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36 days agoAirbus

A320 - Station Manager

  • Mobile, USA

Job description

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Job Description:

Airbus US Manufacturing Facility is looking for a A320 Station Manager to join our team based in Mobile, AL

The Station Manager is responsible for technical leadership along with oversight of all manufacturing activities within the purview of the Station and ensuring effective coordination between the multiple processes supervised. Station responsibility includes the management of all tools and jigs belonging to the Station as well as their maintenance, repair and calibration. As designated act as the deputy for the Business Unit Leader in their absence.

Meet the team:

The team at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing facilities assemble the finest aircraft in the world, along two (soon to be three) production lines for the A220 and A320 Family aircraft. On the shop floor you’ll be surrounded by individuals who are passionate about aviation and skilled in areas like electrical, structure and quality. Join our team and help build the next generation of aircraft.

Your working environment:

Nearby on ‘Airbus Way’ you will find the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility for commercial aircraft. Opened at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in 2015, the facility produces A320 Family aircraft and added a second product line for the A220 in 2019. The facility, which strengthens the U.S. aerospace industry, is part of Airbus’ strategy to enhance its global competitiveness by meeting the growing needs of its customers in the United States and beyond.

How we care for you :

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Financial Rewards: Competitive base salary, incentive compensation which may include profit sharing schemes, retirement savings plan and the ability to participate in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”)

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Work/Life Balance: Paid time off including personal time, holidays and a generous paid parental leave program.

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Health & Welfare: Comprehensive insurance coverage including medical (traditional and high-deductible health plans), prescription, dental, vision, life, disability, Employee Assistance Plan (“EAP”) and other supplemental benefit coverages.

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Individual Development: Upskilling and development opportunities through our global Leadership University, including unlimited access to 10,000+ e-learning courses focusing on ways to develop your employability, certifications, career path as well as the opportunity to participate in accelerated development programmes and both national and international mobility.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and accessibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Your challenges:

Operational Duties 70%:

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Provide direction and oversight to production activities and monitor the progress of the A/C through the Station.

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Function as a role model and leader in the observance of OSHA rules and regulations. Ensure the importance and company commitment to safety is in the forefront of thought and action on the part of every employee.

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Provide leadership to the Multi-Functional team in the absence of the Business Unit Leader

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Routinely report and update upper level management on A/C progress and alert colleagues to potential problems and solutions. Perform or assign to staff analyses on operational issues, improvements and other savings initiatives.

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Coordinate and communicate Station activities throughout the FAL, the management team, other FALs and relevant parties.

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Ensure orders and (work) material availability to guarantee work progress.

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Apply insight, experience and interpersonal skills in order to achieve integration of assigned teams between American and European team members.

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Proactively identify and resolve problems to prevent disagreements and encourage cooperative work relationships. Engage with support staff from Quality, Procurement and other specialty areas to improve work flow and enhance existing processes.

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Responsible for the development of workforce forecast requirements based on workload and necessary skills required to meet the delivery schedule.

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Identify, eliminate and, when able, anticipate problems, which occur in the manufacturing process, as quickly and as early as possible.

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Participate and lead Station in achieving the annual objectives (e.g. CI, Quality Gates and specific KPIs).

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Ensure the completion of specified work packages in compliance with costs, quality specifications and customer expectations.

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Ensure the completion of specified work packages in compliance with costs, quality specifications and customer expectations.

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Responsible for A/C documentation for Hand Over to next Station and also FOT (PIR-book, Folio, NC, Intervention Cards, Removal-Sheet-Book, etc.).

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Responsible for daily attendance and time management of the assigned employee group.

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Responsible for ensuring that all beneficial time is approved in work-booking system.

Continuous Improvement Duties 10%:

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Support implementation of AOS improvement activities

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Master all elements of the Performance Management Center to include Production Pace Control (PPC), SQCDP boards, Daily Quality Gate; along with the knowledge transfer and Practical Problem Solving processes. Including the physical updates to NC, Job Stops, and Job Blockers.

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Support action plans to improve AOS grade for their assigned area.

Training and development 20%:

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Mentor and develop the Lead Technicians in all facets of Leadership, and production processes

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Provide documented development plans to workforce for career progression (Poly-Poly)

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Provide input to the training department for needs and requirements for personnel development

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Aide in developing training criteria for their assigned area

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Manage corrective actions with employees as appropriate.

Additional Responsibilities

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As needed be involved in the Crisis Management Team and if needed lead the team

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On 2nd shift and off shift working times must act as an escalation point.

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On 2nd shift and off shift working times provide support to the workforce in regards to any emergencies that may arise.

Your Boarding Pass:

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A Bachelors' degree in Aeronautical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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A minimum of 4 years of experience in Aviation (Manufacturing Engineering, Assembly Processes, Production method, etc.) or equivalent experience

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2-5 years of Leadership experience in Aviation is preferred.

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Knowledge of Quality / Logistics rules in aviation manufacturing.

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Demonstrate effective communication skills on different levels, a structured way of working and the ability to deal with a volume of complex information.

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Experience in a complex, growing, and dynamic environment with a matrixed reporting structure - preferred

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G-Suite Proficiency 

Take your career to a new level and apply online now!

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Company:
Airbus Americas, Inc.

Employment Type:
US - Direct Hire

Experience Level:
Professional

Remote Type:
On-site

Job Family:
Leadership

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Job Posting End Date: 08.11.2024

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