“Airbus Group is deeply committed to diversity in both principle and in practice. Respect for differences among the workforce has been shown to improve collective performance across organizations, as well as building a more open-minded, inclusive culture. Much of our commercial success has been driven by our multi-culturalism, and embracing diversity is equally important.”
Robin Southwell, Airbus Group UK
Airbus Group is founded on Diversity and this is key to our success. Our global team is made up of employees from more than 100 nationalities who speak over 20 languages. As a top management priority, diversity allows us to forge powerful collaborations. Although our headquarters and main manufacturing sites are based in Europe, we conduct business all over the world.
We are committed to ensuring different profiles, backgrounds and origins are respected and valued in the workplace, training our managers on how to to lead diverse teams, the benefits and challenges of managing diversity in the workplace and awareness of the associated legal aspects.
We are particularly committed to advancing women in the workplace and developing female talent. We encourage inclusion and respect for how individual differences contribute to our collective performance.
The Group has set up networks in each home country where employees work on topics such as work life balance, career development, integration of disabled employees and furthering gender balance which contribute to the development of our policies and processes.
Airbus Group won an award for our people centric recruitment approach where we proactively encourage and accompany disabled candidates and candidates from socially diverse backgrounds to come and discover our industry.
We work with a number of organizations to encourage girls and students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and diverse profiles to consider careers in science and engineering.
What our employees are saying
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What can you as employee expect from Airbus Group?
Airbus Group offers an engaging place to work where mutual trust, empowerment, recognition and accountability underpin everything we do. As an Airbus Group employee you will have the opportunity to develop yourself and your talents and be part of a global, highly competent workforce. Our success and ability to compete in the marketplace of the future is dependent on the talent, motivation and performance of our people. That is why we are committed to nurturing our employees’ full potential and why we have created an environment within which they can thrive.
What does Airbus Group expect from you as employee?
Innovation, passion and teamwork that transcends borders – geographic, cultural and functional – have always driven Airbus Group employees, whether they are technical experts or project managers, technicians or production line operatives. To maintain our position as a global leader, we need people who are capable of meeting the complex challenges that encompass living in a more secure and sustainable world. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the skills, leadership qualities and creativity to help us define, develop and deliver the solutions that our customers will demand in the future.