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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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

The role

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including an Engineering Intern in our Seating business located in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland.

The successful candidate can expect to:

  • Assist operational floor in the introduction of new products.
  • Control the introduction of Engineering Design changes into production.
  • Ensure the accuracy of Manufacturing Bills of Materials.
  • Improve where appropriate shop floor processes and control systems to optimise material flow.
  • Identify the need for appropriate assembly tooling, jigs and fixtures etc. to enhance productivity.
  • To assist in the introduction of lean manufacturing process improvements and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Working with other teams and functions to ensure effective delivery.
  • Other duties as required to support business needs.

The person

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working together with others for the greater good.
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Courage: Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Develops Talent: Taking an active role in the growth of yourself and others to meet both career and organizational goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances and empowers others to do the same.
  • Instils Trust: Gaining the confidence of others through integrity, credibility, and authenticity.
  • Strategic Vision: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

What you need to succeed?

Essential criteria:

  • Studying towards a degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.

Desirable criteria:

  • Relevant experience in implementing the principles of lean manufacturing.
  • Relevant engineering experience gained in a manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with the use of CAD systems.


People are core to what we do. As such, we are committed to providing an industry leading benefits package. We offer a highly competitive salary, annual bonus, and many other benefits to include:

  • 25 days Annual Leave & 9 Public Holidays
  • Attractive Compensation Package
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Hybrid Work Options (*Role dependent)
  • Professional Development + Growth
  • Support with professional fees
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Healthcare benefits (including healthcare cash plan)
  • Staff Discounts
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Recognition
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Generous Employer Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for progression and development

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.