Structural Systems Design Engineer

4 days left

Bristol, South West
Apr 28, 2022
May 30, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are AMS. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Our client is a globally respected engineering organisation, providing white collar, Blue collar and engineering services to many sectors including energy, aerospace, marine and defence. They are committed to innovation and the continual pursuit of improvement, and with a brand holding over 100 years of service they are now developing their technology capabilities, venturing into new markets and building their customer base further.

At present we are working on their Future Programmes Campaign and we are looking for 4 Structural Systems Design Engineers to cover an initial 18 month contracts on their Bristol site. (hybrid working may be available)

Structural Systems Design Engineers are responsible for understanding, analysing and defining/underwriting the static, vibratory and extreme event behaviour of structural systems including whole engine structural modelling, rotor dynamics and balancing.

Key accountabilities:
  • Deliver Defence Programme commitments on time, cost and quality
  • Perform Structural System Design modelling and analysis in order to define/underwrite the product
  • Apply appropriate tools and methods, ranging from hand calculations to analytical design space exploration/optimisation, with an emphasis on simplicity
  • Collaborate effectively with Product, Product System, Sub-System and core teams
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in tools, methods and processes and support capability core team in development and deployment of enhanced capability
  • Communicate technical information effectively with Programme and core teams in written and presentation form

Qualifications and Experience:
  • You will be educated to degree level in a STEM subject and/ or have experience in a relevant engineering environment (Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical or Controls). Other qualifications, in combination with relevant experience, may also be considered.
  • Experience in static and dynamic finite element modelling and analysis (e.g. NASTRAN, NX, Hyperworks) and rotor balancing is highly desirable
  • You will be a capable technical communicator in written and presentation forms
  • It is desirable for you to be a Chartered Engineer or hold an affiliate/associate membership of a relevant professional body, or be working towards Chartered/Incorporated status
  • A broad understanding of Gas Turbine physical and functional characteristics would be advantageous

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

Please note that due to recent changes in Off Payroll (IR35) legislation, our client only operates with contractors that operate via a PAYE or Umbrella model. We are unable to accept applications from candidates wishing to operate under their own Limited Company.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.