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Programme Support Officer MRO NH 90

Date: Jul 9, 2021

Location: Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 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

About the opportunity

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You will be working on the NH90 project within Fokker. This project is managed by NATO Helicopter Industries (NHI), an international joint venture, established by its Partner Companies Fokker, Airbus Group and Leonardo Helicopters. The NH90 helicopter has meanwhile been sold to 14 countries such as Sweden, Australia, Finland and Oman. Your work as R&O Officer involves the (technical) management of the repair processes performed by Fokker for its NH90 components. You will be located in Papendrecht.

Your responsibilities

  • You coordinate the R&O activities and orders within Fokker for the NH90 program, together with the R&O Manager
  • You liaise with suppliers, engineering, program management, production management, quality, planning and control
  • You secure the progress and generate accurate performance indicators for the R&O process
  • You drive improvement of R&O processes on both technical and logistical aspects

What do you need to be successful in this role?


  • Thorough technical background, preferably experienced in (development of) repair processes  and repair instructions
  • Basic understanding of ERP systems (e.g. Baan and SAP)
  • Familiar with the basic logistic processes used in an in-service environment
  • Familiar with aircraft technical documentation, able to read technical drawings and reports
  • Good knowledge of Dutch and  English language, both written and verbal   

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, pension plan, 40 days off and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.


More Information?

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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