Section Chief, Advanced Structure Engineering

Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9 Mississauga, ON, CA, L5S 1W1

Company: Bombardier

When applicable, Bombardier promotes flexible and hybrid work policies. 

Why join us?

At Bombardier, we design, build and maintain the world’s peak-performing aircraft for the world’s most discerning people and businesses, governments and militaries. We have been successful in setting the highest standards by putting our people at the heart of it all, and defining excellence, together.


Working at Bombardier means operating at the highest level. Every day, you are part of a team that delivers superior experiences and products, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in our industry and beyond. By prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms, because the best work happens when you are free to be yourself and share your unique expertise. 

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 

What are your contributions to the team?

  • Manage a team of structural designers and stress analysts.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the definition of future aircraft structures, proposing innovative and competitive solutions.
  • Develop or adapt tools and processes according to the needs of the function in order to achieve our organizational objectives.
  • Ensure that adequate engineering resources are assigned to tasks to meet product development deadlines and project execution.
  • Set annual employee objectives, evaluate performance, establish salary and recommendations for career progression.
  • Be accountable for your group's performance - delivering on time, on budget and with quality to support company objectives.
  • Ensure a positive and healthy work environment for employees (communication, recognition, coaching and career development plans/opportunities).
  • Provide visibility on execution, problems encountered and escalate as needed to your manager/director.
  • Manage and resolve priority conflicts within own department and with internal customers.
  • Participate in the recruitment and integration of new employees.
  • Participate in budget preparation and be responsible for the management of financial resources.
  • Identify training and travel required to support to the business needs.

How to thrive in this role?

  • You have a bachelor's degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering.
  • You have 10+ years in the aerospace industry, with a good understanding of the requirements related to the development of primary structures, both in terms of design and justification.
  • You have experience in structural integrations, and a good understanding of how the systems work and interact with the overall aircraft.
  • You have practical experience of conceptual design and preliminary sizing.
  • You have an interest in business aviation improvement and are a strategic thinker. 
  • You have a minimum of 2-3 years' positive experience in a management position.
  • You are a team player, work in a multidisciplinary team and can demonstrate strong organizational and managerial skills (planning structure and prioritization)
  • You are creative in finding ways to solve problems and have the ability to bring your ideas to fruition.
  • You are organized/motivated and bilingual (French, English) with strong oral/written English skills.
  • You have knowledge of aeronautical product certification (Atout)
  •  You have experience in developing new products and supporting products in service (Asset)

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.


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 Section Chief, Advanced Structure Engineering

Primary Location Administrative Centre (CA), Global 7500/8000

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Requisition  3708  Section Chief, Advanced Structure Engineering