Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 30-Jun-2021 to 28-Jul-2021 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • market competitive salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Basic & Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, Voluntary Accident insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness insurance, Identity Theft & Fraud Resolution insurance, Legal Plan insurance, 401(k), Travel Assistance, International SOS insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Bonus(es). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2021 plan year and are subject to change without notice.


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 coordinating and supporting activities related to A320 Family aircraft assembly jigs, tools, and equipment at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) - USA to ensure coordination of preventive maintenance, proactive and reactive repair, warranty management, and metric reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Conceptualize, specify and develop aircraft tooling and equipment based on production needs. Strong understanding of tolerancing, fixturing and electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems needed for custom applications and feasibility determinations. (50%)
  2. Evaluate, specify and manage the modification of existing equipment for adaptation to customer needs. (20%)
  3. Research, evaluate and specify machines and systems to fulfill customer requirements. (20%)
  4. Support Quality group during engineering inspection of new/modified equipment for release to user acceptance testing. (10%)

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned:

  1. Lead special projects assigned by manager.
  2. Support the operational day to day maintenance activities 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.
  3. Support other departments as needed.
  4. Is a technical expert to call for tender process including contributing to creation of subcontract specifications and scope of work statements.
  5. Provides subcontract advice and counsel to program managers, engineering personnel, and other related functions such as finance, quality and contract administration.
  6. Responsible to track, follow-up and report on corrective action plans regarding service delivery.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience managing technical projects
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic/electrical systems
  • 5 or more years managing subcontractor activities in a production environment preferred
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP, etc.)

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Technical certifications preferred
  • OSHA certifications preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Strong technical capabilities (analysis of system/machine function, root cause analysis of equipment failures, experience with electric/pneumatic/hydraulic/PLC systems).
  • Data analysis and presentation skills ability to technically explain tooling/equipment issues.
  • Strong organization skills able to oversee many ongoing topics.

Communication Skills:

  • Capable of managing complex topics with many stakeholders. Strong communication and leadership skills to facilitate resolution of urgent maintenance topics.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Catia experience preferred

Travel Required:

  • <10% Domestic and International

Eligibility:

  • Eligible for employment in US.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Capable to independently make complex technical decisions related to assigned projects
  • Able to validate cost assessments and provide necessary justifications

Organizational information:

Direct Reports: None    

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Responsible for the successful implementation of small and large tooling projects.
  • Accountable for on time & on quality delivery of each project assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

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. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning 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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