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Role: Mechanical Engineering Lead
Schedule: Hybrid – Full Time
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec
Employee Status: Permanent or Contract

AIRHAWKE – Exceptional Aerospace Design and Engineering

AIRHAWKE provides comprehensive engineering, design and approvals to conversion and completion centers, as well as OEMs and MROs worldwide, enabling them to convert or complete an aircraft for VIP, special mission, or cargo roles. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional engineering solutions, innovative design, efficient service, and trusted leadership from the concept stage through to the approval and certification process.

The AIRHAWKE team is 30+ strong, with a distributed, yet collaborative, workforce in locations around the world including Canada, the US and Europe. AIRHAWKE staff are experts in their fields and highly engaged as they thrive on the challenges that each new program and customer brings. Supported by a leadership team that strives to encourage and empower, the AIRHAWKE team is unstoppable.

Directly reporting to the Engineering Director, in your role you will be:

Program Planning

  • Provide technical expertise and input to the Director of Engineering during the estimating and planning phase of a program to establish an appropriate engineering schedule and resource plan.
  • Advising on engineering software and license requirements for a given program.

Program Leadership

  • Serve as the focal for all technical communication and coordination with direct customer and suppliers for assigned program(s).
  • Assign tasks and deliverables to the selected program team based on schedule priorities, capability and availability.
  • Lead and manage execution of engineering deliverables with selected program team per agreed schedule.
  • Establish communication plan and meeting rhythm with selected program team to drive accountability to deliverables.
  • Communicate and advise on all aspects to complete workscope on-time and on-budget for assigned program(s).
  • Support quote requests to suppliers and review of same to ensure that the work scope is clearly defined and properly captured.
  • Coordinate and report-out weekly with Director of Engineering to ensure schedules are up-to-date and resource requirements are met.
  • Guide, mentor and train the selected program team while under your leadership for a given program.
  • Foster a positive and encouraging team environment that promotes great morale and collaboration.
  • Provide on-site support and conduct surveys at customer facilities as required.

Engineering Processes

  • Define, document and establish best practices by engineering discipline, program or customer.
  • Assist with development and documentation of engineering standards, processes and training materials.


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the aviation industry, specifically in interior completions and systems would be an asset.
  • University degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering or College degree in design/drafting
  • Self Motivated detail-oriented team player, demonstrating good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to direct oneself and others autonomously with initiative and proactivity.
  • Proficient with CATIA V5 (Mechanical Design Workbench), AutoCAD & Solidworks would be an asset.
  • Experience in Generative Shape Design Workbench within CATIA V5 & 3DS PLM would be an asset.
  • Proficient in written and verbal French and English.


At AIRHAWKE, we strive to build a strong team culture that fosters collaboration, innovation, trust, and respect among team members. Not only are we convinced it makes for a better place to work, but it ultimately leads to higher productivity and job satisfaction. Winning for everyone.



We base our hiring on the principle of equal opportunity. We firmly believe in the value of each human soul, regardless of birth or background, and all qualified applicants will be considered. We aim to increase the number of our employees from underrepresented groups and seek to help them develop their careers with us. We also actively encourage women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and apply for positions at AIRHAWKE.



·         Remote work flexibility

·         Comprehensive family medical benefits

·         Sustainable work environment

·         Career evolution

·         Family life insurance

·         Team charitable work

·         Strong team spirit

·         Renovated head office

·         Travel

·         Continuous training

·         Free snacks and drinks

·         Competitive vacation package

·         Social team gatherings

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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