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Functional application administrator Baan4/Infor LN

Date: Aug 18, 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.

About the department:
  • The GKN Fokker Elmo Global Supply Chain Support, is responsible for supporting the organization with any topics regarding the following:

  • The proper functioning of the application in relation to reasonable costs
  • The availability of the application as the primary process will come to a stop
  • The calamity recovery plan for this application
  • Continuously improve the application
  • Functionally maintain the interfaces with related applications

    In the role of Functional Application Administrator, you are in close contact with your team of 7 people and you will work closely with the manager of the department Tobias de Nooy. Besides the colleagues in your department you will work closely with the key users, IT, application suppliers and process owners in order to optimize the functioning of the application in relation to the business processes.

Task & Responsibilities

Working as a Functional Application Administrator you are responsible for one or more complex and challenging applications with main activities:

  • Solve issues with the application yourself or escalate to technical support, IT or external application supplier
  • Maintain the relevant GKN procedures
  • Perform maintenance to the application to avoid downtime of the application
  • Maintain the calamity recovery plan of the application that describes what actions need to be taken by whom, when the application is not operational
  • Specify, develop, test and implement change requests in the application
  • Maintain authorizations in the application
  • Advise key users on the use of the application
  • Keep up with the developments and new releases of the application and advise the organization on these opportunities
  • Train functional application administrators
  • Authorized to:
    • Handle standard requests in the application
    • Develop and implement changes in the application
    • Give compulsory advice on the use of the application
    • Give compulsory advice on change requests
    • Advise the organization and key users on the use of the application
Skills & Competences
  • Higher Vocational Education, Computer science and/or Business administration
  • Functional and technical expertise of this application
  • At least 5 years of experience of application administration in an international multi-site production environment
  • Excellent command of the English and Dutch languages
  • Work meticulous and independent
  • Communicative and able to clearly communicate on complex matters
  • Analytical
  • Ability to work with other cultures
  • Pro-active attitude by interacting with and involving all stakeholders in the right way
  • Experience with Baan 4 or Infor LN
What Fokker Elmo has to offer

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’