Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 04-Oct-2019 to 20-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Salary
  • 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 providing management for facilities site services at the Mobile Final Assembly Line campus to ensure coordination and reporting of facilities subcontracted maintenance contracts including:

Soft Services - Office Janitorial, Landscape, Pest Control, Office Supplies, Space Planning, and Vending/Catering

Technical Services - HVAC, Storm Water System, Sanitary Sewer System, Electrical Systems, Roof Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Building envelopes including doors, and site infrastructures.

Essential Functions:

  • Primary point of contact for a defined building(s) occupants to coordinate all facilities scopes.(10%)
  • Manage the operational day to day facility responsibilities including coordinating subcontractor activities on the site. Ensuring adherence to regulations of applicable federal, state and local laws with respect to operation of the campus.(10%)
  • Manage subcontractor activities to prevent impact to manufacturing operations and minimize impact on end users and Conduct audits to validate completion of awarded scope.(40%)
  • Leads the subcontract administration team from pre-award through completion to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions, including price, schedule and quality. Coordinates and participates in subcontractor surveys and program reviews. Reviews and monitors payments, commitments and funding status. Negotiates subcontract changes and responds to all formal subcontract inquiries and issues. Provides subcontract status as required.(10%)
  • Manage from conception to completion all ad-hoc projects within assigned work streams. (20%)
  • Facilitate monthly and quarterly business reviews within contract guidelines with proper points of contact. (10%)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Stay fully informed of all subcontracted standards, plans, and policies and ensure compliance.
  • Identifies and develops potential sources for required materials or services, and develops and is technical expert to 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.
  • Manages vendor operations on a daily basis; identifies training and tracks performance to KPI's.
  • Undertake and lead initiatives to increase and improve service delivery considering both cost and quality.
  • Responsible for ensuring the building(s) within areas of assigned responsibility is operational on a daily basis.
  • Responsible to develop, track and follow-up on corrective action plans regarding service delivery.

 Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

5 or more years in facility management, preferably in a production environment.

3 or more years managing subcontractor activities, preferably in a production environment.

Extensive knowledge of OSHA and  ADA required, Knowledge of NFPA and ANSI codes and standards helpful.

Current in industry trends, best practices and technology.  Preferably current membership in professional organizations or accreditation

Experience in sound decision making across Facilities spectrum of work.

Demonstrated success in the application of project skills.

Analytical and quantitative skills and demonstrable ability to develop strategic solutions.

Experience in managing a budget subject to external and internal demands and changes.

Education/Special Qualifications (schooling, certifications):

A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience successfully managing several facilities functions in a multi-cultural environment and successfully addressing cultural differences.

 Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights):

  • 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.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. 

 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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