companyWFS PRO
locationPapendrecht, Netherlands
PublishedPublished: Published 4 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Technical and engineering
more than 10 years of experience

Areas of operation



Become part of the change!

For various programs at GKN-Fokker Elmo in Papendrecht, the Netherlands, WFS PRO is looking for experienced: 



As a Wiring operator you help our client GKN-Fokker Elmo by building cable harnesses that will be used in different civil and military aircraft. Your main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Build various (engine) wiring harnesses that are used in different aircraft platforms;
  • Determine and/or follow methods and sequence of operations in performing assembly tasks such as wiring, component installation, hand soldering and cable harnessing on assembly units;
  • Label assemblies in accordance with drawing specifications;
  • Length measurement wiring breakouts;
  • Soldering-tinning wire, splices, (lap/hook) connections;
  • Perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly;
  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with control procedures;
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Client;
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.


  • Several years of experience as a wiring operator / avionics engineer (minimum of 1 year experience within a wiring production surrounding);
  • Ability to comprehend assembly drawings or written work instructions, and wire lists;
  • Good visual perception and ability to distinguish between colors;
  • Must be able to obtain measurements from tools such as measuring tapes, scales, etc.;
  • Must be able to crimp terminals/contacts onto wires using manual and automated tooling;
  • Familiar with basic hand tools, cutters (dykes) wire strippers, hand crimpers, scissors, soldering iron, heat gun;
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English;
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the position;
  • The ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential;
  • Understanding of Lean Principles is preferred.

Further information

  • Starting date: As soon as possible;
  • Type of contract: employee base (or contractor base, only for European citizens);
  • Duration: depending on availability, we aim on at least 12 months, shorter periods are negotiable if required;
  • If you are not a contractor/possibility for employees: permanent contract after 12 months;
  • Excellent salary conditions;
  • Housing: if requested arranged by WFS PRO;
  • Remark: Experienced British contractors can also apply, we offer possibility to work as a knowledge employee in the Netherlands.


With almost 2400 employees, GKN Fokker Elmo is part of GKN Aerospace and stands for a high level of quality, innovation and excellent performance. GKN Fokker Elmo is a leading company in design, manufacturing and support of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs.

GKN Fokker Elmo is an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction. The company has a passion for technology and their staff is rightly proud of what they develop and build. At GKN Fokker Elmo, you will get every opportunity to build your career and work on your personal development!

Ready for take-off?

WFS PRO takes care of the hiring process of this position. If you are interested please apply directly!

Years of experience

  • more than 10 years of experience

Required languages

  • English

Required skills

  • av