Mechanical Operations Mechanic Fulltime Detachering EP, Secondment EP Aerospace Vast / Tijdelijk, Permanent / Temporary Papendrecht, South Holland, Netherlands 730 - 1161
Mechanical Operations Mechanic Fulltime Detachering EP, Secondment EP Aerospace Vast / Tijdelijk, Permanent / Temporary Papendrecht, South Holland, Netherlands 730 - 1161

Always wanted to work on the coolest planes and helicopters? If you have that technical background in aviation, this is your chance to make it happen! Become a MRO Mechanic at GKN Fokker Landing Gear!


GKN Fokker Technologies is a division of GKN Aerospace and a leading global aerospace specialist. Fokker develops and produces state-of-the-art advanced aircraft systems and components for aircraft manufacturers and provides integrated services and products for aircraft owners and users. The company was founded in 1919. The head office is located in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Fokker Technologies is active on locations in the Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, the US, China, India and Singapore, and employs around 4,900 people.

GKN Fokker Landing Gear located in Papendrecht, the Netherlands, as part of Fokker Technologies, is active in the field of landing gear and related systems. This includes the design and development, production and assembly of complete landing-controlled systems, but also the repair and reassembly of systems that are in use. Fokker Landing Gear is active for the F16 Fighter Aircraft, the Apache Combat helicopter, the F35 Lightning II (JSF), the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, the multifunctional NH90 helicopter and the MQ-9 Reaper.


As a Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Mechanic you are responsible for dismantling, cleaning, repairing, assembling, modifying, testing, preparing and adjusting parts and assembled aircraft components. You work on the basis of Operations -, Component Maintenance Manuals, procedures and regulations, service bulletins and instructions. As a MRO Mechanic you naturally also ensure proper recording of data, documents and logs for accountability to customers and supervisory authorities. You conduct interim and final inspections on parts and assemblies. Also you provide guidance during customer product purchases. As a MRO Mechanic you are further responsible for drafting and checking the deviation descriptions; you handle these and you decide within the authorization frameworks regarding deviations and customer complaints.


  • You have technical college / bachelor degree in Aviation and you have several years of experience in aviation maintenance
  • You have experience with inspection / MRO work in aviation;
  • You master the English language in speech and writing;
  • You have excellent social / communication skills;
  • Preferably a good basic knowledge of EASA Part 145, 14 CFR-Part145, AS9110 and AS9100 legislation and quality standards.


The Fokker Landing Gear organization exudes a passion for technology and our employees are rightfully proud of what they develop and build. Fokker Landing Gear has big plans for the future, just like you. We recognize that it takes planning and hard work to get there. So we offer a challenging position, a great team, development & training, and exciting opportunities to further enhance your skills, abilities and knowledge.

Furthermore we offer:

  • Excellent salary between € 3100-4500 (depending on experience);
  • Full-time contract (40 hours);
  • Holiday allowance;
  • Plenty days to celebrate your holidays and visit friends and family;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Personal growth opportunities.


The recruitment and selection of the MRO Mechanic is carried out by N. Kloostra of WFS PRO BV. If you have any questions please contact Niels via or +31 (0)6 30681349.

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