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Manufacturing Engineer - MRO

Date: Mar 12, 2023

Location: Helmond, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Manufacturing engineer - MRO

A position has become vacant within our Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) department for an enthusiastic and experienced Manufacturing Engineer (Part-145 Engineering). We are looking for a new colleague with passion for and experience in Aviation and/or the Aerospace Industry. Within this position, you are part of a dedicated MRO Manufacturing Engineering team and the first Point of Contact for complex Technical Issues on the shop floor.

Job responsibilities

  • You are the Point of Contact for technical issues in both the MRO shop floor and production area (incl. Vendors). Acts proactively as a troubleshooter and resolves issues quickly.
  • Responsible for the preparation and managing of MRO process routings.
  • Take the lead in consulting other disciplines (e.g. Process Engineering, Quality, Production Operators and Procurement) when solving technical query’s or development of Repair Designs.
  • Create Repair Designs or Salvage Proposals towards Design Authority Organizations/OEMs/Customers.
  • In consult with technicians and operators, innovate, develop, improve and implement tooling and equipment for process optimization.
  • Investigate product deviations and handle them.

Job requirements

  • Technical Bachelor, preferably in Aviation (Engineering), Mechanical- or Automotive Engineering
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of work experience, preferably in Aerospace MRO (Engineering)
  • Working knowledge of quality systems and Aviation Legislation models (e.g. AS9110, EASA/EMAR-145)

We are GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 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. We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

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 rightly 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 an attractive package of benefits based on the Collective Labor Agreement for Metal Electronics

  • a competitive salary
  • profit-related benefit
  • 40 vacation days.

How to apply

Are you interested in this position and does your background meet the requirements? Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button. Questions? Please contact our Recruiter Lucien Hermes via

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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