Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 22-May-2023 to 05-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • **Market Competitive Salary
  • Contract

**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 will be responsible for leading projects using project & program management tools and techniques. Accountable for effective decision making to ensure risks are mitigated as well as scope and schedules goals are met. Responsible for managing the project finances to ensure budgets are maintained and resources are utilized properly. Lead cross functional teams to achieve project milestones and support stakeholders using change management processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project team and ensure project execution On-Time/On-Quality/On-Cost.
  • Create with the team, business cases using financial and operational data.
  • Establish the project schedule and control of the project using earned value management.
  • Define & manage the industrial set-up of the projects, to include the work breakdown structure.
  • Establish the project governance and organize project teams/work package leaders into the organizational breakdown structure.
  • Manage project resources within the company's matrix organization.
  • Assist in financial planning, cost analysis and control for projects operational and capitalized expenditures.
  • Control and report the project status to customers and to the internal organization.
  • Manage Risks & Opportunities.
  • Analysis of As-Is conditions and define/develop the To-Be solution.
  • Create and implement the project customer acceptance plan.
  • Track tasks and actions against the project baseline.
  • Establish KPI's to ensure project targets are being maintained.
  • Manage project milestones, as well as prepare and present milestone gate reviews, with senior leadership steering committee.
  • Maintain Stakeholder engagement and communication plans.
  • Responsible for internal/external customer contact.
  • Lead projects in the Final Assembly Line(FAL) Mobile, Alabama in collaboration with the Industrial Engineering department in Europe.
  • Change management practices to be utilized, in the deployment of the projects.
  • Monitor the performance of the deployed project.
  • Collect lessons learned and best practices.

Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned.

Education: BA degree in Engineering, Business or Management, Required.

Experience: 3+ years of experience working in project/program management.

Licensure/Certifications: PMP Certification or AIB Bronze Level Certifications, Preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Must demonstrate proficiency in G-Suite and Microsoft applications.
  • Strong knowledge of P&PM tools and techniques.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to galvanize a team together to reach the project goals.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in math and science.
  • Able to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while dealing with a high volume of complex information and specific deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to write reports and present data to senior management.
  • Ability to speak to large groups of people to present status reports.
  • Preferred: Experience using LBIP+/DMAIC methodology.

Able to work in the US without a current or future need for visa sponsorship

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Improved efficiency, accountability and consistency in development, management and closure of site projects.

Nature of Contacts:

Involved communication on a daily basis with internal/external parties.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 30lbs/14kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 30lbs/14kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Able to push/pull items in office areas.
  • Sitting: Able to sit for extended periods of time at the 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.
  • Travel: Able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time. Working outside 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.

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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