Supervisor, Material Logistics

Date: Nov 8, 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

  • Manage a group of 10 (+) employees in charge of purchasing, managing the delivery flow of parts, address non-conformity of parts, supplier payment roadblocks and support purchasing of OP/Structural parts, Hardware/Raw material, and equipment.
  • Perform managerial responsibilities and recommend related actions, for example, hiring, disciplinary actions, performance management process, training and certifications, work assignments, scheduling vacation, monitoring attendance.
  • Motivate and support team members in their daily concerns.
  • Manage proactive communication to Director Parts Operation and Forecasting, as well as the other staff in the Parts Service group.
  • Manage workflow and provide leadership with respect to customer’s overall satisfaction.
  • Identify reasons for process or workflow inefficiencies and develop strategies to overcome issues.
  • Ensure the development, coach, and delivery of training within the functional group.
  • Develop and maintain KPIs that pertain to the purchasing performance and the ability of the team to stock the right parts, in the right place, at the right time.
  • Facilitate and lead, staff and other meetings as well as projects related to the material management operations.
  • Manage the development of tools to increase efficiencies throughout the team.
  • Manage customers escalations & expectations as well as escalations with suppliers.
  • Manage team to achieve the functional targets for the facility, support Continuous Improvement initiative and yearly or ad hoc objectives.

As our ideal candidate

  • You possess a bachelor’s degree in business, Supply Chain management or related field.
  • You have a minimum of 5 (+) years of experience in a purchasing, customer service or inventory management role.
  • You possess the ability to excel and remain calm under pressure, to work across a range of management levels, disciplines and cultures.
  • You have the ability to plan, organize, prioritize and handle multiple time sensitive tasks in a demanding global environment.
  • You demonstrated ability to be a team player and take initiative, as well as the ability to be decisive.
  • You have computer skills necessary to operate word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (including but not limited to, MS Office suite, MS Outlook, SAP (or ERP and EWM systems)
  • You have the ability to use SAP, Oracle or/and other programs to build governance, reports and KPIs to support the business unit.
  • You are able to develop and deliver presentations to staff and the leadership team.
  • You ideally have previous experience in the manufacturing industry and an understanding of commercial and business aircraft aftermarket preferred.
  • You ideally have previous experience with purchasing process improvement and continuous improvement in administrative functions.
  • You are bilingual (English and French)

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 Supervisor, Material Logistics

Primary Location Administrative Centre (CA)

Organization Aerospace Canada


Employee Status Regular