Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 07-Feb-2020 to 28-Feb-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:

The Flightline Quality Inspector (CAT-2) is responsible for the planning, execution and verification of the Quality activities in the Flightline phase, starting from the milestone FOT to the FAL to the final delivery to the customer. This includes the demonstration of aircraft system integrity and conformity in accordance to the design specification.

Essential Functions:

  • Release the aircraft for all ground and flight operation (Engine Run-up Inspections, Pre and Post flight checks under TCCA CAR 561 and after the transfer of title under FAA 14 CFR Part 145).
  • Evaluate test results by documenting the tests performed and the test results in the Technical Log Book (TLB) of the aircraft.
  • Support and perform troubleshooting (T/S) on aircraft systems.
  • Support improvement measures, clarify problems with engineering, customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure Aircraft Conformity as a Quality Inspector with final signature authorization.
  • Delegation of the flight test department (EVR): Perform Ground Test Instruction (GTI). Prepare the aircraft and test environment for ground test on all aircraft systems. Document any non-conformity in the Technical Log Book (TLB) and request a repeat test instruction (RTI) after finalization of the rework. This qualification requires extensive training and will be initiated after above mentioned Inspector qualification.
  • Perform ground checks, static system tests, APU run, low and high power engine run, low speed taxi and compass swing in accordance with the Production Aircraft Test Manual (PATM).
  • Perform Hyperbaric testing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • 3 years of experience preferably with Quality Inspection on A220 and/or C-Series Family in an aviation company.
  • Knowledge of drawing systems, inspection plans and inspection coordination.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and tools used on the production line.
  • Knowledge of rules for aircraft design and manufacturing.
  • Extensive knowledge on A220 and/or C-Series Family Avionic Systems
  • Proven experience in the performance of GTI's (Ground Test Instruction) Avionic/Airframe/Powerplant System - Basic A/C
  • Experience in Troubleshooting of Avionic/Airframe/Powerplant Systems
  • A & P license required or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) (for FAA 14CFR Part 145 activities after Transfer of Title)
  • Must be able to pass a class 2 FAA physical.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Speaking:Able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.
  • Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights):Capable of supporting a two shift system.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Able to push/pull items in office areas.
  • Squatting/Kneeling:Able to work on in the wing or center box in a confined space. Entrance into wing by a 9.8 inch x 17.7 inch oval opening. Able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.
  • Travel:Able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time.
  • Walking:Able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.
  • Standing:Able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.
  • Sitting:Able to sit for extended periods of time at computer and in meetings.
  • Lifting/Carrying:Able to occasionally carry up to 55lbs/25kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Equipment Operation:Able to operate a wide range of personal and office electronic equipment. Working on jigs at fuselage at a height of 15 feet. Able to work on hydraulic lifts sometimes at a height of up to 40 feet.
  • Hearing:Able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings. Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals. 

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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