Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 18-Apr-2023 to 02-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Full Time

Logistics Technician ( Temp)

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:

Locally based in Mobile, the Logistics Technician will report to the A320 Logistics Supervisor and will be in direct support of the flowline business unit logistical effort. This position will work directly with the station logistics coordinators in ensuring the right material is in place at the right time to secure the station build requirements within the A320 flowline.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Assimilating and maintaining Work in Progress (WIP) parts in a small marketplace until needed by the customer
  2. Maintaining an inventory of parts within the marketplace and ensuring their safety and security
  3. Conducting parts accuracy audits of Mobile Delivery Units (MDUs) in order to ensure accuracy of material delivered to the flowline in support of flowline build plans
  4. Verification of MDU delivery locations in order to ensure material is delivered to the correct delivery footprint
  5. Retrieval and delivery of parts to specified locations (from distribution warehouse to late delivery rack, hand off to logistics coordinator etc...)
  6. Consolidation of parts on MDUs in order to ensure carts are returned to Logistics Service provider (LSP in a timely manner for redistribution into the delivery cycle
  7. Moving empty MDUs into return footprints and moving forward those that are needed later in the build plan
  8. Assisting with inventory of parts bins and warehouse locations
  9. Inventory and Monitor Free-stock and Consumable bins

Additional Responsibilities:

In addition, the jobholder will:

  1. Assist in maintaining a clean and organized logistical operation ensuring adherence to 5S methodologies
  2. Assist in creating and modify existing foot prints and layouts on the flowline
  3. Basic data entry using keyboard and computer
  4. Conduct parts bin and delivery unit audits
  5. Other work as assigned


High School diploma required.


A minimum of 3 years of experience in warehouse operations or inventory required.

  • Ability to work within a team
  • Effective communication is a must
  • Must be able to receive direction and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

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 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

Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information

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 flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces

Behavioral Success Factors:

  • Coordinate and monitor workflow
  • Comfortable in an international environment
  • Strong international communication skills
  • Teach/train other people
  • Dynamic team player with a high degree of flexibility
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Precise and fast worker
  • Work self-responsible
  • Self-motivation
  • Process-oriented, analytical thinking, and planning
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Stress tolerance both physically & mentally
  • Office IT tools (MS Windows, MS Office)
  • Mobility for training sessions and meetings abroad
  • English is spoken and written

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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