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Senior Stress Engineer

Job Details
  • 4768
  • Héroux-Devtek
  • Runcorn (Cheshire)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Attractive package

Senior Stress Engineer (Aerospace)

Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market.

Héroux-Devtek’s global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of our business.

The Role – Senior Stress Engineer

As Senior Stress Engineer, you’ll work within the Stress Department which is responsible for the analysis and verification of the strength of the company’s products, from simple hydraulic valves to complete landing gear systems. This includes the evaluation of loads, calculation of static and fatigue stress levels and the compilation of qualification test requirements.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Determining applied loads on components by interpretation of system drawings and specifications using classical methods or nCode computer simulation tools
  • Performing hand stress calculations using standard methods and data sheets
  • Determining fatigue life of components using classical Miners type calculations and computer simulation software
  • Producing Finite Element Analyses of components and systems using ABAQUS software
  • Translating specification and airworthiness requirements into qualification test procedures
  • Producing reports on analysis and tests to a standard sufficient for issue to Civil and Military Airworthiness Authorities
  • Presenting information to colleagues and customers
  • Supervising teams of Engineers, planning, and allocating workload effectively

Our Requirements – Senior Stress Engineer

  • Proven experience of stress analysis, preferably gained within the aerospace industry
  • Experience of Finite Element Analyses
  • Knowledge of fatigue analysis methods
  • IT literate, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to deliver presentations and compile reports

Although not essential, experience in the use of ABAQUS and ABAQUS / CAE is desirable for this role, although training can be provided.

The Package

  • A competitive salary with level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice healthcare scheme

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working Monday to Thursday 8am to 4:30pm, and Friday 8am to 1pm, at our manufacturing site in Runcorn.

All applications for this Senior Stress Engineer (Aerospace) vacancy are to be submitted online.

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