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Marketing and Business Intelligence Support (Actuation Systems) Work Placement

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Company Overview

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence 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.

Aerospace Redefined

Hear from Greg Hayes, Kelly Ortberg and Dave Gitlin about the creation of Collins Aerospace.

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!

Role Overview

Key Objectives:

  1. To produce marketing communications materials in support of Aftermarket Sales activities and initiatives and develop communications input in support of Trade Shows.
    2. To provide market data and analysis in support of Business Development’s Protect and Grow objectives across Large Commercial, Military, Regional & Business and Helicopter market sectors.
    3. To establish, maintain and develop detailed Business Intelligence packs covering platform and channel across the above market sectors.
    4. To support the Manager of Business Intelligence and Marketing to meet the Actuation Systems Aftermarket Business Development monthly reporting requirements.

Market Analysis and Reporting:

  • Collection & collation of market intelligence and calculation of market shares by platform.
  • Creation of monthly PDPR metrics by market segment and channel (MRO, piece parts and provisioning) for review by BD & team.
  • Undertake GAP analysis to identify market opportunities by market segment, platform and channel.
  • Develop data to feed AS strategic planning process and support the strategic planning process.
  • Support Business Development Strategic Projects initiatives (inc. secure and growth in China, India etc.)
  • Analyse customer purchasing trends to assess MRO and Parts market pricing by product.
  • Interrogate relevant 3rd party websites to identify and build data and intelligence on PMA activity of AS components.
  • Establish and develop competitor intelligence via both desk and field research.
  • Work closely with AS teams to gather and validate data and intelligence.

Business Intelligence Packs:

  • Provide data and analysis to enable the robust and accurate production of Business Intelligence packs across Large Commercial, Regional & Business, Helicopter and Military market sectors.
  • Develop Customer & Competitor business intelligence packs in support of Business Development account planning and management.

Marketing Communications:

  • Development and maintenance of marketing materials (including saleable product modification and ADs) for internal and external use.
  • Maintaining APS content in UTAS Sales & Customer Support “Red Book”.
  • Represent APS at Corporate Marcom events including trade shows, air shows, conferences etc. and input/participate as required

Sales Planning / Order Intake Planning Support:

  • Support development/formation of Actuation Services annual sales plan ensuring alignment with UTAS CSM Account Plans

Share Point Maintenance & Development

  • Create ‘hub’ for Business Intelligence data and information within SharePoint.
  • Develop appropriate library folder structure.
  • Establish dashboard of key metrics.
  • Ensure that file sources and links are current and maintained on a regular basis.


Personal Characteristics/Qualifications

  • High working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good familiarity with Word and Access
  • Good communication and team working skills
  • Self-starter and Ability to work on own initiative


  • Passport and willingness to travel
  • In Design and Power B desirable

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 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).


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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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