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Senior Engineer - Airworthiness & Quality

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Hoogerheide, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 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.

Senior Engineer- Airworthiness and Quality

The EWIS Engineering department develops EWIS products (wire harnesses) for aerospace applications of different customers. The EWIS Engineering processes are part of the Business Management System (BMS) processes of GKN Fokker Elmo, certified to AS9100D. The EWIS Engineering department is part of the Civil Airframe Engineering department. The EWIS Engineering department is a Design Organisation certified to the different customer requirements. 
The EWIS Engineering department has a vacancy for a Senior Engineer- Airworthiness and Quality.

This is what you will do;

  • Responsible for the governance of the compliance to the Design Engineering processes, procedures and instructions of the EWIS Engineering department within the GKN FE BMS, and supporting the EWIS Engineering process owner;
  • Perform independent monitoring by means of audits of the EWIS Design processes, procedures and instructions and support audits by customers, certifying authorities and internal GKN audits; where needed perform audits of the GKN Fokker Elmo BMS and audits for the GKN Civil Airframe Design Engineering organisation;
  • Identify and support implementation of actions to improve the EWIS Engineering- processes, procedures and instructions within the GKN FE BMS;
  • Perform Design Assurance Coordinator tasks and coordinate and monitor activities within the GKN Fokker Elmo organization according to the customer contracts;
  • Participate in the development of the EWIS Engineering part of the QMS, with the interfaces to the GKN Fokker Elmo process owner of the BMS and the Civil Airframe Engineering Design Engineering organisation;

The Senior Engineer- Airworthiness and Quality has hierarchical and operational links to the Director of EWIS Engineering and has functional links to the Head of Quality of GKN Fokker Elmo and the Head of Design Management Systems of Civil Airframe Engineering- Design.

This is what you will bring;

  • Bachelors degree or an equivalent experience level;
  • Knowledge of quality systems- and methods; AS9100D, EASA Part21- Subpart G and J, EASA Part 145;
  • At least 5 years of experience in Quality Assurance of complex organizations, preferably in Engineering, Quality and the aerospace industry;
  • Dutch and English language;

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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.

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