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Operations Support Engineer

Join Fokker Techniek, a global leader in aerospace innovation, as an Operations Support Engineer in Woensdrecht, The Netherlands, and take flight with over a century of aviation expertise.

  • 1 year contract
  • 40 hours a week
  • 1 MBO+
  • 40 Vacation/ADV days per year
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How you keep the engine running with us

In your daily work, you are the link between production, suppliers, aircraft type certificate holders, and engineering. You will work on performing activities aimed at analyzing and solving technically specialized issues in structural, mechanical, and Avionics areas for ongoing projects. Naturally, you will do this in accordance with aviation quality requirements and regulations.

  • Obtaining the necessary approvals (including legal) for structural and avionics repair proposals with accompanying test proposals from the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) that you have drafted;
  • You are the technical contact person for both standardized and non-standardized maintenance tasks during the work preparation process, as well as for troubleshooting technical issues during the production process of a project (ad hoc);
  • Providing input to the Marketing & Sales department for project proposals and feasibility issues;
  • Preparing work instructions for outsourcing and addressing technical issues that arise from it;
  • Monitoring and, if necessary, adjusting the procurement and logistics process on a technical level when alternative components, consumables, or tooling need to be purchased;
  • Providing technical support to the Project Manager in the production process;
  • Keeping track of market developments and ensuring that this knowledge is embedded within the Fokker Techniek organization;

Collaborating extensively with internal departments for improvement, development, standardization, and optimization of:

  • Various technical training programs to develop knowledge within the Operations department;
  • Repair methods, processes, and tools to further optimize the production process;
  • Inventory analyses and the selection of available tooling;
  • The work preparation process.

How you are valuable to us

  • Completed HBO (university of applied sciences) education in the field of (aircraft) engineering or aircraft maintenance;
  • Knowledge and experience with production planning regarding aircraft maintenance;
  • Thorough knowledge of EASA/FAA Part 145 - Part 21 - Part M and TCCA regulations;
  • Knowledge of aircraft maintenance processes and related documentation (technical manuals, manuals, regulations);
  • Dutch and English are required both verbally and in writing.

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As one of the major independent players in the aerospace industry, we handle a diverse range of aircraft types. From commercial airliners to specialized military vehicles, each kind of vehicle finds its way to us, making our work both varied and challenging

Danny Vos

Danny Vos
Aircraft Mechanic

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We consider diversity and inclusion incredibly important; we believe that everyone deserves a fair chance. As the saying goes, diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance as well. This is what Fokker Services Group stands for

Didier Soesman

Didier Soesman
Talent Aquisition Consultant

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Where you will be working

A company with over a hundred years of experience, innovation, knowledge and expertise coursing through our veins. Our cross-departmental approach and tailor-made solutions are making their mark on the future of aerospace innovation. With our welcoming and friendly culture, we are more than just colleagues. We are a team of friends committed to both fun and development in the workplace. This enthusiasm and ongoing performance development ensures that our employees commit to Fokker Services Group for the long-term. 

We are pioneers and we are dauntless. It's no coincidence that we're a global player in the field of aircraft maintenance and advancement. Together with our keen and initiative-taking colleagues, we work on the most innovative and advanced solutions aiming at creating a more sustainable and optimal aerospace sector. We continue to push the boundaries of possibility. And that's how we make sure we keep aircraft where they belong: in the air! 

The Team

Working at Fokker Services Group gives you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment, with innovative thinking and cooperation with a no-nonsense culture as the core. You will be guided by professional and resolute colleagues, which will give you the knowledge and experience to further boost your career.

We also offer you:

  • A competitive salary matching your knowledge and experience
  • Flexible hours
  • When working fulltime (40 hours), you have 27-29 holiday days and 13 ADV leave days per year
  • A challenging international working environment
  • An insider’s look into the innovative world of aviation
  • A lot of room for professional and personal growth
  • Fun colleagues (trust us, we are not biased)

Ready for take-off?

How we fly through your application 


  1. The telephone interview

Our recruiter will get in touch with you. Immediately providing the opportunity to make each other's acquaintance. 


  1. Initial on-site interview with your prospective manager and a team member

Now's the time to really get to know each other. We look forward to meeting you at our office where we can engage in an in-depth conversation with you.  


  1. Second on-site interview with your prospective manager

Time to get down to the business in hand. You and your prospective manager will delve deeper into the salient points relating to your possible new job and discuss any future ambitions.  


  1. Screening 

ITAR screening is applicable for some positions. Should this be the case, you will be informed in due course.  


  1. Job offer 

Yes please! If both parties are equally enthusiastic, an appropriate job offer will be forthcoming in fitting with the position and your level of skills.  

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