Stress Engineer

Vertical Aerospace Ltd
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
18 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Stress Engineer 

Are you looking to take on your next challenge as a Stress Engineer? Want to work on ground-breaking projects with a business that’s pushing boundaries within their industry? If so, read on. 

About Us 

Vertical Aerospace is an exciting new company that’s looking to change how the public views and uses the aviation industry. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free. 

We’re now looking for a Stress Engineer to join our team and support the development of our new aircraft. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Performance-based bonus structure 
- Pension contributions of 3% 
- Flexi-time 
- Share scheme 
- Rewards system (equates to 4% of annual salary) which can be used for a number of benefits 
- Free breakfast, tea, coffee and fruit every day 

In this exciting role, you’ll have the opportunity to play a key part in the creation of a new aircraft with the potential to transform the aviation industry. 

You will join a talented and fresh-thinking team who are striving to deliver performance, ideas and concepts that make a real difference. 

We believe that great engineering is about the elegance and efficiency of doing more with less. So, if you want to think outside the box, push the boundaries of what is considered normal and have the freedom to explore and develop your ideas, this is the role for you. 

The Role 

As a Stress Engineer, you will help to develop the structure for a new type of aircraft, from the ground up. 

Reporting to the Head of Structures, you will: 

- Plan, schedule and carry out in-depth structural simulations on aircraft structures and systems 
- Prepare presentations and document your results in technical reports 
- Develop structural proposals and definitions to aerospace standards 
- Support the development of new methods and processes for the Stress Team 
- Assist with the demonstration of Means of Compliance standards 
- Work with the Design Engineers to create alternate proposals and support structural optimisation 

About You 

To join us as a Stress Engineer, you will need: 

- Experience of analysing lightweight composite structures 
- Previous experience of performing low and high cycle fatigue analysis 
- Experience and proficiency in at least one modern FEM package, ideally ANSYS Workbench 
- Strong fundamental knowledge of aircraft structures and systems 
- A thorough understanding of engineering first principles and the ability to perform hand calculations to sense check 
- Knowledge of static structural analysis and finite element methods with experience of orthotropic materials 
- A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in an aerospace, mechanical engineering or related discipline 

Other companies may call this role Stress Engineer, Composite Stress Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Aviation Stress Engineer, Composite Structure Engineer or Engineer. 

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof that they have the right to work in the UK. 

Webrecruit and Vertical Aerospace are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and believe that the more inclusive we environments are, the better our work will be. 

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