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Engineer - NH90 Qualification/Certification

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Papendrecht, 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.

About the opportunity

Are you our new Qualification / certification Engineer with helicopter view that is decisive, shows initiative, is a team player and is able to represent Fokker (inter)nationally? Apply and come on board.
In this challenging role, you work in a team with two other colleagues on the NH 90 helicopter. You work on the synthesis of qualification results and the delivering of the compliance file. You communicate to our partner companies and you realize a qualification in accordance with the contract - and aviation agreements, concerning time funds, regulations and technology.

Your responsibilities

  • You obtain traceable qualification following the qualification method of Fokker and within procedures of NHIndustry
  • You represent and participate Fokker towards NHIndusty, Partner Companies, authorities and Customers in international qualification meetings 
  • You manage and perform compliance statements for all Fokker components for the given set of requirements of a customer
  • You are working on the Identification of qualification activities for each component by means of affected requirements and affected configuration (hardware).
  • You maintain qualification baselines
  • You organise national qualification reviews 
  • You initiate, coordinate and monitor a controlled and orderly execution of the planned activities.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • You have a technical education level (Bsc)
  • You are looking for a next step in your career
  • You have a good knowledge of and experience in change management
  • Your knowledge of aviation or other technical qualification/certification regulations is good(Part 21 and CS 29 or equivalents)
  • You are a diplomatic easy speaker and you are a good organizer. 
  • You are precise and accountable
  • You are willing to travel abroad approx 4 times a year.
  • You have a good knowledge of the English language both written and verbal 
  • You are available for 32-40 hrs a week

Our offer

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 in CLA grade L1 with a maximum of EUR 4918,- Gross a month,  pension plan, 40 days off and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well. 

For more information about this job please contact Marloes van Es-Erkelens (recruiter) via marloes.vanes-erkelens@fokker.com


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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.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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