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Business Optimization Analyst - Cargo - 30393

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Aug 9, 2022
Posting End Date: Aug 19, 2022


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.
The Cargo Business Optimization Analyst is responsible to support and assist with the implementation of strategic, operational, and organizational opportunities.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
  • Provide support and oversight of the projects and achievement of branch and corporate goals 
  • Assist with transformational initiatives that drive growth or promote scalability, as well as reduce costs to ensure greater profitability.
  • Support branch strategies that involve developing a culture of improvement and challenging the status quo while ensuring quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met using employee and consumer insight and sustainable execution business framework
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business leaders and SMEs to provide best practices
  • Participate in data-gathering sessions in identifying non-value-added processes
  • Support the development of process measures, process tools, and Key Performance Indicators and ensure they are achievable on each project.
  • Assist in driving a culture of positive change towards adaptation of best practices at Air Canada Cargo capabilities.
  • Support the transition of projects and improvements from development to functional implementation and ownership.
  • Work collaboratively with key departments to analyze current business processes, identify efficiencies Interface with key stakeholders and identify opportunities for value;
  • Work with internal cargo department and cross-functional departments to analyze and understand business processes, to obtain and validate data needed for analysis  
  • Model, analyze and compare various scenarios using optimization or simulation tools 


  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration (Operations Management/Supply Chain Management/Distribution and logistics/Finance/Accounting), Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or a closely related field is a requirement 
  • Solid analytical skills 
  • Ability to learn simulation software/applications and other applications
  • Strong quantitative problem solver with experience analyzing large sets of data and reporting Well-developed Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Self-starter, energetic with strong sense of initiative and creativity 
  • Aptitude to deal with ambiguity and competing priorities Excellent communication skills, oral and written 
  • Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment Willingness to travel as necessary
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.