Work Placement / Internship

Digital Technology Work Placement

Wolverhampton

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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

We are looking for a talented individual to undertake a 12-month paid work placement, as part of our Business Placement Programme. You will work within our Digital Technology team, starting in July 2019.

You will have the opportunity to build a deep knowledge of business imperatives and operational issues, as well as the opportunity to fully participate in the business. The DT function is a site based team who work closely with all areas to deliver Digital Transformation for the business + support for existing applications.

The challenges start on day one, as you share responsibility for major business decisions. We are proud of our long standing tradition of developing talent, and investing great energy in developing top class professionals who can operate effectively across our diverse workforce.

Upon joining our team your typical responsibilities might include:

  • Digital Strategy – working with leaders and specialists from around the business as we develop and execute our Digital Strategy.
  • Digital Transformation – you will take an active role in the implementation of various projects in support of the Digital Strategy as we transformation our business into a smart factory. Key activities
    • Automation of transactions
    • Automation of data collection
    • Robotic interfaces
    • Automation of reporting
    • Intelligent business models
  • DT cost management – working with the business to secure cost reduction opportunities and to get best value for our expenditure
  • System Support – providing systems support for some of our key applications (SAP, Solumina, CIMCO, Teamcenter)

Qualifications

Undergraduate studying a technology based subject who has a genuine interest in Information Technology.

You will be able to demonstrate

  • Creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence
  • Must display initiative and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically the use of Microsoft Excel to filter, clean, identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Ideally demonstrate some form of programming or web design skills VBA, Java, PHP. ASP

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Digital Technology 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!

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How to Apply

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

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Opportunity Overview

  • February 28th, 2019
  • £17,500 per annum + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Wolverhampton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems

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