Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 04-May-2023 to 31-May-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.

Position Summary: Ensure quality delivery of facilities site services across assigned portions of the portfolio to ensure the functioning of all physical infrastructure and services such as HVAC, electrical, maintenance, etc. Acts as a "one-stop shop" for facilities services for all employees working in the assigned area of the portfolio.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Operational Services Management
  • Manage the day to day facilities responsibilities for the FAL including the functioning of building systems in support of business priorities and to meet or exceed KPI's & metrics
  • Ensuring adherence of regulations of all applicable federal and local laws with respect to the position's scope of work
  • Partner with external vendors to deliver in accordance with operational requests, anticipating the need when possible
  • Ensure customer satisfaction at all levels in the organization; demonstrate leadership responsiveness and creativity
  • Manage integration of FM technology platforms and processes across sites to ensure seamless delivery to customer and drive one-team mentality
  • Work across the facilities team, locally, in the US and with European counterparts, to support a one team approach to delivering services
  • Manager of Integrated Facilities Solutions (IMS)
  1. People Management
  • Responsible for assigned areas of site and applicable vendor management; including staff development (if applicable), staff succession planning, growth plans, actionable and measurable career development plans
  • Engage in a proactive environment of teamwork, cooperation and transparency / lead a culture of continuous improvement
  • Act as a role model across the organization with behaviors consistent with Airbus values
  • Support individual performance management program, employee development planning process and provide coaching, leadership and guidance to employees (as applicable)
  1. Financial Results
  • Support in the preparation and management of an annual facility operational budget of ~$10M, two contractor budgets of ~$3.3M and site utility services budget of ~$3.1M.
  • Work in cooperation with Finance and Procurement to ensure timely delivery of all services across the site, aligned with financial targets
  • Work closely with customers to develop and implement innovative programs and processes that reduce short/long term operating cost efficiencies and increased productivity
  1. Compliance/Safety
  • Provide facility services in accordance with standard processes and procedures including application of policies, program requirements and coordination of information
  • Support and manage portfolio wide initiatives and required local, state and federal laws and regulations that pertain to the facilities operation of the site
  • Promote safety culture across site including with customer, staff, subcontractors, suppliers and vendors / Supports EHS program requirements

Additional Responsibilities:

Execute additional job duties as requested, including but not limited to cross function and cross division cooperation, information analysis and reporting.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred


  • 5+ years Facilities Management progressive experience required (or other substitutable experience) with 3-5 years in leadership roles
  • Experience in manufacturing space preferred


  • CMRP, CFM preferred
  • Working knowledge and application of OSHA, ISO, NFPA, ANSI and ADA standards required. General knowledge of FAA, EASA and ICAO preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
  • Knowledge of standard business and accounting practices

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

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Working knowledge of all building systems, CMMS

Travel Required:

  • Approximately 5% depending on customer and departmental needs


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Independent decision making often within financial targets - OP and CAPEX
  • Stakeholder management complex - site, intra and inter-department, divisional, local airport authority

Organizational information:

Reports to Senior Manager of Facilities Management. Team may include one or more Facilities Coordinator positions.

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Responsible for facility infrastructure, buildings, and contractual obligations as assigned
  • Service output has direct effect on all operations at site

Nature of Contacts:

Involved, negotiation type communication on a daily basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

Able to carry documents, tools, drawings and electronic equipment up to 30lbs. Able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs. Able to push/pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. Able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on a computer.

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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