Operations Business Unit Managers- Manufacturing

Bombardier   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

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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. We have an immediate opening for an Operations Unit Manager.  This position requires a focused individual who will play a key role in meeting our goals and objectives.In your role, you will:

  • Drive world class safety performance through the implementation of behavioral based safety programs and ensure compliance to all Bombardier and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain a robust product quality compliance program making full use of the Bombardier Quality gate process and progressive acceptance where applicable
  • Enhance employee engagement through effective communications and interactions with operations personnel and production focus teams
  • Work with Supervisors and production personnel to maximize workforce effectiveness & flexibility
  • Establish departmental master plans and execute day-to-day actions in support of Bombardier strategic initiatives and operational objectives
  • Drive continuous improvements in operational and business processes to deliver optimal results for Safety, quality, productivity, cost and labour relations
  • Develop departmental budgets. measuring and report on financial performance
  • Actively lead and drive execution of the Achieving Excellence System within area of responsibility (i.e. SQPEC, Visible Leadership, etc) in line with Bombardier's strategic vision
  • Establish, monitor and track operational KPIs and performance to Master Plans
  • Coach, mentor and develop supervisory and non-supervisory employees in the department
  • Cascade information on Department and Bombardier performance to production personnel
  • Ensure timely and effective communications regarding operational issues, schedules and compliance with internal and external Bombardier customers
  • Maintain a strong cross-functional focus, ensuring the team members work collaboratively to meet program objectives
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures


 As our ideal candidate,

  • You have a university degree or college diploma in a technical or related discipline
  • You have a minimum of 5 years practical experience in an unionized environment in a supervisory capacity
  • You possess excellent leadership skills including strong ambition and desire to succeed, a strong professional ethic and proven planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • You are able to gain a high degree of credibility with all levels and functions within the organization and regulatory bodies utilizing excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You have a persuasive and facilitative management style and the ability to assimilate, interpret and transfer information
  • You possess strong computer skills and the ability to work with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.