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Aircraft Mechanic

Type vacature: Regular
Plaats: Schiphol Oost
Uren per week: 40
Opleidingsniveau: Secondary vocational education (MBO-4 or HAVO); Pre-vocational education (MBO-3)
Solliciteer t/m: 12/29/2023



Are you a driven Aircraft Mechanic Level 1? Then perhaps the position of Aircraft Mechanic at KLM is for you! KLM is looking for experienced Aircraft Mechanics. Will you go for this great opportunity?

What are you going to do?

After working hard with your team to deliver a Boeing 787 to your customer in perfect condition, you wave it off with pride. On to the next team challenge: solve a complicated avionic task on the Boeing 777 that has just rolled in! As an Aircraft Mechanic, together with your team, you make sure that aircraft fly safely, smoothly and on time every day. You do this by carrying out maintenance work by the book. Of course in line with safety requirements and various regulations. You also make an active contribution to optimising the maintenance processes. Because by making our department structurally better, we can continue to live up to our position as a leading player in aircraft maintenance.

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Ensuring (maintenance) processes on the ground run flawlessly
  • Perform inspection, maintenance and modification work 
  • Carry out the work according to the required specifications and in compliance with the various regulations (such as those from the Safety Management System) 
  • Improve current maintenance processes structurally and proactively
  • Contribute to the further development of your team 

As an Aircraft Mechnanic, you will work in shifts.

Where do you land?

In a team of motivated colleagues, you will work within Airframe in one of the plants/units and sometimes travel abroad! You report to the Plant Leader and during the operational shifts to the (Lead) Ground Engineer. You are part of the Airframe department, which is responsible for aircraft maintenance for the KLM fleet and global customers. Airframe is part of KLM Engineering & Maintenance (KLM E&M), KLM's maintenance division. Together with Air France Industries, KLM E&M is a leading player in aircraft maintenance worldwide. 

Your profile

You are an enthusiastic qualified Aircraft Mechanic with a great sense of responsibility. Delivering aircraft effectively and efficiently to the end customer is what you aim for, and of course you do this together with your team. You are not afraid to make decisions and show initiative; you do everything to realise your goals and are proud of your work. Connecting and liaising is easy for you, which means you interact effortlessly with different people: from cleaners to customer representatives and from flight crew to your direct colleagues. To you, the prospect of being an Aircraft Mechanic at KLM feels like the greatest thing you can achieve in aviation!

What else will you bring with you?

  • Demonstrable relevant work experience as a licensed Aircraft Mechanic for one or more of the following aircraft types B737, B777, A320, A330 and/or B787. (A dossier/document check is part of the selection process)
  • Good (technical) English, both written and spoken, is a must
  • Good Dutch, both written and spoken, is an advantage
  • Experience working in a team is a plus 

    Please note: Unfortunately we cannot hire candidates with non EU nationality due to Dutch immigration rules and regulations. 


Concern for excellence
Problem analysis
Stress tolerance
Technical skill and competence
Information gathering


Wat bieden wij?

  • Een uitdagende rol bij een uniek Nederlands bedrijf;
  • Een brutosalaris tussen  2.513,79 en € 3.563,68 bruto per maand;
  • Volop ruimte voor persoonlijke ontwikkeling en mooie doorgroeimogelijkheden;
  • Een goede pensioenregeling en 8% vakantiegeld;
  • Een eindejaarsuitkering van 8,33% 
  • 25 vakantiedagen en 7 extra vrije dagen;
  • Fikse korting op vliegtickets (als je minimaal 6 maanden in dienst bent);
  • Een reiskostenregeling en gratis gebruik van het busnetwerk rondom Schiphol;
  • Korting op je ziektekostenverzekering;
  • Een budget voor duurzame inzetbaarheid.


Ready for your next destination?

Wacht dan niet langer, en stuur ons je cv! Je hoeft geen motivatiebrief te schrijven; tijdens je online sollicitatie stellen we je enkele gerichte vragen. Je sollicitatieprocedure bestaat uit twee gesprekken en een veiligheidsonderzoek. Binnen twee weken na sluitingsdatum van de vacature krijg je bericht van ons.


Een dossiercheck (voor ex-KLM-medewerkers) en/of een referentiecheck kunnen onderdeel uitmaken van de sollicitatieprocedure. Door te solliciteren op deze vacature geef je toestemming voor deze checks.



Wil je meer weten over de functie, neem dan contact op met de hiring manager. Bel of mail de recruiter voor vragen over de sollicitatieprocedure. Vergeet in beide gevallen niet om het vacaturenummer te noemen: #13184.


Hiring manager

Louis Schouten: LOUIS.SCHOUTEN@TD.KLM.COM of 0031613391226



Frank van den Broek: FRANK-VAN-DEN.BROEK@KLM.COM of


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