Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 12-Jan-2022 to 30-Jun-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive Salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). After one year of service, can elect to participate in 401(k). 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.

AIRBUS requires that all new employees and temporary workers of Airbus be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Airbus allows candidates who are not fully vaccinated at the time of hire a reasonable amount of time to obtain vaccinated status. This position requires vaccination against COVID-19 or, if applicable, an approved accommodation for religious or medical reasons.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the manufacturing assessment of non-conformities, late changes to support production, on-site training of new manufacturing engineering employees, and updating master data for the documentation package that accompanies the aircraft. Responds to technical questions and explains work orders/drawings, especially for aircraft mechanical related items. Establishes and maintains effective communications with FAL production and serves as on-site interface to the back office in Hamburg.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handle non-conformities within assigned area, create specific work orders for FAL rework, establish/verify the technical content of non-conformities, and validate in documentation.
  • Provide technical support to production on all issues including oversight of directed changes.
  • Initiate availability of replacement parts, jigs, and tools required for work.
  • Manage continuous improvement measures with reoccurring non-conformities in cooperation with quality.
  • Analyze current status, create reports, exchange information and regularly inform the European manufacturing engineering back office about all notified changes in production.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate as an active team member including providing orientation support to new colleagues and trainees.
  • Initial training depends on the qualification level and will be up to 18 months to cover all aspects of manufacturing engineering.
  • Responsible for incorporating implicit knowledge into these instructions and refine them in terms of language, level of detail and regulation assignment to ensure operations has the correct information for the aircraft build.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Preferred: 2+ years of relevant work experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably with an aviation company.


  • Required: Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous participation and/or the ability to successfully pass the following Airbus Courses:
    • Airbus Gen Fam (General Familiarization)
    • Airbus SA Familiarization (EL01)
    • Airbus Manufacturing Systems AMS
    • Quality Management for Self-Inspection (QS1)
    • Airbus Production Rules 80T
    • Corporate Presentation Skills
    • Occupational Health and Safety

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required:
    • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and tools used in manufacturing engineering.
    • Knowledge of supply chain management and quality system management.
    • Knowledge about non-conformities and design query notes.
  • Preferred:
    • Knowledge of Airbus Industries mechanical process & methods.
    • Knowledge of Airbus IT-Tools (TiCon, Zamiz, TAKSY, MODA, DocMaster).
    • Knowledge of common applications such as SAP/R3 (Module PP/PM).
    • Knowledge about aircraft structure installation.
    • Knowledge of rules for aircraft design and manufacturing.
    • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations and practice

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

  • Proficient knowledge of basic written and spoken English.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Google Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs)

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Ability to build/maintain strong relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work a first shift or second shift schedule.

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, signals and alarms.
  • 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 and internationally 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 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 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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