Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 22-Oct-2021 to 10-Dec-2021 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • market competitive salary
  • Hourly
  • Contract

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

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.

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 Material Control Continuous Improvement Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Material Control Continuous Improvement Manager with short, medium, and long term projects. Responsibilities may consist of improving the line logistically, project graph development, project deployment follow-up, organizing meetings, running reports, and other tasks as assigned.

Duration: Multi-Semester

Remote: No

Hours per Week: 30

Potential Start Date: End of November

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports in the identification and implementation of the short, medium and long term actions to continuously improve material control operations in the A220 Mobile environment
  • Ensures actions/projects have a clear positive business case with payback associated to either unit cost or product quality
  • Assists the Mobile Site Material Control focal point for all Mirabel led improvement initiatives
  • Assists with the project management of Material Control improvement initiatives from inception to completion, using Airbus benchmark Project Management tools and processes
  • Assists with trolley/foam modifications and database (PickPull) are performed on time, quality, and at cost. Including overall budget management of the WMP business service cost center.
  • Assists with Part Presentation Project to improve efficiency and quality of part presentation, taking into account the full E2E logistics and Material Control process.
  • Helps the Project Manager with A220 Program requirements during move and setup to Padgett Switch Off-site Logistics Center.
  • Helps with documenting improvements on technical processes/procedures and contributes to the overall Global strategy of Material Control, Supply Chain, Material Management and Logistics for the A220 Program, as it impacts Production Planning and/or Project deliverables.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and assists the Project Manager with meetings and workshops with stakeholders for process improvements and project goals.
  • Any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Must be a Junior or Senior in pursuit of a degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Supply Chain & Logistics


  • The ideal candidate would have 1+ years experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Project Management experience. Additionally, experience in an international company within a manufacturing or aviation setting would be a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze situations and provide solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/Google applications
  • Ability to work in an intercultural multifunction teams


  • Detailed knowledge of common applications (i.e., SAP/R3)
  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain/Logistics and operational processes
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation
  • Knowledge of and ability to use and apply LEAN knowledge and techniques
  • Demonstrated Continuous Improvements skills such as Kaizen

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Able to enter and retrieve information using a computer (SAP, Excel and Access advanced user)


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • See primary responsibilities

Organizational information:

Direct Reports: Exempt: 0

Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Reports to the Material Control Continuous Improvement Manager, supporting the development, implementation, management, and execution of Material Control Continuous Improvement activities to achieve cost reduction and part quality improvements.

Nature of Contacts:

Involved communication on a regular basis with internal and external parties

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. Must be able to read wire numbers, and differentiate colors
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sitting: Able to sit for extended periods of time at the 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 on short notice.
  • Walking: Able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus Group 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 Group is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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

As a matter of policy, Airbus Group does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus Group does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus Group 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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