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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Supplier Account Team

Posted 10 Sep 2023
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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A position has become vacant within our Manufacturing Engineering department in Papendrecht for an enthusiastic Manufacturing Engineer SAT (Supplier Account Team). We are looking for a new colleague with experience in a low volume high complexity industrial environment and aerospace supply chain experience or a passion for IT. Within this position you supervise external suppliers and assess their production documentation in order to achieve effective, efficient and correct production methods.

What do we offer you

A challenging position in an innovative and international environment with a rich history in aircraft manufacturing. Our organization breathes passion for engineering and all our teams are justifiably proud of what they develop and build. As a ME Configuration, you will receive a fantastic range of benefits, including:

  • A very good salary based on the CAO Metalektro. On top of that, you will receive various extras, such as a profit-sharing scheme.
  • A one-year contract, with the prospect of permanent employment.
  • 40 paid holidays for full-time employment (27 holidays and 13 permanent adv-days).
  • Working conditions according to the CAO Metalektro, including an excellent pension scheme and travel allowance.
  • A pleasant and informal working environment, in which we work together to achieve the best result for our customers in a pleasant atmosphere.
  • Regular activities organized by our staff association.
  • An extensive training program to make your start at GKN Fokker as successful as possible, in which you get to know our processes extensively.
  • Every opportunity to build on your career and personal development.

What you will bring

  • Technical Bachelor, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace / Automotive Engineering, Master’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in production engineering / work preparation;
  • Experience with ERP systems;
  • Machining knowledge or experience;
  • Experience in heat treatment, surface treatment of metals is a plus;
  • Experience/Knowledge of manufacturing hydraulics and sensor components is a plus.

We are GKN Fokker

Fokker Landing Gear, part of GKN Fokker, is a recognized specialist in landing gear and related systems. We focus on the design and development, production and assembly of complete landing gears, as well as the repair and reassembly of systems already in use. In doing so, we work on the most famous aircraft and helicopters; think of the Apache combat helicopter, the F-35 Lightning II (JSF), the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and the multipurpose NH90 maritime combat helicopter.

Multi-technology aviation campus

The innovation and entrepreneurship of aviation pioneer Anthony Fokker are still at the heart of our company. In Papendrecht, for instance, we are rapidly growing into a multi-technology aviation campus where we bring together our dynamic production processes. In this inspiring working environment, you will become part of the Manufacturing Engineering, an international team, a mix of production planners, ME engineers, process specialists and CAM engineers. In doing so, all colleagues look at the production of landing gear components from their own discipline. We work together to achieve the best quality. You can always approach your colleagues for questions or advice. There is also plenty of room for fun and personal talks, and we regularly organize team outings.

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.

1,000 employees