Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 15-May-2022 to 30-Jun-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive Rate
  • Hourly
  • Contract

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 Defence 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: The Compensation Coordinator is a vital member of the Compensation team. Responsible for supporting the team through market analysis, including with respect to the effective and consistent application of job classification/structure and compensation administration policies and practices. This position will also focus on driving process improvement through process mapping and automation as well as liaise with HR colleagues and managers. The ideal candidate will thrive in a collaborative, high-energy environment focused on employee development and lifelong learning. Together we can Make It Fly.

Primary Responsibilities:

Job Evaluation:

  • Conduct intake sessions with HR and/or line management as needed when a job evaluation is requested.
  • Review job description for completeness and specifications.
  • Perform a market-based job evaluation to determine a recommended salary grade, bonus target, and hiring salary range that is competitive in the external marketplace and internally equitable.
  • Communicate findings to HR and save job description and all evaluation work.

Compensation Administration:

  • Administer salary review cycles (annually and ad-hoc) and step pay increases for certain hourly employees.
  • Review changes in wages or salary conformance to organization policy.
  • Work with compensation management to develop new or improve existing processes.
  • Participate in salary surveys (local and/or national) as needed.
  • Assist in the update or development of salary ranges, job structures, and/or career ladders for employees at the site(s).
  • Ensure compliance of all compensation programs with applicable Federal, State, and/or local laws.
  • Assist with internal or external audit requests of compensation-related data.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned:

  • Documents process and procedure in the Compensation function. Reviews and completes process documentation ensuring consistency of format, approach, and language.
  • Reviews, advises and updates internal policies and procedures, and plan documents.
  • Assist, as needed, with other functional or local Human Resources projects or events.
  • Assist, as needed, with Airbus projects, including mergers & acquisitions.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, a related major or equivalent education and experience preferred


  • Professional level Human Resources experience
  • Compensation experience preferred.
  • Experience in job evaluation and classification, market pay analysis, compensation program administration and compensation data analysis experience preferred.
  • Experience in compensation roles with a manufacturing workforce preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Airbus organization, HR processes and contacts, and experience working in a subsidiary operation are a plus.


  • CCP Certification preferred
  • Other HR Certifications (including CEBS, PHR / SPHR, SHRM certifications) preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated success as a Compensation professional and managing projects.
  • Effective result-oriented problem solving skills to include exceptional negotiation and facilitation skills, experienced in resolving conflicts between different parties to a dispute and reconciling conflicting requirements.
  • Highly efficient, conscientious and diligent work approach, complemented by a service- and a results-oriented work attitude.
  • Able to identify, analyze and solve complex problems and issues in a straightforward manner, demonstrating strong analytical and decision-making skills and timely follow through to closure.
  • Engaged, collaborative team player with strong interpersonal and consultative skills. Ability to build relationships and gain respect at all levels of the organization, handling complex situations professionally with diplomacy. Ability to handle confidential information with extreme discretion.
  • Ability to work independently, to multitask, managing multiple and simultaneous priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and work well under pressure and deliver within tight timelines
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. employment and compensation laws and regulations and compliance standards and initiatives under the FLSA, EEOC, IRS, DOL and OSHA.

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

  • Excellent communication skills (written/oral/presentation), able to communicate effectively and demonstrate personal credibility, present clear and concise briefings and reports at all levels of an organization (individually, within a team setting, or to a large group).

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite experience required
  • Microsoft Excel Intermediate to Advanced level proficiency required
  • Access or other database or analytical tools preferred

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 or genetics. 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, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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 in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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