Vacature Team Manager Sustaining Engineering Support

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Our client is looking for a Team Manager Sustaining Engineering Support for the After Market Organization
This position manages the flow and quality of Engineering Change Orders (ECO), Non Conformity Reports (NCR) and recurring Engineering support to Supply Chain, Production and Sales
  • Be process owner of all sustaining analysis processes and drive standardization and process improvement
  • Align sustaining process with other engineering departments
  • Drawing up department instructions and work instructions
  • Directs work assignments, scheduling, and reviews of work in progress
  • Manage a permanent team of sustaining Engineers Prioritize ECO’s according to agreed criteria
  • Provide technical input for cost impact of product changes (ECO’s)
  • Manage assessing NCR’s in the area of the design, providing the technical disposition support to Non Conform parts.
  • Align the NCR disposition with QA and engineering leadership.
  • Reports ECO/NCR performance
  • Capture Engineering lessons learned from ECO’s and assure feedback to Engineering departments.
  • Technical support for the manufacturing of tools, jig, fixtures and others for production and customer services..
  • Involve specialists/authorized people to help processing ECO’s where necessary
  • Liaise with NPD Engineering department managers to exchange knowledge with the NPD Engineering Team.

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  • A Bachelor degree in a technical field
  • Several years experience in Engineering, preferable some years as a technical manager
  • Good understanding of Engineering processes and (IT) tools
  • Good understanding of manufacturing- and assembly processes, Project Management methods and procedures
  • Aerospace business/Quality systems and Quality procedures
  • Managing professionals, organizational awareness, people management and teambuilding
  • Good planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills on all levels and with all disciplines
  • Disciplined and result driven
  • Decision making, Problem solving
  • Senior specialist, able to influence without power
  • Fluent in English


The organisation is part of an American multinational, market leader in aircraft interiors. The development of (steam) ovens takes place in the central area of The Netherlands. Clients include renowned airlines and aircraft builders all over the world. Approximately 5000 people are employed by the company, of which about 140 in the centre of Holland. The organisation is located near Utrecht.
The company has been a successful producer of aircraft kitchen appliances since the 60s. They are global market leader with their steam conventional ovens. Their work is based on the Continuous Improvement principle, with client order-driven production and short delivery times.
Products are becoming increasingly complex, and new technologies require creative applications. Are you interested in making a contribution to increasing their success? Does a quality-driven and international work environment appeal to you? Then the organisation is the employer for you!



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Johan Fekken

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