Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 17-Dec-2018 to 22-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • 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 sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

  • Reporting directly to the A220 Mobile Head of Liaison Engineering, the jobholder will be supporting the A220 aircraft programs in the capacity of static, fatigue and damage tolerance stress specialist.
  • The candidate will review, make recommendations and provide final MRB (Material Review Board) stress approvals of reworks and repairs on manufacturing defects.
  • Recommendations and justifications on acceptance of defects without repair will also be requested. Removal and replacement of damaged parts may also need to be justified.
  • Rework acceptance will be based on equivalent strength capability, equivalent account stress levels and environmental conditions. The technical solutions are established for metallic and composite structures.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with Liaison Engineers by providing timely stress substantiations to a variety of manufacturing and assembly issues;
  • Engage with Stress Engineering Team offsite to resolve key technical issues;
  • Support the delivery process by providing technical expertise to delivery teams and external customers;
  • Exchange information and collaborate with other FAL sites to ensure sharing of technical knowledge;
  • Document analyses on stress work files;
  • Support the evening shift as well as the weekends on a rotation basis.


         A bachelor's degree in aeronautical or mechanical engineering as well as ten (10) years of relevant experience preferred;

  • Material Review Board (MRB) or MAP experience;
  • Fatigue and damage tolerance analysis, finite element and static stress analysis experience;
  • A good command of composite materials;
  • Experience in design office (design or stress) of aircrafts structures (Airframe);
  • Knowledge of stress calculations / justifications;
  • Knowledge of aeronautical used materials;
  • A profound knowledge of NASTRAN, PATRAN, CATIA V5, NASGRO and MS Office (EXCEL and VBA programming);
  • Able to work autonomously and be a good team player;
  • A good command of English language (written and spoken) is required.


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • 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 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.
  • Lifting/Carrying: Able to occasionally carry up to 50lbs/22kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Able to push/pull items on production and in office areas.
  • Sitting: Able to sit for extended periods of time at 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.

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