Aerospace precision structural component developer and manufacturer has immediate need for experienced Contract Stress Engineer. Will provide technical support across all product lines by performing stress analyses and preparing stress analysis reports. The Stress Engineer supports the design and development of systems and products to meet customer specifications, and assists in the resolution of difficult technical problems, either with new products or legacy products. Perform stress analyses of assemblies and components in support of new product development. Perform stress analyses of assemblies and components in support of design changes resulting from sustaining engineering activities on legacy products. Prepare detailed, comprehensive stress analysis reports. Support the new product development teams in stress analysis related technical discussions with customers. Assist in the technical growth of the members of the engineering department by using such tools as mentoring and formal and informal training, and be an active participant in the development and dissemination of lessons learned in the area of stress analysis. Provide stress analysis related technical guidance and assistance to the members of the engineering department in the resolution of difficult technical problems. Assist the product development teams in the planning, organizing, and scheduling of stress analysis related activities during new product development. Assist in the identification and/or development of improved, state-of-the-art stress analysis techniques and processes that can improve products and the product development processes. This includes investigating external resources, processes, and products.
Requires must have a BSME, 7+ years of hands-on product development experience with a focus in mechanical design and analysis, Aerospace industry experience. Experience with the stress analysis of mechanism designs is desired. A proven track record in an engineering new product development team environment. Demonstrated experience of classical stress analysis of metallic components/assemblies using hand calculations. Experience with stress analysis related aerospace and industry specifications/standards, such as Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS) and MIL-HDBK-5, is required. Experience with industry-standard stress analysis references, such as Bruhn’s Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures and Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, is required. Must have demonstrated in-depth professional knowledge of engineering principles. Must have in-depth knowledge of linear and non-linear stress analysis. Must be highly proficient with linear and non-linear finite element stress analysis. Extensive problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity skills are essential. Must be highly self-motivated, results oriented, able to work without supervision, and be a committed team player. Must have a high level of comprehension and numerical intelligence (analytical). SolidWorks 3D CAD/CAE, and Mathcad.