Senior Stress Engineer

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North West
£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
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General Responsibilities include leading the following activities:

* Definition and application of efficient stress methodologies to support structural optimisation, validation of product and demonstration of compliance to customer requirements for static, fatigue and damage tolerance
* Setting up cost effective FEM representation of products for linear, non-linear and dynamic analyses, applicable post processing and interpretation of results
* Assessment and manipulation of loading inputs to establish critical load case definitions to be reviewed for structural certification in both static and fatigue conditions
* Creation and approval of clear and concise reports of work completed for both internal and external issue
* Liaison with customers, suppliers and internal resource on stress related issues and work packages
* Promoting and contributing to initiatives aimed at improving the performance of the stress team, engineering and the business
* Monitoring and reporting on stress deliverables for the programme and feedback to the Engineering Project Manager
* Definition of physical product testing for both R&T and new development work to validate methods and assumptions applied including liaison with test engineers to generate plans and analysis and interpretation of results
* Working within standard procedures and stress handbook methods

Candidate skills & requirements

Good knowledge of MSC Patran/Nastran.

* Excellent knowledge of FEM including creation and validation of DFEM, GFEM and IFEM including good knowledge of including linear and non-linear solutions.
* Excellent knowledge of hand calculation techniques using industry standard methods, such as from Niu, Bruhn and ESDU.
* Good knowledge of certification requirements of static stress / fatigue and damage tolerance for aircraft structures.
* Good knowledge of repair and concession stress solutions.
* Excellent knowledge of stress reports compilation including checking and approval experience.
* Good knowledge of stress analysis of composite structures.
* Confident communication skills including customer facing experience.
* Experience of leading and planning objectives required for a stress team.
* Experience of leading a stress team towards significant technical/design reviews.
* Relevant qualifications such as degree in engineering or equivalent experience.
* Ability to work within team while taking on own responsibilities

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: 0148989835
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Den Muharrem

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