Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 19-Aug-2019 to 30-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.  In 2015, Airbus generated revenues of 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600. 

Airbus is a shareholder of the missile systems provider MBDA, a major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and owns a 50% stake in ATR, the turboprop aircraft maker, and Airbus Safran Launchers, the Ariane launcher manufacturer. 

Airbus is a leading global manufacturer of Commercial Aircraft comprising highly successful families of aircraft ranging from 100 to over 600 seats.  In Defense and Space, Airbus is a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft as well as space systems, equipment and services.  In Helicopters, Airbus is the world's No. 1 civil and parapublic helicopter manufacturer offering the world's widest range of civil and military helicopters.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for coordinating and supporting maintenance activities related to aircraft assembly jigs, tools and, ground support equipment at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) to ensure coordination of preventive maintenance, proactive and reactive repair, warranty management, and metric reporting.


Essential Functions:

  • Support the operational day to day maintenance activates for the FAL including coordinating maintenance service provider activities on the site.
  • Oversee/lead root cause analysis investigations of equipment failures. Audit reports/documentation for accuracy/thoroughness. Strict adherence to regulations of applicable international, federal, state and local laws with respect to operation of the FAL and ensure compliance to warranty program requirements.
  • Manage subcontractor activities to prevent impact to manufacturing operations and minimize impact on end users.
  • Develop and utilize expertise in the operation and troubleshooting of positioning and assembly equipment to act as manufacturing support for proper equipment use.
  • Research and specify machines and systems needed for operational support.
  • Manage from conception to completion all ad-hoc projects within assigned work stream.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead special projects assigned by manager.
  • Support other departments as needed.
  • Provide subject matter expert support during the call for tender process including contributing to creation of subcontract specifications and scope of work statements.
  • Provides subcontract advice and counsel to program managers, engineering personnel, and other related functions such as finance, quality and contract administration.
  • Responsible to track, follow-up, and report on corrective action plans regarding service delivery.


Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • 5 or more years managing maintenance of industrial manufacturing equipment.
  • 3 or more years managing subcontractor activities in a production environment.
  • .Knowledge specifically related to KPIs and MSPs
  • Current in industry trends, best practices, and technology.
  • Assembly tool maintenance
  • Demonstrated success in the application of project skills.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills and demonstrated ability to develop strategic solutions utilizing root cause analysis.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous manufacturing or industrial experience preferred.

Education/Special Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience successfully managing multiple work-streams in a multi-cultural environment and successfully addressing cultural differences. 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • 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.
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. 10% Travel may be required.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.



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

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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