Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 15-Jun-2022 to 29-Jun-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Competitive Market 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 2022 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:

The Human Resources Director is responsible for establishing, directing and managing the Human Resource functions within a multi program manufacturing site. Plays key role by providing both practical and strategic support including: Positive Employee Relations culture, staffing, compensation and benefits, time keeping, employee communications, employee activities, recognition, performance management, training and development, and organizational effectiveness and labor relations.

Ensures achievement of strategies/objectives by providing HR leadership that delivers innovative, value-added counsel and services that facilitate the attraction, retention and development of employees. Supports and promotes the mission and vision of the organization through the alignment of the Human Resources Departmental goals with organization-wide goals and objectives.

Responsible for leading and developing the HRBP Team.

Essential Functions (Primary Responsibilities):

  • Ensure the optimal coordination of all HR Operation related activities in relation to the site activities and NA Region HR initiatives in support of Airbus business objectives.
  • Responsible to liaise with European and Canadian HR counterparts ensuring optimal relationships and open communication.
  • Ensure proper management of expat onboarding and repatriation.
  • Responsible to set up and implementation of full technical training structure for hard and soft skills needed for all profiles.
  • Accountable for budget items in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure the implementation of a tool-based process for Payroll, Time Management, Benefits, Reporting, performance management.
  • Develop organization strategies by identifying and researching HR issues; contributing information, analysis and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establish HR objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Support development of talent management strategies, which will enhance employee engagement and mitigate future talent gap; make recommendations regarding key hiring decisions within the business.
  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing and updating policies, procedures, methods and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organizational values. Ensure a fair and consistent interpretation and application of Company policies, practices and procedures that create and maintain a people first culture.
  • Maintain employee relations, respond to employee concerns and conduct investigations, as needed, to resolve matters and follow up on those concern.
  • Provide leadership to management and HR Business Partners employees in all areas of performance management. Processes include goal and objective setting, performance reviews, individual development, performance improvement and corrective action plans.
  • Foster change leadership, act as an HR brand ambassador and drive values culture in conjunction with diversity and inclusion. Must be an ambassador of company culture and drive initiative to constantly build upon and improve culture.
  • Support organization's wage and salary programs and wage survey processes.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision and guidance to HR staff in the development and dissemination of successful practices of consistent, accurate and efficient delivery of HR consulting practices at the facility.
  • Provide timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skilled areas, to accomplish tasks/goals or solve a problem.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goal.
  • Partner/collaborate with the leadership team to align and execute HR strategies in support of business objectives, in all business locations, including internationally.
  • Site responsibility for Part 145 Designated Employee Representative.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; knowledgeable of professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organizations.
  • Participate in special projects, as assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements (Skills needed):

  • Experience in Business, Human Resources or a related field with a minimum of 10 years HR experience.
  • A proven track record of success in a U.S. manufacturing environment.
  • Highly proficient written and spoken English, (German or French language skills advantageous).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Google Suite.
  • Working knowledge of current Employment Law e.g. FMLA, FLSA etc., Human Resources Management, Hiring, Developing Standards, Foster Team work, Promoting Process Improvement, Building Relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality, due to sensitive nature of position.

Education/Special Qualifications (schooling, certifications):

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • SHRM certification, preferred
  • Studies with Business, Management or Labor Law, preferred.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights):

  • Mainly Office activities

Behavioral Success Factors (Diversity, teaming):

  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills.
  • Previous experience working in a transnational environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Customer focused with a strong business orientation.
  • Ability to operate both autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Trusted partner to customers and to HR colleagues, displaying exemplary behaviors, aligned with the Airbus Values & Behaviors at all times.

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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