Electrical Engineer (R&D)
GKN Aerospace
Hoogerheide, NL
5 dagen geleden

R&D Electrical Engineer

Fokker Elmo Research & Technology department is looking for an ambitious Electrical Engineer that wants to apply his / her theoretical background to future Electrical (Wiring) Interconnection Systems for aircraft.

In search for green and silent air transport aviation, there is currently a massive increase in the number of Hybrid and Electric aircraft in development.

This provides specific challenges (e.g. Thermal and EMI / EMC) to the Electrical Interconnection System, including its interaction with other electrical systems and the aircraft as a whole.

This position also includes research to other potential disruptive innovations such as Wireless Technologies for aircraft and support to other Technology projects requiring similar (Electrical Engineering) expertise.

The position

A full-time position at the Research & Technology department of Fokker Elmo, which develops future technologies to be applied in new process- and / or product innovations.

The Fokker Elmo Technology department is part of GKN Aerostructures & Systems Europe & ASIA (ASEA).

The position is expected to include participation in European research in collaboration with universities and research institutes, enabling the industrial maturation of latest technologies.

Your profile

Knowledge, experience and qualifications :

  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other related discipline for this role;
  • Knowledge of Power Distribution Networks and architectures and (Hybrid) Electric Propulsion concepts desired;
  • Knowledge of (EMC) characteristics of different types of electrical signals and power connections;
  • Knowledge of physical phenomena related to High Power application in aerospace environments;
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with the design process, analysis of complex data, integration of (electric) systems and laboratory equipment operation desired.
  • Skills

  • Ability to apply electric / electronic engineering principles into the design aircraft and its electrical systems, including the understanding of the mutual interdependencies between them;
  • Ability to translate electric / electronic engineering knowledge into the design of new technical solutions within applicable aircraft requirements;
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design / Engineering (CAD / CAE) tools, with emphasis on electrical and multi-physics simulations including Thermal- and EMC;
  • A self-starter with good communication skills is a must.
  • Core competences

  • Analytical ability : able to think at an abstract level and identify interrelationships;
  • Innovative : has creative ideas to improve processes and products, and translating into action;
  • Initiative : is proactive, i.e. assertive and takes the initiative to ensure performance and delivery;
  • Collaboration : has a constructive approach to the ideas of others and is able to work harmoniously.
  • About Fokker Elmo

    We are a leading player in the design, manufacturing and support for the Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs.

    Our innovative tools and processes support our customers and represent a Unique Selling Point.

    Fokker is part of GKN Aerospace division, which employs 17,000 people in 61 locations worldwide. Fokker Elmo employs 2000 people, of which over 400 within the Headquarters in Hoogerheide.

    We offer

    Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction.

    Our company has a passion for technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build. At Fokker Elmo, you will get every opportunity to build your career and work on your personal development.

    For more information about this position please contact Johnny van Lugtenburg at : .

    Internal candidates can apply through HR system Wilbur Careers until 30 September 2019.

    External candidates can apply through the GKN Career site.

    In case of equal suitability, internal applicants are given preference over external applicants.

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