge and ability to understand new technical aids for helicopters

  • Good understanding of Airbus Helicopters procedures

  • Sales or contracting experience

  • Avionics background beneficial

  • Sound commercial knowledge

  • Civil sales knowledge in Aviation

  • Good aircraft technical knowledge

  • Familiar with 3D softwares
  • Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Certification Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    Reporting to the Chief Certification Engineer / Project Team Leader you would complete AHUK Airworthiness and Certification activities in support of approval of changes and in service support thereafter.

    Minimum requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years industry related experience in aircraft/rotorcraft

  • Design Integration experience

  • Aeronautical degree, Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent degree/training/experience

  • Working Knowledge of FAR/JAR/CS 27 and 29 Certification Specifications

  • Working Knowledge of EASA IR 21J DOA and MAA DAOS process and practices


  • There are many more essential and desirable criteria, Please contact recruitment@airbus.com for the full job description.

    Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    B2 Licenced Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    Carry out the Avionics/Electrical maintenance and repair on Airbus Rotorcraft. AS350, AS355 Series, AS365, EC120, EC130, EC135, EC145 and EC155.

    Minimum requirements

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a rotary maintenance environment. Specific type training will be given to a suitable candidate.

  • Thorough knowledge of helicopter electrical and avionic systems and associated specialized test equipment.

  • EASA Part 66 B2 License preferred, however consideration will be given to suitable engineers that can demonstrate they are working towards their license.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on initiative.

  • Flexible to the requirements of the company and needs of the customer.

  • Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Chief Certification Engineer

    Purpose of the job

  • A critical role within a dynamic Design Office, developing bespoke interiors and mission equipment solutions for Airbus Helicopter Products. Operating within a diverse Organisation with multiple approvals including Flight Test, Production, Part 145 and CAMO.
  • This key role requires broad experience and knowledge of aviation industry at a Type Design and Certification level in both Civil and Military regulatory environments.
  • Acting as focal point and leader for certification, you will ensure consistency within the design teams for robust and cost effective solutions; interfacing with Designers, Compliance Verification Engineers and your own team members. You will also be expected to interface with all functions within the Company as well external Agencies and Customers.
  • Minimum requirements

  • 15 years aeronautical design experience with demonstrable knowledge and skills required by the role.

  • Design integration and architecture roles.

  • Showing and verification of compliance.

  • Team leader roles.

  • Operating with Civil and Military design organisations.

  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment.

  • Trustworthy, Reliable, Enthusiastic and Flexible.

  • Aeronautical Engineering degree or equivalent.

  • Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    B1 Licenced Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    To carry out the certification of maintenance and repair on Airbus rotorcraft. AS350, AS355 Series, AS365, EC120, EC130, EC135, EC145 and EC155.

    Minimum requirements

  • EASA Part 66 B1.3 Licence (Candidates without a licence but with extensive aircraft maintenance experience that are in the process of studying for a licence will also be considered).

  • 5 years experience in a rotary environment. Type training on specific types will be given to a suitable candidate.
  • Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Maintenance Planner

    Purpose of the job

    Responsible for Part M/A8-25 medium/short term planning requirements, Part 145/A8-23 material planning requirements and the production of work-packs to support aircraft scheduled maintenance inputs. Review of Aircraft base maintenance work packages prior to A/C departure. Update of Maintenance tracking system post maintenance interventions. The Part M/A8-25 planner is also responsible for raising and the upkeep of the maintenance forecasting sheet(s).

    Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s Grade C or above or equivalent recognised qualifications (e.g. NVQ, BTEC).

  • Human factors training undertaken.

  • Recognised Part M Training Course accomplished.

  • Recognised Part 145 Training Course accomplished.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a Maintenance Planning role.

  • Desirable
  • Knowledge of Airbus Helicopter Products and their related MSM’s preferable
  • Location : Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Avionic Fitter / Wireman

    - 3 positions available -

    Purpose of the job

  • To manufacture looms , install, terminate and test.
  • Non-certifying role.
  • Minimum requirements

  • Be able to read a wiring diagram

  • Need to have recent experience of making looms

  • Crimping

  • Soldering

  • Continuity testing

  • Loom identification

  • Terminate a loom

  • Must have thorough knowledge of electrical and avionic systems

  • Previous experience of loom building

  • Apprenticeship in Aircraft Maintenance or related discipline

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment

  • Trustworthy, Reliable, Enthusiastic and Flexible
  • Location: Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Airworthiness Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    To Provide Part “M” Airworthiness Support Function within the Technical Services Department. This includes but is not exclusive to:

  • Periodical reviews of Aircraft Maintenance Programmes against fleet Maintained Aircraft.
  • Implementing/validating changes to the Maintenance Programmes in the MIS arising from revisions to the AMP ensure compliance against aircraft configuration.
  • Monitoring and implementing actions arising from applicability requirements ascertained as part of incoming airworthiness data review.
  • Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s Grade C or above or equivalent recognised qualifications (e.g. NVQ, BTEC).

  • Human factors training undertaken.

  • Recognised Part M Training Course accomplished.

  • Recognised Part 145 Training Course accomplished.

  • Previous experience in an Airworthiness Organisation / role or as B1.3 certifying staff.

  • Location: Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Senior Airworthiness Engineer

    Purpose of the job

  • To facilitate and ensure that design solutions meet certification and airworthiness requirements in an effective manner throughout the design process.
  • To ensure any reported failures, malfunctions or defects associated with AHUK designs are assessed to determine effects on the continuing airworthiness of the product.
  • To ensure any necessary corrective actions are carried out in an appropriate timescales.
  • Minimum requirements

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Engineering degree or equivalent

  • 5-10 years working within design / engineering environment with electrical / avionic bias

  • Computer literate in MS Office desktop applications

  • Sound working knowledge of EASA IR 21J DOA obligations

  • A broad engineering knowledge of aircraft airframe and electrical and mechanical systems

  • Location: Oxford

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    Julia Brain

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    Airbus Helicopters Jobs, Shawbury

    B1.3 Licensed Aircraft Engineer

    - 2 positions available -

    Purpose of the job

    The B1.3 Certifying Engineer is responsible for the certification of line, non-routine maintenance and repair on Airbus H135/H145 rotorcraft. Type training will be provided for a suitable candidate.

    Minimum requirements

  • Must have thorough knowledge of engine and airframe systems.

  • Knowledge of specialised test equipment relating to engine and airframe systems.

  • Must have up to date knowledge of:
    - EASA regulations, particularly Pt 145, Part M and UK ANOS
    - Continued Airworthiness Management (CAM) Flight/Airport Operations
    - Flight/Airport Operations
    - Aircraft Line Maintenance.

  • Required to work shifts as part of normal working routine.

  • Required to travel between Shawbury, Valley and areas dictated by Operational requirements (Deployments on a 3 weekly cycle).

  • EASA Part 66 B1.3 Licence (Turbine Rotorcraft).



  • Desirable
  • Knowledge of UK Military Aviation and UK MFTS.
  • Experience with SAP and ERP software.
  • Type Rating and experience H135.
  • Location : Shawbury

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    Carmel Jones

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    MFTS Aircraft Refueller/Handler

    - 2 positions available -

    Purpose of the job

    The Aircraft Refueller/Handler is responsible for ensuring that the aircraft fleet are positioned and appropriately fuelled to schedule in support of Flight Operations and Base Maintenance activities.

  • To handle and refuel aircraft in accordance with JIG regulations and compliance with Health and Safety regulations and security requirements, including Rotors Running Refuels
  • To ensure Health and Safety is maintained and respected at all times including internal policy
  • Supplying fuel to aircraft by tanker vehicles and ensuring that the correct quantity of fuel is delivered
  • Operating in accordance with JIG, IATA, Airport, Health & Safety, HM Customs and ASIG regulations and procedures
  • Conducting vehicle checks by carrying out the designated quality control procedures
  • Identifying any defects found and reporting accordingly
  • Reporting any incidents and providing reports as required
  • Minimum requirements

  • Aircraft re-fuelling experience

  • Aircraft handling experience

  • Health and safety awareness and respect is essential

  • Experience of supporting busy Flight Operations

  • Up to date knowledge of H&S appropriate to HAZMAT, Helicopter Operations and active airfields

  • High level of numeracy and literacy skills required

  • Strong work ethic and team working skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Valid driving licence with LGV C+E and ADR (class 3 in Tanks) CPC

  • Desirable
  • Helicopter re-fuelling experience, including rotors running
  • Knowledge of UK Military Aviation and UK MFTS
  • Other requirements

  • Required to work shifts as part of normal working pattern

  • Required to work at Valley site, North Wales, if operationally required
  • Location : RAF Shawbury

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    Carmel Jones

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    Commercial Officer

    Purpose of the job

    Based within the Contract Management Office at RAF Shawbury, the Commercial Officer will act as a focal point for contract management related activity on the MFTS (RW) contract.
    They will be supporting the Commercial Manager in the oversight of all Commercial and Contract activities, and will be required to build an in depth level of understanding of the contract terms & conditions.

  • Assist in the management of contract changes, ensuring changes are logged, and change proposals drafted
  • Document and monitor all minor contract deliverables
  • Monitor KPI’s
  • Report on contract performance penalties
  • Maintain contractual records
  • Support the drafting commercial letters relating to operational activities including relief on contractual obligations
  • Monitor company policies to ensure compliance is maintained
  • Analyse contract performance and provide recommendations for adjustments for improvement
  • Hasten collection of cash
  • Communicate with all parts of the business to foster an understanding of the contract terms
  • Assist senior management and work as a member of a cohesive team
  • Assist in contract risk management
  • Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc)
  • Customer liaison
  • Accept extra duties as situations arise
  • Minimum requirements

    This role is aimed at an individual holding approximately two year’s experience performing a contract and/or legal role.

  • Worked within a contract, commercial, and/or legal department focusing on contract terms & conditions

  • Ability to interpret various contract clauses

  • Drafting of commercial letters

  • Must have a sound basis level of knowledge in business and contracts

  • Skill and ability to understand and synthesise unfamiliar concepts

  • Ability to build relationships widely around the organisation

  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication and reporting skills – written, verbal, and visual

  • Must have high computer literacy in particular MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Bachelors’ degree at 2:1 or above in a business, legal, or related field



  • Desirable

  • Performed a legal and/or contract focused role within the Defence industry from either a public or private standpoint

  • Worked within the Aerospace industry

  • Experience of procurement processes

  • Knowledge of business process analysis and improvement methodologies

  • Knowledge of procurement processes

  • LLB or formal education in contract and commercial law

  • Masters’ Degree

  • International Association of Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM) certification or equivalent experience

  • Other requirements

  • Attendance at meetings in Oxford and Bristol on an infrequent basis

  • Travel to France and Germany on an infrequent basis

  • Location : RAF Shawbury

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    Carmel Jones

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    Airbus Helicopters Jobs, Western England / Wales

    Regional Engineer

    Purpose of the job

    We are seeking a Regional Engineer to Provide Line Support for aircraft based at Police and Air Ambulance line stations in Western England & Wales. This is a Field based role, however from time to time there will be a requirement to attend our bases at Hawarden or Oxford to assist with base or line maintenance activity.
    The successful candidate will report to the maintenance operations manager and be primarily responsible for performing routine visits, scheduled line maintenance and defect rectification at customer line stations. This will require close liaison with the customer, planning and the AHUK customer support manager.

    Minimum requirements

  • At least 8 years aircraft maintenance experience with 2 years in a civilian environment. Predominantly on Airbus Helicopter products, particularly the EC135

  • Licensed B1.3 engineer

  • Type rated on the EC135 helicopter

  • Clean driving license
  • Location : Western England/Wales

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    Julia Brain

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