Aircraft Structures Engineer – Fatigue and Damage Tolerance (F&DT)

Prestwick

Air

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Aircraft Structures Engineer – Fatigue and Damage Tolerance (F&DT)

Location: Prestwick. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements. Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £46,426 – £54,759 dependent on skills and experience 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Defining and carrying out engineering analysis tasks allocated to you and to your team members as part of the Advanced Aerostructures group, working on a range of modern military air platforms
  • Review, checking and approving work done by less experienced colleagues
  • Mentoring and developing less experienced colleagues to build up the team’s knowledge, skill and experience across the Structures discipline.
  • Ensuring effective interactions between team mates, suppliers, customers and others, to develop efficient and effective working practices, and resolving issues as they arise to maintain this effectiveness.
  • Carrying out analysis of structure fatigue and damage tolerance calculations using a variety of software applications, to demonstrate that the structural design meets relevant certification and project requirements.
  • Assessing the F&DT implications of modifications and repairs to in-service aircraft

Your skills and experiences:

  • You will have a STEM-related degree or relevant aerospace engineering experience.
  • Familiarity with structural fatigue and fracture mechanics, dynamics, vibration and acoustic effects analysis methods
  • Good understanding of classical structural analysis techniques and methods
  • Experience in using and applying of structural analysis tools such as Nastran etc, and output data processing techniques
  • You will have experience of leading engineers in developing and delivering satisfactory customer outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience of Aircraft Structural Engineering, and the application of F&DT analysis

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Advanced Aerostructures team:

Join our dynamic Advanced Aerospace Structures team at BAE Systems, where innovation meets opportunity! As an Aircraft Structures Engineer, you’ll be part of a cutting-edge group pushing the boundaries of aerospace technology. We offer unparalleled development opportunities, empowering you to climb the career ladder into management roles or expand your expertise as an internal consultant across our Prestwick site. Immerse yourself in a collaborative environment where your technical knowledge will flourish, and your ideas will shape the future of aviation.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 25th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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