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Reliability Engineer with pioneering Dutch Aerospace company Fokker in Amsterdam area

Fokker Services (FS) is part of Fokker Technologies, which develops and produces advanced components and systems for the aerospace industry, and supplies integrated maintenance services and products to aircraft owners and operators. FS has worldwide 600 employees at locations in the Netherlands, USA and Singapore and delivers logistic programs, engineering services and component repairs for different aircraft platforms.
The department of Product Support is responsible for clever technical solutions as part of our availability products. Main topics are obsolescence management and reliability management. The Product Support group has a vacancy for a Reliability Engineer for our Bombardier CRJ and Dash 8 power by the hour programs.

Position:

Reliability Engineer

Company:

Fokker

City & country:

Amsterdam , Netherlands

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Job specification

  • Monitor and improve the performance of Aircraft components globally managed by Fokker Services. Such as ABACUS programs and Repair Management.
  • Focus and case management for Warranty and Customer Induced Damage (CID).
  • Provide Engineering support assessing warranty and CID cases in order to convince both Operators, Repair stations and OEMs.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis, which will lead to corrective and prioritized actions to continue to improve the Reliability of repairable Aircraft components.
  • Create improvements across the Reliability playing field; customers, internal and external repair shops, component and Aircraft OEM’s.
  • Implement cost effective solutions, which are compliant to airworthiness regulations and monitor the effect of improvement actions.

Job Description

  • Work closely together with Customer Support team and Supply Chain Management on addressed cases. 
  • Provide customers, suppliers and the internal organization with Reliability performance insights/reports with focus on Warranty and CID.
  • Work collaboratively across multiple levels of the organization and with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Support the Repair Management with advice and support on a technical level.
  • Continuously evaluate trends to monitor the effect of improvement actions.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis and determine countermeasures.
  • Conduct Performance Reviews by collecting, analysing, and presenting data in an A3 standard.

Our offer

We know changing your career and country is a big step. We make sure moving to the Netherlands will be a beneficiary step for you, in terms of:

  • Dutch employment contract;
  • Good competitive salary conditions;
  • Holiday pay (8% of annual gross income), 24 vacation days, (max) 7 bank holidays;
  • Overtime, travel and shift compensation according collective labor agreements;
  • Pension scheme, full payment during incapacity of work, accident insurance, supplementary occupational disability insurance and a collective health insurance;
  • We support your relocation to the Netherlands including working permit, social security registration
  • A personal development program and introduction to our large expat community with several social events a year.

Your experience

Perosonal profile

  • Hands-on, thorough, analytical, tenacious and assertive.
  • An engineer capable to work on all technology cases like Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Fuel, Power Generating, Avionics (Electronic).

Job Qualifications:

  • BSc degree or working and thinking level (in a technical field).
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a technical, analytical role: have the ability to develop conclusions to complex analysis of aircraft systems, component and computing problems. Shows a “balanced” view, making effective use of all available information.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills. Ability to make effective presentations and reports to a wide range audience including management, technical, and non- technical levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain good relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Passion for technology. Shows technical and creative knowledge and expertise. Acquires new knowledge rapidly and follows developments in the field.
  • Strong team player. Works effectively and cooperatively with others. Actively shares knowledge and skills with others. Develop and maintain steady contacts.
  • Knowledge of reliability processes and analytical tools such as FMEA and RCA.
  • Demonstrated the competence to work independently with minimum supervision, self-starting and proactive and strong organizational skills. Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, set realistic goals, and complete commitment on schedule.
  • Experience on avionics and electronics is a pre.
  • Accountable with a can do mentality.

About Fokker

Fokker Services is part of GKN, the British parent company that took over Fokker in 2015. Fokker services is an integrated, knowledge based services organisation that partners with manufacturers, owners and operators of aircraft in the continued competitive operation of their fleet by increasing technical dispatch reliability and passenger comfort while reducing direct operating cost. At Fokker Amsterdam, there are more than 3,000 employees. Nearby Eindhoven, Fokker Landing Gear has around 300 employees. In total, GKN has a yearly revenue of over €11 billion.

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