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Stress Engineer

Ref no. BHN559128
Location Brighton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client, an Aerospace and Defence supplier is looking for a Stress Engineer to join them on a contract basis at their site in Brighton.

Key skills required for this role

ANSYS, Aerospace, Defence, Stress, Analysis



Job description

Our client, an Aerospace and Defence supplier is looking for a Stress Engineer to join them on a contract basis at their site in Brighton.

  • Due to the nature of the role, you must be willing to undergo basic security checks.
  • Fully onsite in Brighton with possible flexibility once up to speed with the project.
  • OUTSIDE IR35, rates flexible dependant on experience.
  • ANSYS experience is a must for this position.


  • Minimum of a degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Candidate would ideally hold professional membership of an engineering institution
  • Demonstrable experience in utilising the following processes would be advantageous:
  • Hand Calculations
  • 3D Finite Element Modelling using tools such as Solidworks, Solidworks Simulation
  • Linear and Non-Linear Analysis of Metallic and Non-Metallic Structures
  • Fatigue Life Prediction of Structures
  • Vibration Analysis - Harmonic and Random Vibration
  • Articulate in the use of LabView
  • Simulation using Matlab simulink and simscape


It would be expected that the Engineering Analyst would already have a proven track record of applying some or all of the following skills/knowledge:

  • Identify concepts/technologies for new product developments
  • Understanding materials technologies in engineering analysis
  • Understanding of industry leading engineering analysis tools
  • Structural Analysis of new/modified equipment to requirements.
  • Detail design features and characteristics of products as assigned.
  • Ability to review designs against military environmental and configuration standards.
  • Ability to produce Structural Design Records for new equipment
  • Test Specification writing and implementation, when necessary.
  • Product test implementation and/or supervision.
  • Ability to prepare Flight Certification documentation in support of deliverable products.
  • Liaison with Operations to ensure optimum choice of production methods and materials for economic manufacture.


It is expected that the position will require the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparation of product engineering analysis reports for structural and pneumatic systems
  • Preparation of airworthiness and safety management certification reports
  • Assist in the definition and development of engineering materials and processes best practice
  • Develop new predictive engineering models in support of new product development
  • Develop structural engineering specifications involving metals and non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design.
  • Damage tolerance, durability, design allowable and structural modelling.
  • Specialties may include analysis of dynamics loads, stability, stress, fatigue, thermal and Gas System dynamics.
  • Tools utilized may include Solidworks, Lab View, Matlab and a variety of software applications.

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