Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 05-Sep-2019 to 23-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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual material forecasts for suppliers, consistent with Operations forecasts and Finance provisions. Creating and placing purchase orders according to the commodity. Identify and evaluate disturbances in Supply chain and improve related processes .
  • Ensure contract terms with suppliers are being met. Analyzing delays, prioritize urgencies, analyzing changes in supplier performance , collaborating with the Buyers in Europe for contract adherence, reporting of data regarding supplier performance, non-conformities and Quality issues experienced to SCQM's.
  • Follow up on deadlines provided by Program planning, revision of ordering and forecasting as required, organizing the deliveries on site in communication with Logistics, managing non-quality materials by tracing and managing all problems encountered and managing returns for rework or repair.
  • Responsible for stock management and JIT deliveries. Business expert for ongoing projects to improve the Supply Chain.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing philosophies and techniques, adherence to Airbus established processes. Approval of invoices related to direct ordered material, ensure supplier pricing adherence to contracts.
  • Track and trace the physical position and status of material and report to the customer.
  • Coordinate reassignment of Aircraft parts, including the corresponding documentation.
  • Focal point for logistic service provider and supplier on-site support for direct ordered materials.
  • Work closely with Production, Quality, Engineering, Logistics and Information Systems.


Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detailed knowledge of common applications ie. SAP/R3
  • Experience in supply chain management/procurement
  • Working knowledge of Logistics processes
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation
  • Understanding of aircraft manufacture assembly and production
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work in an intercultural multifunction team


Education / Special Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years in Supply Chain and Logistics or Procurement, preferably in an international aviation company
  • Combination of experience or degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management


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.
  • 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.     

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America 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, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  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, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

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

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 does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. 



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