Stress Engineer

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North West
£32,500 to £33,500 per annum
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Direct Responsibilities of the Stress Engineer

* To define the applicable stress methodology on a case by case basis.
* To produce stress substantiations using analytical methods.
* To produce stress substantiations using numerical methods, setting up cost effective FE models and providing engineering judgements on the results.
* To define physical product tests through liaison with the Test and Instrumentation Engineers and to produce the associated test plans.
* To analyse the results obtained from physical testing to ensure that they support the results from structural analyses and to produce the associated test reports.
* To provide structural analysis on design proposals and engineering change proposals, by comparing the strength of a structure to applied loads to ensure product integrity and airworthiness.
* To propose methods and techniques to support structural optimisation.
* To support the dispositioning of manufacturing non-conformances and the definition of repair solutions where necessary.
* To comply with methods defined within Nacelles Technical Handbook.
* To technically verify stress reports using BTG0036 procedure.

Functional Responsibilities

* To provide structural substantiation for new design and modifications to existing designs.
* To provide structural substantiation for in-service repairs.
* To provide structural substantiation in support of Research and Technology initiatives.
* To provide structural substantiation for manufacturing non-conformance solutions.
* To comply with Nacelles procedures (BTG0086, BTG0026)

Candidate skills & requirements

* Demonstrable and relevant experience of stress analysis is essential
* Good knowledge of NASTRAN,NX and STREAME software ( linear and non-linear analysis) is essential
* Good knowledge of repair and concession substantiations
* Excellent knowledge of performing hand calculations (using such tools as ESDU, Niu, Bruhn) - Essential
* Excellent knowledge of preparing stress report, covering static fatigue and damage tolerance - Essential
* Good general aircraft knowledge and experience of civil A/C Nacelle structures - Essential
* Excellent knowledge of metallic and composite materials and structures
* Good understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques
* Excellent communication skills-Essential
* Good time and priority management skills-Essential
* Advanced Project Management skills-Essential
* Intermediate Planning and Organisation skills-Essential
* HND qualification/B Eng degree (or equivalent); or equivalent relevant experience
* French Language Skills while beneficial isn’t essential

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 89 8827
Contact: Matthew Hackett

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