Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 18-Nov-2020 to 02-Dec-2020 (EST)
  • 60370 Fort Rucker
  • Fort Rucker, AL, 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 sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: 

Manages, organizes and analyzes all relevant fleet data to develop meaningful output as it relates to cost, material demand, forecast and inventory distribution strategies for the Lakota fleet

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Data Analysis and Reporting: 50%

  • Validates, organizes and assembles raw data into a monthly report for management
  • Analyses raw data and formulates strategies in an effort to identify cost drivers,  increase stock accuracy and efficiency while reducing inventory/logistic cost and mitigating performance penalty risks
  • Establishes, measures and reports key performance metrics relating to the overall cost drivers, stock availability, efficiency and forecast accuracy

2. Data Collection and Management : 30%

  • Coordinates the regular exchange of data across multiple platforms both internally and externally
  • Consolidates all relevant raw data to one central organized location
  • Performs regular validation across all platforms to ensure data consistency and accuracy
  • Establishes and maintains data repository via internal platform (i.e. SharePoint)

3. Forecast Management: 20%

  • Ensures that Lakota forecast requirements are communicated across all relevant entities (i.e. AH Germany, Global Supply Chain, Procurement...) and implemented as identified through validated analysis
  • Tracks and coordinates forecasted removals, repairs and material requirements for all TBO (Time Between Overhaul) and SLL (Service Life Limit) assets with their applicable repair locations (i.e. external suppliers, AH Germany, DCR...)
  • Coordinates and delivers quarterly forecast requirements to the US Army as contractually required in the mutually agreed to format

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 



  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, statistics, aeronautics or related field or equivalent experience required


  • Master's Degree



  • Minimum 2 years of data analysis and reporting, experience in aviation fleet data analysis/reporting preferred.


  • Additional experience building data analysis, reporting and performance metric tools



  • None


  • None

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Ability to evaluate and interpret raw data, performance metrics, contract deliverables, and procedures
  • Independent planning and organization
  • Working with cross-functional teams and customers, both foreign and domestic  in a fast paced environment

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

  • Professional written, presentation, and verbal communication
  • Proficiency in French and German both written and verbal communication a plus

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Expert level user in SAP and Microsoft Office with focus in Excel required
  • Experience with managing and manipulating Sharepoint preferred
  • Must be able to obtain general proficiency in SAP within 1 year of hire

Travel Required:

  • 10% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Requires ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to think analytically and should be a problem solver. 
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant raw data in order to transform into meaningful information.
  • Ability to analyze and document business deliverables and processes.
  • Output will be used to shape the range and depth of inventory that supports a fleet of over 450+ aircraft.

Organizational information:

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Position will directly influence inventory/stock strategy (range and depth of inventory  [in excess of $27M] to support the customer)
  • Analytics directly impact customer's mission capability
  • Analytics indirectly impact our ability to generate revenue

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 90%
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings. 
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms. 
  • Speaking:  able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. 
  • Equipment 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 equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts. 
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. 
  • Lifting:  able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. 
  • Pushing / Pulling:  able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. 
  • Sitting:  able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. 
  • Squatting / Kneeling:  able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor. 
  • Travel:  able to travel independently and at short notice. 
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents):  able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. 
  • Personal Protective Equipment required: Occasionally may be required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection if visiting the shop floor. 

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status

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

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

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus 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.

NOTE:  Airbus Helicopters, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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