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Engineer - Analysis

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Bucharest, RO

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented engineer with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do. An opportunity is available for a Sustaining Engineer to support a number of projects at our GKN Bucharest office.

Come join us as a Sustaining Engineer and play a key and continuous role throughout an aircraft lifecycle, from early conceptual phases to final tweaks during product maturation after first prototypes are build and flown.


GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

Fokker Engineering Romania is one of the major Aerospace Engineering Hubs for the company, supporting the business in all engineering challenges. Our high skilled engineering team serves the complete Aircraft Design & Development Life Cycle from Proposal to Concept, from Production Assistance to In-Flight Support. Whether we are designing a composite tail for the newest Gulfstream Business Jet or providing onsite support to our production locations all over Europe, we are passionate about our work and show our love for Aerospace Engineering through everything we do.


Job Summary

To develop, integrate and implement technical solutions and compliance documentation compliant with all relevant customer, regulatory, and airworthiness requirements, within agreed program, schedule, and manufacturing constraints.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and check technical solutions and compliance documentation to ensure they are compliant with all relevant customer, regulatory, and airworthiness requirements, within agreed program, schedule, and manufacturing constraints.
  • Identify technical problems and apply/integrate solutions.
  • Execute and implement methods plans, toolsets and approaches that are appropriate and compliant to achieve the design and programme objectives.
  • Support the creation of technical solutions against customer requirements as input to bids and proposals within assigned programmes/projects.
  • Identify and assess technical risk for own work and propose mitigations within assigned programmes/projects.
  • Support or generate test specifications/plans and/or alternate means of compliance (analysis/similarity) as required to demonstrate design solution complies with certification requirements.
  • Develop designs compliant to cost and manufacturing requirements using appropriate techniques for design such as manufacture and assembly (DFMA) and design to cost.
  • Create detailed design definitions of products, including interfaces, dimensions, materials, parts, manufacturing process requirements, assemblies, and tolerances which are compliant to all design requirements and objectives.
  • Generate assigned project deliverables, documents, and reports according to the project signature authorizations.
  • Support technical and customer reviews, including formal gate reviews, including the creation and preparation of technical data and presentations of product design.
  • Process documentation such as concessions and non-conformances, and provide technical support by implementing solutions to address non-conforming products, designs, and compliance documentation.
  • Perform all activities at a level of minimal supervision and support other engineers with peer-to-peer reviews.
  • Identify improvements and support the creation of work instructions, procedures, technical manuals, and guidelines.
  • Support operations and support manufacturing engineering team in translation of the product design and manufacturing requirements of a product in a manufacturing design of a product during prototype build and serial manufacturing, where applicable.
  • Understand the qualification process of products, and prepare compliance documentation to internal, customer, and regulatory requirements, where applicable.

Job Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

Development of technical solutions for products that do not comply with product definitions, within situations of the production process as well as during the operations phase

Analysis of the chosen solutions, if required with the relevant functional discipline, to assure the chosen solutions comply with strength, functional and airworthy specific demands

Preventively initiate and supervise actions to improve the process and/or product with relevant internal parties (product specialists, quality, and developer)

Analyse, in close consultation with customer, significant damages that occur during the operation phase, investigate and document repair solutions in the form of engineering drafts and justifying stress analysis.

Define an engineering definition for solutions of products and/or processes, which are non-compliant to their specifications

As part of the engineering definition, defining practical repair models and related written proof that the repaired product is airworthy, complying to all functional, certification demands with regards to strength, fatigue life and stiffness

Managing the engineering activities for projects in the sustaining phase after the non-recurring phase has finished.The technical support and training of new employees

Checking and marking dispositions (final solution) and concessions (additional document describing the deviation from the original design)


Your skills and competences:

Aerospace engineer with a Bachelor’s degree

+3 years’ experience in relevant field


Analysis of static strength, fatigue and stability of (composite) structures and construction materials using available calculation modules for specific work-related software

Repair Techniques

Guidelines and standards for production within the company


Production techniques (also for third parties) and assembly methods

Airworthiness Regulations

Applicable standards, guidelines, procedures, DOM (Design Organization Manual) and customer specific requirements

Ability to work in teams, apply internal regulations, comply with company policy, open-minded

Good interpersonal skills

Innovative and cost-conscious

Creative and problem-solving attitude

Good verbal and written command of Romanian and English

Able to travel to other company sites 3-4 times a year, mostly in Europe

Located in Bucharest


We offer a challenging and innovative job in an international environment. We have a long rich history in aerospace and develop next state of the art technologies differentiating future flight.  Our employees share a passion for technology and we are proud of what they develop and build. We have an international footprint offering our engineers to grow in their career, technically and/or managerial and support their personal development. As well as a competitive package, we will offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly!  We will support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities.  

A Great Place to work .Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we have created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work.


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