STRUCTURAL STRESS ANALYSIS ENGINEER - COMPOSITES

Location
Co Down
Salary
Competitive Salary Package
Posted
05 Dec 2012
Closes
02 Jan 2013
Ref
DMSTRNI01
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 JOB PURPOSE:

The job holder will be responsible for the structural design, analysis and optimisation of all composite components designed onsite.

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Static and dynamic stress analysis of composite structures using Finite Element Modelling software and the documentation of such.

·         Drive structural optimisation initiatives to bring about cost and weight savings in all new products improving overall structural efficiency and effectiveness.

·         Develop the structural analysis capability within the team through validation of theoretical and computational results against test.

·         Provide expert consultation to the IPT (Integrated Product Team) and other multi-disciplinary teams across the facility on all composite related structural issues such as structural performance and repairs.

·         Conduct thermal analyses to optimise manufacturing cycle times of composite components.

·         Recommends alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and procedures.

·         Other duties as deemed relevant to the position.

THE PERSON

Key Attributes:

·         Strong Technical Expertise; the ability to provide technical guidance and advice in area of specialism.

·         Strong Data Analysis and Problem Solving Skills; a can do attitude with the ability to effectively analyse data, identify issues, find solutions and deliver results.

·         Results Orientation; the ability to effectively deliver results in line with changing business needs.

·         Excellent Communication Skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels in order to ensure business objectives are met.

·         Good Organisation and Prioritisation Skills; ability to effectively organise and prioritise work across a number of projects.

·         Team Working; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work individually or as part of a team and ensure diversity is valued.

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

·         Degree level qualification in Engineering or a related discipline

·         1 years’ working or 3 years’ research experience in FEM (Finite Element Modelling)

·         EU Member Passport Holder.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

·         2 Year’s working experience of optimising composite structures using FE methods.

·         3 Year's working experience in FEM.

·         2 Year’s working experience of composite materials and associated manufacturing techniques.

·         1 Year’s working experience using ANSYS.