Working Party Team Leader / Certifying Staff (m/f)

Publish Date
08 Aug 2018
Blagnac FRA
Reference Code
10418877 SN EN EXT 2
Interest Group
Technical staff
Functional Area
Customer Engineering&Technical Support&Services
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

Working Party Team Leader / Certifying Staff (m/f)

Airbus Blagnac

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Two vacancies for Working Party Team Leaders (m/f) have arisen within Airbus in Toulouse.

The Working Party Team Leader is in charge of performing a working party (technical changes and or repair) on a delivered aircraft through managing a team of people sent by AIB to a customer site.
He is responsible to establish Working Party file and issue certificate of release for the work package performed, in accordance EASA/FAR Part 145 rules and Airbus procedures.
He can act as Repair Manager in case of major repair, from assessment to release, and will remain accountable for the repair embodiment process. As such, he manages operationally and functionally all disciplines on-site (spares rep, engineering rep, preparators, sub-contractors and workers / Inspectors).

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
¤ To manage a team of different nationalities/cultures on site, far from Airbus structure.
¤ To monitor on site activities of people from different skills and origins (Engineering, Spare representatives, Manufacturing)
¤ Availability/flexibility to travel short/long term.
¤ To keep WP expenses within estimated/agreed budget.
¤ To complete the WP according to contractual agreed schedule.
¤ To comply with EASA Part 145 airworthiness regulation.
¤ To comply with specific/last minute customer request, to negotiate additional and differed items with customers.
¤ To perform necessary training and qualification process to cope with new aircraft types and Airworthiness authorities new regulations.

This role will involve extensive travel for business worldwide and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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.

Required skills

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified with EASA Part 66 license "B1" and/or "B2"
  • Maintenance experience for C and B1 and/or B2
  • Solid experience on large structure repair (Composite would be a plus)
  • Systems qualification
  • Proven ability/experience in management of working parties including preparation and planning
  • Interested and experienced in working with extensive and highly integrated Electronic Data Processing systems.
  • Adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to take initiatives and decisions
  • Leadership and ability to coordinate people
  • Language Skills: Negotiation level of English. French / German / Spanish would be a plus.


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