Stress Engineer & Lead Stress Engineer

Ref No. EMP422091
Salary £20 - £35/hour
Location Bedford, England
Start date 01/10/2018
Job type Contract (3 months )
Job Status Now Interviewing


Preliminary sizing and detail stressing of composite primary structure and metallic details for a General Aviation airframe.


Competent working knowledge of structural and stress analysis in an aerospace environment

The Job

My Aerospace client based in Cranfield, Bedford are seeking a Stress Engineer (£20p/h) and a Senior Stress engineer to work on an inital 3 month contract.

The contract is due to begin on 1st October inline with Project Requirements.

Principal Accountabilities:

-To conform to the company procedures, processes and standards.

-To meet the Technical Specification, customer requirements and airworthiness regulations specified within the scope of the contract.

-To provide Structural advice and analysis, based on: Customer requirements, Certification requirements & Project timescales and budget.

-Working with other team members, deputising as appropriate for Stress Lead, to ensure overall project delivery.

-To perform tasks as necessary to show that structures comply with the strength and structural requirements defined in the Technical Specification within the scope of the contract including:

Advice to the design office on structural concepts, materials and fasteners, Generating and checking Finite Element Models and interpreting results, Generating Structural working files, Writing stress reports in correct technical English.

-Support efficient running of Stress office within project team

-To support the provision of timely, economic, design solutions.


Minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent

Knowledge and Experience:

-Competent working knowledge of structural and stress analysis in an aerospace environment.

-Familiar with the static analysis of metallic and composite structures.

-Able to support and guide others in the team including other Stress Engineers.

-Proficient in the use of analysis software (preferably including Strand7 and Mathcad)

-Numerate and computer literate.

-Familiar with MS Word and Excel.

-Basic knowledge of civil structural airworthiness requirements.

Skills and Personal Qualities:

-Clear and concise reporting.

-Team player.

-Good interpersonal skills

-Methodical worker with ability to self-check work

-Good customer interface and presentation skills

-Good communication skills

-Able to prioritise work

-Capable of working assiduously to meet deadlines

All candidates must be eligable to live and work in the UK without restriction or sponsership.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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