Bombardier Aerospace
3.2 of 5 101 reviews
www.aerospace.bombardier.com Dorval, Canada

Bombardier Aerospace Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
Bombardier Aerospace – “Bombardier CSeries”

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81% Approve of the CEO

Bombardier Aerospace President & CEO Pierre Beaudoin

Pierre Beaudoin

(52 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "The company pushes the envelope on work life balance and they work with employees with Flexible schedules"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Brilliant people, hard working environment"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "lack of technical methodologies and basic resources for doing decent engineering work"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Work is repetitive and mostly paper pushing as you cannot make decisions"
    in 4 reviews
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Intern/Co-Op

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Bombardier Aerospace

ProsVery good work. Extremely helpful employees

ConsMiddle Management needs to have a clear long term picture of the job

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain your middle management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Strong company heavily leveraged on new programs

Senior Quality Engineer (Current Employee)
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOutside the box creativity, transparency to all levels of management and they are willing to invest in employee development. The company promotes from within when the talent is available.Outside the box creativity, transparency to all levels of management. They are willing to invest in employee development and the company promotes from within when the talent is available. The company puts a high emphasis customer satisfaction and empowered the employees to help achieve this objective. With several new programs underway it is an exciting time to work for the company.

ConsSome projects are to some degree disjointed and as with all large companies work silos are a challenge to overcome.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay focused on the big picture

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

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Never a dull moment!

Talent Acquisition Advisor (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Bombardier Aerospace full-time for more than a year

ProsIt's a great company to recruit for. The calibre of people working there are the best I've worked with. The hiring managers were extremely impressive people! Everyone is very proud to be there as was I! Lots of long tenured employees. It's an incredibly interesting place to work!

ConsWith any large company there will always be changes in process. There is process improvement but then there are extremes. If you like routine and are bothered with constant changes in policies and procedures, then this will be an issue. Lots of turnover in Human Resources.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmployees there need to take more vacation. There seems to be a very high level of stress and pressure and that can be relieved with more time off. Some employees under a certain pay grade are not entitled to take any vacation days during their first 12 months of employment and I found that to be strange.

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

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Just OK

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace full-time

ProsWork life balance is good. Environment is very chilled out and relaxed.

ConsThe company is pretty much set in its ways and not much scope to contribute outside of the set ways. Not much focus on improvements or research, unless your boss is interested. Cost containment is in effect. Pay is very very poor. Sometimes projects are not very well managed and leads to delays and panics.

Advice to Senior ManagementStimulate and Nurture your team, and the company shall grow and so shall you. Take seriously the next gen ideas, as only they can raise you above par. Please Oh Please, Think Outside The Box !!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to learn

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace

Prosa lot of job opportunities

ConsThe business is not stable and salary increase has been frozen. Lay offs happen more often than usual.

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Good work life balance, but salary below market average

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace

Pros- work life balance
- international dimension

ConsHR processes are very slow (promotions, lateral moves)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company but huge inertia

Process Engineer (Current Employee)
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace full-time for more than a year

ProsNice to have on your cv. Opportunities to work in many different fields. Good work/life balance. Work with cutting edge technologies.

ConsAverage salary, no overtime allowed, Roles & responsibilities not clear. Management doesn't have any accountability. Management challenge every decision from their employee

Advice to Senior ManagementTrust your employees, they are good.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good potential to learn, but has management issues

Materials and Processes Engineer (Current Employee)
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I have been working at Bombardier Aerospace full-time for more than 5 years

ProsIntegrated team environment helps employees to interact between various functions and learn a lot more. Benefits are good compared to the local marketplace. Good work-life balance.

ConsLack of fairness in management. Dedicated and delivering employees are not appreciated unless you're "friend" with the management. Lots of office politics which is frustrating at times. Difficult to grow even if the performance is beyond expectations. There is always an excuse when it comes to promotion. HR is working for managers only.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe fair to your employees and appreciate and nurture the good work of those who are dedicated.

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Challenging with a good experience handling Suppliers issues

Senior Material Logistics (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Bombardier Aerospace as a contractor for less than a year

ProsGood interaction internally with co-workers
Good approach with vendor management for Suppliers

ConsUnionized environment, culture in a unionized organization

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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You need to be smart to make it for a good carreer path

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Bombardier Aerospace full-time

ProsComplex business processes, large implementations and very diversified requirements.

ConsReactive and not a proactive business

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