Tooling Project Manager (m/f) – AIRBUS

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Airbus Commercial Aircraft looking for a Tooling business manager (m/f) to join our department Manufacturing Engineering based at Toulouse, France.

You will be part of a team in charge of innovation, development and industrialization of all programs in the Airbus range.
The state-of-the-art A321 Final Assembly Line (FAL), based at the Jean-Luc Lagardère site comes to life. This new production line will modernize the entire Monocouloir de Toulouse production system.

Our magnificent FAL A321 is launching and we are recruiting an experienced technician to fill the position of tooling manager, in order to support the development of our new industrial systems of tomorrow, but also to ensure the introduction of the new AIRBUS A321 -XLR.

Your work environment:

World capital of aeronautics and European capital of space research, Toulouse is a dynamic city in the south-west of France served by an international airport. Ideally located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and close to the Pyrenees, it offers many possibilities for outdoor activities!

Because we take care of you:

  • Financial Benefits: Attractive salary, incentive and profit-sharing agreements, employee savings plan supplemented by Airbus and employee shareholding plan with allocation of free shares on a voluntary basis.
  • Work/life balance: Additional days off for special occasions and leave transfer options, a works council offering numerous socio-cultural and sporting activities and other services.
  • Well-being / health: Complementary cover for health and insurance costs (incapacity, invalidity, death). According to the site: health services center, concierge services, gym, carpooling app.
  • Individual development: Development opportunities and numerous training possibilities (catalogue of more than 10,000 e-training courses available in free access to develop your employability, certifications, accelerated development programs, expert courses, national and international mobility).

At Airbus, we help you work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we promote flexibility in our working methods in order to stimulate the spirit of innovation.

Vos challenges:
Acquisition and commissioning of industrial resources allowing aircraft assembly:

  • Analyze and estimate the needs expressed by the various professions of the FAL (Preparation / Production Office).
  • Write the Tooling Specifications required for consultation with different suppliers.
  • During the consultation phase, in conjunction with the Purchasing departments, draw up the technical choice report, evaluate and participate in the final supplier choice report.
  • Ensure the management of the tooling supplier in all phases of
  • development of this means: Study, production, manufacture, validation.
  • Carry out the follow-up at the supplier then the commissioning at Airbus on the production stations.
  • Carry out all project / business conduct and management actions and ensure the planning and achievement of milestones.

Your boarding pass:

  • Holder of a diploma of higher technician, level bac+2 /+3, you ideally have an experience of 3 to 5 years in the aeronautical field in the industrial environment and more particularly in the trades of production or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Experience in the management of projects / construction sites
  • Experience in writing technical specifications
  • Significant experience in the field of mechanical systems engineering
  • Basic notions in mechanical dimensioning (RDM)
  • Basic notions in hydraulics / pneumatics
  • Master the analysis of mechanical plans (2D and DMU CATIA V5)
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Have an innovative / creative spirit (technology watch)
  • English: intermediate level.

You don’t match 100%? No worries! Airbus will support you in your development plan.

Give a new dimension to your career by applying online now!


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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.