Reporting to the Stress Lead, you will be responsible for conduct strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, and fracture analyses of detail designs of landing gear, systems and flight control structural components using both computer modelling, analysis methods and classical calculation methods working within an integrated product development team.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES : :
Preparation and review of detailed stress reports.
Liaise with customer / Suppliers for stress related issues
Generate static and fatigue internal loads for design studies
Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility
Define structural test requirements for laboratory and full-scale testing.
Knowledge of analysis of structural repairs for landing gear and flight control structural components
Support research in such fields as failure analysis, finite elements, and methods of stress analysis, thermal effects, fatigue, and fracture mechanics.
Perform work assignments with minimum supervision
Review of Stress reports / drawings / models from / with other company disciplines and provide structures input and analysis.
Review of test results and correlate with analytical models.
Review overall design and provide structures input at JDP, PDR & CDR
Occasional travel between customer / suppliers and Company locations.
Perform other duties as required
3-5 year’s aircraft stress analysis experience is required.
Bachelor's degree in mechanical / aerospace engineering or related discipline.
Experience with Structural analysis tools such as PATRAN, NASTRAN and ABAQUS or similar is required.
Clear understanding of external loads, load paths and free body diagrams.
Solid structural course work with an emphasis on analytical courses.
Strong interest in analysis of structures.
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude (internship, design projects, etc.)
Good understanding of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes.
Good communication and facilitating skills in a team environment.
Good understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of Microsoft Office and Windows
Working knowledge of CATIA V5
Experience in Landing Gear structural analysis
Aircraft Stress analysis experience highly preferred.
Working knowledge of FAA and JAA certification requirements
Professional Engineering Designation or Eligibility to obtain one preferred