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Stress Engineer - Essex

Ref no. BHN562372
Location Essex, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Would you like to join a company with Global presence?  

The company is at the forefront of innovation, creating technology for a range of successful markets. 

Key skills required for this role

Stress Engineer, Mechanical, Engineer, FEA, ANSYS


Stress Engineer, Mechanical, Engineer, FEA, ANSYS

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency* 

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials. *Expectations, 3 days per week on site*

Are you looking for a dynamic company who deliver world-class solutions? 

The company are an Innovation and Technology leader, solving complex challenges across every domain! The organisation provides advanced systems and services to their customers Globally and have a fantastic reputation in its market.  

  • Recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator™ for 2023! 
  • Named top Aerospace and Defence company! Just Capital and CNBC's JUST 100 Ranking 

As a result of new contracts, the engineering team is looking for a motivated Structural/Stress engineer with a background in mechanical simulation and test, with a keen interest in weapon systems. 

This role will be based Essex, and the Stress Engineer will report directly to the Program Lead Structural Engineer.  

This role is open across all levels starting from junior experience with the opportunity of professional development.

The Stress Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating structural behaviour of complex assemblies including stress, vibration, and structural integrity analysis. 
  • Undertake assessments using hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools (ANSYS / LS-DYNA) 
  • Support the design development of complex systems through model validation activities. 
  • Contribute to the Structural Design Record by authoring Structural Memos. 


Essential Skills:

  • Bachelors' Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Technology. 
  • Demonstrable experience in mechanical simulation for complex structures. 
  • Working knowledge of statics, dynamics, and fatigue analysis of aerospace components ideally with ANSYS Workbench and associated mechanical toolboxes or equivalent. 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous. 
  • Experience in experimental modal analysis and vibration testing. 
  • Experience in correlating physical test results with simulated predictions. 
  • Experience using hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools (ANSYS / LS-DYNA) 

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