Contract Stress Engineer - Aero/Defence

Cubiq Recruitment Ltd
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Stress Engineer - Aero/Defence
£please contact for more information
6 months rolling

We have recently been instructed on Six new Contract Stress Engineers vacancies to join a leading Defence & Aerospace business based in Chester.

The programme is expected to last a number of years, so there is a high chance they'll be long-term contracts.

We can only consider applicants who are currently SC Cleared or have held security clearance previously.


  • Providing Stress analysis for modification proposals for Aircraft structural and mechanical modifications and enhancements.
  • Progressing structural and mechanical design modifications in accordance with regulatory requirements, providing signature approval of all pertinent design documentation.
  • Analysis of structural and mechanical flight systems design issues, determination of actions and solutions, working in accordance with the in service support task database management tools.
  • Liaison with other departments and OEM's re damage/defect investigations and corrective actions.
  • Ensuring that all engineering activities undertaken under their control are conducted in accordance with RSL site procedures that reflects best practice, and is in accordance with RSL and external authority (Civil and Military) requirements.
  • Support to formal customer reviews, including the Structural Integrity Working Group's, Local Technical Committee's and Configuration Control Boards.
  • Supporting Airborne Solutions projects across several UK based sites, with occasional overseas working.


  • Proven experience in Stress Analysis (including Static and Fatigue) on Civil/Military Aircraft programmes.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of hand calculation methods .
  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis, preferably Nastran/Patran.
  • Design/Engineering experience in practical Aircraft environment.
  • Damage Assessment and the provision of repairs.


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience of dealing with UK MoD and other UK and foreign government departments.
  • A strong Aerospace and Defence background.
  • An in-depth understanding of the full lifecycle of development programmes for the UK MoD and the MoD customer acquisition processes.
  • Knowledge of the MoD Aircraft Platform system operational, ISTAR Operational and Procurement Domains.
  • Delivery of complex programmes to UK MoD and international customers.


  • Extensive established network within the Airborne Product domain.
  • Bid and Proposal management, winning new, repeat or follow on business through leading and supplying winning proposals.
  • Member of a relevant Engineering or Programme Management Professional Institution.

If you're interested in the role available, please reply to this email with your latest CV attached for consideration.

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