Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 14-Nov-2022 to 28-Nov-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Salary
  • Full Time

*This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Vision, Dental, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). 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 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.

Position Summary: The Organization Change Manager leads the maintenance and growth of a single culture for the Mobile Manufacturing Site as it experiences rapid, dynamic, and complex planned to 2025. Working with the senior leadership team and a multi-functional team embedded throughout the site, this position will define, develop and deliver initiatives which are aligned with Commercial Aircraft strategic pillars, enables a safe, positive and productive workplace culture, and attracts and retains talent who are ambassadors of the Airbus brand and values.

The position will:

● Drive the creation of the case for change through consultation with sponsors, leaders and employees

● Activate and coach sponsors and leaders in taking action and accountability leading the change

● Foster understanding of meaning and impact on team level in line with the Airbus Priorities and values

● Gather feedback as initiatives are implemented and support implementation teams to respond and adapt

● Foster empowerment and accountability enabling teams to create / outline their own transition path.

● Create and develop a network of change ambassadors for the site

● Establish measures and governance to monitor progress and effectively communication outcomes to stakeholders

Primary Responsibilities:

Support the key strategic projects of Airbus Commercial in their change management:

● Provide expertise in diagnosis, and design of interventions for company culture development, to support leaders, multi-functional team members and sponsors integrate their lived experience of the culture, desired culture and actions which will influence change.

● Drive the creation of the case for change and develop key messages for supporting leaders in storytelling and communication around it

● Fully define benefits, impacts, and measures for change initiatives

● Map, assess and support the key stakeholders impacted by the culture project

● Run the impacts analysis on all aspects: level of awareness, operating model, behavior and culture, readiness for change, organization and competences

● Select and adapt change methods and tools according to the target audience (type and size).

● Design the change management roadmap in coherence with operations requirements and deploy accordingly.

● Create or use existing networks to get feedback and implement go live support, capture resistance to change and apply mitigating initiatives

● Communicate effectively with different types of stakeholders and generate buy-in and or engagement.

● Up-skill, support and guide change ambassador network

Embody the Airbus Commercial strategic pillars by leading the implementation of our key solutions:

● Align with the Airbus Commercial multi-functional teams on content, deployment strategy and roadmap

● Integrate initiatives with existing change solutions and in alignment with Airbus Values

● Define and create impactful communication and promotion means

● Facilitate opportunities for stakeholders and impacted groups to engage in meaningful dialogue regarding initiatives and impacts,

● Engage all Airbus Commercial Functions in the deployment of initiatives

● Work collaboratively with Regional Transformation team in delivering regional strategies/initiatives to the site

Support one specific Function in their change and transformation strategy:

● Use the Business strategy; Business priorities ; Business transformation plans as inputs for development of change strategies

● Provide expertise to senior leadership teams in operations and Human Resources to support transformation objectives, strategy and means

● Provide occasional support in delivering change solutions in the Function/Country teams

Additional Responsibilities:

● Develop communication plans using available channels and support implementation as needed

● Confidently communicate actions and outcomes to Executive leaders from the global Airbus and generate buy in and support as needed.

● Apply methods to ensure customer focus and collaboration across

● Apply personal standards to reflect company standards and values, and be a champion of the company culture

● Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's or Master's degree, but an equivalent combination of high school education and manufacturing experience will also be considered.


● 10 years of progressively challenging HR and/or business management experience required

● 5+ years experience in leading organization development initiatives to deliver strategically aligned cultures

● 3+ years change management experience preferred

● Customer centric job experience required

● Multicultural experience helpful

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

● Change management tools/techniques required

● Project management experience required

● Coaching and/or facilitation skills required

● Models of organization culture diagnosis, development and measurement preferred

● Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion experience preferred

● Customer centric job experience preferred

● Multicultural experience helpful

● Aptitude for networking and for anticipating resistance.

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

● Demonstrated knowledge of employee communication channels and methods

● Ability to influence outcomes, including behavioral change for individuals and teams

● High level skills in developing and delivering presentations and workshops for a range of audiences, from executives to frontline staff

● Ability to provide structured feedback to leaders on routine management and performance dialogue.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

● Advanced level capability with Google Suite and MS Office productivity tools

● Experience with Tableau, Google Data Studio, or similar software preferred

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 30lbs/14kg 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.

● 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.

● Travel: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time. Working outside hangers in changing locations.

● Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

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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