£30000 - £40000 per annum
12 months ago
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).