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Mechanical engineer assistant

Internship 2018 - Mechanical engineer assistant for AIT on metrology of the interfaces of Optical Instruments (m/f).

Publish Date
13 Oct 2017

Airbus Defence and Space

Toulouse FRA

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10380374 BT EN EXT 1

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Internship 2018 - Mechanical engineer assistant for AIT on metrology of the interfaces of Optical Instruments (m/f).

Airbus Defence & Space Toulouse

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Within the AIT (Assembly, Integration and Test) Mechanical Precision Engineering team of Optical Instruments, the Engineer trainee will be assigned to Metrology and the realization of precision shims at the interface between optics and Instrument structures.

To carry out his work, the trainee may be required to train and then use (in collaboration with the operational teams) tools:
* Measuring tools: Laser Tracker, 3D measuring machines, Theodoliths
* 3D design and measurement software package: PC-DMIS, Spatial Analyser, Catia
* Other: Excel and Matlab

This 6 Month internship will start from February 2018 (Date subject to some flexibility).

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Tasks & accountabilities

* During the first part of the internship, the intern will focus on shim Metrology:
* Identify the different types of interfaces to be shimed : study of the existing ones on current and past programs (fixing types)
* Identify the different methods of gap measurement currently used: participation in the clean room shim measurement operations + interviews with mechanical and optical engineers

* The second part of the course will be devoted to finding solutions:
* Research innovative methodologies (technological watch) to improve the metrology of shims
* Study the concept of adjustable wedges based on the experience of another program
* Define one or more innovative shim concepts according to interfaces (mirrors, telescopes,...) and then present them to our design department (responsible for the design of these parts)
* Define design rules to facilitate the machinability and control of shims (accessibility at measurement points): specification to our design department

Required skills

* Catia V5/V6, design
* Mechanical
* Three-dimensional measuring tools
* Easy adaptation in a new field, Team spirit, dynamism, curiosity, organization, interpersonal skills.
* English intermediary to advanced




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Mechanical engineer assistant

Airbus S.A.S., Toulouse
Mechanical Technician, Junior Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
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