Supply Chain Agent - Bombardier Defense

Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 2A3

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.



Bombardier Defense proudly unites expertise, innovation, and unwavering dedication to forge the future of military aviation. We are dedicated to forging the future of military aviation by enabling persistent airborne solutions for our special missions’ customers.

Why Bombardier?


Our employees are expected to bring their authentic selves to work because we firmly believe our people are at the heart of our success. We are mindful of our employees’ well-being and are consistently working to improve upon our benefits package:

  • Competitive salary and short-term incentive based on company performance.
  • Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule.
  • 10 personal and sick days (up to 130 days cumulative).
  • Flexible group insurance program (Supplementary maternity benefits, medical, dental, travel, life, short- & long-term disability).
  • Flex Dollars Allocation (Wellness, Health, and Group RRSP).
  • Tele-health program.
  • Share Purchase and Pension Plan.
  • Learning opportunities through the Bombardier Academy of Learning.

What are your contributions to the team?


  • Establish and maintain relationship with strategic suppliers located worldwide from a commercial and contractual standpoint
  • Develop new sources of supply and establish strategic alliances.
  • Develop negotiation business strategies.
  • Lead and participate in the development of the commodity by managing projects that would include the preparation of business cases.
  • Lead, develop and execute the commodity strategy and provide to senior management project and negotiation statuses.
  • Identify, analyze and realize cost reduction opportunities
  • Create and maintain formal networks internally and externally.
  • Act as single interface with suppliers of new business.
  • Support Sites and/or Business Units with appropriate sourcing strategies.
  • Coordinate and lead negotiations of any claims with suppliers in support of business unit production issues.
  • Support Business Units in the application of contractual remedies against material breaches.
  • Lead contract negotiations with suppliers.
  • Ensure contracts are maintained in accordance to our business requirements
  • Support other supply chain agents in their contracts negotiations, the commercial agreements and product changes negotiations, as well as the contracts amendments;
  • Participate in the governance of cost reduction initiatives and ensure projects come to fruition.
  • Participate in supplier program reviews led by the business units.
  • Develop and coach team members on procurement initiatives and processes.
  • Support commodity manager in the performance development plan process.

How to thrive in this role? Skills, knowledge & experience:


  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, in law, in supply chain or equivalent.
  • You have five (5) to ten (10) years of relevant experience. 
  • You have experience in the aerospace industry and/or manufacturing environment and/or program management, in a commercial role, an asset.
  • You have excellent negotiation skills and experience in project management.
  • You are detail oriented, focused and committed to meeting deadlines.
  • You are a strong team player, recognized for your leadership and innovation, and ability to mobilize a team.
  • You have a high proficiency and are a good communicator in French and English (written and spoken)
  • You have strong capabilities in operations and financial management. 
  • You are comfortable with complex technical topics, and have knowledge of legal terminology or interpretation of contracts. 
  • You are familiar with Just-In-Time purchasing logistic, integrated supply chain and lean manufacturing concepts. 
  • You can work with MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook.



If you aren’t sure you have all the skills, knowledge, and experience for this role, you are encouraged to apply. At Bombardier, we aren’t looking for the perfect candidate. We are looking for great talent with an optimistic attitude that wants to get the job done.

Now that you can see yourself as a supply chain agent at Bombardier Defense, apply and let’s chat!

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of all races, religions, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, immigration statuses, disabilities, or other legally protected characteristics to apply.



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 Supply Chain Agent - Bombardier Defense

Primary Location Completion Center

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular