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Business Development Work Placement


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Company Overview

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Introducing Collins Aerospace

We don’t just dream up ideas that can change the world, we develop, manufacture and deliver them with exceptional service to one of the fastest growing industries on the planet.

Mechanical Systems

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience.

We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Job Overview

Incumbent’s responsibilities will generally focus on the following:

  • Maintain marketing database for new business opportunities and competitor analysis.
  • Revise, create as necessary and then maintain company’s promotional material such as brochures, data sheets, trade show publications and media for other trade events.
  • Internal liaison and maintaining of company’s internal web site.
  • Quantification and preparation of data for input to Strategic Plan
  • Represent Marketing and Business Development on appropriate internal trade show council teams.
  • Liaise with internal departments as well as other divisions to coordinate participation at Trade shows and events.
  • Liaise with internal departments to coordinate and prepare press releases in accordance with Collins Aerospace procedures.
  • Support proposal activities from enquiry to contract award
  • Develop and maintain market/segment and portfolio analysis
  • Implement and maintain Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System
  • Report customer metrics MFA, OTIF, Quality and Sales and GM
  • Maintain current and future customer analysis including customer organizational charts and points of contact


  • Degree or working towards grade 2:1 or above in engineering.
  • General knowledge and understanding of international aerospace and associated industries an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Able to empathetically communicate Customer and Employee expectations
  • Operates with the highest level of personal integrity.
  • Computer literate; familiar with general PC software (e.g. Windows, MS Office)
  • Good written and oral English language skills
  • Knowledge of a foreign language (French, Mandarin) an advantage
  • Able to undertake occasional domestic and overseas travel as required
  • Flexible approach, calm under pressure and responsive to change

All Employees Shall:

  • Comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements
  • Report to supervision conditions or practices that are either unsafe or that may adversely impact the environment, to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards
  • Attend scheduled EH&S training program
  • Actively support the organisation’s efforts to meet or exceed EH&S goals and plans
  • Recommend improved EH&S practices.

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Business Development Work Placement with Collins Aerospace, we would love to hear from you.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the 25 days annual holiday).

Application Process

Your application will go through a variety of selection methods which may result in an interview. Please note that as we find suitable candidates we will no longer accept applications for this opportunity so suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success! Good Luck!


How to Apply

Download our Application Form. Once completed it needs to be forwarded along with a current CV to: 

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Opportunity Overview

  • February 28th, 2019
  • £17,500 per annum + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Wolverhampton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Systems

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