Fokker Technologies is a leading global aerospace specialist that designs, develops and manufactures highly engineered aircraft systems to aircraft manufacturers and provides through-life aircraft fleet support services. Fokker’s main advantage is its capability to approach aircraft systems design from the perspective of an aircraft manufacturer and understanding the aircraft and its operation as a whole.

With 4,688 skilled specialists, we support our customers world-wide in manufacturing and operating smart, safe, sustainable and affordable aircraft

The company operates through its principal units

  • Fokker Aerostructures: light-weight aerostructures f.e. tails, wing components, fuselage panels
  • Fokker Elmo: electrical wiring- and interconnect- systems
  • Fokker Landing Gear: landing gear
  • Fokker Services: aircraft- and parts- availablity services

Fokker’s engineering capabilities are based on its 100 year heritage and knowledge of complete aircraft manufacturing. As a recognized innovation leader, Fokker is involved as a sole supplier to 75  commercial- as well as defense- aircraft types. Lightweight materials such as Glare (glass fibre reinforced aluminum) and thermoplastics in aerostructures, composites in landing gear, the unique WDMS for the design, production and configuration management of electrical systems, the use of LED lighting in aircraft and the Electronic Flight Bag Solution for the iPad are a perfect fit with the ambition to innovate and at the same time reduce the environmental footprint of the aerospace industry.

Headquartered in Papendrecht, the Netherlands, Fokker operates facilities in the Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, USA, Singapore and China.


With distinctive integrator solutions, featuring sophisticated technologies, we support our customers world-wide in excellence in designing, building and operating smart, safe, sustainable and affordable aircraft.

For further information please visit our website


Management Trainee Program

Give your career a flying start and get on board with the Fokker Technologies trainee program! We’re looking for graduates with approximately 1 year of relevant working experience who can start on an intensive 2-year program.

The Fokker General Management Trainee Program is a comprehensive 2‑year program that consists of on-the-job experience, management skills training and coaching. Our program combines responsible and important job assignments together with practical studies. The rotating assignments cover various aspects of the Fokker Technologies businesses, providing you with broad, international experience aimed at achieving a management position.

Position requirements

Your educational background is a Master’s degree. We prefer a completed Master’s at a University of Technology, or a Master’s degree in a subject related to our business processes. It’s important that you can convince us of your proven affinity with technology. You have approximately 1 year of relevant working experience and you have gained managerial and international experience during your studies and extracurricular activities. You also have proven wide interests in, and the ambition to grow outside, your own subject area. Since your assignments will be within several Fokker companies in the Netherlands and at our international locations, you are willing to work on a co-location basis at different sites. You hold an international driving license and you have knowledge of the Dutch language.

Conditions of employment

We offer you a challenging start to your career within an innovative and international environment in which we use state-of-the-art technology in an organization with an unique history in the field of aviation. We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package. A company car will be provided during your trainee period.

Contact information

For further details about the General Management Trainee Program, please visit our corporate website at If you’re interested, please send in your application using the ‘Apply’ button in the vacancy