Airbus Americas
  • 15-Nov-2022 to 16-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AA11003044 - Working Parties
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market competitive salary
  • 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 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:

For a given Working Party project, the jobholder manages a team of up to 30 people to perform complex modification embodiment or repair working parties in compliance with FAA/EASA/TCCA Part 145 regulations from project set-up until the release to service of the aircraft, ensuring customer satisfaction, planning optimization and team performance all along project delivery.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure airworthiness of the aircraft for the work performed through the Working Party, sign the Certificate of Release to Service and deliver back the aircraft to the customer.
  • Manage and coordinate multidisciplinary teams in various locations.
  • Participate in the Working Party Preparation with the Preparation (Work scope, Work planning, Resources, Docs/Materials/logistics) and the Technical Solutions groups.
  • Manage the Working Party on site:
  • Ensure the Working Party installation (check of the facilities to comply with Airbus MOA processes)
  • Perform the safety risk assessment (before, during and after any maintenance activities)
  • Manage core team, workers from manufacturing units, subcontractors teams
  • Ensure the day to day management of the WP, coordinate with the customer on site and review the WP progress
  • Allocate tasks to staff according to the competence required.
  • Establish WP file and issue the Certificate of Release to Service IAW FAA/EASA Part 145 regulations and Airbus procedures.

  • Keep the working party expenses within estimated/agreed budget and contractual agreed schedule.
  • Comply with FAA/EASA/TCCA Part 145 airworthiness regulation.
  • Ensure adherence with specific/last minute customer requests as deemed possible, negotiate additional and different items with customers.
  • Perform necessary training and qualification process to cope with new types and new airworthiness authorities regulations.
  • Lead and supervise inspections/tests/troubleshooting.
  • Carry out repair/maintenance/modification tasks.
  • Manage customer expectations and needs.
  • Support the customs, logistic and transport activities for the spares material.
  • Provide technical assistance on site.
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • Provide support & feedback during Return of Experience (ROE).
  • Contribute to operational business activities through participation in collaborative projects.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • EASA PART 66 cat B1 required (B2 and B1.C prefered).
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificate would be a plus.
  • Type training or equivalent experience on the AIRBUS aircraft family. Additional experience on A300/A310 would be a plus.
  • 5+ years experience aviation in a repair environment PART 145 (MRO) under: FAA/EASA/TCCA Regulations.
  • 15+ years of experience in Aeronautical
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to teams and business partners worldwide.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with multidisciplinary teams in various locations.
  • Knowledge of Airbus manuals as available in Airn@v: AMM, IPC, SRM, TSM...
  • Proven past people's management experience.

Unique Position Details:

  • Requires high level of flexibility and availability due to launch of tasks for undetermined durations and on short notice.
  • Proven high motivation and flexibility skills to work in a highly demanding environment.
  • Works well in a multicultural and multifunctional team environment.
  • Ability to prepare and present issue resolution to internal and external business partners.
  • Autonomous & ability to take initiatives.
  • Must be willing to work in a shift-pattern including evenings, week-ends and bank holidays.
  • Must be able to attend On the Job Training Program abroad (out of Americas).
  • Must possess a valid passport which allows unrestricted travels.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment, post-accident/incident and random Drug/Alcohol screening (DOT/FAA).

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to present and discuss at management level within Airbus and at customers in case of reporting/escalation.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with a diverse international work force.
  • Ability to understand, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow instructions to solve complex structural/mechanical/electrical problems.
  • Basic operating computer skills: Email/Word/Excel/Data entry...
  • Fluent English, Spanish would be a plus.

Travel Required:

  • 50% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US

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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