Meet our people
At Bombardier, it’s all about people.
We know that our workforce is our most invaluable resource. We make sure everyone is empowered and given the means to develop and succeed. We value talent and drive a high-performance culture. Our workforce is always welcome to step up and propose great ideas because we know that everyone has a part to play in our pursuit of operational excellence.
Want to know what is great about working at Bombardier? Here is what our colleagues share on the matter…
Senior Legal Counsel, Aviation, Mexico
“I started working at Bombardier in January 2011 as Contract Administrator for Mexico. After a recruitment process that took one year, I still remember how excited I was when I received the call from my boss saying: ‘Welcome to Bombardier! Get ready to come to Montreal!
My first task was to travel to Montreal to get trained by the Contracts team. After three months, I flew back to Queretaro with the mandate of replicating the Contracts team functions in Mexico with only one difference… I was the only one on the team! So, I had to improve the contract process to make it work.
As an in-house lawyer of a global corporation pillar of the aerospace industry in Mexico, each day brings a broad menu of experiences and challenges to overcome. That is what motivates me to keep growing and bring a positive impact to my team and the people around me. I´m proud of being part of the Bombardier family!"
Senior Communications Advisor, Internal Communications, Montréal
"My dad is a business professor and he just adores Bombardier. Ever since I was little, he’d cut out articles about Bombardier in the financial papers and give them to me so I could learn about business and investing. For the longest time, I had a drawer full of these articles on Bombardier! He always wanted me to get a job here and I kept looking but I was waiting for the right opportunity for my interests and skillset.
I’ve been here for over three years now and I love it. I kind of see myself as an Editor in Chief since I manage all the news content on Bnet, our intranet, and in the What’s New weekly newsletter. It’s challenging to make sure we have enough content to keep things fresh, but also that we don’t give our employees information overload. It’s just really fun work… and my dad is totally proud of me!”
Manager, Operations, Electrical Harnesses, Mexico
“The day I decided to send my resume to Bombardier I remember thinking that they would probably never call me (because of my experience), but they did!
I’ve been working at Bombardier at the Queretaro site for nine years. I’ve always loved the idea of working with planes. I started as a Production Supervisor in 2010, then spent four years as a Manager in the Electrical business unit and two more years as a Manager in Operations, Metallic Structures Assembly. I’ve now moved back to the Electrical business unit as an Operations Manager where I’m responsible for Global 7500 electrical operations in Mexico. The most enjoyable part of my role is the variety in my work. I get the chance to work on the electrical harnesses in all Bombardier aircraft, though my favourite is the Global 7500!
I think the people are what make Bombardier great; we’re a family. I believe that collaboration allows us to do our jobs in the best possible way. I’m always talking with the team, saying that we should always be playing to win and to remember that anything is possible if we work together.”
Head of University Collaboration, Montréal
“The most fulfilling part of my job is being a part of a team that is helping the future of Bombardier by attracting talent, through our new internship program, being more present and being a corporate citizen. The internship program is looking at new ways to deliver a work-life experience to interns, which lets them see what type of jobs they can perform. At the same time, they’re also exploring whether they like the environment, the culture and the business. For employers, the program lets them find talent.
I’m on campus as a Bombardier ambassador to talk about to students about the business and our industry, and that’s exciting. I’m a builder, I like to innovate, and I like to think about moving forward. I think our future is quite bright, and my team and I are working towards that.
The best part about working about Bombardier is that you’re allowed to innovate, you’re allowed to test things and you’re allowed to make errors. One of my boss’ told me ‘Marco, you’re allowed to make one mistake a day. But never the same one.’ There’s always room for opportunities to improve the process, the technology and the way we do things. The process to get an intern is much easier than before.”
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