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Engineer - Design

Date: Mar 12, 2023

Location: Hoogerheide, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

As a Technical Support Engineer within the EWIS components and environmental testing discipline, you are primarily engaged in validation and verification activities of EWIS components and EWIS constructions. The objective of these activities is that we are able to demonstrate to ourselves, our customers and the airworthiness authorities that our EWIS design is safe for use in aerospace applications.

Job Responsibilities

Within the wide array of activities you will start as part of the team that focusses on monitoring and logging component design changes, next to determining the impact of such design change on the qualified EWIS it is used in.

As the point of contact for internal organization, component manufacturer and customers, you will manage the process of change evaluation and impact determination. When change and impact are understood you will provide the organization a recommendation on next steps for acceptance or rejection of the changed component and further administration of findings for future reference. Upon request from stakeholders in the internal organization, you may be requested to provide a budget estimation for the recommended activities (expected hours / out of pocket cost / lead time involved).

Job Qualifications

As point of contact you will be invited to, or organize yourself, meetings with relevant departments within the wider GKN Fokker ELMO organization, component manufacturer and affected customers.

Your profile:
•    Successfully completed a technical Bachelor, preferably aerospace, electrical or material orientated
•    High attention to detail and strong analytical skills;
•    Proactive and problem solving attitude;
•    Excellent social and communication skills;
•    Good communication skills in English and Dutch;
•    Excellent knowledge of MS office and preferably knowledge of BAAN (or other ERP systems).

Whats in it for you

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance, we offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary (Grade K), pension plan, 27 vacation days / 13 ADV days and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.
Start date is as soon as possible. Note; home base will be starting in Hoogerheide and will move to Papendrecht end of 2023.

Om jouw start zo succesvol mogelijk te maken, krijg je van ons een uitgebreid opleidingsprogramma.
De inhoud en duur hiervan is afhankelijk van jouw rol en ervaring die je meebrengt en zal plaatsvinden op onze locatie in Hoogerheide.
Na deze inwerkperiode, waarin je de processen binnen Fokker Elmo uitgebreid leert kennen, ga je in samenwerking met collega’s aan de slag in Papendrecht!

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 Mark Streep via

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