Senior FEA Project Engineer

Senior FEA Project Engineer

Job Title: Senior FEA Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895097_1535453897
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 28, 2018 11:58

Job Description

Our client is a marine engineering consultancy with sites across the UK. An experienced Finite Element modelling team support the company's main projects, working closely with the other disciplines to verify and develop new designs, as well as working with customers to provide FEA of the marine vessels. In addition, the FEA department take on consultancy work for a variety of sectors, with experience in marine, mining, aerospace and civil, to name a few.

As a Senior FEA Project Engineer your responsibility will be to provide technical leadership on analytical projects. You will be assisting in the management of an analysis team (including sub-contractors) to provide technical/analytical support to both the in-house design team but also to external clients in a consultancy role.

You need an in-depth knowledge of stress analysis techniques, experience of preparing high quality technical documentation, and the ability to form calculations, both structural and mechanical.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

Assessing complex structures and assemblies to ensure they satisfy client requirements.
Manage analysis projects. Ensuring that the results are delivered on time, to the cost allowed, and to the appropriate quality criteria.
Mentor and coach junior engineering staff within the FEA Team to assist them in the development of the technical solution to analytical projects.
Provide a first point of contact with clients during a project to ensure queries are closed out within the shortest possible timeframe.
Control external analytical resource to ensure the output is delivered on time, to the cost allowed and to the right quality.
Provide accurate and timely forecasts to the Project Manager to allow for accurate planning, reporting and estimating.
Management of the technical risk, ensuring that all risks are actioned and mitigated as required.

About you:

Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or similar, or equivalent relevant experience.
In depth knowledge of FEA techniques and analysis
Advanced user of either of the following: Nastran, Abaqus and ANSYS.
Design and project management processes experience
2D and 3D CAD (ideally AutoCAD and I-DEAS).
Awareness of Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental standards and processes related to the role.
Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of the organisation.
Ability to provide technical leadership to junior members of the team.
Good problem solver and objective decision maker.
Capable of dealing with issues as they develop and solving them swiftly.

Job Title:Senior FEA Project Engineer
Salary:£35,000-£40,000pa DOE
Location:Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895097


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.

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