Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 05-Oct-2021 to 19-Oct-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 a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, Airbus generated revenues of 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

Airbus is a shareholder of the missile systems provider MBDA, a major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and owns a 50% stake in ATR, the turboprop aircraft maker, and Airbus Safran Launchers, the Ariane launcher manufacturer.

Airbus is a leading global manufacturer of Commercial Aircraft comprising highly successful families of aircraft ranging from 100 to over 600 seats. In Defense and Space, Airbus is a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft as well as space systems, equipment and services. In Helicopters, Airbus is the world's No. 1 civil and parapublic helicopter manufacturer offering the world's widest range of civil and military helicopters.

AIRBUS requires that all employees, temporary workers, and contractors of Airbus will be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or prior to employment.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate is responsible for folio management of any assigned aircraft during the production and flight test phase of the assembly process until Handover to the delivery center is complete. The selected candidates will be responsible to analyze and steer all new issues found during the assembly process (non-conformities, customer findings, flightline issues, etc.). They will also be required to identify critical points, initiate action plans, and complete follow-ups until closure of issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Document, follow, organize and manage all non-conformities throughout the flowline/flightline process. Drive closure of issues in collaboration with all relevant parties to ensure production milestones are met.
  • Prepare and conduct FOT meeting, ensuring on-time closure of all folio points and non-conformities. Create the MSN status report and send updates on an on-going basis regarding the progress of the aircraft. Liaise closely with the MAP engineer to achieve folio endorsement.
  • Prepare Aircraft Documentation for the Internal Quality Gates and lead meetings to ensure aircraft status is known by the receiving station. In the event of a red quality gate, ensure actions are taken and completed according to plan given.
  • Responsible for aircraft issue follow-up addressing progress in a pro-active manner, anticipating issues, and driving resolution to avoid production risks.
  • Responsible for Working Party planning when necessary to solve major issues on aircraft.
  • Perform inflow analysis (ex Non Conformities, work orders, QLB, TLB...) and new points' distribution.
  • Record information in "Aircraft Progress" and define daily priorities with the Station Managers.
  • Generate the daily MSN Report (folio point's analysis) and highlight priority topics.
  • Guarantees that all information in "Aircraft Progress" concerning the FAL are in accordance with the physical state of the subject aircraft.
  • Cooperate in national/international projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


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


  • Required: 3 or more years of working experience in aviation related fields or equivalent experience in manufacturing planning or manufacturing project management.
  • Preferred: 1 year of working experience in a leading role.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required:
    • Project management experience
    • Demonstrably effective communication skills including fluency in written and spoken English.
    • 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

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.

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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