Stress Engineer

We are a market leader in Aerospace & Defence, working with exciting technologies and materials to make some of the world's most advanced composite structures. We are seeking a Stress Engineer to join our team at our sites in Crewkerne, Somerset.

The role will be responsible for undertaking design tasks as defined by the Engineering Manager using computer aided engineering (CAE) analysis tools. In addition to this, the role will work alongside the senior Structural Engineer(s) to define design methodology and provide design solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.


  • Design analysis to ensure the project scope of work and technical specification is met in full.
  • Engineering technical support for other functions. Advise on material selection and processing. Develop designs into production ready product that meets the requirement specification.
  • Produce technical reports in support of analysis and material testing.
  • Ensure all design activity and project work is carried out to Company procedures or overriding customer requirements.
  • When directed to be Project owner you will be responsible for design file management, project resource management, project schedule adherence and project budget management, and providing monthly reports to the Engineering Manager/relevant Project management team on project performance as required.
  • Provide timely engineering responses to Technical Queries.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders, external suppliers and the customers and ensure that the New Product Introduction process is adhered to.
  • Undertake continuous personal development and keep abreast of industry specific design engineering developments and innovation.
  • Other tasks as required in support of company strategy, as directed by the Engineering Manager.


  • Relevant Engineering further education or equivalent experience and further professional training.
  • Aerospace, composites and manufacturing process support experience.
  • Proven stress analysis experience of applicable structures, use of MSC NASTRAN/ PATRAN (or similar FE software) and hand calculations.
  • Working knowledge of Engineering Office procedures.
  • Communicates assertively and professionally at all levels with internal & external contacts; demonstrates strong verbal & written communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly accurate, strong attention to detail and methodical approach; able to write thorough and clear reports.
  • Must be results-driven and have the ability to manage multiple priorities, working to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literate (MS Office) and preferable experience in programming and use of tools such as Visual Basic
  • A good team player with a flexible attitude to work load

To apply, please submit your CV, stating your salary expectation within your application. Applications via agencies will generally not be considered.

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