Airbus Defense and Space
  • 24-Oct-2022 to 13-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. - Military Aircraft
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive Salary
  • Hourly
  • Contract

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

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: To develop and maintain maintenance schedules and processes for an aviation MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) and component repair shop to improve efficiency and reduce turnaround time. This position will coordinate with all departments: quality, engineering, logistics, and production for the maintenance, repair, and delivery schedules of customer aircraft and components.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop maintenance and repair processes for aircraft and components in accordance with approved documentation, regulations, and customer and quality requirements.
  • Improve maintenance efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, material and equipment requirements, standardize work methods, solving operational issues, and providing technical support.
  • Act as coordinator between the production floor, quality, engineering, and logistics to ensure project deadlines are met.
  • Collaborate with the production floor to establish production schedules, priorities, weekly and monthly production planning, and resources allocation.
  • Contribute to the Repair Station development with the implementation of lean initiatives and methodologies.
  • Design precision machining instructions and surface treatment procedures related with Component Repair activities.
  • Perform production support duties for in-house repairs; plan workloads.
  • Perform business analysis studies to identify prospective areas of growth and improvement for Airbus Military DS in the In-Service Support area
  • Locate, audit, oversee, and support U.S. repair facilities for component repairs special processes.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's degree preferred. (Industrial, Aerospace, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering).


  • Minimum 5+ years of scheduling experience working in a MRO or production operation or equivalent type business.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Rely on instructions and established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under limited supervision.

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

  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Knowledgeable in an ERP system is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages required.
  • 5+ years' experience working with MS Project preferred

Eligibility: Authorized to Work in the US

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.

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

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