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COLLINS - Expediting Skills

Collins Aerospace, Kilkeel, Northern Ireland are part of the global Collins group which are one of the biggest aerospace businesses in the world. 

From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, Collins are redefining aerospace. Every day they combine creativity and science to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. They are constant in their evolution, and with collaboration a key value they aim to share insights, learn together - acting as a team.
Training plays a crucial part in maintaining and evolving these collaborations with clients and suppliers alike.

Maintaining On-Time Deliveries is Crucial

On-time delivery from suppliers is critical in meeting customer requirements, both internal and external. Because of a successful, expansion of the business, Collins had recruited a number of new staff.  They wanted to quickly equip their new starters with expediting skills so they could be immediately effective.
The Job functions that underwent the training included: Purchasing Manager, Buyer, Senior Buyer, Analyst, Senior Analyst, Line Support Analyst.
The training took place in-house and took the form of a series of three, two-day face to face Effective Expediting courses.

Outcomes and Testimonials

To date 26 employees from the supply chain function have successfully attended the Effective Expediting course.

‘Excellent, informative, engaging and well-presented course. I am looking forward to using the new ideas and skills in my everyday tasks’
Carol Hanna, Buyer/Analyst

‘Excellent course, very informative, great examples make it more interesting’
Averil McAllister, Buyer/Analyst

Note from the Trainer: ‘chocolate eclairs’
“The team at Collins were a delight to train and they made the courses fun, enjoyable and productive for all – they must have been listening hard, because I mentioned my love for chocolate eclairs, and the very next day a large bag of them appeared on my desk – thank you, always good to be appreciated.”



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