Engineering Campaign - Senior Structures Engineer

The role of Senior Structures Engineer will provide you with invaluable experience working on military fast jet airframe design, development and support programmes.

This is an exciting role, working within a multidisciplinary airframe team including designers, aerodynamicists, materials specialists and manufacturing engineers as well as other structures engineers. You will be expected to support and manage work plans and contribute your knowledge and experience to help the team make effective decisions and be proactive in the development and deployment of discipline capabilities.

You will also have the opportunity to engage with internal and external stakeholders, customer technical specialists and authorities.

Job Description

  • Defining and carrying out engineering tasks within your span of responsiibility for you and any subordinate Structures Engineers under your control.
  • Agreeing your work plan with your line manager and applying the most efficient engineering methods available
  • Ensuring the technical content of your work and also that of subordinate staff, including deliverables, is acceptable to your line manager.
  • Discharging tasks to cost and on time to meet project requirements and business needs.
  • Confirming all work is compatible with the departmental quality policy and that departmental procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring effective interactions with team mates, customers, and others, to promote the best interests of the team, department and company.
  • Providing efficiency and effectiveness suggestions for the development of structural engineering toolsets and processes within the Structural Engineering discipline capability development framework.

The Individual

  • You will have a sound knowledge of aircraft structural analysis processes and methods, including classical hand calculation methods and at least a working understanding of computer based Finite Element Analysis procedures for strength and durability assessments, as applied to airframe structures and/or airframe systems installations.
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with superiors, peers and subordinates as well as with other stakeholders and customers.
  • You will have a logical and ordered approach to your work and be able to manage the work of any subordinate staff under your control.
  • You will be able to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams, being able to recognise conflicting engineering priorities while maintaining structures discipline integrity requirements.
  • An honours degree in a STEM subject or equivalent professional qualifications in terms of formal education
  • 5+ years of relevant experience working within an Airframe and/or structural engineering related discipline
  • Some experience of independent working within an engineering environment

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Expiry Date
07/07/2023 08:34:00
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