Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 15-May-2023 to 29-May-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • **Market Competitive Salary
  • Full Time

**This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Basic & Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, 401(k), Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Bonus(es). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2021 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: The Project Manager - Tool Technology & Development is responsible for coordinating and supporting ramp-up project activities related to A320 Family aircraft assembly jigs, tools and equipment, at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) - USA in Mobile, Alabama. This position will focus on the site A320 program ramp-up to deliver the industrial system according to project requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate jigs & tools projects including multiple work packages distributed within the project team. Provide necessary reporting for jigs & tools project status.
  • Capex File Management- Responsible for managing all updates and submission of capital expenditure requests to the local and central capex team for budget authorization, per the required schedule.
  • Change Request Management - Manage project change requests. Accountable for tracking and justification of submitted and received change requests, related to the Jigs & Tools work stream.
  • Risk Management-Responsible for analyzing, tracking and responding to project risks. This includes managing the risk register, meeting regularly with work package leaders/stakeholders and reporting status within the project team.
  • Schedule Management- Track project status across the team to ensure on time delivery of portfolio projects.
  • Support as deputy to project leaders, as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to call for tender processes including creation of subcontract specifications and scope of work statements.
  • Lead special projects assigned by the manager.
  • Support other departments, as needed.
  • Provide subcontract advise & counsel to program managers, engineering personnel and other related functions, such as finance, quality and contract administration.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Project Management or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Demonstrated experience managing technical projects.
  • 3+ years managing industrialization projects in a production environment.
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP, etc.)

Licensure/Certifications: Technical certifications, Preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • 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 site.

Communication Skills:

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

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Project management software experience, Preferred. (Microsoft Project, etc.)

Travel Required: Domestic & International

Eligibility: Eligible for employment in the U.S.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Capable to independently make complex technical decisions related to assigned projects.
  • Able to validate cost assessments and provide necessary justifications.

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: 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 information.
  • Travel: Able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time, at short notice.
  • Walking: Able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor 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.

Full Job Description
Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
logo commercial aircraft helicopters defence space company newsroom