• 27-Aug-2019 to 01-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • 40021-800 Engineering
  • Mirabel, QC, CAN
  • Full Time

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

In your role, you will:

  • Report to the engineering structure integration team
  • Work in an Engineering integrated product development team providing expertise from a Design to Cost (DtC) for the design and manufacturing of aerospace components (Metallic & Composite aircraft structure, systems installation and hardware/materials)
  • Participate in the identification of design ideas related to Design to Cost (DtC);
  • Analyze current engineering design and proposed new Design to Cost initiatives;
  • Develop and maintain Design to Cost ideas tracker for Mirabel site and lead/participate in various related governance meetings;
  • Support Design to Cost action plan, coordinate its implementation and draw conclusions;
  • Support recommendation to senior management on strategies to achieve cost reduction targets
  • Support prioritization of cost reduction ideas implementation, based on ROI (Return on Investment) but also other criteria's and program requirements
  • Support processes and strategies around the batching/combination of ideas to ease the implementation of design improvements
  • Review supplier drawings, dimensional tolerances, Datum definition, manufacturing processes, process capabilities, tooling philosophy and provides recommendations as needed;
  • Get involve in the Design to Cost initiative on other airbus programs to see what can be done on A220 program;
  • Support integration team in the preparation of Design to Cost Product Change Request (PCR);
  • Maintain a current and up-to-date knowledge in aerospace in order to recommend innovations to support cost reduction initiatives objectives;


As our ideal candidate, you have:

  • University degree in Aerospace or Mechanical engineering or in a related field of Design
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in aircraft structure and manufacturing organization;
  • Good understanding of design, manufacturing and quality processes used in aerospace for metallic and composite structures, system installation and hardware/materials
  • Having prior experience in design to cost activities or other aircraft program optimization activity is an asset
  • Great communication skills: can explain complex problem in simple words;
  • Able and efficient at managing several projects in parallel;
  • You have a high sense of commitment, and a willingness to accept responsibilities while acting independently in a high-pressure and production ramp-up environment;
  • You have working experience using Catia V5 and Microsoft tools
  • You are bilingual (French and English).
  • Able to travel to onsite supplier in USA, Europe and Asia

As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for North American positions unless specified.  Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 


Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.


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