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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Advanced MRB Engineer

Southampton, SO14, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum

Hamble Aerostructures, part of the Aernnova group of companies, are a leading aerostructures organisation specialising in the design, manufacturing and services of aerostructures and components such as wings, empennages and fuselage sections.

Job Description

Reporting to the Analysis Manager, the Advanced Stress Engineer is responsible for the substantiation of the structural integrity of design solutions of aerostructures. The position will be responsible for stress activities within the MRB department supporting concessions, modifications and QNs working on metallic and composite components as well as assemblies. The position will also provide Finite Element Analysis stress support to NPI and R&D activities.

The position requires a strong demonstratable level of experience in stress of metallic and composite aerostructures.

Role Specific

Will include but is not limited to:

Derive and substantiate concession responses and product modifications for metallic and composite components which ensure structural integrity of an airframe product.
Design and substantiate repair solutions to meet customer and internal design requirements.
Design support to Manufacturing by clearing 'day to day' problems.
Work in conjunction with other technical disciplines, manufacturing and suppliers.
Build, check, and validate new finite element models as well as modifications to existing.
Responsibility for delivering stress solutions, individually and through teams, on time on budget with high quality and technical integrity.
Optimise design solutions for weight and manufacturing cost.
Responsibility for preparing and checking of stress deliverables.
Must be determined to acquire stress approval signatory status.
Generate and present technical presentations and write technical reports independently.
Prepare for and participate in design reviews, presenting to customer and internal teams.
Support/lead continuous improvement initiatives and stress processes.
Demonstrate independence & sound technical judgment to execute on assignments.
Identify problems and formulates solutions; take an innovative approach to problem solving; generate alternatives & takes risks.
Share technical knowledge with others in the group and team, actively promoting team working.
May lead a team or group to complete projects.
Communicate effectively progress of tasks and projects, highlighting issues and opportunities at the earliest opportunity and promote best practice.
Identify, communicate and highlight technical risks within tasks and projects. Derive mitigation strategies and effectively manage.
Plan tasks independently, taking into consideration wider goals of team and group.
The role may require you to work at other UK and overseas based sites.Requirements


Degree/HNC in Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
Relevant analysis experience within an aerospace structural engineering environment, covering analysis and design of metallic and composite structures in civil or military aerospace applications.
Demonstration of stress analysis experience including FEA, static stress analysis, fatigue and damage tolerance analysis, residual strength, structural categorisation, load path analysis.
Experience in Nastran and Patran, Hypermesh.
Experience of metallic and composite component concession and repair solutions.
Displays sound understanding of manufacturing techniques and processes.
Experience of metallic and composite material technology, behaviour and testing.
Familiar with airworthiness requirements and EASA certification (Part 21, CS-25 etc).
Demonstration of approved checking or approval experience.
Must be able to produce concise stress reports from initial scheming to certification standards.
Literate with Microsoft Office tools, Excel / Word / Project.
The ability to work in a high-pressure environment, whilst maintaining engineering integrity.
Self-motivated individual, able to work from own initiative.
Good teamwork, communication and presentation skills.Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required

What you will get from Hamble Aerostructures

Code of Ethics expresses who Hamble Aerostructures are: A competitive and profitable company that conducts business in an ethical framework of commitment to employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, communities and institutions.

Hamble Aerostructures actively promotes environmental protection in their designs, considering the environmental impact throughout the product life cycle and through continuous improvement of its products and processes

Benefits of working for Hamble Aerostructures include:

26-days holiday as standard (plus the ability to buy/sell holiday)
10% employer pension contribution
Life cover
Private medical health care (after 2-years of service)
Discounted Costco membership
Onsite parking
Onsite gym and restaurant
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