Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 10-Oct-2022 to 28-Feb-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • 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 six-fold order book increase since 2000.


Position Summary: Performs composite repairs related to molds, wet and pre-preg layup, repair of existing structures pertaining to Honeycomb, Carbon Kevlar and Fiberglass construction per Airbus and OEM specifications and maintaining logs in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada (TCAA) requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Composite Rework:
  • Ability to perform hot or cold bond repairs per the Aircraft SRM, EAs & other approved documentation with little or no assistance.
  • Ability to identify damaged components by visual or tapping method.
  • Ability to determine proper repair technique and materials required.
  • Ability to sand, trim, prime and fit repairs to parts
  • Ability to follow directions for repair sequences, and document complete all necessary forms.
  • Ability to understand and observe all safety procedures and maintain a clean work environment -Cleans and removes any foreign objects generated during the course of effecting repairs
  • Complies with all safety procedures at all times, without exception. -Document all work accomplished on a daily basis.
  1. Area and Process Improvement:
  • Maintain general housekeeping and cleanliness standards.
  • Apply 5S to work area to improve organization and workflow.
  • Work as part of multidisciplinary teams to correct or improve procedures.
  • Identify, develop, and implement process improvements.
  1. Additional Responsibilities:
  • Perform other duties as assigned - Performs other tasks as may be reasonably assigned by their supervisor.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Experience:

  • Minimum three years experience working in composite repairs on commercial aircraft
  • Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):
  • Ability to solve practical tasks and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail
  • Ability to work with complex equipment
  • Ability to follow established procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to select and evaluate priorities
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Good verbal, written & computer skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with management, peers, and external parties
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work within deadlines and utilize resources to meet those deadlines
  • Ability to solve practical tasks and deal with a variety of changing situations

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Mechanical aptitude

Travel Required:

  • None

Eligibility:

  • Eligible for employment in the US

Clearance:

  • None     

Nature of Contacts:

Involved communication on a daily 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
  • 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.
  • Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.
  • Able to work outside hangers in changing locations. Able to work on movable lifts at the aircraft at a height of approximately 40 ft. Sometimes working in a ventilated fuel tank with a mask in a confined space. Able to enter a wing through a 9.8 inch by 17.7 inch oval opening.
  • 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
  • Climbing: Able to climb aircraft stairs and access various aircraft areas (eg cargo compartment with reduced height)



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

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

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 does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus 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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