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

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a dynamic and inspiring leader for our Mississauga manufacturing/MRO facility. The core responsibility of the Division Manager is to assume full P&L accountability for the business unit, and work with the Director North American Operations to refine, develop and oversee the implementation of a strategic business plan, aligned with the overall corporate strategy for Magellan. The Division Manager will apply strong leadership and relationship management skills to deliver a change management strategy for the business, to ensure operational efficiencies are realized and service excellence remains consistently high, while continuing to drive profitable business growth through the management of a focused business development strategy.

Essential Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

  • Develop in-depth understanding of the business relative to strategic Magellan objectives
  • Develop, refine and oversee the implementation of a long and short term strategic business plan, aligned to corporate strategy/objectives.
  • Strategically align with customers and develop plans which include commitments to delivery, performance measures, and price.
  • Utilize performance metrics that are developed to measure ongoing strategic success and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop succession strategy and improve bench strength by facilitating and mentoring manufacturing organization leaders to be exceptional.
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of manufacturing team to ensure long-term health, productivity, with a high performance culture. Ensure appropriate skills and staffing levels are maintained.

Financial Management & Oversight

  • Oversee the management of all financial matters for the facility, including cash and asset management, reporting, corporate & regulatory policies etc.
  • Oversee development of comprehensive annual business plan (including budgets, forecasts, and operational targets).
  • Set measurable financial goals (short & long term) that drive profitable business growth.

Operational Excellence

  • Ensure divisional operating structure is optimally aligned to achieve efficiencies.
  • Improve facility performance by successful implementation and maintenance of Corporate MOS (Magellan Operating System) processes.
  • Direct continuous improvement efforts and oversee the organization's performance relative to quality of products and responsiveness to customer requirements.

Systems Management

  • Ensure all internal business systems are operating optimally to direct, monitor and measure company resources.

Compliance Management

  • Establish and maintain a strong safety and quality culture within the organization.
  • Maintain broad oversight of operations ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain a regular internal and management review process and create action plans for improvement.

Human Capital Management

  • Lead multidisciplinary team that guides, motivates and develops all staff.
  • Develop a culture of operational excellence, creative thought, and continuous improvement throughout the facility.
  • Develop a strong and well-functioning senior management team.
  • Be a champion for change.

Position Requirements

  • Post-Secondary Education in Engineering, Business, or related field
  • P&L responsibility of a company, branch or division of a relevant size and scope.
  • Senior management experience with precision/custom engineering manufacturing.
  • Operations experience using lean manufacturing tools.
  • Experience with introducing and implementing continuous process improvement initiatives.
  • Warehousing, distribution and logistics expertise.
  • Demonstrated team development experience.
  • Professional Engineer (electrical/mechanical) an asset.
  • Aerospace industry experience an asset.
  • Experience managing in a unionized environment.
  • Participated or been a lead in ERP systems conversions.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills, sense of urgency & interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with resources allocation and risk management
  • Knowledge/skills in policy writing, project management.
  • Flexible and open-minded to outsourcing, strategic partnering and virtual work environments as options to traditional thinking.
  • Demonstrates values consistent with the culture, management and operating style expected of Magellan employees.
  • Confident and comfortable with challenging the status quo in an appropriate manner.
COVID-19 Protocol:

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Each employee and visitor who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are mandatory in all of our shared public areas of the workplace and employees 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.

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!

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