Principal Structures Engineer

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South West
£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Experience / Qualifications

Degree Qualified

Experience in an Aerospace Structural analysis and structural test environment

Idealy holds CVE or equivalent authority with current or recent organisation

Familiarity with Boeing / Airbus / FAA / EASA requirements for structural substantiation

Familiarity with FE modelling (Nastran / Patran)

Beneficial would be experience with Siemens Femap system but not essential but must have experience at user level of a FEA system.

Beneficial would be experience managing a small team of engineers

Attributes / personal skills

Must be in a leadership positions or are clearly able to demonstrate high potential to be effective in such positions

Must be able to manage multiple tasks

Must be able to prioritise tasks

Must be able to facilitate meetings

Must be able to assign actions and provide effective follow up

Must be customer focussed and flexible to ensure deadlines are met

Must be a good communicator – able to present simplified, concise situation reports / proposals.

Must be able to formulate and present a proposal and withstand a high level of feedback.


A coaching style is preferred, using experience to assist in developing less experienced team members

Transparency in communication with team and to senior management

Able to take ownership and responsibility for completing projects on-time

Prepared to provide feedback to peers in order to improve team performance

Able to delegate where appropriate and avoid becoming a bottleneck.

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 898285
Contact: Daniel Martin

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