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Section Chief - Engineering, Avionics Systems

Date: Aug 7, 2022

Location: Montreal Dorval, QC, CA

Section Chief - Engineering, Avionics Systems-MON18443



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.

You will be part of the Avionics Systems team whose mandate is to design and integrate state-of-the-art avionics solutions into the Bombardier products. As part of the Engineering team, the Avionics Systems team works collaboratively with Flight Test Center, Program Office, Final Assembly lines, Customer Support, and the Regulatory Authorities. You will lead the Primary and Secondary Avionics Systems team on one of Bombardier Aircraft types.

In your role, you will:

- Manage a team of Avionics Systems Specialists

- Participate in the recruitment and integration of new employees

- Establish employee’s yearly objectives, evaluate the employee’s performance, and

- make salary and career progression recommendations.

- Ensure a good, positive and healthy working environment for the employees (communication, recognition, coaching, and career development plans/opportunities).

- Ensure adequate engineering resources are allocated to the tasks to support aircraft development and support production and in-service issue resolution

- Manage and resolve priority conflicts within own department and with internal customers.

- Be accountable for your group’s performance – deliver on-time, within budget and with quality to support the business objectives

- Participate in the organization of departmental governance

- Provide visibility on the execution, issues and escalations, as needed, to your Manager/Director

- Participate in budget preparation and have accountability for managing financial resource. Identify cost reduction opportunities. Identify training and travel required to support to the business needs.

- Develop or adapt tools and processes as needed by the function in order to meet our organizational objectives.

- Manage the Avionics Supplier(s) and establish weekly technical coordination meetings to meet program commitments


As our ideal candidate,

- You hold a Bachelor of Electrical/Computer Engineering degree.

- You have 10+ years in the aerospace industry with good understanding of Avionics Systems requirements and solutions.

- You have experience and understand how these systems integrate and interact to the overall aircraft.

- You have 2-3 years positive management experience with direct reports

- You are a team player, working in a multidisciplinary team and can demonstrate strong organizational and managerial skills (planning structure and prioritization)

- You are creative in finding ways to resolve problems

- You have experience with supplier management

- You have knowledge of Change Management and Configuration Management

- You are organized/self-motivated and bilingual (French, English) with strong verbal/written English skills

- You have knowledge Continuing Airworthiness (Asset)

- You have experience with both development and sustaining programs. (Asset)

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: Avionics
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montreal Dorval
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
22.12.2021, 4:32:32 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Job Segment: Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineer, Aerospace, QC, Engineering, Aviation, Quality