Advanced Supplier Management - Manufacturing Agent

Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, 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.

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

In your role, you will

•    Conduct on-site supplier assessments to review supplier performance with a focus on manufacturing aspects
o    Manufacturing process: Evaluation of manufacturing process, throughput, process bottlenecks, asset utilization, productivity & adherence to regulatory standards
o    Capacity: Assessment of overall plant capacity to manufacture the required item within the specified timelines
o    Systems: Assessment of systems/ processes used by suppliers to maintain/ improve efficiency –production scheduling, execution automation, deviation mgmt. etc.
o    People: Evaluation of supplier workforce competency and skillset 
•    Identify gaps and improvement opportunities for supplier’s manufacturing processes to increase productivity and thereby enabling a better supplier performance 
•    Assist team in preparing supplier assessment reports / scorecards outlining risks/ issues/ mitigation steps from a manufacturing perspective
•    Prepare and maintain a log of manufacturing related supplier risks and agreed on corrective/ improvement actions
•    Collaborate with appropriate team members to track and resolve recurring supplier issues/ risks

As our ideal candidate

•    You have more than 7 years of Operational Excellence/ Manufacturing Optimization Experience across Industrial Mfg., Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
•    You have the ability to use Lean Six Sigma tools for process improvement – Root cause analysis, Value stream mapping, Kaizen etc., Lean Six Sigma Green/ Black Belt preferred
•    You hold knowledge of key systems/ tools used in a manufacturing environment – Finite Scheduling applications, MES, MRP,  etc.
•    You hold excellent relationship management skills, strong business acumen, and demonstrated ability to link capability assessment outcomes to Business Objectives
•    You hold strong Data analysis/ synthesis and problem-solving skills to consolidate assessment observations, identify mfg. risks and outline improvement actions
•    You have strong technical aptitude, with knowledge of MS Office applications (including SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word) and statistical analysis software
•    70% travel requirements

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, 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.


Job Advanced Supplier Management - Manufacturing Agent

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc


Employee Status Regular

Nearest Major Market: Wichita