Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 22-May-2023 to 09-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Salary
  • Full Time

*This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Vision, Dental, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). Can elect to participate in 401(k). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2023 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:

Responsible for managing and directing a Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technical Shop Floor Support.

The team is responsible to support the production group and each member is part of the Autonomous Production Team (APT)

located in the shop floor of A320 line. The position is responsible for the management, hiring and training of the new manufacturing

engineering employees. They will establish and maintain effective communications with all FAL departments (Production, Quality,


The Position serves as a backup to HO Manufacturing Engineering as requested.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team of ME Technical Shop Floor Support
  • Manage non-conformities and concessions within assigned area, insure the specific work orders for FAL are released

according to the FAL Milestones

  • Provide technical support to production on all issues within the escalation process.
  • Manage availability of replacement parts, jigs, and tools required for work.
  • Manage continuous improvement measures with recurrent non-conformities in cooperation with quality.
  • Analyze current status, create reports, exchange information and regularly inform the Manufacturing Engineering back

office about all notified changes in production.

  • Ensure good relationship with the ME Process Engineering department
  • Manage the training and development of the team members (goals, objectives and annuals reviews...)
  • Monitor team status to ensure KPIs are being meet daily, weekly, monthly and yearly
  • Facilitate and develop the ME TSFS Team
  • The Manager of the ME TSFS Team is accountable for the performances of the ME TSFS team department.
  • Participate in the production meetings to manage urgent topics.

Additional Responsibilities / administration perspective:

  • Participate as an active team member including providing support to new colleagues and trainees.
  • Plan regular feedback loops with the Production Team
  • Subject matter expert on-site for Manufacturing Engineering TSFS processes
  • Work needs to be in accordance of the Airbus Operating System
  • Participate actively to the FAL projects
  • Give priorities to the Team.
  • Develop / improve and track KPIs for the team
  • Organize On The Job Training for the team
  • Perform other duties as assigned (vacation planner; participate in SQCDP/PPC...)

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Required: 10+ years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • Preferred: Leadership experience within fast paced manufacturing environment similar to Airbus Mobile Manufacturing Site
  • Preferred: Experience within Aerospace industry
  • High degree of flexibility and initiative
  • Proven ability to influence others and lead teams
  • Proven ability to coordinate several projects and tasks simultaneously


  • Required: BS Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Participation and/or the ability to successfully pass the following Airbus Courses:

o Airbus Gen Fam (General Familiarization)

o Airbus Manufacturing Systems AMS

o Airbus Production Rules 80T

o Corporate Presentation Skills

o Occupational Health and Safety

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required:

o Possess the motivation to learn and lead

o Able to read and interpret 2D engineering drawings

o Able to work with the metric system

o Able to read and interpret technical standards

o Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and tools used in manufacturing engineering.

o Knowledge of rules for aircraft design and manufacturing.

o Ability to work in a team environment, cross-functional team environment, as well as independently and with

customers and channels.

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

  • Have the ability to establish and maintain a good relationship with all internal customers.
  • Have the ability to work in an international team.
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to present clear and concise briefings and reports to customers and executives

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Google Suite Applications
  • Airbus IT-Tools (TiCon, Zamiz, TAKSY, DocMaster, eQLB, SAP PDA and SAP PAM).

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Ability to build/maintain strong relationships with all internal and external customers.

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and utilize fine work tools, computer screens; able to move through 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, signals and alarms.
  • 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 office/work complex and occasionally within US and internationally 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.

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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