Senior mechanical composite engineer – FEA, 3D, CAD, ANSYS

Role: Senior Mechanical design engineer (composite specialist)

Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 + benefits and possible relocation

*THIS CLIENT WORK WITH ISL ON AN EXCLUSIVE AND RETAINED BUSINESS SO YOU MUST APPLY VIA ISL*

ISL are working with a client based in Aberdeen who are looking for a mechanical design engineer with experience in composites.

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of designing load bearing structures utilising composite materials and be able to recommend layup and matrix configurations/technologies, additionally experience of manufacturing techniques would also be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of a thriving ambitious R&D team sharing the same drive and enthusiasm as their peers. The jobholder will be producing innovative engineering solutions primarily based upon advanced composite structures. Bring products from concept through to prototype and finally offering support to the wider business for product launch. Ensuring all developments consider cost, time and quality are imperative. They will be required to show initiative in all aspects of the role and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Your daily role:

*build and lead a team of engineers proficient in the design of composite structures

*Design new composite (Fibre Reinforced Plastics) products from initial concept stage through to production in a professional and time efficient manner (using TRL based R&D process)

*Conduct appropriate material & manufacturing selection dependent upon project specifications

*Produce technical reports detailing work completed and the products produced. Including but not limited to, engineering structural calculations, Finite element analysis.

*To assist in the development of company design systems, standards and procedures

*Look for continuous improvement

*To contribute development ideas for existing products

*Support work for proposals and projects working to tight deadlines

Required skills and experience:

*Engineering degree – Mechanical or Structural, A Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred (Specialising in composite structures).

*Minimum of 3 years design experience

*Knowledge of composite structures, materials, matrices, layups and composite manufacturing techniques

*Experience using FEA and 3D CAD software

*Knowledge of FEA software, preferably Ansys.

*Competence in MS Word, Excel, Access

*Appreciation of company and Industry Standards

Desirable:

*5 years plus mechanical/structural engineering design experience heavily involved with a composites discipline

*Knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry or Wind Energy or Naval design

*Appreciation of company and Industry Standard

*Knowledge of CAD software and drawing standards preferably Inventor

*Experience Mechanical and Composite FEA experience within Ansys

*Autodesk Inventor & Meridian (or other Database Management systems.)

*Competent ability in Mathcad

*Good technical report writing skills

*Knowledge of DNV-OS-C501 (Composite Components)

How to apply?

Please email a CV to danielle@isluk.co.uk or call Danielle on 0117 428 0600

*THIS CLIENT WORK WITH ISL ON AN EXCLUSIVE AND RETAINED BUSINESS SO YOU MUST APPLY VIA ISL*

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Posted 1 week ago
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