Senior Stress Engineer

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Senior FEA/Stress Engineer – Tewkesbury – Competitive Salary & benefits

An exciting role has opened for a Senior Stress Engineer to join an established engineering team at the Tewkesbury UK facility of a leading engineering company who produce civil and military aircraft hydraulic components.

As the Senior Stress Engineer, you will perform static stress and fatigue calculations, make design recommendations, assess part non-conformances, support failure investigations, produce analysis reports and coordinate test work required to verify analysis models. You will also support the growth of stress analysis skills across the engineering team through development of standard work and mentoring.

What You Will Do:

As Senior FEA/Stress Engineer, you will;

  • Demonstrate experience from working on multiple customer focused applications as an engineer involved in the stress analysis of metallic structures using a broad range of standard hand and computer calculation methods.
  • Show capability in finite element (FE) analysis should range from simplified 2D to detailed 3D solid modelling, with large models, complex boundary conditions, contact and non-linear behaviour. 
  • You will be able to validate FE models using hand calculations to demonstrate static load balance and correlation to theoretical assumptions.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of aerospace materials and a good understanding of the influence of manufacturing processes on the strength of components.

What You Will Need:

As Senior FEA/Stress Engineer;

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering or similar related subject
  • Able to demonstrate an analytical, problem solving approach to your work
  • Knowledge of metallic materials, their mechanical, static and fatigue properties
  • Understanding of the influence of manufacturing processes on the strength of components is essential.
  • Experience in static strength and classical fatigue analysis
  • Experience of supporting work using hand calculations
  • Knowledge of working in MS Excel, Mathcad, Siemens NX, ANSYS or ANSYS Workbench
  • Experience working with precision metallic components and/or hydraulic systems

What You Will Get:

As Senior FEA/Stress Engineer;

  • Excellent salary – negotiable dependent upon experience
  • 25 days Holiday – Additional days are available upon long service
  • Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Share option scheme, Sick pay scheme


Suitably qualified and experienced FEA/Stress Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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