Airbus Americas
  • 11-Aug-2022 to 02-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AA10405010 - Mobile Engineering
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). After one year of service, can elect to participate in 401(k). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2022 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:

An In Flight Entertainment (IFE) Modules Engineer working in the Engineering Department to develop solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems, requiring judgment and ingenuity, within the cross program perimeters for the equipment development to the first installation of an IFE Product on an aircraft. Governed by the requirements for "Define Customized Modules Design"


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical oversight of IFE Module vendor(s) to ensure delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and schedule and cost targets.
  • Create project specific deliverables including feasibility studies, integration plans, clash investigation and resolution, and creation of production documents.
  • Analyze Customer Change Requests Revise designs based on customer, manufacturing and/or design requirements.
  • Define Preliminary Module Design for technical coordination with other functions and determine technical re-percussions after receiving MoD proposal documentation.
  • Define Module Design for Head of Version and Select Know Solutions and Create Close to Know solutions as applicable. Develop Customized Module Initial Specification and Customized Design Models Validity.
  • Define/Validate Interfaces to the aircraft including development of customized modules installation requirements (including validation of both structural and system interfaces). Agree module interface points update Customized Technical Specifications as appropriate. This activity includes PDR with suppliers to verify supplier module requirements are validated against the contracted specification and ensure equipment is consistent with all requirements.
  • By means of Critical Design Review finalize Version Module Specification for the suppliers of Modules including acceptance as required of test plans. During the process represents the Company to customers and/ or suppliers on technical matters related to the assigned project or technical specialty.
  • Validate and release Customized Module Design, ensure clash free certifiable module integration into the aircraft by means of the DMU
  • Create and/or monitor creation of module installation drawings checked within the 3D model environment.
  • Guide and perform qualification and verification and validation of customized modules including release of the Declaration of Design Performance (DDP). Typically including review and acceptance of Qualification Test Reports in collaboration with relevant Engineering Specialists such as Stress, Flammability and Mass Properties.
  • As an on- going process of product improvement suggest modifications regarding the design and development of aircraft cabins and components.
  • Provide input to the design engineering elements of the integrated project plan to ensure it is technically robust.
  • Provide a clear communication link between the vendor(s) and the Airbus Engineering team.
  • Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced. Contribute to the Certification of Head of Version Aircraft.
  • Strong liaison with other Airbus departments internally, externally and internationally.
  • Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery into Airbus. Additional Responsibilities: Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • 10 years' experience within the aviation industry preferred with experience in Airbus aircraft cabin engineering
  • Demonstrable experience in the Airbus Fulfil Customer Order (FCO) process and be conversant of the Airbus Customization Engineering Process including " DE.PA.02.03 Define Customized Modules Design" preferred
  • Familiarity with the design of IFE Module components, and have an understanding of their associated certification and qualification requirements preferred.
  • Must have the ability to be self-directed and work in diverse teams
  • Education / Special Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B.S) from a four year college or university in engineering or similar related subject area is normally required or equivalent education and experience.
  • Unique Position Details: Excellent communication and organizational skills are needed, with ability to plan and hold effective meetings. Experience working in international teams is an asset.
  • CAD design experience is essential with Catia V5 strongly preferred.
  • Competence in the use of the following Airbus Toolsets TASKY,ICC, PDM Link/SSI, GESY,ZAMIZ, CCD PC , VPM & TreND preferred.
  • Experience in vendor technical management of cabin suppliers preferred.
  • Strong capability in MS Office Products preferred with the ability to learn new tool sets (e.g. Google Workspace / G-Suite) as required.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

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, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. 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, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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 does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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