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Engineer - Materials & Special Processes

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Hoogeveen, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing / optimizing / maintaining specifications and handbooks related to polymer matrix composite (PMC) materials and processing; ensuring they are compliant with all relevant customer, regulatory, and airworthiness requirements. 
  • Preparing and defining tests/testplans; critical and systematic interpretation and analysis of test data, applying the outcome of tests for substantiation of specifications or specification changes. 
  • Defining activities in a project-oriented fashion with identification of deliverables, milestones and associated planning.
  • Troubleshooting and production support on PMC topics. Handling Non Conformances related to the expertise area; 
  • Interfacing with customers on a technical (M&P) level
  • Maintaining contacts with suppliers regarding alternative/new products

Job Requirements


  • (Polymer) chemistry or (aerospace) engineering education with a focus on PMC materials, BSc level or higher
  • Experimental experience
  • Good reporting skills
  • Good command of the English language, both verbally and in writing
  • Team player at all levels in the company, pro-active attitude
  • Experience in the field of thermoplastic composites is a plus