Specialist Stress Engineer

Specialist Stress Engineer

Job Title: Specialist Stress Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895258_1539701728
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2018 15:55

Job Description

Our client is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. They have a global presence and are one of the world leaders in aerospace electrical systems. As a pivotal player in the 'more electric' aircraft, the company boasts more than 13,000 employees dotted across 12 countries.

As Specialist Stress Engineer, you will be responsible for carrying out modelling, simulation, analysis and validation work to ensure that Electrical Machines designed and manufactured onsite are fit for purpose and safe to fly.

Your responsibilities will include:

Manage and deliver your own stress-related work packages and liaise with the customer/supplier as and when required.
Working under the direction of the Stress Team Leader
Delivering multiple stress related work packages
Thermal, vibration, structural FEA analysis using ANSYS Workbench
Estimating task duration for single tasks or work packages.
Working with Lead Engineers and Project / Programme Managers to stay abreast of customer needs
Complete tasks to ensure milestones are met
Driving improvements to processes and procedures
Authoring, reviewing, and approving engineering documentation related to Stress/Multiphysics activities.

Qualifications / Experience

An engineering degree (mechanical, rotating equipment, etc.) and significant FEA experience within an engineering discipline
Experience in an industrial environment where the design, development and manufacture of precision machines is the core business.
Experience in the analysis of high-speed rotating equipment with respect to stress, thermal and vibration/rotor dynamics using FEA, particularly ANSYS
Sufficient experience to work on complex stress related tasks on their own initiative with minimal need of supervision.
A thorough knowledge of fatigue (the causes, effects and prevention) together with the ability to predict component life against defined mission profiles.
The ability to produce and approve competent technical reports.
A thorough knowledge of typical aerospace materials - to include their benefits and limitations and the experience to be able to recommend a suitable material for any particular application.
Awareness of current CAD tools and their capabilities would be beneficial.
An understanding of CFD would be beneficial.
An understanding of electrical machines, in particular related to power generation and motors would be beneficial.
An understanding of fluid dynamics and tribology would be beneficial.
Competent in using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project tools.

Job Title:Specialist Stress Engineer
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895258


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