Director, Production Control and Materials Management @ Airbus

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Industry Leaders

The leading manufacturer of helicopters used throughout Canada in roles such as law enforcement, EMS, oil and gas, utility, transport, and commercial use

Impactful role

Combine your hands-on industry experience with your strategic thinking capabilities to help transform the structure and operational success

Leadership Role

This is an influential position to inspire, motivate, and develop others with the creation of the right working climate

Director, Production Control and Materials Management @ Airbus

Company: Airbus

Position: Director, Production Control and Materials Management

Pioneering sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. Airbus is a global leader in the aerospace industry, operating in the commercial aircraft, helicopters, defence, and space sectors. With a 50-year track record of innovation, technological firsts, and industry milestones, Airbus has been a trailblazer in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products. Their mission is to provide impactful services and solutions to a customer base that spans the globe, playing a part in connecting, protecting, and serving our communities.

Airbus has a worldwide presence with over 130,000 employees around the world. Their business operations have wide reach with locations in Europe, the Americas, Africa & the Middle East, and Asia. They are recognized as the largest aeronautics and aerospace company in Europe and as a worldwide leader.

Skills & Experience


In operations, supply chain, or even warehousing management, with a focus on production control and supply chain


You will have your CPIM, SCMP, or APIC Accreditation or a post secondary degree in operations or supply chain


You have championed process improvements in previous roles, ideally having implemented, and run an ERP system


You know how to drive incentive with teams and motivate them to elevate their performance


Project Management and Health & Safety certifications are a must

Industry Background

It will be an asset should you come from the manufacturing, or aerospace industry and you have experience working in a corporate environment.

Summary of the Role

Reporting directly to the President, the Director, Production Control and Materials Management is responsible for the overall management and oversight of Airbus Helicopters Canada (AHC) material flow. There is a priority focus on customer satisfaction and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to ensure clarity, consistency and communication of their requirements. This is inclusive of both internal customers including, AC Completions, R&O & Manufacturing, as well as a wide external customers base. With key performance indicators for on-time delivery and customer satisfaction as drivers and contributing to AHC competencies and within the global Airbus Helicopters framework.

You will be responsible for the leading, managing workload, and developing goals, to monitor the performance and established metrics of departments including, Purchasing, Warehouse, Customs, and Traffic. With production control and warehousing being the bulk of your responsibilities, you will be accountable for overall coordination and management of scheduling and capacity. You will oversee the procurement unit with a focus on cost reduction and best value. Running the department efficiently and driving value will be a core mandate while ensuring an efficient use of resources and making practical decisions or changes, advantageous for the organization.

Within your teams you will assess and develop people strengths and competences according to future business needs and individual career plans. You will foster a productive and rewarding environment identifying and promoting talents, while developing accountability and providing real-time feedback. This includes ensuring a positive health and safety mind-set in the workplace.

This position is part of the Senior Leadership Team and you will be expected to provide strategic and operational leadership to the company. As a group you will set goals, develop strategies, and ensure the strategies are executed effectively. The executive team functions as a collective leadership body, and serves as the model that teams throughout the organization will follow. You will interface with local and international stakeholders and have an impact on the image of AHC both internally and externally.


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