Director, Operations (Manufacturing)

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier

Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy, efficiency, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

In your role, you will

  • Be responsible for all operations under a specific area while assuring the alignment of the organization within the philosophy of the Achieving Excellence System (AES).
  • Coordinate the different production departments and functions, which assure the support to production.
  • Coordinate strategic initiatives as well as cost reduction initiatives.
  • Develop and implement regular reviews and governance with Management to ensure harmonization in line with the strategy and the plant’s needs.
  • Support the preparation of the production planning calendars and communicate with the departments concerned.
  • Develop tools to analyze performance and implement the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) required to ensure the best performance possible.
  • Maintain contact with all the sites involved in the Global Aircraft Program.
  • Strive towards a healthy management of human resources (unionized and salaried employees) at all levels.
  • Assure the continuous improvement of processes, mainly by using problem solving tools.
  • Maintain a harmonious relationship with union representatives.

As our ideal candidate

  • Possess a university degree in aerospace, engineering, operations management, or possess significant experience that has allowed you to develop strong management skills. 
  • Have more than ten years of experience in operations management in a unionized manufacturing environment, ideally in the aerospace sector.
  • Illustrate your ability to influence in several multifunctional projects and have strong management, leadership and interpersonal relations skills.
  • Be familiar with the lean manufacturing principles.
  • Are recognized as being a good communicator with the ability to mobilize your employees.
  • Are results driven and have excellent organizational skills as well as priority management.
  • Be fluently bilingual French-English, both spoken and written. 

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.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.
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Job Director, Operations (Manufacturing)

Primary Location Dorval Plant 3

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular