Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 18-Jan-2023 to 17-Feb-2023 (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 2023 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.

Position Summary: Responsible for defining, measuring and managing the quality requirements for A320 Family aircraft assembly jigs, tools, and equipment at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) - USA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Define Quality Assurance (QA) requirements in the technical specifications for Airbus custom tooling and equipment.
  2. Coordinate QA measures with jigs & tools suppliers and monitor their implementation
  3. Participate in the pre-development phase in the creation of new production concepts
  4. Definition of test characteristics
  5. Comparison of new means of production with the requirements
  6. Carry out tests at the manufacturer
  7. Coordinating and conducting tests for the commissioning of production lines and assembly lines
  8. Acceptance testing of small-jigs
  9. Management of incoming tooling and organization of the receiving area.
  10. Support 3D measurements with laser trackers on production systems
  11. Complaint/nonconformity management for the acceptance tests
  12. Documentation of quality assurance activities results
  13. Participation in supplier evaluation
  14. Troubleshooting (determination of causes of error, initiation and verification of remedial measures)

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned:

  1. Operate the applicable Airbus business process (FU.IN.03.06) for each measurement system deployed within the FAL USA A320 program.
    1. Analyze the Request for Measurement Systems.
    2. Produce work specification.
    3. Monitor development and validate the Measuring Equipment.
    4. Achieve operational performance along the value chain of the process.
    5. Ensure the documentation and guidance for all in service measurement systems is accurate and available for use by internal and external stakeholders to use, maintain and calibrate the equipment.
  2. Operational/Process Activities
    1. Ensure major updates and/or define & develop new measurement systems and processes according to the business process.
    2. Consult the business on metrology issues.
    3. Ensure adherence and measure process performance efficiency and effectiveness as per defined KPIs.
    4. Propose changes to improve the process.
    5. Resolve process non-conformances.
    6. Contribute to process risk analysis management .
  3. Lead special projects assigned by the manager.
  4. Support the operational day to day activities for the FAL including coordinating subcontractor activities on the site. Oversee/lead root cause analysis investigations. Audit reports/documentation for accuracy/thoroughness.
  5. Support other departments as needed.
  6. Is a technical expert to call for tender processes including contributing to creation of subcontract specifications and scope of work statements.
  7. Provide subcontract advice and counsel to program managers, engineering personnel, and other related functions such as finance, quality and contract administration.
  8. Responsible to track, follow-up and report on corrective action plans regarding service delivery.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing quality requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic/electrical systems
  • 3 or more years experience in quality assurance a manufacturing environment
  • 3 or more years experience implementing and utilizing measurement systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP, etc.)

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Technical certifications preferred
  • OSHA certifications preferred
  • Related quality certifications preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Strong technical capabilities (analysis of system/machine function, root cause analysis of equipment failures, experience with electric/pneumatic/hydraulic/PLC systems).
  • Data analysis and presentation skills - ability to technically explain tooling/equipment issues.
  • Strong organization skills - able to oversee many ongoing topics.
  • Flexibility to quickly shift priorities based on the needs of the FAL.

Communication Skills:

  • Capable of managing complex topics with many stakeholders. Strong communication and leadership skills to facilitate resolution of urgent maintenance topics.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Catia experience preferred
  • Experience/training in Spatial Analyzer (metrology software)

Travel Required:

  • <10% Domestic and International

Eligibility:

  • Eligible for employment in US.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Capable to independently make complex technical decisions related to assigned projects
  • Decisive regarding quality acceptance standards of tooling and measurement systems

Organizational information:

Direct Reports: None    

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Responsible for the successful implementation of small and large tooling projects.
  • Accountable for on time & on quality delivery of each project assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings.
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms.
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts.
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools.
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor.
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven 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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