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DEPUTY REPAIR & OVERHAUL MANAGER

GKN

Papendrecht, Netherlands

About The Opportunity
In this role, your work involves the (technical) management of the repair and overhaul processes performed by Fokker for its NH90 components. You do this by liaising with different parties such as suppliers, engineering and production management. Furthermore, you initiate improvements of repair and overhaul processes on both technical and logistic aspects.

The NH90 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. You will be located in Papendrecht.

Key Responsibilities
Your responsibilities are:
Coordinate the Repair & Overhaul activities and orders within Fokker for the NH90 program, together with the Repair & Overhaul Manager;
Liaise with suppliers, engineering, program management, production management, quality, planning and control;
Secure progress and generate accurate performance indicators for the Repair & Overhaul process;
Drive improvement of Repair & Overhaul processes on both technical and logistical aspects.
Your skills and competences:
To be successful in this role we expect you to have a thorough technical background, preferably experienced in (development of) repair processes and repair instructions. Furthermore, you are familiar with the basic logistic processes used in an in-service environment and familiar with aircraft technical documentation. Other important requirements are:
Basic understanding of ERP systems (e.g. Baan and SAP);
Able to read technical drawings and reports;
Mastery of the Dutch and English language, both written and verbal.
In return we offer you:
We offer an attractive package including a salary in line with industry standards, an annual profit related payment and 40 days of leave.

About Us
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries. Fokker Technologies, founded by aviation pioneer Anthony Fokker in 1919, was acquired by GKN Aerospace in 2015.

Fokker’s outstanding people and technologies are now fully integrated into the GKN Aerospace business. The result is a stronger GKN Aerospace business with enhanced market leadership positions, increased exposure to key growth platforms, a more comprehensive global manufacturing footprint and stronger technological offerings. Fokker’s industry-leading capabilities in aerostructures, electrical wiring systems, landing gear and services now sit within GKN Aerospace’s market-leading capabilities.

Diversity and Inclusion
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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