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    Full-time Position
  • Background
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      January 27,2021
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    Technical Lead

    Do you have an academic degree in Aerospace Engineering? Are you experienced in the development of aerospace components, concepts and materials and do you have at least five years of experience in leading multidisciplinary engineering teams? Do you have knowledge of or affinity with helicopter systems and landing gears? Do you have excellent people management skills? Than you are, the Technical Lead we are looking for.


    As Technical Lead you are responsible for the execution of the design function for the NH90 Landing Gear & Intermediate Gearbox Component and for the operational management of engineers assigned to the Design Built Support Team(s) located in Helmond and Papendrecht. You ensure a correct execution of the design activities, procedures and processes as defined in the Military Design Organization Manual in accordance to planning and cost.

    The Technical Lead works closely with the multidisciplinary NH90 Program team, in particular with the Program Manager responsible for LG and IGB l. You report directly to the NH90 Chief Engineer.


    Fokker Landing Gear (FLG) is part of the GKN group and is active in the field of landing gear and related systems. This includes the design and development, production and assembly of complete landing gears, but also the repair and overhaul of systems in use. With its ± 250 employees, FLG is active, among others projects for the F-16 fighter plane, the Apache combat helicopter, the F-35 Lightning II (JSF), the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and the multi-purpose NH90 helicopter. For a Dutch aviation company of this size, they have acquired a unique position in the F-35 (JSF) program based on our design and development capabilities. In addition, FLG has been working for more than 15 years on the development of technologies for the application of Polymer Matrix Composite material on parts of landing gear. This gives FLG a leading technology position in the landing gear market, and they are in an excellent position to contribute to the development of better sustainable aircrafts.


    • Good base salary
    • Excellent secondary benefits
    • Vacation days
    • Holiday payment
    • Pension
    • Innovative and international environment
    • Personal development


    • An academic degree in aerospace engineering;
    • At least 5 years of experience in the area of development of aerospace components, concepts and materials;
    • At least 5 years of proven experience in leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams;
    • Sufficient knowledge for the integration of disciplines;
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and in writing) in English;
    • Willing to work from at the locations Helmond and Papendrecht;
    • It would be an advantage if you have knowledge of helicopter system landing gears.
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