Current Job Opportunities

Job-0633Cabin Realization Engineer - AircraftMobile, ALContract
Job-0634Administrative Assistant - Customer TrainingGrand Prairie, TXContract
Job-0636HR Specialist - Operations & BenefitsHerndon, VAContract
Job ID:Job-0633
Job Title:
Cabin Realization Engineer - Aircraft
Primary Skills:
AC Cabin Interiors, Modifications, Liaison, CATIA
This position is an open ended contract position with longevity for the right person!  Join a great team! Join a great company!

Position Summary: 
The Cabin Realization Engineer (Contract) applies ample knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural compliance within assigned engineering project teams.
Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for engineering development per the aircraft modification project plan.Responsible to generate specific technical solutions to support cabin or cargo compartment upgrades including, but not limited to, cabin or cargo equipment installation, systems and electrical modification.Responsible for generating installation, adaptation or removal instructions to support input for Service Bulletins.Responsible for engineering drawings accuracy and quality.Responsible to determine the parts required for Kit definition.Responsible for documentation support of the certification process.Supports the certification process as required.Supports onsite modification team as required including direct onsite support.Responsible to answer/resolve queries during and after work instruction and kit delivery.Support the Payload Modification leader as required.Create and ensure that the engineering is robust and meets integrated project requirements.Responsible for the delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and cost targets.Ensure that diversely located teams are supported with the appropriate infrastructure, communication and direction. Manage design changes that guarantee an optimum engineering result.Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced.Provide strong liaison with other departments both internally and internationally.Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery.
Additional Responsibilities:  Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
Experience / Skills / Training: Minimum of 5 years in aviation or 3 years in aircraft modification experience, specifically cabin.Must have strong project or program engineering experience.Must have extensive experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Project.Ability to read and make corrections to engineering drawings.Ability to write reports, technical memorandums, interface agreements, work statements and requirements documents using good technical English.Ability to effectively present information to customers, both internal & external.Ability to develop and present design and program reviews and answer questions thereto.Ability to map and understand complex engineering processes, and to extract information from those processes to include timescales, enablers, deliverables and risk.Ability to inter-relate with and motivate diverse teams.Ability to lead effectively.
Education / Special Qualifications: BS Engineering Degree
Job ID:Job-0634
Job Title:
Administrative Assistant - Customer Training
Primary Skills:
This is an open ended contract/temporary position with longevity for the right person!
Position Summary:  
The Airbus Helicopters Inc. Training Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas hosts thousands of student pilots and technicians per year.  The Training Administrative Assistant is a key, customer-facing role in an energetic team of over 30 people.  He or she plays an integral part in ensuring customer satisfaction and upholding the high standards of one of the largest Airbus Helicopters Training academies.
Primary Responsibilities:
Customer Training Administration: 50%Greets student pilots and technicians coming in for training at the Airbus Training AcademyProvides logistical support to students coming for training:Registering students and creating profile onlineProviding list of accommodation and travel recommendations (most cases)Booking accommodation and travel when necessaryProvides logistics support to students on site:Administers badges for incoming students (every Monday)Issues class rostersSupports food delivery in break roomProvides recommendationsPoint of contact for vendors (hotels, food vendors, etc)
Customer Training Files: Pre and Post - Attendance Documentation and Archiving: 30%Use existing check list to put together customer files containing all necessary pre-training documentation, including passport copies, visa copies, student pre-requisite qualifications and othersUpon completion of training, assists with issuing student training certificatesArchives student files both digitally and in paper copy in a manner compliant with Airbus Helicopters proper documentation guidelines and security requirements
 Internal Training Department Support: 20%Books travel for training team personnel, as needed, via Airbus Helicopters booking agentPlaces orders for promotional items and office suppliesCreates invoices on Sharepoint for FAA paymentsCreates Purchase Requests and codes invoices for vendors and subsidiariesHelps in the organization of internal team events and takes notes on action items from team meetings
Additional Responsibilities:Other duties as assigned.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 
Education:High School DiplomaCollege degree preferred, or equivalent
Experience:Minimum of 1 year related administrative or operational experienceExperience in a customer-facing role a plus
Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPointExperience administering service orders and assisting in billing & payments a plusCalm, cool and collected under pressureGreat self awareness in a customer facing environment
Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):Excellent verbal and written communicationBilingual, English/Spanish preferred
Travel Required:0% Domestic and International
Eligibility:Authorized to Work in the US
Decision Making, ComplexityResponsible for Customer Satisfaction
Organizational information:
Reports to the Supervisor of Customer Training, works with the Administrative Training Coordinators and other departments such as Flight Operations
Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success: 
Customer satisfaction is critical to the success of the Training Center.  This position directly influences the success of the Training Center regarding Customer Satisfaction rates.
Nature of Contacts:
Moderate communication on a  daily basis with internal and external parties
Physical Requirements:Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents and reportsHearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds including safety warnings or alarmsSpeaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communicationsEquipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipmentCarrying: able to carry documents and electronic equipment up to 15lbsLifting: able to lift documents and electronic equipment up to 15lbsPushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furnitureSitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computerSquatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelvingStanding: able to stand for discussions in officesWalking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces
Job ID:Job-0635
Job Title:
Primary Skills:
This is an open ended contract position for the right person!

Position Summary: 
An entry level IFE Modules Engineer working in the Seats & IFE Engineering Department to develop solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems, requiring judgment and ingenuity, within the cross program perimeters for the equipment development to the first installation of an IFE Product on an aircraft. Governed  by the requirements for "Define Customized Modules Design"
Primary Responsibilities:Provide technical oversight of IFE Module vendor(s) to ensure delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and schedule and cost targets.Create project specific deliverables including feasibility studies, integration plans, clash investigation and resolution, and creation of production documents.Analyze Customer Change Requests Revise designs based on customer, manufacturing and/or design requirements.Define Preliminary Module Design for technical coordination with other functions and determine technical re-percussions after receiving MoD proposal documentation.Define Module Design for Head of Version and Select Know Solutions and Create Close to Know solutions as applicable. Develop Customized Module Initial Specification and Customized Design Models Validity.Define/Validate Interfaces to the aircraft including development of customized modules installation requirements (including validation of both structural and system interfaces). Agree module interface points update Customized Technical Specifications as appropriate. This activity includes PDR with suppliers to verify supplier module requirements are validated against the contracted specification and ensure equipment is consistent with all requirements.By means of Critical Design Review finalize Version Module Specification for the suppliers of Modules including acceptance as required of test plans. During the process represents the Company to customers and/ or suppliers on technical matters related to the assigned project or technical specialty.Validate and release Customized Module Design, ensure clash free certifiable module integration into the aircraft by means of the DMUCreate and/or monitor creation of module installation drawings checked within the 3D model environment.Guide and perform qualification and verification and validation of customized modules including release of the Declaration of Design Performance (DDP).  Typically including review and acceptance of Qualification Test Reports in collaboration with relevant Engineering Specialists such as Stress, Flammability and Mass Properties.As an on- going process of product improvement suggest modifications regarding the design and development of aircraft cabins and components.Provide input to the design engineering elements of the integrated project plan to ensure it is technically robust.Provide a clear communication link between the vendor(s) and the Airbus Engineering team.Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced.  Contribute to the Certification of Head of Version Aircraft.Strong liaison with other Airbus departments internally, externally and internationally.Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery into Airbus. 
Additional Responsibilities: 
Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:Minimum 1-2 years' experience within the aviation industry with experience in Airbus aircraft cabin engineering preferredExperience in the Airbus Fulfil Customer Order (FCO) process and be conversant of the Airbus Customization Engineering Process including " DE.PA.02.03 Define Customized Modules Design" preferredMust be familiar with the design of IFE Module components, and have an understanding of their associated certification and qualification requirements.Must have the ability to be self-directed and work in diverse teamsExperience with IFE Modules viewed as an advantage. 
Education / Special Qualifications: 
Bachelor's degree (B.S) from a four year college or university in engineering or similar related subject area is normally required or equivalent education and experience.
Unique Position Details: Excellent communication and organizational skills are needed, with ability to plan and hold effective meetings. Experience working in international teams is an asset.CAD design experience is essential with Catia V4/V5 strongly preferred.Strong competence in the use of the following Airbus Toolsets TASKY,ICC, PDM Link/SSI, GESY,ZAMIZ, CCD PC , VPM & TreND preferredExperience in vendor technical management of cabin suppliers including development of Airbus Standard Product Technical Specifications, Customized Technical Specifications and signature collection (SAD).Must have strong capability in MS Office Products and have the ability to learn new tool sets as required.
Job ID:Job-0636
Job Title:
HR Specialist - Operations & Benefits
Primary Skills:
Human Resources, Operations, Benefits, FMLA, ADA, ERISA, PURCHASE ORDERS
This position is a contract position with an estimated duration of 5 months.
This position administers HRIS and benefits
programs inclusive of health & welfare, COBRA, retirement plans, executive
benefits, etc.  Seeking 3 years of direct experience in Human Resources
specifically in benefits administration, HRIS and a solid knowledge of FMLA,
ADA, ERISA, FLSA and strong attention to detail and computer skills
Position Summary:
The Operations/Benefits Specialist administers Airbus Americas' HRIS and benefits programs inclusive of health & welfare, COBRA, retirement plans, executive benefits, etc.
Responsibilities:Administers HR transactions processed through HRIS - new hire, personnel/pay actions, LOA, terminations, time cards and reporting.Supports the administration of employee benefit plans (FMLA, Healthcare/COBRA, Life Insurance/ADD, 401k/Pension, etc.) and serves a resource to HRBPs and employees on benefit matters. Coordinates actions with benefit vendors. Administers HR vendor purchase orders, establishes new purchase orders as needed, renews/updates existing purchase orders, ensures that invoices received are accurate and paid in a timely manner.Works closely with the payroll department and benefits providers to ensure efficient and timely exchange of information.Administer HR web content across multiple portals.Prepares and updates personnel files, filing all documents to the correct personnel file, and supports the maintenance of personnel files and compliance.Support electronic file managementSupport continuous improvement efforts to improve operations and update or document processes to streamline work flows/ processes within the HR Department.
Qualifications:BS degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience.Minimum of 3 years of direct hands on experience in Human Resources, specifically benefits administration, HRIS and a solid knowledge of FMLA, ADA, ERISA, FLSA, etc.Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel and Word. Experience with ADP preferredStrong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make recommendations to management.Excellent oral/written communication skills, able to communicate effectively with individuals possessing varying degrees of technical and functional knowledge.