Technician Pneumatics & Actuation

Schiphol, The Netherlands, GKN Aerospace [GKN-TN&A]

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

About this job

You play a key role in the repair, revision and modification of pneumatic components at our Schiphol facility. You will also be part of the transition from Fokker components to components of other aircraft platforms (e.g. A320/B737/B777).

You will be working in the Pneumatics & Actuation shop, which is located at Fokker business park Oude Meer (Schiphol). This department now exists out of 25 highly motivated and skilled mechanics. We are expanding, and seek talented people that will reinforce the department.


  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair pneumatic components;
  • Play an essential role in repairing and overhauling new critical components on non-Fokker aircraft platforms;
  • Continuously look for improvement opportunities that are in line with your work and/or environment;
  • Working according and familiar with aviation regulations described in EASA and MOE.


To succeed in this role, you have completed an MBO 4 level in an aviation school (preferable). You have at least 3 years of work experience and have experience with mechanical aircraft components. Other important requirements are:

  • You have experience with component repair;
  • To read and understand English written manuals is no problem for you;
  • You are capable to make the right decision between quality/quantity and costs;
  • You are capable to work under pressure without losing overview;
  • You can work efficiently both independently as well as in a team;
  • You don’t have a 9 to 5 mentality.

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.

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