Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 28-Oct-2022 to 02-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • 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:

Lead the Customer Line Transformation organization through multiple initiatives and associated MFT. Lead the Transformation roadmap by providing the necessary vision and motivation within a Xprogram environment (A220/A320).

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership & Culture: 30%
  • Build and Lead an MFT focusing on Transformation. The Goal of the MFT will be to define a path, accomplish projects, align with key players & support functions, promote Team culture, focus on People at the heart of transformation, coordinate and communicate activities. Ensure all transformation activities are identified/performed across the A220 and A320 programs when applicable.
  • Identify and propose key initiatives that will positively impact activities throughout the customer line.
  • Be an ambassador of the transformation journey and drive the change throughout the Customer Line organization.
  • Continuously challenge the status quo and embrace improvement and new ways of working.
  • Strengthen the teamwork between the multiple Customer Line Organizations.
  1. Strategy & Transformation Roadmap: 40%
  • Steer and develop the local Customer Line transformation roadmap within top level program objectives.
  • Support the overall Strategy by working in sync with the Head of the A320 Family Customer Line Transformation (Europe). Open the coordination channel with the up-coming Canada Customer Line.
  • Digitalization should be part of the transformation road map and be integrated in the global strategy.
  • Provide full support to harmonize Xprogram (A220/A320) strategy within the organization and in coordination with external applicable key players.
  1. Communication & Change Management: 10%
  • Develop the communication and change management plan and produce supportive material (project updates, media, audiovisual...).
  • Create a local transformation board to overview and monitor activities.
  • Develop and sustain communication and coordination channels with A220 and A320 customer lines.
  • Develop relationships to allow flow of communication, mutual support and harmonized strategy.
  1. Governance & Stakeholder Management: 10%
  • Develop and continuously adapt governance.
  • Sustain MFT and organization support to insure progress and project closure.
  • Act as the Mobile Customer Line interface with the rest of the Airbus Mobile Departments and Management Team.
  1. Business Support: 5%
  • Manage high level risk.
  • Support AOP and Capex
  • Support rate increase

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned: 5%

  • Follow all OSHA, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Able to follow and encourage Safety by using applicable PPE, following and exceeding Safety requirements.
  • Must be able to be focused on Safety, Team work, Quality and customer.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Analytic Mind
  • Managerial Skills
  • Financial Background
  • Digitalization Experience
  • Contact with Europe (Customer Line Organization)
  • Project Management

Education:

  • Bachelor degree preferred in a scientific and /or Management experience

Experience:

  • Required minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Preferred Project Management and Leadership experience with some financial background

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required Data Driven business, must be able to analyze information and drive business decisions based on analyses.

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

  • Be able to communicate with all levels of the organization internal and external.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Google Suite or equivalent

Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International

Eligibility:

  • Eligible for employment in the US.

Clearance:

  • None.

Direct Reports: Head of Customer Line

Exempt:   6  

Non-exempt:      

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 personal and office electronic equipment.
  • Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 20lbs/9kg while engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 20lbs/9kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at the 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.
  • Travel: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time. Able to work outside in hangers in changing locations.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flightline and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

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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