Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 11-Apr-2019 to 30-Apr-2019 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Full Time

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 objective of this position is to support the Flight Line/Delivery Director and associated team to ensure sustainability and improve the company Customer's satisfaction within the A320 rate increase and A220 integration and associated ramp-up. As such, with a collaborative, continuous improvement and quality mindset, this position will ensure collaboration with the applicable upstream departments, putting in place a structured, fact-based and collaborative way of working. This position will identify issues and risks, establishing contingency plans, providing feed-back to accountable organizations and ensure governance are in place toward the objective.

Primary Responsibilities:

Flight Line Industrialization:

  • Define clear value added KPIs and develop performance boards.
  • Reinforce SQCDP management.
  • Clarify/re-inforce adding values and engages local team support.
  • Develop a "Corrective action" board for various levels.
  • Consolidate, anticipate training needs and build a plan integrating future AOP.
  • Coach and develop teams across all associated department.
  • Create a reporting and communication structure at various levels to ensure messages and escalations are consistent across all levels and functions to all Flight Line / Delivery associated entities.

Coordination/feedback implementation between Flight line and external entities:

  • Flow Line and Quality
  • Internal suppliers, such as but not limited to = X-Plant/Logistic, etc...
  • External suppliers, such as but not limited to= Engine Manufacturers/Vartan/MAAS, etc...
  • Create monthly feed-back tool including indicators, basic work flow, general information, specific activity feed-back, and as needed, facilitate/coordinate meeting with Flight Line suppliers to resolve urgent issues.

Project Leader:

  • Rate 5+ - 2020/2021 projects across flight Line including FAL governance.
  • AOS Standards deployment and training.
  • A220 A320 integration and share activities coordination.
  • Change Management representative.


Additional Responsibilities:  

Support daily activities and hot topics in a productive and positive way.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Knowledge of AOS, Rate 5+ and Change Management processes.
  • Project Manager experience with a multifunctional team and interface with multiple internal and external suppliers.
  • High professionalism and respect for processes and procedures.
  • Able to interface with various levels of management.
  • Able to make quick decisions based on available information and managing associated risk.
  • Must be able to train multiple layers of an organization.
  • Must be able to take complex processes and simplify them for implementation and training purposes.
  • Must be able to take challenges such as "Culture Change".
  • Able to listen and adjust.


  • Educated in Management or Technical field related to related tasks within this Job description or a related field experience.


  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in an aviation related field.


  • AOS/Change Management.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form with internal and external entities at all levels of management.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Working experience in SAP environment is a plus.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Able to make quick decisions based on available information and managing associated risks.
  • Able to propose, present, implement and sustain improvement.
  • Able to manage day to day business in full autonomy.
  • Able to gather, in case of emergency, the right people to evaluate a path forward and manage associated risks. 

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • This position is responsible to prepare and implement Airbus Industrial requirement in Flight Line/Delivery.
  • This position has a direct impact on customer satisfaction and customer image of Airbus FAL USA.

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and utilize computer screens; able to move through office and from point to point to find specific co-workers and in-house experts.
  • Hearing: able to hear in normal conversations and respond to warnings and signals.
  • Speaking: able to participate in normal business conversations.
  • 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 standard office equipment and utilize electronic id to enter building
  • Carrying: able to carry up to 40 lbs./18kg. when transporting documents, printer paper and similar items.
  • Lifting: able to lift up to 40lbs/18kg. on occasion.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push/pull office chairs and pieces of equipment
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time in front of a computer terminal while writing bulletins or participating in meetings
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to occasionally able to squat/kneel to access items stored on low shelving
  • Standing: able to stand for long periods of time working or in meetings and discussions
  • Travel: able to travel through office/work complex and occasionally within US for business meetings.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas sometimes on uneven surfaces to reach meetings, visitors and direct others to meetings.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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