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Digital Technology Infrastructure Industrial 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.

Aerospace Redefined

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

Every 12 seconds a flight around the world takes off – and our work is on it. We propel aerospace, defence and the other industries we support far beyond imagination, but there is more work to be done. We need your ideas, inspiration and solutions to continue to help us redefine aerospace.

Job Overview

The Digital Technology Industrial Placement will support the implementation of Digital Technology projects across the Wolverhampton facility. Deal with end users queries to ensure Business As Usual, support compliance adherence, and liaise with key stake holders and business partners to support overall Digital Transformation.

Project Management Support of major Technology projects including:

  • Software upgrades
  • New platform introduction
  • Compliance projects
  • Infrastructure changes
  • Cost Reduction
  • Develop key project status metrics to site DT Manager and the end user community as required
  • Liaise with Value Streams and Functions to understand and deliver customer led improvement projects
  • Assist with conducting events and presentations to validate business processes and solutions
  • Ensure all systems and infrastructure is compliant with RTX/Collins policy
  • Assist with compliance improvement opportunities
  • Assist with DT process improvement opportunities
  • Support the local DT Team with delivery of projects


  • Working towards an IT related bachelor’s degree
  • High aptitude for working with excel to analyse and manipulate data
  • A keen interest in IT

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong decision making and administrative abilities
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to work in diversified teams, and to guide and motivate project team members
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical customers
  • Ability to work both in a project oversight capacity, and in a detailed, hands on capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Team working
  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement
  • Problem solving
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Change agent
  • Ability to work with third party vendors/partners

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Digital Technology 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 we suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success! 

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Job ID Number: 01575878
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: December 2nd, 2022
  • Starting: July 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £20,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 months
  • Wolverhampton
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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