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Bombardier Reviews

Updated 22 March, 2019
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Bombardier President and CEO Alain Bellemare
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  • "Work/Life Balance is not good in certain key areas" (in 35 reviews)

  • "Poor management and very poor upper management" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Accounting"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CPA, CA in Saint-Laurent, QC
    Current Employee - CPA, CA in Saint-Laurent, QC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good corporate culture, opportunity to advance, work in a team setting, equal opportunity employer

    Cons

    Could be a stressful environment, deadlines

    Advice to Management

    Your employees are your best assets.


  2. "Internship, Finance Stratgey and Capital Allocation"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work
    People are nice
    Lot to learn

    Cons

    Highly fast paced, priorities keep changing.

  3. "Logistics Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Logistics Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global company, possibility to work worldwide, complex products, possibility to get many different opportunities within the same company

    Cons

    political organization, a lot of changes at the management level resulting in a blurry line of direction

    Advice to Management

    ensure to hire management members that are there first for the organization, and not to promote themselves individually
    ensure to hire management that have a deep knowledge of the product and the industry


  4. "application specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time

    Pros

    bombardier is large and has mutltiple plants rewarding projects

    Cons

    bombardier is reducing and outsourcing it knowledge


  5. "work at bombardier"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technologist Engineering Maintenance Program in Saint-Laurent, QC
    Former Employee - Senior Technologist Engineering Maintenance Program in Saint-Laurent, QC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bombardier full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, good salary, many friends and challeges,

    Cons

    difficult sometimes because there always 2 ways to do things, and they clash.

    Advice to Management

    hire peoples that knows aviation more...


  6. "Material Logistic and work planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time

    Pros

    Good company in México, the payment for the country is good.

    Cons

    The country is not of first world, there is not to much to do.


  7. "Procurement Agent"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time

    Pros

    Great learning school. Some flexibility.

    Cons

    Tactical, not strategic. Systems are in the 80s.
    No processes followed.

    Advice to Management

    Stop focusing only on savings and make your employees feel engaged

  8. "Pretty great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier full-time

    Pros

    Insurance plan, retirement plan, flexible schedule, great focus on personnal and professionnal development

    Cons

    Bombardier is a business in kind of a hard time, so many people loose their job.
    Also, there is a ''clash'' between the unionized employees (production) and the standard ones (office jobs)


  9. "My job review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bombardier part-time

    Pros

    - Easy to be employed after an internship

    Cons

    The company really has bad management


  10. "review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good environement of work, well treated

    Cons

    the hours of work are variable , long working hours