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Planning / Materials Manager

Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Planning / Materials Manager-FOR00553



At Bombardier Aerospace, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Fort Lauderdale Service Center was established February 1995 and is located in “The Venice of America”; the gateway to South and Central America. Located at Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the Fort Lauderdale facility is winner of several FAA Diamond Awards. The 133,552 sq ft facility is equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, including interior modifications, avionics installations, and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The Service Center has received certifications from FAA, EASA, Argentina, Aruba, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Mauritius, Mexico and Venezuela.

In your role, you will:

Responsible to lead and develop the standardization, implementation, and maintenance of all planning and scheduling processes for all BAS Service Centers. This includes capacity/readiness planning, scheduling and related data processing. Provides input for the development and implementation of policies and procedures, technical standards, methods, and priorities.

- Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements

- Perform managerial responsibilities, for example/hire, disciplinary actions, PMP, and professional development

- Manage warehouse operations, for example, material handling/stocking, tool control, shipping and receiving and inventory cycle count procedures to comply with all federal and state regulations (e.g., HAZMAT compliance and FAA regulations)

- Manage procurement and material planning to ensure adherence with company policy and procedures

- Oversee and lead all Service Centers capacity planning/scheduling functions, for example, staffing forecasts, hanger plans, and material and capitalized tooling/GSE requirements and standardize platform pricing

- Coordinate department activities across all Service Centers. Identify best practice and implement as standard procedures, process for proper integration of their functions with data processing, planning, scheduling and production control activities providing work packages and work flows for each aircraft, related analysis and reporting

- Oversee data processing and production planning/control plans and projects including the regular reports on status, overall performance, problems, and related matters

- Oversee, review, and/or conduct feasibility and cost evaluation studies in support of new program and product offerings

- Provide guidance and monitor progress on major systems projects

- Oversee, develop and/or coordinate readiness plans for new customers as required by assigned site(s)

- Responsible to develop and maintain man-hour data models that quantify maintenance costs for every aircraft type to support new aircraft sales and heavy maintenance offerings at the time of new aircraft sales as well as any proposals required for ongoing maintenance activities

- Responsible to analyze maintenance requirements, costs and associated “out of service times” of competitors’ aircraft

- Responsible to coordinate requests for assistance, so as to support the RFP process and quotes from Regional Managers, Director of Sales & Marketing, BAS Service Centers and production facilities.


As our ideal candidate,

- You have a minimum of 7 years related experience in an aircraft service facility

- You have a minimum of 3 years progressive planning and scheduling supervisory experience working in Aviation Services Industry

- You have a Bachelor degree in Business or Aviation Management or equivalent experience

- You have thorough knowledge of process improvement methodology and application (e.g., Six Sigma)

- You have working knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles necessary to read and interpret profit/loss statements, financial reports & statements so as to meet financial objectives for assigned area and programs

- You have working knowledge of aircraft types, maintenance programs, fleet operations and planning / scheduling systems

- You have negotiation skills necessary to bring satisfactory resolution on company’s behalf concerning external and internal customer requirements

- You have business acumen with strong written and verbal facilitation and presentation skills

- You have computer skills necessary to learn and/or operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and web-based and operating system (SAP) and Pivotal applications

- You have interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, management and contractors

- You have thorough knowledge of industry trends with familiarity with customers practices and capabilities

- You have working knowledge of FAA and Federal Aviation Requirements

- You have previous Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) and / or change management experience - preferred

- You have previous training and experience in Project management - preferred

*This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Bombardier is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other personal characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

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: Customer Service
Primary Location: US-FL-Fort Lauderdale

Zip Code: US 33315
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
19.07.2021, 9:27:40 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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