Project Manager

GKN Fokker Technologies is a division of GKN Aerospace and a leading global aerospace specialist. Fokker Technologies 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 Techniek is located in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. As part of Fokker Technologies we are an experienced MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) organization. Our experienced teams perform the full range of maintenance inspections. From minor modifications up to heavy maintenance. All within the scope of approval of Fokker Techniek.

Furthermore our facility includes Design and Engineering. The engineering and design capabilities from Fokker are recognised by the EASA through a Design Organisation Approval (DOA). This recognition allows us to perform the entire design and development process in-house, including certification and flight testing.


                                                                Project Manager AMRO

                                                                 Hoogerheide, The Netherlands

Your Mission

Fokker Techniek is seeking for an experienced and driven Project Manager Aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (AMRO). Your key responsibilities will be to realise and successfully complete heavy (base) maintenance, conversion and completion projects of aircrafts. A variety of daily tasks will occur; from analysing and determine the project definition, up to monitoring the budget and reporting directly to the client.

Within a multidisciplinary (Engineering, Operations, Quality and Purchase) project core team of 5 – 30 colleagues, you will be the lead program / project manager. You will report directly to the Head of Aircraft Maintenance.

Your Luggage

 A relevant (aircraft maintenance) technical degree.

  • 4+ years of experience with process management systems.
  • Proven management / leadership experience.
  • Experience with drafting and implementation in budget management.
  • Knowledge of production scheduling in aircraft maintenance.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.
  • Preferably knowledge and/or experience of base maintenance on aircraft which are on the scope of approval of Fokker Techniek.
  • A IPMA-C certificate is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of EASA and/or FAA Part 145 is a pro.

Besides this technical luggage and of course a genuine passion for aviation, you are the candidate which has a flexible work attitude, with good communication skills and is quality oriented. You are an inspiration towards your colleagues, direct to success and act as a team player. Within the project(s) assigned you are multidisciplinary oriented and in possession of the necessary decisive leadership skills.

 Your Take-off & Route

The Fokker Techniek organization has a passion for technology and their employees are rightfully proud of what they develop and build. Fokker Techniek has ambitious plans for the future, just like you. Choosing Fokker means you get a place in a fast growing organization within a competitive market.

It goes without saying that we offer a competitive package (e.g. a competitive salary, profit-related bonus and 40 days annual leave). However, we believe the main appeal is the opportunity we provide for you to develop your career, gain an unrivalled breadth of experience and achieve your true potential. To do so, we offer various training opportunities in every direction and leadership programs.

 Are you excited for this role and want to be a part of a truly specialized global company? Contact us.

The recruitment and selection process for the position of Project Manager is carried out by Rein van de Ven of WFS PRO BV. You can send your resume and letter of motivation to For more information about the position, please contact Rein van de Ven +31 (0)6 46260431.

“All personal data that you provide during this recruitment procedure will be handled carefully in accordance with the GDPR”



Apply for this job
Share this job

WFS PRO supplies innovative and tailor-made services in the fields of Consultancy, Managed Services and Recruitment. Both nationally and internationally.

Recent jobs

Field Service Engineer

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG)) is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea. We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the

Interior Design Engineer Yachtbuilding

For one of our customers, a fast growing Engineering firm active in amongst others the Marine & Yachtbuilding industry, WFS PRO is looking for an Interior Design Engineer. Are you passionate about the design of Yacht interiors? Are you driven by getting the best out of yourself and your colleagues? Apply today and contribute to our partners’ ambition to become

Structural Engineer Ship- Yachtbuilding

For one of our customers, a fast growing Engineering firm active in amongst others the Marine & Yachtbuilding industry, WFS PRO is looking for a Structural Engineer. Are you passionate about the design of ships, Yachts and commercial vessels? Do you dream of bringing more innovation into the maritime industry?  Are you driven by getting the best out of yourself