Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 11-Jan-2019 to 25-Jan-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:  

The Aircraft Manager is responsible for Folio Management for assigned aircraft. Follow aircraft during the final assembly process from MCA (Major Component Assembly) Handover to FOT meeting (Aircraft transfer from Flowline to Flight Line).

Responsible to analyze and steer all new issues found during the Flowline Process (non-conformities, work orders, QLB,TLB..) to the right solution, identifies critical points, initiates actions and completes follow up until closure for each aircraft.

 Essential Functions: 

  • Document, follow, organize and manage MCAs (Major Component Assembly) Handover (from Plants to Flowline), review and analyze MCAs status and participate in Quality Gate meetings.
  • Prepare and conduct FOT meeting (In collaboration with station managers). Create the MSN status report and update it on an on-going basis regarding the progress of individual aircraft (the "Aircraft Process").
  • Prepare Aircraft Documentation for the different milestone production meetings (ex: FOT/MCA Handover) and liaise closely with the MAP Manager to achieve folio endorsement.
  • Responsible for Aircraft follow-up addressing progress in a pro-active manner and anticipating issues and attempting to resolve them before they slow production.
  • Perform inflow analysis (ex Non Conformities, work orders, QLB, TLB...) and new points' distribution.
  • Record information in "Aircraft Progress" record and define daily priorities with the Station Managers.
  • Generate the daily Flowline or XP-team Activity Report (folio point's analysis).
  • Guarantees that all information's in "Aircraft Progress" concerning the FAL and Plants CA are in accordance with the actual physical state of the subject aircraft.
  • Participate in the Quality Gate Meetings (Aircraft Transfer Between 2 Stations).
  • Support the H/O Flowline or the H/O XP-TEAM regarding priority setup and work organization.
  • Cooperate in national/international projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements: 

  • Project Management experience using relevant tools and techniques.
  • Good MS Office and SAP skills, as well as experience in analyzing data.
  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • A thorough understanding of aircraft production methods and processes.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrable effective knowledge and experience in LEAN practices.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize engagement efforts and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Education/Special Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 2-5 years experiences in the aviation industry.
    • As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

    • 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 20lbs/9kg while engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
    • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 20lbs/9kg.
    • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas.
    • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at 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. Able to work outside in 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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