Airbus Americas
  • 12-Sep-2018 to 28-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • AA10001020 - Human Resources
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Contract

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 Defence 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 Human Resources Representative (Contract) will play an important role on the HR team and support the positive culture and employee experience at Airbus.  The main focus of the role will be to assist employees to find answers and solutions to their Human Resources concerns including benefits, employee relations, and policy interpretation.   In addition, the Human Resources Representative will support Managers and Supervisors as they hire, onboard, and address performance concerns.   

 Primary Responsibilities:

Customer Support (60%)

  • Provide interpretation and guidance on company policies and procedures ensuring consistent application of company policies/procedures and compliance with all federal and state laws/statutes regulating the employment relationship
  • Work with other Human Resources Departments/Centers of Excellence to ensure the smooth administration of the benefit programs 
  • Demonstrate first class customer service to employees at all times  
  • Assist with employee relations issues
  • Research and deploy employee engagement activities
  • Manage the paperwork process for the hire and termination of employees, temps and interns. This may include conducting background checks and verifying employment, as well as ensuring the completion and accuracy of all documents.
  • Facilitate new hire orientations as needed

Project Management (40%)

  • Manage the Airbus internship program: source and recruit interns and create a pipeline of talent for future Airbus recruiting efforts
  • Project manage HR initiatives such as performance evaluations, annual compensation planning, budgets, training and development, talent management, and corporate events

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education

  • Bachelors' degree in Human Resources Management, Psychology, Business or other relevant field preferred


  • 3 plus years varied experience working in Human Resources preferably including:
    • effectively and efficiently managing confidential data
    • recruiting and hiring
    • interpreting and communicating employment policies and benefits 
    • ability to research complex topics and produce suggestions for changes to polices and benefits
    • project management experience


  • PHR certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, be extremely organized and meet deadlines
  • Passion for the HR profession
  • Ability to handle & to adapt to a very diverse stakeholder group
  • Welcoming, collaborative approach and strong focus on relationships
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR practices and applicable federal/state employment laws/regulations (COBRA, FMLA, FLSA and Workers Compensation)

Travel Required:

  • 0 % Travel.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed.  Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America. 

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. 

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