Are you an aerospace professional with a deep understanding of Fatigue and Damage Tolerance principles? We're seeking a skilled Stress Engineer / Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Engineer (F&DT Engineer) in Broughton to join the Analysis team and be an integral part of addressing critical structural issues related to aircraft components, ensuring safety and airworthiness.
Employment type: Contract
Contract term: Contract ends September 2024
Location: Broughton (on-site)
As a Stress Engineer / Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of ensuring the structural integrity and safety of aircraft components, particularly focusing on the main wingbox, fixed leading edge, trailing edge structures, and control surfaces on the outer wings. Your tasks will include:
F&DT Analysis: Performing comprehensive F&DT analysis of both composite and metallic aircraft structures using standard fatigue, crack growth, and residual strength calculations.
Technical Guidance: Defining, scoping, and providing technical guidance for F&DT work packages, whether they are managed internally or entrusted to external suppliers.
Approval Authority: Depending on your suitability and approvals, you will have the responsibility of approving Level 2 F&DT analysis and its associated deliverables, such as stress dossiers, interface loads reports, test and certification reports, and more.
Collaboration: Liaising closely with the methods and data group to ensure that methods, assumptions, data, and procedures are appropriate for the analysis.
Airworthiness Expertise: Providing guidance to the team on airworthiness regulations and requirements, supporting continuous product development, and advising the static stress and design group.
Chief Engineers Support: Assisting the Chief Engineers Office in various product development tasks, production, and in-service issues.
Complex Repairs: Offering technical advice and, in certain circumstances, providing solutions for particularly complex repairs to support the concession teams.
To excel in this role, you should possess:
- At least 5 years of aerospace industry experience, with a deep knowledge of fatigue and damage tolerance principles and their application in aircraft structural environments.
- Ability to use F&DT tools (ISAMI or equivalent)
- Signatory status at approval level or the capability to attain it within a short period.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to understand the nature of each task thoroughly.
If you're a Stress Engineer / Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Engineer ready to apply your expertise and play a vital role in ensuring the safety and airworthiness of aircraft structures, we invite you to join the team! Be part of an organization that values your knowledge and contributions as we continue to push the boundaries of aerospace innovation. Click "apply now" for a confidential chat today!
This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan