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Airbus US Manufacturing Facility is looking for a Ground Test Inspector to join our team based in Mobile, AL.

The Ground Test Inspector (GTI) will be responsible for the planning, execution and validation of Ground Tests in the Final Assembly Line.

This includes the demonstration of conformity within aircraft systems to the design specifications through attestation in the Airbus Test System (ESAO). Initiate actions to isolate, document and ultimately eliminate any deviations detected.

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:

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

  • Perform ground tests.
  • Prepare the aircraft and workstation surroundings for ground tests on various avionics and electrical systems, in a safe environment. Perform function tests on all systems (flight controls, navigation, passenger entertainment, etc.) in parallel to the assembly of the aircraft from beginning to Flight Testing. Organize documentation of any non-conformity in the SAP NC system and initiate associated retests (Repeat Test Instruction) after finalization of rework.
  • Perform troubleshooting (T/S)
  • Perform T/S on test systems and on aircraft systems. Prepare and coordinate troubleshooting and distinguish error types. Clarify problems with the engineering department.
  • Support improvement measures
  • Identify problems internally in order to continuously improve the “On Time On Quality” production process.
  • Knowledge of drawing systems
  • Knowledge of quality management systems
  • Knowledge of IT systems
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and tools used in the production line
  • Knowledge of industry safety practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of industrial technical process
  • Highly proficient written and spoken English
  • Computer skills and working experience with MS Office Products
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your boarding pass:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 5+ years preferably as an Aircraft Avionics Technician with a focus on aircraft
  • systems (electrical preferred) or experienced Quality Inspector in avionics systems in international aviation.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in troubleshooting on aircraft systems.
  • Experience in A320 Family type rating is beneficial.

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.