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Quality Engineer - Process

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Helmond, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Vacancy description


Fokker landing Gear is looking for a practical and enthusiastic Quality Engineer Process. 


As our Quality Engineer Process you support operations to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing superior engineering and problem solving skills.



  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards
  • Facilitate and support Problem Solving within operations
  • Responsible for technical support of manufacturing development and integration for production. Resolve issues pertaining to vendor schedule and/or quality
  • Lead root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite.
  • 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 Bachelor, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace / Automative Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Quality Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialization) & existing production process improvements
  • Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organization
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
  • Good command of Dutch and English

Working Conditions


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, including a competitive salary, profit-related benefit and 40 vacation days.



Fokker Landing Gear (FLG) is part of the GKN concern and is active in the field of landing gear and related systems. This includes the design and development, production and assembly of complete landing gears, as well as the repair and overhaul of systems in use. FLG, with its ± 350 employees, is active for the F-16 fighter plane, the Apache attack helicopter, the F-35 Lightning II (JSF), the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and the multipurpose NH90 helicopter.

For a Dutch aviation company of this size, we have acquired a unique position in the F-35 (JSF) program based on our design and development capabilities. In addition, FLG has been working on the development of technologies for the application of Polymer Matrix Composite material on landing gear components for over 15 years. This gives FLG a leading technology position in the Landing Gear market and we are positioned to contribute to the development of better, sustainable aircraft.



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, Rodney Becker, for further information: rodney.becker@fokker.com