Senior Production Controller

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for a Senior Production Controller on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


Coordinate and expedite the work flow and material to production, for work centers of high criticality level. Receives specific assignments with periodic supervision.


  • Release production orders as per schedule.
  • Prioritize kits and update the status for production meetings.
  • Track & Expedite Readiness and shortages with program and operation teams (material, equipment and documentation) and rationalize timing of launch to production.
  • Internally expedite shortages to ensure the AI&T plan is respected.
  • Follow-up on activities in different work centers work and provide priorities.
  • Ensure transactions are organized and reflect activities.
  • Implement changes as per ECN, NCR, etc.
  • Follow-up of NCR, MRB on material and assemblies
  • Ensure completion of production order in ERP.
  • Suggest improvement opportunities for material flow.
  • Provide functional guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Participate to continuous improvement initiative and the implementation of production control methods and systems.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • In-depth knowledge of the Office suite
  • Good understanding of product nomenclature, planning concepts and an ERP system
  • Sense of urgency
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Commitment and responsibility
  • Good analysis and communication techniques
  • Must be able to interact effectively. Customer orientation (internal and external)
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ability to adapt to changes.
  • Ability to process detailed documentation and data accurately
  • May be called upon to support different shifts
  • Education: Bachelors in a related field of study and a combination of other relevant experiences/education could be considered.
  • Experience: 5 years of relevant experience in a material or production planning environment
  • Level of language knowledge: Essential knowledge of French and English, oral and written.


Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.