Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 17-Mar-2023 to 24-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 sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

The Logistics Surfaces Coordinator will be the logistics work stream leader for operational storage and densification strategies. As

such, the individual would be responsible to manage logistics requirements definition, risk and opportunities as well as milestone

planning and deliverables to ensure the success of projects associated with storage optimization. He/she identifies opportunities for

densification, improved logistical flows, optimization and logistics footprint reduction (containment in case of ramp-up) as well as

enabling future logistics surface needs. His/her role includes End-to-End implementation of the required solutions including budget

management and Multi-Functional Team lead in close cooperation Logistics Service Provider (LSP). The job holder will also participate

in Airbus internal benchmarking initiatives in order to ensure cross-fertilization and implementation of best practices in terms of

logistics footprint optimization across Airbus sites.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Focal regarding storage analysis, densification strategies, or proposals for surface needs extension that develop new

Logistics Surfaces projects

  • Coordination of projects, drumbeating open actions/risks until completion or resolution
  • Analyzing and improving processes in accordance with Six-Sigma-methods
  • Liaise and ensure close cooperation with LSP
  • Liaise and ensure close cooperation with program leadership on project status - utilizing proper escalation channels for

support when required

  • Budget Management including CapEx requests
  • Benchmarking and best practices within Airbus and industry wide on optimized logistics storage solutions

Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business Administration or related

field (Equivalent experience will be considered)

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and six sigma principles
  • Project leadership experience and familiarity with project milestone planning


  • 3-5 years of experience with logistics / warehouse / inventory management experience (or combination of related fields)
  • Experience in project management (knowledge of Airbus LBIP+ methodology would be a plus)
  • Capacity to synthesize and hierarchize information from various sources
  • Customer orientation with winning/convincing attitude
  • Lean Manufacturing, Business Case development


  • Certified PMP - preferred
  • Lean Six-Sigma certifications - preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of supply chain and physical logistics processes and detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles,

methods and IT-tools used

  • Strong analytical skills enabling you to identify and resolve problems and find innovative methods to apply existing

procedures to create new solutions

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational follow through
  • Introduction to technical drawings
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Google Workspace
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with aviation quality processes
  • Min Capacity to learn, convince and influence; capacity for decision making
  • Knowledge of relevant health, safety and environmental legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrated capability in project estimating, task scheduling, scope control, and stakeholder management,

cost management

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

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency in English is required, whereas fluency in other languages is highly desirable.
  • Position will interface with all levels of the Mobile FAL organization this requires a clear understanding of confidentiality and


Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Knowledge of common business applications such as SAP/R3 (Module PP/PM)
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.

Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International


  • Eligible for employment in the US.


  • None.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Candidates will be responsible for working directly with Operations, Inventory Control, third party contractors and other

departments across multiple programs to make recommendations for maintaining and improving warehouse operations

  • Independently establishes requirements and coordinates actions with stakeholders to ensure they are fulfilled
  • Required to lead or attend virtual meetings with team members from Europe and Canada

Organizational information:

Reports To: Site Services - Logistics Surfaces & SARU Manager

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to observe manufacturing operations including

equipment as well as individual tasks.

  • Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings and on the production floor and flight line. 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 as well as

production-related tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and power drills, etc.

  • Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 50lbs/22kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of

continuous improvement projects.

  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs/22kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items on production and in office areas.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at the computer, in meetings and observing production processes.
  • 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, often on concrete floors observing production operations or delivering


  • Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information or observing production.
  • Travel: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time.
  • 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 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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