Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 05-Feb-2020 to 31-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: Aircraft Configuration & Conformity manager is responsible for leading the team in addition to his tasks as Aircraft Conformity Manager (later Aircraft Certifying Staff).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures competence and integrity of Certifying Staff and Conformity Managers based on training, skills and qualification.
  • Verifies and certifies Aircraft airworthiness through conformity reviews in compliance with applicable quality system and regulation and releases Aircraft associated documentation (AIR, PTF, Form 52/53)
  • Managing the team to assure that all A/C manufactured in FAL Mobile are compliant with the type design by
    • Reviewing and verifying the conformity of all MCA and FAL-installed CA along the build-process
    • Releasing the Aircraft for ground- and flight test according to the EASA privileges (form 20b)
    • Providing proof of build-to-design conformity for the entire Aircraft (form 52)
    • Providing proof of compliance with current Airworthiness Directives (AD)
    • Releasing the Aircraft for the Customer by signing the Export Certificate of Airworthiness (export CofA)
  • Managing an European subcontractor providing conformity & attestation support with a yearly budget volume of $250,000 by:
    • Conducting bi-weekly technical review meetings with the suppliers focal-point
    • Conducting quarterly Program Review Meetings (PRM) with the management of the supplier.
  • The Aircraft Certifying staff has the Privileges granted by EASA to approve and sign: the Permit to Fly (Form 20b), the Aircraft Statement of Conformity (Form52), the certificate of Release to service (Form53) and the Application for Export Certificate of Airworthiness (Form29).
  • Responsible to perform final review and sign the QLB.
  • Responsible to review and acceptance of TLB items and closure of TLB after EASA Form52.
  • Responsible to perform Technical Acceptance Completion (TAC).
  • Responsible to release aircraft for first/cabin flight
  • Approve PATCC
  • Authorized to approve AIR3 & subsequent AIR
  • Approves the ADCL (Airworthiness Directives Compliance List).
  • Approves work orders according to AP2145
  • Verify all documentation changes to achieve the add equation between defined definition and build status.
  • Stamp Manufacturer plate
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Aircraft technical Background with knowledge in aircraft manufacturing process
  • Technician with focus on Quality System Management
  • Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration preferred.



  • 2 or more years in a supervisory/management role in a Quality function.
  • This experience must include a minimum of 6 Aircraft deliveries for the first Aircraft family and 3 Aircraft deliveries for ARS for an additional Aircraft family.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of principles, practices, methods, tools and materials used in the industry quality management.
  • Knowledge of industrial technical processes
  • Industry safety practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Aviation Airworthiness regulation (FAA/EASA)
  • Knowledge of Audit Systems
  • Knowledge of procedural documentation
  • Knowledge of rules for aircraft-design and manufacturing
  • Knowledge of ERP applications such as SAP/R3 (Module QM/PP/MM)
  • Knowledge of Airbus process, methods and tools.
  • Knowledge of Airbus IT Tools (CAIR, Zamiz, TAKSY, MODA, DocMaster)


Communication Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Successful completion of the following training offered by Airbus:
    • Successful completion of the Aircraft Certifying staff exam. And assignment of quadrangular Stamp.
    • Managing and writing procedural documentation
    • Aircraft configuration management
    • Aeronautical regulations (EASA, JAR 21)
    • Airbus Quality Auditor training
    • Problem solving methods (PPS, Kepner Tregoe, Significant Event & CHI)
    • Process management for Quality Managers
    • Lean Management
    • SPC
    • Office IT tools (MS Windows, MS Office, SAP R/3)

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.
  • Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
  • 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.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions






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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