• 12-Jan-2021 to 26-Jan-2021 (CST)
  • 10222-800 Program
  • Mirabel, QC, CAN
  • Contract

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000. 

From its first helicopter manufacturing facility in 1984 to the production of A220 Family single-aisle jetliners today, Airbus has significantly increased its presence in Canada.

Airbus' ties to Canada were deepened in October 2017 when Airbus sought to acquire a majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (renamed Airbus Canada Limited Partnership in June 2019), the entity that manufactures and sells Bombardier's single-aisle C Series jets- rebranded the A220 Family, with its two versions designated the A220-100 and A220-300.  The partnership markets, manufactures and supports the A220 Family worldwide.


Reporting directly to the Program Manager Configuration Management, the jobholder will be responsible for all milestones to execute on program change requests. 


  • The IWT Lead is the overall accountable focal point within Airbus Canada for a given work package
  • The jobholder interfaces with all functional teams on the program with a heavy emphasis on developing change management implementation, costing and pricing plans, leading the implementation of program strategy and be the focal point to the sales and contracts teams for program commitments to customers
  • The IWT Lead is accountable for the delivery of the components in line with Program requirement to time, cost (NRC & RC), quality, performance (weight) and maturity targets.
  • This involves the management of the specified work package projects through all its phases, i.e. development, detail design, parts manufacturing and industrialization. It also involves the management of the corresponding suppliers.



In your role, you will:

  • Management of the A/C configuration of a specified work package in an IPT approach (Integrated Project Team)
  • Plan and manage lead-time between opening and closing of a change request passing from defining a solution to incorporation in production and in-service.
  • Ensures inputs for resolution of contract updates and commercial issues through procurement teams
  • Prepare reports on the teams' effectiveness, outputs and recommendations, and KPIs and report to senior management
  • Propose, negotiate and cascade performance objectives (Quality, Planning & Lead time)
  • Control implementation of make or buy strategy
  • Represent the Program Management office in many internal decision making forums for program strategy and customer commitment implementation as well as in internal sales strategy meetings
  • Anticipate crisis or disruptions and if needed, lead the necessary recovery actions
  • Implement robust risk and opportunity management system
  • Ensure consistent top level decision making in line with operational needs and escalate issues when required
  • Shows leadership by inspiring and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, internal as well as external to Airbus, including Engineering, Industrial, Quality, Procurement, Suppliers, Work package Managers and for maintaining adequate staff levels in line with Program requirements.




As our ideal candidate,

  • You hold a bachelor degree or diploma in Management/Engineering or 10 years of equivalent experience
  • PMP is an asset
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in program or project management
  • You have a technical background in aircraft development and commercial operations
  • You have a good knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • You are comfortable in representing the program strategy in meetings and ensuring that the A220 program strategy is adhered to both inside and outside of the program organization
  • You have good analytical skills, planning, problem solving, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • You show an open mind and a great ability to work as a team player
  • In addition, you must have a sense of organization, time management and you demonstrate autonomy
  • You are fully bilingual (spoken and written) in French and English
  • You are patient, positive and have perseverance along with good organization skills

Please upload your resume in French and English.

As a leader in our field, Airbus Canada Limited Partnership provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for North American positions unless specified.  Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. 


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