Stress Engineer & Lead Stress Engineer

  • Salary: £35k - £55k
  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Job Status: Permanent
  • Industry: Manufacturing & Production
  • Job ID: J888204

STRESS ENGINEER & LEAD STRESS ENGINEER (EDINBURGH - DEFENCE INDUSTRY): £35-55K BASIC DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND ROLE, PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS. WORLD LEADING GLOBAL MULTINATIONAL SUPPLYING SPECIALIST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO THE DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES.

The Client

Our client is quite simply a world leader in engineering, development and service to the Defence and Aerospace industries. With a presence in over 200 countries around the globe and nearly 50,000 employees worldwide they are at the leading edge of technology in their fields.

Job Description  

We are looking to recruit a Stress Engineer and a Lead Stress Engineer to join our client's established engineering team.

Responsible for conducting Stress Analysis, communicating the results and advising on all aspects of stress engineering activities.  The role will involve working with multi-discipline project teams across the Edinburgh office including leading edge technology in LASER, Advanced Targeting and RADAR products. For Lead role responsible for overseeing engineers work and providing leadership and support.  

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Analyse and assess mechanical designs for strength, performance and safety against regulatory and customer requirements using finite element techniques and classical hand calculations.
  • Provide guidance on structural design improvements where necessary.
  • Support the selection of manufacturing technologies and materials based on a sound understanding of the mechanical engineering of the product.
  • Verify and approve design data and change notices for equipment.
  • Support the structural aspects of product development through design, test and certification. 

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • The candidate should have a degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering with post-graduate experience in stress and vibration engineering.
  • It is advantageous for the candidate to have experience in the design, development and test of electronics packaging and/or aerospace equipment.
  • A proven knowledge of structural analysis and previous experience in developing equipment for extreme operating environments is essential.
  • The candidate will be competent in the use of Finite Element Analysis, preferably Siemens NX/Nastran, along with a proven knowledge of hand calculations.
  • Experience of environmental testing methods for design verification is desirable.
  • Verbal and written communication skills are essential in this role as there will be a high level of interface with both internal and external customers.
  • Capable of working unsupervised within a team environment.
  • For Lead role, experience in a similar role as a echnical / functional leader

Is This You?

Do you want to work for a world leading, technologically innovative company at the forefront of the defence industry? If you have the skills described above then do not delay, send your application to us and we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the vacancy further.

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