Bombardier Aerospace

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Bombardier Aerospace Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.3 128 reviews

73% Approve of the CEO

Bombardier Aerospace President & CEO Pierre Beaudoin

Pierre Beaudoin

(67 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company pushes the envelope on work life balance and they work with employees with Flexible schedules (in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits, very polite environment, proud to be Canadian (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • lack of technical methodologies and basic resources for doing decent engineering work (in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance talked about but difficult to achieve (in 3 reviews)

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    Bombardier Aerospace has a lot to offer in terms of advancement and relocation.

    Engineer (Current Employee) Tucson, AZ (US)

    ProsThe company makes great products and relocating to different states or countries is definitely an option after the first year.

    ConsHuman resources department seems to be getting more and more corrupt throughout the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart hiring people based on ability not based on them being your friend or not.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work for for many years.

    Senior Buyer (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsFringe benefits are excellent compared to other companies

    ConsNot enough empathy and motivation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place for new Graduates

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsGood place for new graduates to get learning experience
    Tremendous number of opportunities
    Work Life balance is achievable

    ConsSalary may not be very competitive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good employer. Many efforts to improve Employee Engagement and Enablement

    Manager (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsChallenging project and initiatives
    Many opportunities
    International presence (and opennings)

    ConsLow profitability (stock is under pressure in a continious basis)
    Compagny is under what seems to be permanent Cash Containment measures

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for but not very stable job.

    Method Agent (Former Employee) Mirabel, QC (Canada)

    ProsInteresting experience, I've learned a lot during my job. Good salary, great benefits. Vacation time and sick time are to be appreciated.

    ConsOvertime not allowed anymore, not always a stable job, your are not allowed to say what you think in too many occasions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListening to the employees more often and try to follow their ideas from time to time. Communication and transparency should be improved.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Challenging, long hours, poorly managed

    Methods Engineer (Current Employee) Wichita, KS (US)

    ProsGreat cafe, cool people, private air shuttle to and from international locations

    ConsPoor management, no training, long walk from parking

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    Average

    Method Agent (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsGreat travelling opportunities. You have the chance to work with many skilled peoples and learn a lot!

    ConsPay freezes, pay freezes and pay freezes. New job posting are sometimes useless cause the canditat is already known by the management but they still have to do interviews.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe management only see graphics and KPI's and forget about real problems!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Manager Finance (Current Employee) Montreal, QC (Canada)

    ProsInnovative, speaks the talk

    Consto much checking the box not fixing process

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook at what makes up the KPI's

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    a good last resort

    Engineering Manager (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsInitially I had many opportunities to move internally, gain new skills and progress professionally.
    Where else can you walk out of your office and TOUCH your product...especially if it is a $50M airplane?

    ConsExecutive management, are disorganized and slow to react to issues.
    DREADFUL work life balance and terrible working culture
    Increased focus on Francization means opportunities to progress to director level and above are few in Toronto as power is consolidated in Montreal

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Disappointing, not what expected

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsExposed to many situations you would not normally encounter, people are great

    ConsLeadership direction is constantly changing, always jumping from one thing to another, never knwo where you are heading. Total boys club, unless you are male and speak French forget about advancing

    Advice to Senior ManagementPick a business plan and stick to it for longer than 1 year

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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