Stress Engineer

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  • Location:

    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Stress Engineer

Ever wanted to work within Rocket Science? Here's your chance.

A cutting edge Aerospace & Defence organisation have a unique opportunity for a Stress Engineer to work as part of a team on all phases of the project life cycle including design, demonstration, development, production and customer support.

As a Stress Engineer your key responsibilities will include -

+ Analysis of new and existing systems which may involve, hardware and propellant charge structure analysis, CFD and thermal analysis.

+ Responsible for hardware and charge analysis including finite element analysis modelling, calculation of safety factors.

+ Provide technical advice to the project on rocket motor design from a structural specific perspective.

+ Analysis of material testing and providing advice to the technical community.

+ Responsible for the structural performance technical authority aspects of assigned projects, including supporting project customer meetings, project investigations, design reviews, and corresponding customer stress engineers.

+ Deliver key project documentation including, structural analysis and structural test plans and reports and structural design records.

+ Contribution to qualifications report using expert knowledge.

+ Identify risks and issues that may impact delivery, including time, quality and cost, and communicate solutions with the Design Manager.

Skills and knowledge required for a Stress Engineer -

+ Educated to degree level with relevant Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Aerospace, Structural) or Material Science.

+ Proficient in the use of FEA software.

+ Material science knowledge (metals, composites, viscoelastic materials, adhesives, manufacturing methods).