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Material Support Compiler - IPL Compiler

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

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.

Job Summary

As part of the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) service, we offer our customers the systemic mapping of material supply and material management of our product. In the Material service area, a Material Management System, based on the S2000M standard, is used for the aforementioned task. To expand our team, we are looking for reinforcement to start as soon as possible.

The IPL Compiler/ILS Engineer provides the information required by the NH90 Customers to place orders for Spare parts throughout the life of the Helicopter and thus is required for continued Support business.

Job Responsibilities

Roles and responsibilities, required knowledge and capabilities:

  • Providing support to ensure the smooth operation of the S2000M implementation for the Material Management tasks
  • Initiating corrective measures in case of error (in data exchange, user interface, data processing, data content).
  • Supporting during monitoring the S2000M-based data exchange (transactions) between the S2000M systems of the communication partner and taking the appropriate corrective action in the event of an error.
  • Supporting and describing the improvement measures in collaboration with the product owner and the customer 
  • To compile - using Material Management compiling software - customized Illustrated Parts Catalogs in the AECMA S2000M specifications from orthographic engineering drawings, engineering data base general aircraft technical documentation and CAD 3D model information.
  • To compile revisions to existing illustrated parts catalogs, incorporating corrections, improvement modifications and service bulletin/letter items.
  • To prepare and check work order packages for Illustrated Parts Catalog illustrations, prepare all finished documentation for printing, maintain illustration and engineering drawing applicability records and maintain an engineering drawing/change notice library.

Job Qualifications

The IPL Compiler/ILS Engineer role requires the following qualifications (of which the knowledge of S2000M and compiling IPL will be part of the internal training):

  • Good working knowledge of compiling Illustrated Parts Catalogs within the aircraft industry.
  • Sound knowledge of the S2000M specifications.
  • Good understanding of engineering drawing systems and general aircraft related documentation.
  • Good aircraft/engineering background.
  • Basic knowledge of English 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Excel) and Notepad
  • Secondary Education - MBO Mechanical Engineering (MBO-4) – OR – in lieu of degree, 2 years of aerospace manufacturing experience.

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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