Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 03-Feb-2020 to 03-Mar-2020 (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:

  • Responsible for the specification, development, and release to production of tooling for the manufacture, transportation or testing of aircraft parts, components or assemblies within the Airbus Final Assembly Line USA.

Essential Functions:

  • Conceptualize, specify and develop aircraft tooling and equipment based on production needs. Strong understanding of tolerance, fixturing and electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems needed for custom applications and feasibility determinations. (40%)
  • Evaluate, specify and manage the modification of existing equipment for adaptation to customer needs. (20%)
  • Research, evaluate and specify machines and systems to fulfill customer requirements. (20%)
  • Support the operational day to day maintenance activites for the FAL including coordinating subcontractor 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. (10%)
  • Support Quality group during engineering inspection of new/modified equipment for release to user acceptance testing. (10%)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead special projects assigned by manager.
  • Support other departments as needed.
  • Is a 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.
  • Responsible to track follow-up and report on corrective action plans regarding service delivery.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • Strong technical capabilities (analysis of system/machine function, root cause analysis of equipment failures, experience with electric/pneumatic/hydraulic/PLC systems).
  • Strong data analysis and presentation skills ability to technically explain tooling/equipment issues.
  • Capable to manage complex topics with many stakeholders. Strong communication and leadership skills to facilitate resolution of urgent maintenance topics.
  • Strong organization skills able to oversee many ongoing topics.
  • Flexibility to quickly shift priorities based on the needs of the FAL.

Preferred Qualifications (Skills to best fulfill this role):

  • Experience using SAP (ERP system).
  • 3 or more years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3 or more years managing subcontractor activities in a production environment.

 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.
  • 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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