Aircraft structural analysis engineer responsible for product development of aircraft interior and interfacing components based on substantiation of sheet metal, composites and aircraft structural designs to produce the lightest weight solutions for Executive and Commercial Aircraft.
Support the Product Development Engineering teams with respect to market, product, and certification requirements in order to guarantee adherence to quality as well as the overall program cost and schedule goals.
Stress analyst capable of performing static analysis for design substantiation to aircraft primary and secondary structure. Candidate will be required to generate hand analysis, FEM models, spring models, lug analysis, beam analysis et. Al..
Responsible for the structural analysis and validation of the aircraft primary and secondary components and structure for metallic and non-metallic parts as well as writing certification reports.
Responsible for compiling analytical results into a report format for customer review and approval.
Provide technical guidance to design engineers .
Ensure project related engineering data is in compliance with corporate policies and certification requirements
Apply technical principles, theories and concepts to solve a wide range of challenging engineering problems
Provide mentorship, training, and guidance for junior engineers.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Aerospace or Mechanical)
Must have a 6 to 8 years of related engineering experience. Recent aircraft related experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficient in performing static analysis.
Ability to perform fatigue and damage tolerance using NASGRO
Proficient with pre and post processor software (FEMAP, HyperWorks, and PATRAN) with MSC NASTRAN solver.
Experience with design optimization software (INSPIRE)
Proficient in performing classical static hand calculations and equivalent strength methods
Proficient in building complex finite element models for stress analyses with an understanding of load applications, boundary conditions, modeling techniques and results.
Demonstrated Knowledge of aircraft stress analysis methods and basic structural design criteria
Familiarity with CATIA V5--Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes
Understanding of mechanics of solids, materials, composites, sheet metal, composite honeycomb and veneer Able to write reports to pass through certification
Demonstrated knowledge of aircraft primary and secondary structure manufacturing, installation, and certification
Proficient computer skills with use of Microsoft office applications
Effective time management and organizational skills
Ability to become involved in a number of projects in a fast paced team environment.
Highly motivated self-starter
Customer focused with good relationship building skills
Professional appearance and demeanor
Must possess good written and oral presentation skills
Portuguese or Spanish language skills a plus
Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements:
Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations
Availability for domestic and international travel
Must be able to obtain a TSA/SIDA (Secure Identification Display Area) clearance to access secure areas.
Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
Satisfies work schedule requirements.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned