• 01/5/24
  • Ref: 732428

Senior Structural Engineer

Aerospace & Defence

  • Location Icon England, Portland
  • Work Type Icon Permanent / Full Time

Job Description

Undertake design tasks as defined by the Engineering Manager using computer aided engineering (CAE) analysis tools. In conjunction with the Chief Engineer & Engineering Director define design methodology and provide design solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.
  • Prepare technical proposals and quotations. Check analysis, technical reports and Engineering Instructions. Technically direct Structural Engineers and sub-contractors.
  • Design analysis to ensure the project scope of work and technical specification is met in full and to budget and production constraints.
  • Engineering technical support for other functions. Advise on material selection and processing. Develop designs into production ready product that meets the requirement specification.
  • Produce technical reports in support of analysis.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders, external suppliers and the customers and ensure that the New Product Introduction process is adhered to.
  • Ensure all design activity and project work is carried out to Company procedures or overriding customer requirements.
  • When directed to be Project owner you will be responsible for design file management, project resource management, project schedule adherence, project budget management. Provide monthly reports to the Project Manager on project performance as required.
  • Other tasks as required in support of company strategy as directed by the Chief Engineer & Engineering Director.
  • Aerospace/Defence, composites and manufacturing process experience
  • Approximately 3 years stress analysis experience of applicable structures using MSC NASTRAN PATRAN, MARC, DYTRAN and hand calculations, including project ownership
  • Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent experience and further professional training
  • Ability to make instinctive design decisions with limited information
  • Ability to direct and influence the performance of junior employees
  • Good understanding of engineering office procedures and excellent organisational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent external and internal communication skills including report writing and active participation in engineering review meetings
  • A good team player with a flexible attitude to work load

You are expected to work with the minimum of supervision and may be expected to deal with other duties appropriate to your skill set and abilities. This is an outline of your duties and responsibilities. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list and may change from time to time to meet the changing needs of the business.


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