Boeing Canada Operations Ltd.
An assembly technician at Boeing Canada in Winnipeg works on one of the 500+ composite parts in the company's commercial airplanes

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Boeing Canada Operations Ltd. was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2018):

  • Boeing Canada encourages employees to take care of their physical and mental health through a number of in-house wellness initiatives including a bi-annual Health, Safety and Wellness Expo, annual health assessments, fruit giveaway days to promote healthy eating habits, and Boeing on the Move, an 8-week physical activity challenge (with incentives for employees who reach certain thresholds)
  • Along with paid internships and summer employment, Boeing Canada helps nurture future talent by providing mentoring to Tec Voc High School students as well as students enrolled in the University of Manitoba's engineering program
  • Boeing Canada invests in the long-term education of employees with generous tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions, from $5,000 for courses and certificates, to $7,500 for undergraduate degrees, to $25,000 for graduate programs
Staff at Boeing work on the latest technology and composite materials for the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner   ( Photo credit: Bob Ferguson)

Highlights

Industry Aircraft Equipment Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1971
Publicly traded yes
Parent company The Boeing Company
Parent company head office Chicago, IL, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Richmond BC, Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Petawawa ON, Trenton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,449
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 47 years
Longest serving employee 44 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Boeing Canada Operations Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2018):

  • Boeing Canada partners with Red River College to develop Boeing-specific skills for the Stevenson Aviation program curriculum, and hires program graduates in co-operation with the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resources Development -- the company also offers an annual scholarship for an Aboriginal student in a business or engineering discipline
  • In addition to organizing week-long diversity celebrations in Canada, the organization's parent company, The Boeing Company, maintains a global diversity department and intranet and also hosts a 3-day global diversity summit, open to employees from around the world
  • Boeing Canada employees can participate in 7 international affinity groups, including the Black Employees Association, the Employees Ability Awareness Association, the Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgender Employees and Friends, and Women in Leadership (to name a few) -- affinity groups are supported by a local diversity representative and membership is open to employees worldwide
Employees on the team behind the new acoustic inner barrel being produced at Boeing Canada for the 737 MAX series

Highlights

Industry Aircraft Equipment Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Richmond BC, Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Petawawa ON, Trenton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,449
Formal diversity strategy has a defined strategy to achieve diversity and inclusion goals
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Human Resources Director
Formal commitment maintains a diversity committee and a global diversity department, created a Women's Committee and Women's Advocate role
Employee resource groups 7 affinity groups with more than 80 local chapters, groups include American Indian Society, Asian-American Professional Association, Black Employees Association, Employees Ability Awareness Association, Veterans Association, Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgender Employees and Friends, Hispanic Employees Network and Women in Leadership
Diversity highlights employs 10 deaf employees at its production facility and offers specialized training
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships sponsors Winnipeg Art Gallery's Sign for Art Program in partnership with the Manitoba School for the Deaf, Centre for Aboriginal Human Resources Development, Red River College

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