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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Helmond, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Vacancy

Support operational improvement and development Programs to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing superior engineering and problem solving skills. Utilize data analysis and smart thinking to improve existing processes. Accountable for delivering robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems.
  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Responsible for technical support of manufacturing development and integration for production. Resolve issues pertaining to vendor schedule and/or quality.
  • Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.
  • Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production. Design these processes with a high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite to demonstrate as such.
  • Accountable for product development, first article development, configuration changes, build process definition and implementation.
  • Delivers measurable, metrics driven results in line with Operational & Program goals.
  • Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
  • Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.

Your Profile

  • Technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background (HBO/university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Automotive, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
  • Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialisation) & existing production process improvements
  • Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
  • Good knowledge in English language, both written and spoken
  • Good quality mind-set and strong documentation/reporting skills
  • Good communicative skills
  • Working knowledge of machining processes (milling, mill-turn, boring, honing) is a plus
  • Working knowledge of surface treatment processes (heat treatment, plating, shot-peen, NDI) is a plus

Our Offer

We offer an innovative and international environment in which we work in a High Tech organization with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction. Our organization exudes a passion for technology and our employees are rightfully proud of what they develop and build. Within Fokker Landing Gear you get every opportunity to build your career and personal development. In addition, we offer a package that complies with the market conditions of employment, based on the CLA Metalektro.

Company

Fokker Landing Gear is part of GKN Aerospace, the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Fokker Landing Gear has around 350 FTE and is designs, develops produces, assemblies and maintenance complete landing gear systems. We supply our products to leading aerospace companies and our products are used in the Apache helicopter, F-35 Lightning II (JSF), Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and the multipurpose NH90 helicopter 

Interested?!

If you are interested, you can apply directly via the Apply Now button at the GKN career site with a CV and motivation or if you have any questions, you can contact our Corporate Recruiter, Eelco Bosscher, for further information: Eelco.Bosscher@fokker.com  

 

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