A330 configuration manager


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We are looking for a Configuration Manager (d/f/m) within Airbus (Commercial Aircraft)  located in Hamburg. You will be part of the program team within the A330 Configuration Management Germany, with a possible start date of March 2022.

In this position, you are responsible to ensure that configuration management rules are applied and respected for all changes and modifications throughout their lifetime.

You manage changes deriving from Airbus internally or externally from customers and present them through the decision gates and meetings.

You have the opportunity to actively influence future projects e.g. Product Lifecycle Management (Lean PLM).

You work in close cooperation with all other A330 Configuration Management Teams (France/UK/Spain) and Engineering, Manufacturing and Procurement.

At the end of the process you ensure the implementation and the closure of your changes on time, on cost and on quality.

Your mains tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • As configuration manager you are responsible for all changes within your scope (Cabin and Cargo, Fuselage and Systems Germany)
  • You are in charge of presenting the changes to the relevant decision boards
  • One of your main tasks is to consolidate decision elements for the change gates respecting transfunctional and transnational needs
  • You perform project management within the configuration management scope for complex changes
  • You create business case analyses and calculations for all change requests
  • You ensure that changes follow according the programme schedule
  • You support new projects and establish new ways of working in frame of the overall digitalisation

Your educational background:

  • Educated Bachelor or Master’s degree in (e.g. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Technology)
  • Or a completed technical apprenticeship (e.g. in aviation sector) with appropriate further training/education
  • Experience in aviation industry is a plus

Your skills and qualifications:

  • You have a good understanding of complex processes
  • You have basic knowledge in configuration management and in change management
  • You have basic knowledge in risk management
  • You are aware of production planning and steering system
  • You have first-hand experience in project management
  • Google workspace is something you have already worked with
  • Knowledge of “big data”/data analyzing is a plus

Your soft skills:

  • You like to work in a transnational team with good relationships
  • You are able to negotiate and to take initiative
  • You have communication and presentation skills
  • You have entrepreneurial thinking and take action accordingly
  • You are a person who motivates and convinces other people
  • Teamwork is very important for you
  • Digitalisation is part of your DNA

Your language skills:

  • German at negotiation level
  • English at negotiation level
  • French is a plus

Business travel:

This position involves a willingness to travel on an irregular basis (approx. 4 times a year) within Europe.

Your benefits:

  • Challenging tasks and unique high tech products and services
  • Good work-life balance in a big international company
  • Flexible working hours and working time compensation
  • Compatibility of family AND career
  • Attractive salary
  • Company pension and much more

Come and join our team!

Please apply for this position online via our Airbus Careers website ( www.airbus.com/careers).

We kindly ask you to add your CV, your motivation letter incl. your salary expectations, your notice period and all relevant certificates. We give preference to disabled candidates with the same qualifications.

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.


Airbus Operations GmbH

Contract Type:

Permanent Contract / CDI / Unbefristet / Contrato indefinido

Experience Level:

Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family:

Administration / Documentation <JF-FA-SA>

To apply for this job please visit www.airbus.com.

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