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Operations Manager

Opa Locka, FL

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 join us?

As the leading manufacturer of business aircraft, Bombardier is renowned for designing, manufacturing, and servicing world-class aircraft that elevate the client experience.

Bombardier has been successful in setting the highest standards because we are a people-centric business that fosters passion, diversity and authenticity. Prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms.


Bombardier’s Benefits Program

With our employees’ well-being top of mind, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits Program, which includes the following:

  • Insurance plans: Medical, Dental, Vision, mental health and more
  • Tele-health program
  • Competitive retirement savings plans
  • Employee Assistance Program

What are your contributions to the team?

  • Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements
  • Encourage and promote a safe work environment by supervising a safety/security program which includes operation of support equipment, aircraft systems, 5S, general housekeeping and lean manufacturing.  Ensure that regular established safety/security audits are conducted and discrepancies are addressed.
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities for assigned employees and area(s), for example, time card and vacation approvals, PMP and 30/60/90 day reviews, opportunities for professional development and training, personnel decisions concerning hire, fire, disciplinary issues, and salary adjustments, as well as employee schedules and leave.
  • Responsible for coordinating unscheduled aircraft maintenance and work performed at a location other than the Repair stations fixed location
  • Supervise the performance of maintenance and ensure that work is performed in accordance with Repair Station / Quality Manual, Site Operating Procedures and FARs.
  • Oversee and manage the resources to maximize productivity and minimize DOI.
  • As required, submit requests for engineering support (RED's, RFE's, SRPSA's and installs) in direct support of operations for all product lines.
  • May be required to act on behalf of Customer Project Manager during absence.
  • May be required to support UMT, including, for example, coordination of tooling and parts, scheduling personnel, and aircraft return-to-service.
  • Administers team related policies & procedures.
  • Manage time keeping system to ensure employee hours are accurate, and track attendance. 
  • Coordinate technical shop floor issues, such as engineering, specialized tooling requirements, etc. 
  • Facilitate DMM meetings with all departments & shops.
  • Monitor housing and facilities for compliance with 14 CFR 145.103 and report any insufficiency.
  • Identify and communicate best practices and champion continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Engage in BAS Network Database and transfer SAP Work Orders into database.
  • Engage in BAS Network Reporting. (Shop Floor Efficiency)

As our ideal candidate

  • Typically a minimum of 5 years of experience in performing aircraft heavy/line maintenance
  • Typically a minimum of 2 years leadership / Supervisory or Lead experience (Aircraft Maintenance preferred)
  • A&P Certificate or otherwise appropriately certificated under FAR part 65
  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, for example, part 91, 121, 135, and 145 and FAA maintenance programs and procedures
  • Working knowledge of aircraft maintenance inspection programs for jet aircraft
  • Working knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety rules and regulations as they apply to workplace safety and environmental aspects of aircraft maintenance operations
  • Accounting and budgeting principals acumen necessary to read and interpret profit/loss statements, financial reports, and meet financial objectives for assigned area and programs 
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, customers, all levels of management team, and other departments
  • Customer service skills necessary to modify communication, tone, and presentation to defuse crisis situations with internal and external customers and maintain mutually beneficial customer relations
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills with the ability to develop people and build a strong team
  • Strong Verbal and written communications skills
  • Training skills necessary to provide employee training
  • Planning and organization skills necessary to plan, prioritize and coordinate workload of assigned employees within a multiple project setting
  • Leadership skills necessary to make decisions with sound judgement, train and mentor employees for improved performance, coordinate activities of multiple departments, and guide day to day operations successfully 
  • Computer skills necessary to learn and / or operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, project, email and web-based applications as well as other operating systems used to manage the maintenance work
  • Must be a US Citizen- Bombardier does not provide Visa Sponsorship


  • 4 year College Degree
  • Previous experience in Project Management
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Pivotal & Autotime maintenance transactions
  • Working knowledge of ISO/OHSAS management system and resources

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.

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