Principal Structural Engineer / Applications Manager

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
26 May 2018
18 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading off-highway manufacturer in Wrexham are looking to recruit a Principal Structural Engineer/Applications Manager to work on their transmission and driveline projects.

Your role as Principal Structural Engineer/Applications Manager in Wrexham will see you working in the Engineering team will see you reporting to the Chief Engineer, key responsibilities will include:

•Signing off driveline structures for submitted application load cases.

•Managing the application process for new and existing driveline components.

•Running multibody non-linear FEA analysis

•Establishing load cases for new and existing applications.

•Managing the TR process for JCB and competitor driveline components.

•Writing reports to support NPIP and internal and external applications.

•Liaising with customers both internal and external and with group engineering functions.

Successful candidates will have:

•Degree/HNC in Mechanical Engineering

•5 Years + experience of using FEA to solve engineering problems

•An in depth fundamental understanding of structures and material performance including fatigue.

•Substantial experience of either ANSYS or NX-Nastran

•Off Highway or heavy duty powertrain experience preferred. Related industries using a diverse material mix will be considered. A working knowledge of rotating machines would also be desirable.

•The ability to plan and organise work schedules to meet deadlines

•Good spoken and written communication skills with ability to engage effectively with personnel at all levels of authority

•Promote Health, Safety & Quality at all times

•Encouraging behaviour to drive continuous improvement

•Sense of Urgency - Showing drive & motivation

•Flexible and resilient with an ability to manage risks and development issues during the various stages of projects

•An accomplished problem solver

•Ability to work well within a team but progress own tasks

•Ability to multi task


Our client offers a competitive salary, bonus and pension scheme and relocation assistance where needed. Opportunities for personal development and career progression. 33 days holiday increasing with service to 38 days. Fully supportive of professional development such as IMeche, IET and CIPD.

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

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