Airbus Defense and Space
  • 02-May-2022 to 22-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AIRBUS U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc offers advanced solutions to meet the most complex U.S. defense, security, space, and intelligence requirements. Celebrating over 50 years in the US, we remain a trusted government partner, leveraging world-class satellite, laser communication, rotor and fixed wing solutions to help our national security, defense and space focused customers meet their missions.

Airbus U.S. looks to employ a commitment driven team, dedicated to enabling our customer's mission success. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and a welcoming and engaging staff. With competitive compensation and superior employee benefits, as well as a commitment to fostering individual career growth, Airbus U.S. is the place where top talent wants to work.

Position Summary: Located in Mobile, Alabama, the KC-Y Boom Assembly and Services Project Manager is responsible for managing the project of the LMXT Boom assembly operations and support.

Position Responsibilities:

Pre-proposal phase:

  • Support the KC-Y campaign working with the LMXT Integrated Product Teams of Airbus and US partner during the proposal phase.
  • Manage project assumptions, requirements and business case of the US Boom Assembly and related support services (e.g. follow on parts and repairs) in coordination with the Airbus IPT teams.

Proposal and Post-award phases:

  • Review draft-RFP and subsequent RFP requirements.
  • Lead Airbus U.S. response for the Boom Assembly work package of the proposal.
  • Support transition from proposal to program execution in the domain of material support.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This position is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration or Engineering/Science related field or equivalent experience


  • Required:
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience working in aviation supply chain and manufacturing programs.
    • Experience in Aviation Maintenance Repair and Overhaul operations.
    • Experience working with Enterprise Resource Management systems (e.g. SAP).
  • Preferred:
    • Experience managing aircraft manufacturing parts and assembly operations.


  • Required: Project Management Professional PMP

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of quality ISO 9001: AS9100, AS9110
  • Knowledge of compliance with export control regulations (ITAR, EAR).
  • An integrity driven professional who will ensure all work is of a quality that is expected from an Airbus OEM.
  • Must be able to interact cordially and productively with subordinates, co-workers supervisors, and customers.

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

  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and presentation skills required. Must present clear and concise briefings and reports to customers and executives.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • MS Office Suite

Travel Required:

  • 25-50% domestic and international
  • Flexibility to adapt to regular travel to Europe and domestically to different sites.

Eligibility: US Citizenship

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Highly organized individual able to work with no supervision and have a strong record of consistent success exercising sound judgment and independence.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Role includes involved, influence and negotiation type communication with internal and external parties on a regular basis.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is at will, meaning 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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