Senior Stress Engineer

Chester £ 42,000 - £ 48,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013904

One of the world‘s foremost manufacturers of complex assembles supplying the aerospace & defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Senior Stress Engineer. Working on new projects candidates must be experienced Stress Engineers with a proven track record of evaluation of loads, calculation of static & fatigue stress levels and a good understanding of current aerospace standards.



Commutable from: Chester, Liverpool, Runcorn, Manchester, Middlewich, St Helens, Warrington, Salford, Stockport.


Rate: £ 40,000 - £ 48,000 p.a + Benefits


Suitable: Stress Engineer, Senior Stress Engineer, Lead Stress Engineer, FEA Engineer, FEA Analyst, Stress Analyst.



The Role


You will be responsible for the analysis and verification of new products, from simple hydraulics to complete systems. This includes the evaluation of loads, calculation of static & fatigue stress levels and the compilation of qualification test requirements.


Skills & Attributes:

Ability to determine loading mechanisms within structural systems though the interpretation of design data (drawings, CAD data etc.).

Understanding of relevant structural requirements including familiarity with aerospace standard practices and regulations.

Knowledge of aerospace materials and processes with regard to strength & fatigue.

Determine applied loads on components by interpretation of system drawings and specifications using classical methods or computer simulation software.

Perform hand stress calculations using standard methods and data sheets.

Determine fatigue life of components using classical Miners type calculations and computer simulation software.

Produce Finite Element Analyses of components and systems using ABAQUS software.



The Candidate


Experience of stress analysis within the aerospace industry.

Experience of Finite Element Analysis is essential. Experience in the use of ABAQUS and ABAQUS/CAE is preferred although training can be provided.

Knowledge of fatigue analysis methods is required.


For more information send a CV to Ben Cottriall

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