Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 03-Sep-2019 to 26-Sep-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:  Reporting to the Supervisor, Work Material Planning (WMP), the Work Planner is responsible to plan, and ensure the completion of, the day-to-day activities of their respective A220 assembly work station. The Work Planner is part of an MFT in situ at the station.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Detailed crew loading plan (in coordination with Methods)
  • Ensure hours completion as per crew loading plan
  • Prepare the outstanding work (release) report before A/C moves to the next position
  • Analyze incoming outstanding work (release) from previous workstation and plan resources, workbook completion and daily assembly work
  • Participate and support FOT completion, contributing to 'green' status
  • Prepare FOT documentation for Quality Gate
  • Manage Progression Board
  • Follow up on position adherence to Learning Curve progression
  • Man-power efficiency analysis, monitor man-hours per position and over-time
  • Support departmental adherence to KPIs related to Health & Safety, Quality and Productivity;
  • Coordinate daily team meetings to address issues impacting Operations
  • Implement procedures and work instructions to support the manufacturing and quality system;
  • Actively identify opportunities and support / participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including 5S;
  • Support effective communication between Business Units;
  • Prepare and issue relevant management reports and ensure visual management tools are maintained;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 


  • Diploma in any Aerospace, Manufacturing or Operations Management-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Experience with production assembly, material and work planning, and technical planning.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing work/ material or tool management.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • General knowledge of material and equipment used in the aviation industry;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of shop floor safety and OSHA regulations;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze situations and provide solutions;
  • Knowledge of and ability to use and apply LEAN knowledge and techniques;

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

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

 Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Able to enter and retrieve information using a computer (SAP, Excel and Access advance user)

Travel Required:

  • Periods of frequent travel

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Support the WMP Supervisor in the implementation, management, and monitoring of Material Management Work Processes;

Nature of Contacts:

 Involved communication on a  regular basis with internal and external parties

 Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions
  • Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings; Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.
  • Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.
  • Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of office equipment.
  • Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 20lbs/9kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 30lbs/14kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas and on shop floor.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at computer and in meetings.
  • Squatting/Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.
  • Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.
  • Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions
  • Space Limitations: Working in situ in office setting on the Production floor.

 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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