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Service Engineer

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, The HagueAirborne Composites Automation

Job description

Be part of an unique growth story!
Join us to help build the leading advanced composites automation and digital manufacturing company. Airborne is a technology leader in advanced composites, specialised in the industrialisation of engineering and manufacturing of durable fibre reinforced composites for Space, Aeronautics, Transport and Marine industries. Via Airborne’s unique combination of skills: our deep and wide composites, software engineering and mechatronics know-how – we enable our customers to unlock their full potential in digital manufacturing growth and create a competitive advantage. We are agile, flexible and think like a start-up. This nimble approach is challenging for many incumbent companies—but it’s at the heart of how we think to build winning positions by developing integrated, automated and connected manufacturing solutions for the composite industry. Together we are a dynamic group of 135 highly educated and passionate employees, split between our headquarter in The Hague Ypenburg (NL) and our site in Lambourn (UK).

What is your new job?

The Service Engineer is responsible to ensure that the machines at our clients keep functioning as designed. This is done by regular scheduled on site visits, ad-hoc visits, and remote support. The service engineer is capable of doing inspection, regular maintenance, diagnosis and analysis of faults and errors, and repairs of mechanical and electrical systems. Remote support consists of manning the support desk, and working with the clients to try and solve problems remotely where possible, using the manuals and procedures as supplied with the machine. When unable to provide a solution directly, a service support ticket is created and assigned to the relevant engineer. The service engineer is responsible for repairing, servicing, and performing preventive maintenance on our systems installed at our clients.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Regular maintenance and inspection visits, and ad hoc repair visits at our clients. 
  • Arrange tools, parts, and consumables needed for the job. 
  • Consult with relevant engineers. 
  • Perform inspection, mechanical, and electrical work at the client site. 
  • Able to analyse and troubleshoot problems, optionally together with a local or remote engineer. 
  • Document performed tasks. 
  • Validate the job with the client.
  • First line of support, support the client with operating instructions, and general troubleshooting. 
  • Creating service tickets and passing on the more difficult issues to the relevant engineers. 
  • Arranging spare parts when needed. 
  • Feedback to product owners, engineers on common faults and failures. 
  • Maintaining a proper service toolkit. 
  • Mechanical assembly of equipment. 
  • Constructing and wiring control panels.

Job requirements

Job Requirements


  • Technical education (MBO/HBO) such as mechanical engineering, or similar.

Work experience

  • 5 year or more experience as a service engineer, technician, or similar in the field of industrial automation.


  • Proficient in the English language (spoken and written).
  • Willing to travel abroad on a regular basis (twice a month).
  • NEN3140 (Laagspanningsinstallaties)
  • Driver’s license.
  • Able to do basic robot operating tasks.
  • VCA.
  • Forklift license.
  • Hoisting and lifting.

What we offer:

Working at Airborne International will give you the opportunity to develop your career by working on highly innovative projects.
We offer you a well rewarding job in an inspiring environment with like-minded and talented colleagues. You will become part of our inspiring company where innovation, quality and creativity are key to meet our company goals. We will give you the opportunity for personal and professional growth, by training, learning on the job and coaching.

Furthermore, we offer:

    • Good primary and secondary terms of employment
    • Generous annual leave of 32 days
    • Retirement Pension Plan
    • Ability to work from home and home-work allowance
    • An office that is easy to access by car and by public transport

A great opportunity to be part of an unique growth story!

Information & procedure

In case you would like to apply, please send in your application (motivation and resume) via the Apply here button.

Third party applications are not appreciated.