Manager, Industrial Design

Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier

Why join us?


As the leading manufacturer of business aircraft, Bombardier is renowned for designing, manufacturing, and servicing world-class aircraft that elevate the client experience.


Bombardier has been successful in setting the highest standards because we are a people-centric business that fosters passion, diversity and authenticity.  Prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms.


Bombardier’s Benefits Program


With our employees’ well-being top of mind, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits Program, which includes the following: 

  • Insurance plans                                           
    • Dental, medical, life insurance, disability, and more 
  • Competitive base salary 
  • Retirement savings plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Tele Health Program 

In your role, you will


•    Manage a team of highly motivated and talented industrial designers 
•    Represent the industrial design team in presenting concepts to senior management and other stakeholders
•    Be responsible for industrial design function in the complete design and development process
•    Conduct in-depth research that will inform innovative and varied concept generation, ranging from cabin floorplans to detailed design
•    Combine technical requirements and form-giving in collaboration with other teams: engineering, marketing, and interior design
•    Lead the team responsible for sketching, conceptualizing and visualization in 2D, 3D (Rhinoceros, Alias, V-Ray and Keyshot are the primary tools)
•    Mock-up and prototype to various scales in variety of materials and technologies
•    Support the interior design team in the development of materials, and finishes throughout the aircraft cabin
•    Investigate innovative manufacturing processes, materials, finishes, cabin hardware and accessories
•    Collaborate in the testing and prototyping of these materials and processes

As our ideal candidate


•    You possess a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, or equivalent experience
•    You have a minimum of eight (8) years design experience (Transportation Design is an asset), including a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a management role 
•    You have a passion for aviation, particularly business aircraft and emerging technologies
•    You have good knowledge of the following applications and softwares: 3D surface modelling (Rhinoceros and/or Alias) ADOBE suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), 3D rendering and lighting in V-Ray and/or Keyshot, AutoCAD, Catia V5, 3dsMax software
•    You have a portfolio that demonstrates your full design skillset: sketch, illustration, color and graphic design, presentation sensitivity, CAD modelling and rendering
•    You are motivated by challenges and have a drive for results, bringing a strong technical aptitude, knowledge of manufacturing processes, and a good overall problem-solving approach
•    You are flexible and creative in removing roadblocks and looking for creative ways to overcome challenges, and can maintain a strong design vision through long-term projects
•    You have the ability to present complex ideas to a senior audience in a compelling manner, and are also capable of presenting products to a refined, distinguished audience, such as business aircraft customers
•    You are able to manage initiatives of a technical, financial, marketing and general business nature
•    You have strong corporate agility, strong soft skills, credibility, and the persuasiveness required to influence decisions without having formal authority
•    You can summarize multifaceted situations concisely and emphasize the significant elements and take-aways
•    You have strong business & financial acumen, a strategic mindset, and easily switch between micro and big picture view
•    You have strong oral and written English communications skills. Functional French communication skills are required.

Please note: You don’t need all the skills, knowledge, and experience listed for this position! We’re not looking for the perfect candidate, we’re looking for great talent and resourcefulness.


Now that you can see yourself in this role, apply and join the Bombardier family! 


Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics to apply.



Job Manager, Industrial Design 

Primary Location Administrative Centre (CA)

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Referral Amount $2,000.00 

Requisition  2705  Manager, Industrial Design