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Corporate Inventory Management Specialists

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Montreal Dorval, QC, CA

Corporate Inventory Management Specialists-MON16211



At Bombardier, over 70,000 employees on five continents work together to move the world forward, one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we will provide you with an environment where it can grow into a unique product or an exceptional customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

As part of its transformation Journey, Bombardier aims at expanding its operating TURN by deploying a unique world class Integrated Business planning and inventory management system across all business units of Bombardier.

To support this goal, Bombardier's Transformation Office is looking to grow a new team of Corporate Specialists in Inventory planning and management, in the areas of:

- SIOP (Sales & Inventory Operations Planning) & Inventory management
- MPS (Master Production Schedule)
- Material Planning
- Capacity Planning
- Master data
- Value Stream Mapping and Lean

This is a strategic role in the governance and execution of the Inventory and business planning within Bombardier’s current systems (and future systems) to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of Bombardier’s resources to optimize inventory levels (right inventory in the right place at the right time). This position is accountable for defining the right process and tool, for leading & managing the deployment across sites, for the training of resources, and ultimately for the correct execution of the deployed process and for performance improvement.

This Corporate Inventory Management Specialist is responsible for developing the planning and inventory strategies to manage and drive revenue and profitability for all of Bombardier businesses. This role is accountable for successfully and accurately planning inventory, investment, product flow, inventory turns and margin to ensure that our company objectives are met/exceeded. This role will help create and drive process discipline across the organization using reporting, analysis, and benchmarking.

Requiring financial expertise, and proven communication skills in a multi-disciplinary, multi-Business Unit environment, this mandate will lead you to be fully involved in the high-profile transformation plan and have a direct impact on Bombardier’s performance.

The setup of this new Integrated Business Planning team is a unique opportunity to put your talent to work and to lead our transformation.


- Significant experience in Materials management
- Strong experience in the deployment or execution of SIOP (Sales & Inventory Operations Planning) & Inventory management systems
- Strong project management and problem solving skills
- Significant influencing and collaboration skills
- Expertise in Material Planning
- Deep expertise and exposure to different organizational disciplines
- Expertise in Capacity Planning
- Be well versed in Change management techniques.


As our ideal candidate:

Key Qualifications

- You combine excellent analytical capabilities, business savvy and leadership skills.

- You are able to exert thoughtful influence in a matrixed organization, be a strong teammate and communicator.

- You should be confident in presenting to Executive Management.

- You have a background in leading and solving complex organizational problems – (Master Data)

- You have a background in MPS (Master Production Scheduling)

Education & Experience

- MBA, Master’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience, is desired. Prior experience in fields that demand complex quantitative analysis such as finance, project management or consulting is desired. Prior experience in product planning, production control, inventory management, or production/manufacturing operations is a plus.
- Have an undergraduate degree in business, finance, or engineering; MBA is an asset;
- Have ten + years of experience, preferably in production/manufacturing operations, project management, or a strategic role within a manufacturing or consultancy firm. Through these working experiences, you have acquired and developed an expertise in at least one of these domains: SIOP, inventory management, MPS (Master Production Schedule), Material Planning, Capacity Planning, Master data, Value Stream Mapping & Lean Manufacturing
- Have demonstrated influencing skills in a matrix-based organization or through indirect reporting lines as well as have proven results in coaching project teams;
- Have excellent presentation skills necessary to understand, consolidate and present information in an efficient way to all levels of the organization, from working level to senior management
- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
- Have a strategic mindset as well as strong analytical and synthesizing skills with demonstrated creativity towards problem solving;
- Are team oriented and enjoy working cross-functionally and communicating with others;
- Are able to multi-task within a highly demanding, highly performant and continuously changing environment;

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

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We have multiple positions available, be proactive and apply today to our pool of candidates!

Job: Procurement & Global Sourcing
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montreal Dorval

Zip Code US 90210
Other Locations:Korea, Republic of, Russian Federation, Jordan, Romania, Poland, South Africa, Malta, Portugal, Japan, Switzerland, Italy, India, Bahrain, Canada, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Norway, Indonesia, Hungary, Zambia, Brazil, United States, Taiwan, Mauritius, GB-NIR-Belfast, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Nigeria, Austria, United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Azerbaijan, Australia, Thailand, Latvia, France, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Finland, Spain, Netherlands, Israel, Denmark, Germany, Singapore
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
13.11.2018, 9:38:32 AM

Unposting Date
25.02.2019, 10:59:00 PM

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