Principal Stress Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5483 Date Posted: Monday 13 Nov 2023
Principal Stress Engineer
Location:  Stevenage
Salary:      £40,000 - £50,000 - DOE
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Possible relocation package
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Stress Engineer. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
The Mechanical Analysis Group is responsible for the stress and thermal performance of military systems. We contribute stress and thermal analysis expertise across the whole product lifecycle from studies in the early concept stage and detailed development of engineering designs to manufacturing concessions and in-service support.

You will have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of stress analysis disciplines: hand calculations; CAE modelling (Static, Dynamic, Fatigue, Aero elastics, Non-Linear, Impact, Kinematic); Qualification and Design Testing; Fault Investigation; Loads Derivation to name a few.
Principal Stress Engineer experience required:
  • Ideally, degree qualified in a STEM subject and/or have experience in a relevant field (e.g. Mechanical, Aerospace, Stress Analysis etc.)
  • Proven experience in planning, leading and delivering a variety of stress analysis work packages, using both traditional hand calculation methods and CAE tools (Hyperworks desirable).
  • Proficient at preparing and presenting comprehensive technical reports, conveying complex findings and recommendations to stakeholders, including senior management.
  • Proactive and passionate about developing and improving methods, processes and tools.
  • Ability to mentor and guide junior engineers providing technical expertise and fostering their professional growth.
  • Self-motivated individuals who are great problem solvers, can take responsibility and work independently as well as a part of multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to network and influence internal and external customers.
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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