Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 30-Sep-2019 to 31-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • 60220 LUH Production
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Full Time

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six fold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:  

  1. Production Assembly : 80%


  • Perform layout of sheet metal parts by measuring and scribing in preparation for cutting and forming operations.
  • Cut raw materials allowing for bend requirements, flanges, and crimping.
  • Provide nesting arrangements for cutting the maximum number of parts from standard size metal sheets.
  • Prepare patterns and/or templates to simplify manufacturing processes and to assure proper dimensions.
  • Install sheet metal parts and assemblies in aircraft; assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operation and function. 


  1. Production Test and Troubleshooting: 20%
  • Conduct structural and operational checks and completes troubleshooting of sheet metal mechanical installations.


Additional Responsibilities:

Additional duties as required.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 




  • HS diploma or equivalent


  • Aviation trade school



  • Minimum of 6 years related aviation experience.


  • Minimum 6 years General Aviation or Military Aviation


Required: None 


  • A/P License

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Basic computer skills
  • Read, interpret, and follow written technical data
  • Familiarity with and the ability to use common aviation type tooling.

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


  • Must be able read, write, and speak English 


  • Proficient in French or German

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Hydraulics
  • Avionics
  • Electrical
  • Turbine engines
  • Transmissions and Rotor heads

 Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International


  • US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)


  • None


Equal Opportunity:

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  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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