Mechanical Analysis and Test Engineer, Satellite, Design

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6 months
Capital International Staffing Ltd
South East
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Mechanical Analysis and Test Engineer, Satellite, Design

Mechanical Analysis - Contract
Location: South East- UK
Contract: Initial 6 months

Key Purpose

*The analysis and design of lightweight spacecraft structures. Reporting to the Mechanical Analysis team leader, and working closely with Senior Analysts.

Key Tasks

*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


Good Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent

Proven mechanical analysis experience in Spacecraft, Aircraft or Formula 1 industry is essential.

Knowledge & Skills
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)
Competent in MS Office tools and documenting work
Good team working and communication skills
Flexible and able to work across variety of projects/tasks
Self-motivated and proactive in solving issues

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.