Graduate Cost & Value Engineer(D/F/M)

Hamburg (DE)
The entry level salary for 2022 was 53.369,70 EUR (per year).
Closing date
Oct 23, 2022

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Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Not qualified
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Start date: 02. October 2023


Every year we look for university graduates from around the world to join Airbus. We need people  with the aspiration, enthusiasm and the talent to help us move forward and to change the world and  deliver our vision to pioneer sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. 

When you begin your career with us, we accelerate your development through our Airbus Global  Graduate Experience. You are part of a 2 year programme where you develop your professional  skills, build your networks, locally and internationally, and gain a unique perspective on the world of  Airbus. You are part of a global community, so we bring you together once a year for a global  graduate conference where you meet your peers, hear from our leaders and learn from the best. 

We are hiring the graduates we need, to fill the critical roles for our future. 

By the end of the programme, our aim is that you are ready to progress, having already demonstrated  your value. You will have developed your skills in an area that is strategically important for Airbus, you  will know about the Airbus business, the opportunities, challenges and needs, and you will have  learned more about yourself, and what makes you great. 


Above all you will have the opportunity to do your best work in an industry that is literally reshaping how we live in our world. 

If you are ready to join and be part of this journey please apply below. 

What you will be doing  

You will be on a development pathway to prepare you to be a Cost and Value Engineer and can expect to be involved in the following: 

  • Drive projects together with our supplier to optimize our products and create valuable insights into their value stream. You will create transparency and use your Analytical Skills to improve the Procurement and Supply Chain Performance.

  • Understand the technical specification of a part or scope, create Target Costing with state of the art Software and build a tandem with strategic procurement during the negotiations by representing the cost engineering view.

  • Usage of Costing Tool Faction Should Cost, Business Intelligence Tools e.g. Power BI, CAD Software Catia V5, SAP, Business Warehouse and common Office/Google Suite tools 

  • You will get insight into different suppliers within our Supply Chain landscape, get a deep understanding of various manufacturing technologies and their cost structure, learn to lead Projects E2E and will have a high visibility within our management.  

What we look for 

To be a successful applicant to the Airbus Global Graduate Programme, you will need to  demonstrate; 

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent within a relevant field of study 

  • Maximum of three years relevant work experience 

  • Strong verbal and written communication in our business language (English)

  • A desire to work in a collaborative team environment, focused on driving future innovation

  • The ability to be self aware and a wish to be in the driving seat of your development. 

What you will need to apply

Degree type:

  • University degree in aerospace, mechanical engineering or equivalent.


Specific experience or interests: 

  • Team player with entrepreneurial mindset, good communication and presentation skills at all levels 

  • Basic experience in project management with very good strategic skills. 

  • Willingness to some travel for business reasons as required.

Please ensure that a cover letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application to the Airbus Global Graduate Programme. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

Please note that depending on the number of applicants the posting can be taken offline earlier. If you are interested we would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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