Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 03-Feb-2020 to 06-Apr-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

Position Summary:   

Within the Procurement Operations Propulsion Systems Delivery Quality organization, the Propulsion Systems Delivery Quality Manager (PSDQM) is in charge to check the quality and conformity of the Propulsion System (PPS) before delivery to the Final Assembly Line and to be the Airbus representative in front of the customer during PPS inspections. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the propulsion systems received are in line with requirements in terms of quality and conformity
  • Communicate extensively with the customer(s) during the inspection process until transfer to title occurred 

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:   

Education Required:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • In lieu of a degree training as a technician in a technical field related to aviation manufacturing 

Experience Required:

  • 5 years' plus working experience in aircraft propulsion systems and/or procurement related fields 

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities Required:

  • Demonstrably effective communication skills including fluency in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in other languages (French, German, Spanish, etc.) would be a plus
  • Knowledge of the SAP system, MS office profound knowledge, supply chain and quality knowledge
  • Ability to function as an effective member of an international team including flexibility and initiative
  • Proven skills as a problem-solver and a record of meeting deadlines and completing tasks on time, on budget and at an acceptable level of quality
  • Have good interpersonal skills, be able to negotiate and manage conflicts of interests
  • Experience in establishing and cultivating relationships with internal and external customers 

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • SAP
  • Microsoft Office Suite 

Travel Required:

  • 5%-10% travel could be expected 

Decision Making, Complexity: 

  • Organize voice of the customer (Airbus and Airline customer(s)) for related perimeter during dedicated meetings with engine and nacelle manufacturers 

Direct Reports:                

  • None 

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success: 

  • Will be the interface for FAL to present the quality status of the PPS
  • Part of Aircraft Delivery Teams, is the focal point for PPS Quality topics in front of the Customer during Aircraft Delivery phase
  • In charge to address any engine and nacelle topics with support of suppliers and other Airbus Internal functions (e.g. Engineering) 

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved, negotiation type communication on a daily basis with internal and external parties 

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Pushing /Pulling: able to push/pull equipment, tools, production carts and office chairs and pieces of equipment.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time in front of a machine, on a tool bench or computer terminal while writing bulletins or participating in meetings.
  • Squatting/Kneeling: able to regularly squat/kneel to access items or tools stored on low shelving.
  • Standing: able to stand for long periods of time in meetings and discussions.
  • Travel: able to travel through office/work complex and occasionally within US for business meetings.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas sometimes on uneven surfaces to obtain items for work, retrieve/replace tools and to reach meetings, visitors and direct others to meetings.

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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