Principal Structural Engineer

Principal Structural Engineer

Job Title: Principal Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895113_1550239709
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 14:08

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with associated international travel, whilst developing design solutions for the next generation of defence systems.

We currently have an opportunity for a Principal Structural Engineer, based in Stevenage.

As a Structural Engineer you will apply your skills and experience to deliver critical advice on the structural performance of military systems. In a work environment where staff welfare and development is considered a priority there will be ample opportunity to stretch your skills and responsibilities to match your career potential.

Your job role and responsibilities will include:

*Be the main point of contact with internal and external customers and suppliers on assigned projects.
*Plan, manage and deliver project work, ensuring outputs are delivered to time and budget and problems are mitigated as and when they arise.
*Derive structural evidence on which to base product development decisions by performing linear, non-linear, crash, fatigue, vibration and modal investigations through the application of techniques ranging from hand calculations to analysis tools such as Hypermesh, OptiStruct, Radioss, LS-Dyna, Mathcad, Nastran, Patran, Adams, ABAQUS etc.
*Develop test requirements and guide trials teams in delivering against these requirements.
*Produce and deliver verbal and written reports to internal and external customers and stakeholders to ratify design and equipment performance decisions.
*Manage the delivery of work through individuals and teams that you may have direct line management responsibility for.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

*Ideally degree qualified in a subject relevant to the role or demonstrable equivalent experience.
*Good problem-solving skills coupled with a sound fundamental knowledge of structural analysis using Finite Element methods, etc.
*Experience applying numerical based tools (e.g. Hypermesh, OptiStruct, Radioss, LS-Dyna, Mathcad, Nastran, Patran, Adams, ABAQUS etc.) to investigate and analyse problems.
*Relevant experience in an equivalent or comparable industry would be advantageous.
*Experience leading and managing small teams and the delivery of projects would be advantageous.
*Individuals that are determined self-motivated and can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.

Job Title:Principal Structural Engineer
Salary:Up to £45,000pa + excellent benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job ID:895113


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.