Montréal is one of the world’s most important aerospace centres. The city is home to more than 200 specialized companies, including Bombardier, Bell Helicopter Textron, CAE, Airbus, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Pratt & Whitney - all working to shape the industry of today and tomorrow.
In the space of just one year, Montréal’s aerospace sector has experienced 3.4 percent employment growth—a pretty impressive leap! Right now, one in 50 people work in this fast-growing sector in the metropolitan area.
In recent years, several innovative sectors have developed leading-edge expertise and opened up a wide range of job opportunities. Advancements to engines, landing gear, avionics, simulators and electrical and electronic systems are just some of the many achievements that have been developed in collaboration with Montréal’s research and teaching institutions.
From learning to leading, Montréal has aerospace covered
Montréal boasts several higher-learning institutions and research centres that are dedicated to aerospace and to building bridges in the industry.
With top-level contractors and world-class equipment manufacturers and integrators, the industry has created a multitude of jobs, allowing it to grow while ensuring its longevity.
Jobs in high demand
- Aerospace engineer
- Project engineer
- Electrical engineer
- Process engineer
- Mechanical assembler
- Machine operator
- Methods agent
- Quality control inspector
- Directors of operation
- Production coordinator
- Logistics specialist
- Supply chain manager
Meet Marc, a business unit manager in the aerospace sector