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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.

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.

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 have an exciting opportunity for a placement student to learn the role of a Production Controller – responsible for delivering our customer requirements in line with the Master Production Schedule (MPS).

As part of the placement you will learn:

  • Conducting administration preparation to support daily IPT programme reviews
  • Manage work order release and closure in line with MPS requirement
  • Deliver daily Lines of Balance for each Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) within their responsibility
  • Completing regular pitch walks to understand and communicate kit delivery in line with the build plan
  • Manage and execute a dedicated project (to be determined) to an agreed timeline
  • Support activities to drive maturity in processes aligned to continuous improvement.
  • Construct and implement standard work / work instructions, in line with the management requirements
  • Assist the Materials Manager and Production Lead in preparation for management and senior reviews

Personal Characteristics / Qualifications

  • A related engineering/materials/project management degree
  • Good influencing skills and ability to cope under pressure
  • Responsive to change working in an environment of continuous improvement
  • Demonstrable use of SAP and Excel (or willingness to learn)
  • Highly motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

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.