WESCAM Culture

WESCAM’s success is due to our people. WESCAM employees are diverse individuals who enjoy pursuing their chosen careers. We strive to provide an environment that will foster and enhance both career and life development.

To help achieve success at WESCAM, we provide:

  • A work environment and culture in which our employees can flourish
  • Meaningful work with leading-edge technology in the global market
  • A learning organization where we encourage our employees to develop skills to their fullest potential

Our People

WESCAM’s success has been built by dynamic and focused people who care about teamwork and entrepreneurial spirit. Our future success depends on finding and keeping people who share these values; people who share the WESCAM vision and who want to make a difference. Here at WESCAM we believe that synergy and success are achieved through:

  • Teamwork
  • Open communication
  • Common vision
  • Accountability
  • Ownership
  • Idea generation
  • Learning

Our Focus

Being a world-class organization requires focus and commitment. At WESCAM we believe that leadership is the strength of our company and ultimately creates the “Culture of WESCAM”. Developing leaders at all levels within the organization contributes to our overall success. Therefore, all of our learning and development programs contribute to skills development for WESCAM, our teams, the individual, our employees’ families and the communities where we live and work. With that in mind we provide opportunities for employees to enhance their functional technical skills and leadership competencies for all facets within an individual’s life.

Orientation Program – Transitioning into a new organization takes time and exposes new employees to different businesses, processes, and people. Our orientation program is designed to make this transition easy and comfortable.

Career Development and Planning – We have various career assessment tools and planning instruments available to assist employees with their career plans, including one-on-one career discussions with our Career and Learning Manager.

Educational Reimbursement Assistance Program – WESCAM promotes learning and development and will contribute towards approved educational and training programs at all academic levels including certificate, undergraduate and graduate level courses or programs.

Employee Development – Your skills development will be identified through our performance management program. Both internal and external workshops, seminars and conferences are used to enhance our employees’ competencies.

Learning Resource Centre – The WESCAM Learning Resource Centre contains learning materials, such as, books, videos, audiotapes and computer-based programs covering a wide range of subjects and topics to assist you in your personal and professional life.

Leadership Development – A variety of activities such as leadership assessments, 360° feedback, WESCAM’s Leadership program, and other internal and external programs are used to assist in developing our leadership capabilities throughout the organization.

Community Contributions – Giving back to the community is an important part of WESCAM’s culture. As a corporation, we are continually examining how we can contribute within our communities. Getting involved strengthens our people, our company and our communities.

Our Environment

At WESCAM we have established a positive work environment through a variety of programs and services that promote:

  • Healthy living
  • Learning/creativity
  • Life balance
  • Quality workplace

Our Community

We believe that the WESCAM community allows our employees to belong to something bigger and better than a traditional workplace. Therefore, we strive to provide strategies for constructive employee/management communication.