Paula Hay currently leads the Operations Modernization team for Collins Aerospace. Paula is responsible for driving performance improvements using advanced manufacturing technologies across Collins including additive, automation, robotics, and electronics; application of our Continuous Improvement Operating System; and deployment of digital solutions.
During her 25 years with Collins Aerospace, Paula has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, program management, business development, and operations. Her most recent prior roles include Executive Director Additive Manufacturing Executive Director of Operations, Quality, EH&S for a Strategic Business Unit, as well as Chief of Staff to the President of Collins Aerospace. Prior to Collins, Paula was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force.
Paula holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, as well as two Master of Science degrees, in Mechanical Engineering and Technology Management, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.