Senior Stress Engineer for the Landing Gear and Actuation Systems Analysis and Performance Team

Senior Stress Engineer for the Landing Gear and Actuation Systems Analysis and Performance Team

Job Description
The candidate for the senior level Stress Engineer position will be competent in a range of technical skills to perform Load, Stress, and Fatigue analysis of Landing Gear and Actuation Systems for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Will size the required equipment accordingly. Will interact with external and internal customer to correctly size landing gear equipment and components to fully satisfy the customer and airworthiness requirements. Will support equipment qualification testing.
We are looking for a candidate with strong stress analysis experience gained over several years in the field of Landing Gears and Hydraulic equipment, able to work autonomously. With extensive work experience and knowledge of Nastran-Patran and Catia as well as other recognized FEA and fatigue software tools. Able to perform static Hand calculations competently.
Proven experience in analyzing and reporting on Landing Gear structural design as well as Test Program and results correlation experience within the Aerospace industry.

Mechanical or Aeronautics/Aerospace Master Degree or equivalent.

Work Experience
Consolidated experience of 10 years in load, stress, and fatigue analysis matured on mechanical and aeronautical equipment with specific focus on landing gear systems and hydraulic components, kinematics, and Hydro/Electro-Mechanical Actuation Systems and Components. Acquired systems dynamic performance analysis experience is a plus.
Previous international work experience in Aerospace Companies/Sector on Hydro/Electro-Mechanical systems is highly preferred.

Position Requirements

  • Understanding of working to regulatory requirements
  • Advanced structural analysis capability of complex isostatic and iperstatic mechanical system structures
  • Advanced hand calculation skill.
  • Materials -Understanding of material engineering properties in respect of stress analysis
  • Linear and non-linear, contact, linear gap, modal, buckling, and fatigue analysis capabilities
  • Advanced knowledge of Nastran-Patran, MSC Fatigue, SOL 400, SOL 700, Femap, Hypermesh
  • Fatigue Analysis using in house tools and commercial product nCode or MSC Fatigue
  • Knowledge and ability to use CATIA V5 with relevant Kinematics or equivalent CAE tool. Working with designers.
  • Basic knowledge of metallic material properties. Relevant special treatments and finishing processes for structural characteristics improvements and corrosion prevention/protection.
  • Strong knowledge of functioning of Landing gear shock absorbers, kinematics, hydraulic actuators and valves, electro-mechanical linear and rotary actuators. Basic knowledge of hydro/electro-mechanical devices.
  • Desired knowledge of basic dynamic modeling tools for hydraulic equipment behavior numerical simulation
  • Knowledge/usage of PLM system for configuration and documentation management. Team Center by Siemens preferred.
  • Load, Stress, and Fatigue analysis reports editing of complex mechanical structures
  • Fluent English written and spoken. Bilingual would be an asset.
  • Advanced use of software tools for documents editing, calculation sheet, and presentation slides preparation.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Trouble shooting analysis
  • Stress Management

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Job Type: Full-time

We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages.
We are an equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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