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Principal Structural Engineer

Guidant Global
Stevenage, South East
Up to £48 per hour + Inside IR35, PAYE available
Closing date
May 28, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
The UK's trusted Ministry of Defence partner, MBDA, are looking for a skilled Principal Structural Engineer to play a critical role in ensuring that MBDA's products deliver the necessary performance against key structural. The position is based at the Stevenage site.

As a Principal Structural Engineer, the successful candidate will be part of a team of over thirty engineers. One key aspect of the role is working across a broad spectrum of cutting-edge military systems.

What we're looking for:
  • Degree qualified in a STEM subject.
  • Proven ability to carry out structural analysis through the application of hand calculations and Finite Element methods (e.g., Hypermesh, Optistruct, etc.)

Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Static, dynamic, fatigue analysis, Crash, and metallic/composite analysis.
  • Finite Element optimisation & Design of Experiments.
  • Assessment of mechanisms and multi-body dynamics.
  • Ability to make quick/simple assessments to progress design activities efficiently.
  • Self-motivated individuals, who are great problem solvers, can take responsibility and work independently and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to network and influence internal and external customers.
  • Relevant experience in an equivalent or comparable industry would be advantageous.

'Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role'

More about the role:

MBDA's relationship with the UK military spans back over 70 years. They have delivered countless landmarks in defence engineering, supplying vital defence capability to meet the needs of the armed forces over land, sea, and air.

This role is based at MBDA's headquarters in Stevenage which plays a key part in missiles operations. The site also offers excellent transportation links and boasts an onsite gym and coffee shop. Training and development are offered to all employees.

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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