Dowty Propellers seeks an experienced Stress analytical Engineer to join its team of analytical engineers. The responsibilities are vast, ranging from tool development and new product introduction to supporting OE manufacturing, repairs, and client operations.
Role and responsibilities
- Perform stress analysis (manual calculations and Finite Element Analysis) using a number of proprietary and commercial tools, assisting in the design of a wide range of components.
- Responsible for contributing to the design of propeller systems (including composite and metallic components), test rigs, and tooling components.
- Work to achieve stress approval status for OE production and repair concessions.
- Support the creation of analysis tools, technical instructions, and stress procedures.
- Document technical data to justify studied components (in accordance with engineering policies and procedures).
- Effectively convey the project’s status, challenges, and noteworthy advancements.
- Work within given parameters to make technical judgements, using sound engineering concepts and judgement to create viable solutions.
- Lead the completion of the allocated project tasks.
- A degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or comparable work experience.
- As a Stress Engineer in the aerospace sector, you must have knowledge and hands-on experience with both classical hand calculation procedures and finite element methods. Experience with commercial analysis packages is necessary (Ansys Classic/Workbench, Creo, Hypermesh, etc.).
- Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and methods for repairing metallic and composite components.
- Excellent communication abilities, including strong written, report writing, and presentation skills, allow for effective communication at all levels, from the shop floor to the boardroom.
- A logical problem solver who can work effectively within project limits.
- Target oriented, responsible, eager to learn, open-minded, and highly motivated.
- A Stress Signatory within an Aerospace Design Organisation is in charge of approving technical reports, drawings, and concessions.
- Experience with structural dynamics and modal analysis.
- Catia V5 expertise and experience.
- Matlab, Python, Fortran, and other programming languages are used to build and code tools.
- Knowledge of propeller theory.
- Knowledge of propeller certification and airworthiness standards.
GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements whenever possible, and understands the benefits of a healthy work-life balance for workers.
At GE Aviation, we recognise the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.
As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;
- Non-contributory Pension.
- Life Assurance
- Income protection for the entire group
- Private medical coverage.
- Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with the flexibility to buy or sell.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS
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applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.
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