Stress Analyst

Job Type: Contract/interim

Location: Yeovil, Somerset, England

Start Date: Immediate

Job Description

Hyde Group engineering are looking for an Engineer Analyst to join our UK team based at our Yeovil site in the South West of England.  

As an Engineer Analyst, your main purpose is to contribute to, as part of an increasingly integrated stress / design team of aerostructure specialists, the determination of data for use in the verification of design or modification of company aerostructure products, ensuring their compliance with regulatory requirements and fitness for purpose.

  • Generation of the test requirements and compilation of static and fatigue strength summary documents. 

  • Coordination with the Loads, Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Flight Test, Mass Properties and Production Departments.

  • Review documents produced by the Materials Laboratory, Manufacturing, System Safety, Quality and Supply Chain Engineering.

  • Provides support to Manufacturing for approval of minor deviations and Concessions

  • Assist in the resolution of in-service structural failures, in collaboration with Airworthiness Authorities and customers.

  • Liaison with the Military and Civil Airworthiness Authorities in demonstrating the airworthiness of the Company's products and agreeing methods and programs of testing to achieve this.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Contribute to engineering solutions by undertaking stress analysis of schemes and engineering drawings as directed by SDD management.

  • Prepare requirements for structural test programs. 

  • Analyse results of structural and material tests.

  • Calculate static and fatigue strengths demonstrated by tests.

  • Prepare sections of fatigue substantiation reports and type records.

  • Liaise with other engineering departments at a corresponding level to achieve technical and departmental objectives.

  • To undertake check stress and fatigue analysis where appropriate.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • Qualification: Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or similar

  • Perform defined engineering design tasks required for project, process and departmental purposes using established methods.

  • Possess knowledge of the overall static structural substantiation process from definition of external loads through airframe finite element analysis to final check stress clearance;

  • Possess knowledge of airframe fatigue substantiation including safe life, flight data gathering of fatigue loads, through fatigue life calculation methods to in-service aircraft monitoring.

  • Knowledge of the main design tools used within LH (MathCAD, Hyperworks and NASTRAN);

  • Knowledge of the drawing and design processes;

  • Knowledge of lightweight structural analysis

  • Knowledge of aircraft manufacture and assembly;

  • Ability to follow well defined engineering processes.

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team, contributing to its effectiveness through personal work flexibility

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates meeting the minimum criteria listed above. Please apply electronically, by email including your CV to hjones@hydegroupholdings.com and Pdodd@hydegroupholdings.com