Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 06-Feb-2023 to 16-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • 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 six-fold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: A Quality Documentation Conformance III position has arisen within A220 Quality (AALBQ) in Mobile, AL.

We are looking for a leader and technical expert candidate to execute our documentation and serialization conformance processes, in order to manage and secure aircraft configuration.

You will facilitate and contribute to full adherence and respect of Aircraft Documentation conformity, in terms of paper and electronic configuration processes, in order to secure the required level of compliance to our Quality Management System (QMS) . You will need to proceed with collecting, reviewing and validating data that you will record in our different systems.

You will provide support and expertise and take part in problem solving / process improvement when required.

The core purpose of the role is to secure Production Organization Approval (POA) and ensure compliance with our airworthiness obligations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Audit and manage the Goods Receipt (GR) documentation to ensure proper level of maturity in process.
  • Lead AOS bricks to reinforce the standardization through the initiatives across Site and Program.
  • Coordinate containment, corrective and preventative actions, with MFT function members to ensure swift effective implementation, within your perimeter/business unit.
  • Review and manage Production and Quality certification Stamp driving the Audit and validating proper records in the system.
  • Follow program planning to release all documentation in order to secure manufacturing and flight activity (including serialization).
  • Coordinate the serialization process with the Central Team in order to receive the Aircraft's certification.
  • Manage and define the audit / surveillance, review the findings and propose corrective actions if needed.
  • Support the A220 transformation project conducted in collaboration with Canada and Europe Quality Central Team.
  • Acting as technical leader and on Job trainer to secure maturity and competences within the team

As Level III / Leadership and technical expertise:

  • Awareness and demonstration of problem solving mindset, and documentation process fundamentals. ● Capacity to create and maintain complex reports and KPIs.
  • Focus on your own development and skills maturity.
  • Operate across multiple business units and all levels of MFT.
  • Communicate and report from MFT to the Vice President level of leadership.
  • Demonstrate ability to influence KPI and goals achievement.
  • Demonstrate strategic approach and capacity to think out of the box.
  • Positively influence team maturity by acting and operating as a coach to other team members. ● Manage high level project which will directly influence key business deliverables.
  • Leadership in management of your development plan and training.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical/Industrial Engineering or similar discipline, or equivalent experience is required.

Experience:

  • Education and minimum 5 year experience in Manufacturing / Quality / Configuration Control / Planning preferred, and preferably with an international aerospace company in aircraft manufacturing.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Familiar with lean methodologies and processes.
  • Knowledge of rules for aircraft design and manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong and effective Practical Problem Solving skills (PPS), and ability to direct and facilitate PPS, and track progress to completion.
  • KPI and Pareto understanding.
  • Knowledge of FOD and product safety processes preferred.
  • High degree of flexibility and initiative.
  • Strong communication skills through all levels of the organization and functions.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to independently develop, communicate, and recommend change to processes and procedures.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • None

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

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Specifically, in English which is required operating in a multicultural and multifunctional environment.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Must be able to use Microsoft Office; Google Suite to high competency level.
  • Knowledge on SAP, MES or other manufacturing operations systems/applications preferred.

Travel Required:

  • Periods of infrequent travel. Up to 10% domestic and international.

Eligibility:

  • Authorized to work in the US.

Clearance:

  • None.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Person will have decision making power within the guidelines and procedures linked to the listed responsibilities defined above.
  • Person will have decision making power formally delegated to him/her from the Head of Quality Product Improvement.
  • Person will have decision making power within the defined scope of SME (Subject Matter Expert) for which they can and may be nominated.

Organizational information:

Direct Reports: Exempt: 0

Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Compliance of the Airbus QMS and its impact on the regulatory approvals which are given to Airbus by the Aviation Authorities.
  • Improvement of customer satisfaction through improving the Quality of the Product/Process in front of the internal/external authorities.
  • Through engagement and behaviors, drive people/teams to improve on current ways of working and standards to achieve excellence in manufacture/operations.
  • Establish and deploy a high level of standard and process to be followed.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved communication on a regular basis with internal and 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 tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
  • 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 30lbs/14kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas and on the shop floor.
  • 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 delivering information.
  • Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions
  • Space Limitations: Working on jigs at the fuselage at a height of 15 feet.

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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