Bombardier to Cut 1,800 Jobs Amid Struggle to Sell CSeries Jet
Bombardier Inc., struggling with development issues on its centerpiece CSeries jetliner, will slash about 1,800 jobs from its aerospace business and split the unit into three, in a move to cut costs and improve operations.
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#1 Jul 29, 2014
I worked for the Bombardier business aircraft division for 10 years as an engineering specialist. A great company with a great product that makes a lot of effort to promote French in it's workforce, as it should. However since the departure of Paul Tellier-one of the CEO's before the last one-Guy Hachey, there has been added layer upon layer of middle management. Resulting in a ballooning burden of bilingual methods technicians. In my opinion way too many office people that are not related to direct production, or engineering. I have worked as a contract engineer for most of my working life,(I am 58 years old) and never seen so many methods people working at a giant make-work project such as that at Bombardier Montreal.
The latest round of layoffs are indeed justified.
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