Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 16-Jun-2022 to 30-Jul-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive Rate
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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: Functions as Administrative Assistant, Project Leader, and Analyst to the Head of the Flowline. Develop accurate and timely data resulting from detailed analysis. The analysis will reflect all levels of Flowline operations and include projects as well as continuous improvement initiatives. Provide support to both the HO Flowline and Operational Leaders in the following: office administration procedures, correspondence, business and event arrangements, call screening and prioritization, purchase orders and travel requests.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible to capture Meeting Minutes and distribute as required to all personnel.
  2. Organizes presentations and reports on a regular basis.
  3. Create presentations for Operational Leaders on matters of general interest and at times strategic objectives as outlined by the HO Flowline.
  4. Summarize operational issues, design data collection models and methods to analyze problems from the Flowline.
  5. Apply a variety of tools to collect, analyze and report data in support of the Performance Management System.
  6. Performs the analysis of data in order to prepare standardized reports on operational matters impacting all facets of SQCDP (safety/quality/cost/deliveries/people) as well as ad hoc reports using standardized or specifically collected data and reports.
  7. Undertakes projects specifically targeted to identify root causes of operational and organizational issues.
  8. Develop robust data collection efforts targeting Job Stops and Flow Blockers which arise on a daily basis on the Flowline. Perform data analysis in order to create Pareto charts and identify top drivers impacting operational support.
  9. Utilizes data resulting from special projects to develop useful and timely recommendations to the HO Flowline and the Operations Management Team to resolve issues and improve operations.
  10. Routinely consults with the HO Flowline on internal projects and external activities which reflect issues of concern to the Flowline.
  11. Provides guidance to other staff regarding data collection and resulting analysis of issues within their work areas.
  12. Drafts emails, letters and other correspondence received by the FAL for the HO's signature as well as in response to requests for general information.
  13. Follow-up on actions requested by or requiring the approval of the HO Flowline to ensure timely review and response.
  14. Arranges for ancillary activities such as customer dinners, sales and marketing presentations, visits to suppliers and vendors and related business events.
  15. Develops procedures for creating and developing files and maintaining records. Interacts with peers at other FALs to ensure similarity of record-keeping between Flowline operations.
  16. Initiate and cultivate relationships with local officials and recognized community leaders to ensure their continued support of the Airbus FAL-USA.
  17. Assist in organizing AIRBUS participation in local events reinforcing the company's professional image.
  18. In the HO's absence, ensure all matters are addressed by appropriate staff.
  19. Responsible to book and maintain travel schedule and coordinate others traveling with the HO Flowline to maximize efficiency and ensure travel proceeds smoothly.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Create data-sharing and training works to achieve operational transparency for all Flowline employees in order to promote continuous improvement.
  2. As directed, may originate or contribute to FAL-USA publications, calendars and related internal communication materials.
  3. May participate in the organization of company events.
  4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Business Administration, Operational Management or a related field.


  • 6-8 years of experience in operational analysis, organizational engineering or production management. Experience as an assistant to a senior level executive preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent proof-reading and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle inquiries in a confidential and discrete manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain a complex schedule and to cross-check with FAL calendar to prevent or reduce conflicts and ensure the HO is available at critical times on site.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing Methodologies and processes.
  • Effective communications skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver presentations and training.
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: Must be able to read wire numbers, and differentiate colors. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions
  • 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.
  • Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
  • 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 and on shop floor.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at 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.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions

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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