Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer

Job Title: Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorset
Salary: In line with experience
Start Date: 2019-03-28
Reference: J140535
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 14:04

Job Description

Do you have a background in Composite Structural Analysis? Are you looking for a challenging role in the Defence sector? This could be the perfect opportunity for you!

KDC are working with a leading supplier to the Defence industry in Dorset who are seeking a Structural Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

This position will offer you the opportunity to develop your skills in stress analysis of composite structures for a wide range of defence projects using computer aided engineering (CAE) analysis tools.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• Design analysis to ensure the project scope of work and technical specification is met in full.
• 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 and material testing.
• 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 and project budget management, and providing monthly reports to the Engineering Manager/relevant Project management team on project performance as required.
• Provide timely engineering responses to Technical Queries.
• Liaise with internal stakeholders, external suppliers and the customers and ensure that the New Product Introduction process is adhered to.
• Undertake continuous personal development and keep abreast of industry specific design engineering developments and innovation.

Key requirements:
• Relevant Engineering further education or equivalent experience and further professional training.
• Aerospace, composites and manufacturing process support experience.
• Proven stress analysis experience of applicable structures, use of MSC NASTRAN/ PATRAN (or similar FE software) and hand calculations.
• Working knowledge of Engineering Office procedures.
• Highly accurate, strong attention to detail and methodical approach; able to write thorough and clear reports.
• Computer literate (MS Office) and preferable experience in programming and use of tools such as Visual Basic

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