Teamlead Engineering – Materials & Processes

Papendrecht, The Netherlands, GKN Aerospace [GKN-TLEMP]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

An exciting new position has become available for a Team Leader in the Materials and Process department (Engineering).

You will be leading a team of specialists in metallics materials, surface technology, bonding and metal processing.


  • Develop and maintain technologies in the assigned disciplines of Materials and Processes.
  • Manage the approved activities in this group such that these are realized within the agreed balance of time, funds, and technology.
  • Support the development of new Technologies
  • Define workpackage descriptions and time schedule for activities assigned to the group.
  • Take corrective measures in the case of deviations from the planned objectives for time, funds, and technology, if required in consultation with the Head of M&P.
  • Facilitate and maintain a good team working environment in which group members can perform and develop their skills
  • Maintain contacts with knowledge centres to stimulate developments of new technologies
  • Hold job appraisal and assessment interviews with individual members of his group together with the Head of M&P


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in materials or mechanical engineering
  • At least five years’ experience in the area of Materials and Processes (area of metallic materials)
  • People management experience would be considered a distinct advantage
  • Result driven.
  • Travel up to 20% of time.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent English (written and verbal).

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