Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations

Cargo Maintenance and Reliability Manager

Last updated: 1 month ago
Expires: 2 months ago
Job Role:
Airport, Operations, Management, Office, operations
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Job description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance & Reliability – Cargo, the incumbent is responsible for all day of operational activities related to the equipment and facilities within their region.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as the main point of contact with Ground Service Equipment (GSE) and Corporate Real Estate (CRE) teams in their region.
  • Ensure adherence to maintenance contracts.
  • Participate in the transition of projects and process improvements from development to functional implementation and ownership.  
  • Manage environmental compliance at cargo stations within their region.  Ensure all spills are handled, disposed of, and records are kept up to corporate standards.
  • Liaise with our Corporate Real Estate partners to ensure projects and/or repairs to cargo facilities are completed on time and within budget.  
  • Ensure CRE provides effective cleaning services at each facility.
  • Ensure safety and security standards are consistently maintained throughout the facilities.  Work with internal audit teams to ensure stations pass all station audits and fix any outstanding items. 
  • Work with the respective Airport Authority for any building related requirements and contracts.
  • Support the procurement of ground handling equipment with our Ground Support Equipment team.
  • Track and trend daily GSE inspection reports from each station ensure compliance.
  • Advocate on station’s behalf with the local Ground Support Equipment team to ensure preventative maintenance intervals and corrective maintenance is completed on time.
  • Control costs and seek opportunities to mitigate initial, as well as ongoing operational costs.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders ensuring effective business relationships and service agreements.


  • Bachelor's degree or College diploma
  • 3+ years of work experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Windows (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and Implement action plans that achieve objectives.
  • Delivers with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work well with peers, clients, and all levels of management.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to influence and negotiate mutually acceptable solutions in the context of conflicts.
  • Thorough knowledge of cargo and/or warehouse handling processes and procedures.
  • Solid operational background
  • Familiar with Health and Safety standards and regulatory requirements as related to airport/airline operations.
  • Recognized ability to work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
  • Strong presentation skills with solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel when required, including international destinations.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.