Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 18-May-2021 to 30-Jul-2021 (EST)
  • 10060 VP Strategy & Business
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • market competitive salary
  • Hourly
  • Intern

This Intern position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). After one year of service, can elect to participate in 401(k). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2021 plan year and are subject to change without notice.

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.

Position Summary:

The Strategy& Transformation intern will work with the Strategy team to assist business unit leaders in solving complex problems and driving important strategic initiatives. Gather, research and analyze internal and external data to develop fact-based and actionable recommendations and solutions. Conduct qualitative (e.g., customer interviews) and quantitative (e.g., financial modeling) analysis. Create frameworks and approaches to solve complex problems to perform data analysis studies of manufacturing operations and provide advice and counsel on manufacturing issues. The Intern provides support to Industrial Engineers and factory supervision to improve operational efficiency, work flow and processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Data analytics: 40%

  • Optimize the consistent and reliable delivery of data reporting to internal business partners
  • Develop and apply algorithms or models to key business metrics with the goal of improving operations and/or answering business problems
  • Partner with and provide recommendations to business leadership on the appropriate application of analytics to business strategies and effectively communicate analysis and implications to senior leadership

2. Analysis & Strategic Axis: 30%

  • Analyze multiple research sources to estimate the current and future size of Airbus Helicopters' addressable market
  • Conduct analysis of complex information to assist in the identification of the company strengths, weaknesses and business opportunities
  • Prioritizing initiatives and specific process improvements by leveraging the latest techniques in data analytics to provide strategic insight

3. Process improvement: 30%

  • Analyze processes & data in order to identify improvements opportunities on productivity, costs reduction & customer experience.
  • Define alternatives on how to implement improvements through process changes.
  • Interact with key stakeholders to acquire buy-in on proposed changes.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:



  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a University or College in strategy or data science, statistics or similar quantitative field


  • Working toward MBA with concentration in strategy or data science, statistics or similar quantitative field


  • N/A



  • Practical experience building financial, statistical, and other analytical models to evaluate complex data
  • Some SQL experience or experience with a BI report and data visualization tool;
  • Project management: demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering against tight deadlines


  • Previous industry-related internship(s) preferred
  • Market analysis is a plus
  • Tableau is a plus



  • N/A


  • N/A

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Strategic Mindset and Strong Analytical Skills
  • Ability to analyze large statistical datasets, summarize data, and effectively communicate recommendations and actionable insight.
  • Excellent presentation/report building skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated/flexible/team player
  • Ability to address issues, solve the problem and achieve results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously against tight deadlines


  • N/A

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills with an ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Experience with Alteryx, Tableau, Spotfire, Smartsheet is a plus

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and lead projects to completion

Organizational information:

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Provide strategic propositions/directions to achieve top Company Objectives
  • Propose & implement improvement actions in order to reach costs savings target

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved Communication on a daily Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 70% remote, 30% onsite at the company's location
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms.
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.
  • Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirators/Masks, and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer site

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status

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

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

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

NOTE: Airbus Helicopters, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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