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Aerospace Crash and Impact Engineer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40 - £60 per hour + Negotiable, Outside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 17 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH79018_1657122106

*** Crash and Impact Engineer (Outside IR35) ***

Would you like to join a global aerospace organisation and work with cutting edge technology?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Crash and Impact Engineer to add to their talented, hardworking team on an initial 6 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can be sure no two days will be the same. This role offers negotiable hourly rate, outside IR35 and fully remote working.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you will not find anywhere else.

The Role

As a Crash and Impact Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysis of short-term dynamic impact events to the Propulsion System (i.e. hail/bird ingestion, fan blade off and rotor burst containment) by means of explicit numerical simulations (FEM)
  • Be responsible for numerical modelling (pre-processing), performing simulations / calculations, post-processing, reporting and interpreting results
  • Actively affect the design of components to withstand possible impact scenarios during the post-PDR and detailed product development phase

In addition, you will also serve as a point-of-contact for engineers from neighbouring disciplines regarding short-term dynamic events.


To succeed within the role of a Crash and Impact Engineer, you will have the following skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position in the Aerospace industry, 3 years of which focusing on crash and foreign body impacts
  • Extensive knowledge of nonlinear explicit FE analysis methods, structural mechanics and progressive failure analysis
  • Experience of Large Scale Failure and Physical Tests at Multiple Length Scales

In addition, you should also have practical experience in the use of the commercial explicit FE code Altair RADIOSS and the corresponding pre- and post-processing tools (HyperMesh & HyperView).


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential
  • Improve work-life balance

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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