Supply Chain Graduate
37 hours per week, Initial 3 year fixed term contract
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Wolverhampton with the opportunity to travel
Start Date: September 2024
Application Closing Date: 30 November 2023
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 1.4 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.
What does taking part in the Collins Aerospace Supply Chain Graduate Programme involve?
Aimed at highly motivated and ambitious individuals eager to be a part of a world leader within the aerospace and defence industry, this scheme is geared towards supporting the accelerated career development of graduates who wish to play an instrumental role in supply chain management for the next generation of civil and military aircraft.
The role is based at Wolverhampton, and this is the home of Actuation Systems at Collins Aerospace. Actuation Systems are the leading experts in fly-by-wire, hydraulic and electro-hydraulic actuation design, Collins Aerospace offers a complete line of actuation products that enhance aircraft performance and reduce pilot workload.
We are looking to recruit a small number of high calibre graduates who can support Actuation Systems with the effective planning and execution of Supply Chain Management right across the lifecycle.
The scheme will provide you with opportunities to progress your career in Supply Chain Management. You will be part of our enthusiastic community and be assigned a Mentor, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your aspirations, and give depth to your training and career.
You will have the opportunity to rotate through a number of key areas to create a well rounded supply chain professional which include:
- Direct Buyer
- Indirect Buyer
- Supplier Development/Supplier Quality Assurance
- Supply Chain Focal
- 2 Optional Placements.
Our graduate community is a diverse group of self-starters with a passion to succeed, do you have what it takes to join them?
Development and training to build your career
We recognise that your development is key for you to fulfil your potential in the world of work. That s why we ve created a programme that will support your learning to deliver real business value. You will participate in a comprehensive personal development process across the three years. And if that is not enough, you will be given an opportunity to commence the journey towards becoming a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) professional. By the end of the programme, having completed your Graduate Rotation and Functional training, you will have gained an effective understanding of Collins Aerospace s business strategies and processes and developed the skills, knowledge, and experience to help us to continue to redefine Aerospace.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for the best graduates who have the following attributes:
- Graduates in any discipline who have completed or due to complete their first degree with a minimum of a 2:1 or MSc/MA (Or Equivalent) with a minimum of a 2:1.
- Hold English and Maths GCSE to a minimum grade C or above
- Brilliant communicators
- Motivated and professional
- Super organised with excellent attention to detail
- Passion to work in aerospace and a real desire to make a difference to our customers and our business
- Leadership potential and change management capabilities
- Opportunity for travel
- Flexible working with the opportunity to work from home (rotation dependent)
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Private Healthcare and Dental Cover
- Competitive pension scheme
- 185 hours holiday per annum (not including Bank Holidays)
- Access to the Collins Aerospace Employee Scholarship Programme
- Equal Opportunities
Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at Collins Aerospace including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Your application will go through a variety of selection methods and is likely to conclude at an assessment centre. Please note that as we find suitable candidates to fill our opportunities, we will no longer accept applications for that opportunity so suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success.
Graduates will start with the business in September 2024.
You must be eligible to work in the UK and there may be a requirement for you to work on military related projects for which there will be a requirement for security vetting.
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.