Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 17-Jan-2020 to 28-Feb-2020 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Contract

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 Defence 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.

This assignment is expected to be approximately 3-6 months in duration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and assess internal customs processes and compliance controls
  • Review and assess U.S. customs entries & declarations for accuracy and compliance with import regulations
  • Identify and mitigate both compliance and financial risks related to U.S. customs regulations
  • Review and assess commodity classification to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS-US) and Schedule B.
  • Review and assess Partner Government Agency (PGA) documentation (e.g. FCC and FDA forms, TSCA statements, etc.)
  • Prepare and submit Post Entry Amendment (PEA) and Post Summary Correction (PSC)
  • Prepare and submit Reconciliation entries
  • Review, assess and provide oversight of FTZ admissions and entry processing
  • Assist with various customs-related project implementations
  • Support the Customs Manager in the development and implementation of company initiatives and projects

Qualified Experience/Skills/Training:


  • Strong, demonstrable knowledge of U.S. Customs laws and regulations
  • Manufacturing FTZ operations experience
  • 5+ years' experience in tariff classification
  • 5+ years' experience in import compliance or U.S. customs brokerage operations
  • Strong, demonstrable knowledge of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and ACE importer reporting


  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience with voluntary Customs initiatives such as C-TPAT, ISA, Trusted Trader, etc.
  • Experience with SAP ERP, Global Trade Management and integration point application

Education / Special Qualifications:


  • U.S. Customs Broker License
  • Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Vision: able to see and utilize fine work tools, 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 use work tools defined in job description with skill and acceptable results; 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.


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. 

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed.  Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America. 

Airbus Final Assembly Line
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