Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Analysis Engineer


Job Description:

Mechanical Analysis Engineer 

Circa £40-50 per hour umbrella - negotiable 

Guildford - hybrid model 

6 month contract 

**Security clearance required, ITAR regulated**

Working as a Mechanical Analysis Engineer you will be responsible for the Analysis and design of lightweight spacecraft structures. 

As a Mechanical Analysis Engineer your duties will include:

  • Finite element modelling of mechanical components and structures
  • Static and Dynamic Finite element analysis of mechanical components and structures
  • Thermo-elastic analysis of mechanical components and structures
  • Refining finite element models to obtain agreement with experimental data
  • Checking and validating numerical analyses with hand calculations
  • Developing load environment specifications from launch documentation, analysis and test data

The successful Mechanical Analysis Engineer will have the below skills and experience: 

  • A good understanding of the principles of FEA
  • Mechanical analysis of both metallic and composite components
  • Highly proficient in the use of Nastran/Hypermesh/Ansys
  • Detailed hand stressing
  • Experience in the use of Solidworks CAD software (desirable but not essential)
  • Mechanical analysis experience in Spacecraft, Aircraft or Formula 1 industry 5+ years essential.
  • Good Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent

If you are interested in this Mechanical Analysis Engineer role please click 'apply' or contact Lucy at Orion Reading today, thank you,