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Stress Engineer

Stress Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £39 - £39.55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Abigail Williams

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Stress Engineer - up to £39.55 Per hour Inside IR35 - 6 Months (extensions highly likely) - 37 hours a week - Hertfordshire - Hybrid after settling in period - One stage F2F interview - Sector: Aerospace and Defence

Yolk Recruitment are searching for a Stress Engineer to work with a renowned Aerospace company that is at the forefront of space exploration and travel. This role is due to the workload increasing.

This is a role that gives you the opportunity to work on cutting-edge aerospace projects not seen anywhere else in the UK. The ideal candidate will have the expertise and experience to ensure the structure design meets its strength and stiffness requirements.


  • To demonstrate that the structure design meets its strength and stiffness requirements and ensure they are valid
  • Participating in reviews to achieve an efficient design.
  • To provide a detailed definition of all structural testing.
  • To monitor these tests and write a test assessment report for all significant possible modes of failure.
  • Provide design support to manufacturers to ensure strength and stiffness requirements are met for all non-conformances to design.
  • To present strength and stiffness results at formal design reviews.
  • Assisting lead stress engineer on projects.

Essential Skills and knowledge

  • Proficient in using external and internal software tools.
  • To have a good understanding of analysis techniques and methods for lightweight structures' strength and stiffness prediction. These include classical hand analysis and computer techniques, finite element analysis and pre/post-processing software.
  • Experience with the real costs involved in the various methods and tools used.
  • MSC Nastran


  • MathCAD
  • Hypermesh
  • Aerospace and defence experience
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