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Stress Engineer

  • Location: England
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 19 December 2023
  • Job Ref: Stress Engineer_1699356505

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Stress Engineer to add to their talented team on a fully remote basis under a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else. This role is Outside IR35 and the rate is negotiable.

The Role

Within the role of Stress Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Develop Stress analysis methods tailored for optimized sizing of the metallic and composite airframe structures.

  • Establish structured guidelines at different levels; from top-level instructions down to "how to" documents for the performance of the analyses.

  • Develop approaches and strategies for the validation roadmap, in collaboration with the Stress and Integrated product teams.

  • Define test needs, and perform test result evaluations.

  • Create clear and concise technical reports and documentation


To succeed within the role of Stress Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

  • Engineering degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field is required

  • 8+ years of experience in Stress analysis, with application to both metallic and composite aircraft primary structures

  • Extensive knowledge of stress & damage tolerance analysis methods following established standards for CFRP and metallic structures

  • In-depth understanding of the loading scenarios and mechanical behaviour of aircraft structures

  • Knowledge of related coupon test standards. Component or full-scale level test experience is a strong plus

  • Working experience with the commercial FE code OptiStruct, and corresponding pre- and post-processing tools (HyperMesh and HyperView)

  • Scripting experience in programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, Bash Scripting, VBA etc.

  • Motivated, initiative and driven problem-solving attitude are critical as well as a high level of self-reliance and an autonomous target-oriented work style

  • Fluent English language skills are essential

APPLY NOW If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Stress Engineer, please send your CV via the 'apply now' button.

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