Managing Director, Collins Aerospace
Martin McGinley is the Managing Director for the Collins Aerospace Interiors site in Kilkeel. In this role Martin is responsible for managing the Interiors business in Kilkeel ensuring that the site meets and complies with all Collins Aerospace and legal requirements while ensuring that customer on dock dates and quality requirements are met. The Kilkeel site is the largest producer both internally and externally of Main Cabin and Premium seating for all the key airlines in the world and deliver globally to all our key OEM and Retrofit sites with over 120k Pax produced per year. The Kilkeel site also produces vacuum formed, pressure formed and composite shells for use by the assembly areas in Kilkeel.
Martin has been with Collins Aerospace for over 8 years initially running the Main Cabin operations during a period where the volume of seats doubled over an 18 month period and has led the site in Kilkeel for over 5 years during a significant growth in the business which included going from 7 to 13 platform seat types.
Martin has had over 30 years of experience in industry including over 18 years with Alcoa in their automotive division producing electric / electronic components and wire harness systems for the key European car brands. During this period Martin has run facilities in Ireland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Mexico and China.
Martin holds a Degree with Distinction in Manufacturing Engineering from the Dundalk Institute of Technology and has covered many Leadership Development courses during his tenure with Alcoa.