Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for facilitating day-to-day management of the Contracts department in accordance with Company Procedures. The incumbent will oversee supervision of department staff to ensure that all aspects of the business cycle relating to proposals, contracts, administration, invoicing and any warranty claims are efficiently handled in compliance with corresponding work instructions and procedures. The Contracts Manager will also assist in all administrative functions of the department.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive (FLEX) benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Company social events including Company BBQ, children's events, service awards day, winter holiday party and many other events put together by our social committee!
  • Employee Social & Welfare Association
  • On-site gym
  • Employee discounts on tickets to certain sporting events and other entertainment/events
  • Flexible work hours
  • Full cafeteria with healthy daily specials
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supervise, monitor and assist Contracts staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Coordinate, review and approve formal proposals / pricing with engineering, estimating, program management, marketing and the executive. Subsequent to proposal submission and contract being awarded, ensure effective contract administration and monitoring.
  • Negotiate contracts for both domestic and export customers.
  • Receive, review and respond to customer enquiries – specialized aspects of this include familiarity with frequently changing Canadian and U.S. Government regulations.
  • Coordinate and negotiate financial papers associated with contracts (i.e. Letters of Credit, Performance Bonds, and Banker’s Guarantee).
  • Contribute to overall corporate profitability by ensuring that proposals meet financial requirements and that the agreed to T+C’s (Terms and Conditions) adequately protect the company in all eventualities.
  • Communicate regularly with all other departments.
  • Other duties as assigned, such as committees, infrastructure, etc.

Position Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree or Business Administration diploma from a recognized university or college.
  • 5 to 8 years of business / management experience.
  • Contracts administration experience is considered a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of Canadian government or standard industry terms and conditions; understanding of Commercial Law as it related to terms and conditions.
  • Familiarity with Canadian and U.S. government regulations.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Negotiation skills in confrontational situations.

About Us

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

COVID-19 Protocol:

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Magellan’s policy states that the use of face masks is mandatory, this is consistent with applicable legislation and guidance from occupational health and safety regulators. All employees and visitors who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms and are required to practice social distancing at all times. We have ensured that hand-sanitize stations are easily accessible and enhanced cleaning schedules have been implemented on a daily basis. Magellan supports public health guidelines and encourages employees to get vaccinated. Although mandates are not a requirement at Magellan, this may be subject to change and offers of employment may be contingent on vaccination status with respect to changes in legislation.

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