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Design Engineer (EWIS Functional Design)

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Hoogerheide, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers






About Fokker ELMO

With more than 2000 employees, Fokker Elmo B.V. is part of Fokker Technologies B.V. (a full subsidiary of GKN Aerospace) and stands for a high level of quality, innovation and excellent performance. Fokker Elmo is a leading player in design, manufacturing and support of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs. Our tools and processes support our customer’s aircraft, engine and defense programs. Working primarily at Fokker Elmo in Hoogerheide – The Netherlands, or abroad at the customer (depending on the opportunity), we offer a challenging start of your career within an innovative and international environment in which we use state-of-the-art technology in an organization with a unique history in the field of aerospace.

Fokker Elmo Engineering performed EWIS design and development projects, such as the F-35 Lightning II (JSF), the Airbus A380, A320NEO, A330NEO, Boeing 787, Bombardier CSeries and numerous engine programs, such as the P&WC Geared turbofan

Qualifications & Experience

Understanding of:

  • Design processes, methods and standards;
  • Requirements validation (compliance to requirements);
  • (International) drawing standards and methods;
  • System design (components, constructions, wiring diagrams);
  • Wiring harness functional design;
  • Design verification (reporting of deviations);
  • Configuration management principles.


Fundamental knowledge of:

  • Interconnection Systems (Wire harnesses), preferably on Engines;
  • Environmental conditions in Engines and Aircraft;
  • Basics of (Aerospace) electrics and mechanics.



  • MBO+/HBO (or equivalent) level of education in a suitable technical field
  • Preferably a few years of working experience within the Aerospace industry;
  • Basic knowledge of and experience from working in Computer Aided Design / Engineering (CAD/CAE) tools;
  • MS office skills: Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio.


Soft skills:

  • Assertiveness: Willingness to learn and to broaden own knowledge; takes initiative to help improve processes and procedures;
  • Teamwork: Able to work constructively in a small team taking responsibility for assigned tasks and willing to support other team members in achieving team targets and deadlines;
  • Results-driven: Able to plan own work in line with project schedules, reports progress regularly and timely in the event of issues or delays;
  • Communication: Fluent English (and preferable also Dutch) in speech and writing, ability to communicate clearly and concisely (including technical reports) with a reasonable amount of flair / forthcomingness.
What Fokker Elmo offers you

Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction. Our company has a passion for technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build. At Fokker Elmo you will get every opportunity to build your career and work on your personal development.

For more information about this position please contact Arnoud D’havé at arnoud.d’

In case of equal suitability internal applicants are given preference over external applicants.



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