Aircraft Mechanic

Woensdrecht, The Netherlands, GKN Aerospace [GKN-AM]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve more than 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers.

From lightweight aerostructures to advanced engine systems, our technology is onboard some of the largest passenger planes in the world, business jets, helicopters and military aircraft, improving the performance and efficiency of more than 100,000 flights every day.

Our technology – aerostructures, engine systems and special products, helps enhance aircraft performance – improving aerodynamics, reducing weight, increasing fuel burn efficiency and lowering emissions.

Besides working for a rapidly growing company in the Aerospace industry, we offer an attractive package of benefits with, among other things, a competitive salary, profit-related benefit and 40 vacation days.


  • As an Aircraft Mechanic, you play an important role in the execution of work on mechanical and electrical aircraft systems and engines in accordance with the Part 145. Upon arrival of aircraft, you perform entry tests.
  • Furthermore, you are engaged in repairing, revising, modifying, testing, preparing and adjusting part and composite aircraft systems.
  • Together with your colleagues, you ensure that work is done in accordance with the rules and standards in aviation.
  • You will be working for Fokker Techniek in Woensdrecht.
  • It is possible that you have to carry out work within you area of expertise, outside of the Netherlands.


  • To be an Aircraft Mechanic at Fokker Techniek you will in any case have a completed MBO level (VMBO niv 3/4 + job-oriented programs, ie VOM / VOT).
  • You also have a certificate for the competent execution of the required activities and you have knowledge of procedures, regulations, manuals, technical manuals and regulations, as well as the applicable information systems within Aerospace.
  • Experience with A320/A330/B737 are a plus.
  • It is important that you have an adequate level of reading and understanding technical English for reading manuals, drawings and instructions.
  • Craftsmanship is required for disassembly and assembly work with hand tools and the adjustment of aircraft systems, as well as for operating measuring tools and special test equipment.

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