Agronomic Products Design Engineer (m/f)
Airbus Defence & Space Toulouse (ex Astrium SV Spotimage)
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2014, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters – generated revenues of € 60.7 billion and employed a workforce of around 138,600.
Description of the job
A vacancy for an Agronomic Products Design Engineer (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Toulouse. You will join the Thematic Services department.
Airbus DS GEO SA successfully produces and delivers since 2002, and in partnership with the Arvalis Plant Institute, the Farmstar advice service for the harvest of wheat, barley, and rapeseed crops in France.
Airbus DS GEO SA has a strong will to develop the export of agricultural services by enhancing the experience of the Farmstar service and European projects.
The already on-going projects and the prospected ones will cover a large range of services for agriculture: assistance service for the crop harvest in plots (Farmstar type), agricultural inventory on large surfaces, status of the development of large-scale crops
Farmstar and export projects use the know-how and the tools of Airbus DS GEO SA, more particularly the OVERLAND™ software, which generates biophysical parameter maps and produces land-use maps.
Farmstar agricultural products (e.g.: overall dose of nitrogen that the plot needs, risk level of pour in to the plot) are validated by the agronomical experts of our technical institute partners (Arvalis, CETIOM) before being transmitted to farming cooperative and farmers who are customers of this service.
Within Projects and Services Application Management, and in the framework of the production and development of our application projects and services, your role will be to coordinate the thematic production activity dedicated to agriculture and you will work under the functional responsibility of a project manager.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
This position will require weekend on-call duty (twice a month) during the production campaign (March to June).
This role will involve business trips (4 times a year abroad) and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate some of the following skills and experience: