Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 30-Jan-2023 to 02-Apr-2023 (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.

The EHS Specialist III - Flight Line Operations Safety Focal will enhance ground and aviation safety through the prevention of accidents and incidents. Focus is to encourage and support voluntary reporting of safety issues, maintain the speak-up culture, and align the Flight Line with the site Occupational Health and Safety Management System. This role will drive proactive occupational hazard recognition and risk mitigation activities for the Airbus MMS Flight Line and Delivery. Role success will be determined by collaboration with key stakeholders in the business unit to include, but not limited to, Flight Safety, Quality, Operations, Customer Liaison, and suppliers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Operational EHS (60%)
  • Develop a robust and sustainable Flight Line Operations Safety Program that meets the requirements of the business, maintains 29 CFR 1910 compliance, and ensures continued safety performance improvement during production ramp and beyond.
  • Strengthen safety culture by leveraging ongoing initiatives, such as Safety Ambassadors, institute innovative programs aimed at reducing injury to people and products.
  • Shift safety mindset from manufacturing to line operations by improving worker participation for all aspects of EHS, including functional links to the Quality and Flight Safety organizations.
  • Drive utilization of incident management platforms, corrective action resolution, and root cause elimination.
  • Develop and maintain an EHS risk and opportunities matrix for area of responsibility.
  • Drive incident investigations per policy and facilitate leadership engagement within the process, leads core investigation team for Flight Line.
  • Audit EHS conformity within the area of responsibility on a routine frequency, ensure adequate and timely follow-up to resolution.
  • Support spill control, SPCC, and crisis management/emergency planning.
  • Assists in maintaining, updating, and coordinating site wide EHS training programs applicable to Flight Line.
  • Supports all aspects of EHS management system integration.
  • Represents EHS for Quality management system activities.
  1. Project Management & Data analysis (30%)
  • Strengthen use of database collection systems for EHS in area of responsibility. Functional knowledge and awareness of other key data pathways owned by various functions to ensure adequate response and/or action.
  • Gather, input, and extract data to conduct analysis, establish corrective actions, and provide oversight of change management.
  • Develop reports and presentations on a routine frequency to ensure Flight Line leadership is updated on EHS trends, projects, and initiatives.
  • Lead and/or participate cross functionally as a representative of Flight Line for all EHS improvement projects that will affect the operation

Additional Responsibilities (10%):

  • Manage environmental compliance requirements per Airbus policy and procedures within area of responsibility
  • Manage the Airbus Operating System Safety function for Flight Line
  • Support the Quality Organization with management of the FOD prevention program

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor of Science in safety or aviation related field or;
  • Graduate of the U.S. Army Aviation Safety Officer program or;
  • Naval and Marine Safety Officer Course or;
  • The U.S. Air Force Safety Officer/skill level 5 course or;
  • Graduate of the U.S. Army Ground Safety Officer course or;
  • Naval Aviation Safety Specialist Course or;
  • Other relevant relevant coursework


  • 5 years experience working in a Flight Line or Flight Operations environment as a safety professional
  • One (1) year experience supporting an aviation safety program

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Must be knowledgeable of OSHA, EPA, FAA/EASA, NTSB and other applicable federal, state and local regulations
  • Experience in the technical field of aviation safety and accident prevention and experience in use of FAA, NTSB, or ICAO documentation is required
  • Experience with accident investigation techniques and procedures. FAA accident investigation credentials preferred
  • Experience with environmental, health, and safety data software or database
  • Position requires knowledge of federal, state and local environmental, health, and safety laws.
  • Experience performing hazardous waste inspections and understanding processes which can produce hazardous wastes and hazardous air pollutants.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts


  • Certifications: CSP, SMS, or comparable certification
  • Google Workspace applications (Sheets, Slides)or Microsoft applications (word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Proven stakeholder management ability

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

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, at all levels of management
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Travel Required:

  • 10% Domestic and International

Organizational information:

  • Position will report directly to Safety and Health Manager and functionally to Head of Flight Line and Delivery.

Nature of Contacts:

Involved communication on a daily basis with internal and external stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and utilize fine work tools, computer screens; able to move through the office and from point to point to find specific co-workers and in-house experts
  • Hearing: able to hear in normal conversations and respond to warnings and signals
  • Speaking: able to participate in normal business conversations
  • 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 use work tools defined in job description with skill and acceptable results: able to operate standard office equipment and utilize electronic ID to enter building
  • Carrying: able to carry up to 40 lbs./18kg. when transporting documents, printer paper and similar items.
  • Lifting: able to lift up to 40lbs/18kg. on occasion
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push/pull equipment, tools, production carts and office chairs and pieces of equipment
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time in front of a machine, on a tool bench or computer terminal while writing bulletins or participating in meetings
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to regularly squat/kneel to access items or tools stored on low shelving
  • Standing: able to stand for long periods of time in meetings and discussions
  • Travel: able to travel through the office/work complex and occasionally within the US for business meetings
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas sometimes on uneven surfaces to obtain items for work, retrieve/replace tools and to reach meetings, visitors and direct others to meetings

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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