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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01346237 Date posted 08/22/2019 City Chula Vista State/Province California Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Are you a strategic thinker who can see beyond the now? Be part of a team that is developing the strategy and direction of one of the biggest players in the aerospace industry. The Strategy, Development & Communications team is a major influencer in the long-term vision of Collins Aerospace. Working together with teams across the company, we focus on strategic planning and analysis, internal and external communications, mergers and acquisitions and revenue synergies. Join a team that has its pulse on the future of aerospace and watch your career take flight.

We are looking for an Associate of Strategic Planning to work in our Business Development unit. You will help support the generation of reports, creation and maintenance of databases, and collection of business intelligence data from market sources. You will need to have an understanding of the business intelligence tools used in leading customer relations management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participates in generating standard or custom reports, supports summaries of business, financial, or economic data for review by executives, managers, clients, and other stakeholders to drive long-range strategy and partnership decisions.
  • Participates in creating and maintaining database, spreadsheets, dashboards, and metric reporting to ensure compliance with all product and business initiatives.
  • Participates in collecting business intelligence data from available industry reports, public information, field reports, or purchased sources to provide market insights and monitor the external environment for financial growth opportunities.
  • Has understanding of business intelligence tools to identify or monitor current and potential customers.
  • Responsible for establishing strategic business development initiatives that drive corporate growth through product expansion and alliances and leads customer relations management.
  • Works with marketing, sales and technology groups to implement business development strategy into specific initiatives and to drive market segmentation initiatives.
  • Consults with various legal and administrative personnel to ensure compliance with all product and business initiatives.
  • Analyzes information and develops proposals.
  • Conducts financial analyses of prospective business ventures.
  • Prepares proposals and negotiates terms of non-M&A alliances.
  • Manages industrial participation / "off-sets".

Experience & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree and less than 3 years of relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

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.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation
  • Employee scholar program
  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications
  • Annual Merit and performance review
  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside
  • UTFlex program consideration
  • Primary CareTake leave
  • Parental Leave
  • And More!!

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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