Stress and FEA Mechanical Engineer

Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer - Permanent

West Midlands - Defence and Aerospace - Very Attractive

A Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer is required to join the team for a for a Global Defence and Aerospace manufacturing company .

The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will work within the area of stress and mechanical analysis. The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will be working on complex products and components, providing mechanical hand calculations, reports, and approval of components.

The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will have a good knowledge of manufacturing processes on the strength of mechanical components and products. The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer role will be extremely varied so someone who is able to work under pressure and adhere to timescales.

Key Expertise and Qualifications Required for the Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or similar related subject
  • Able to demonstrate an analytical, problem solving approach to your work
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge of materials, their mechanical, static and fatigue properties is essential
  • Knowledge of actuation/hydraulic systems & complex mechanical moving parts is desirable
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes on the strength of mechanical components
  • Knowledge of complex moving parts manufacturing techniques and their influence on stress
  • Determine fatigue life of components using classical calculations and computer simulations
  • Produce reports to a standard sufficient for issue to civil & military air worthiness authorities
  • Perform hand stress calculations using standard methods and data sheets
  • Produce Finite Element Analysis of components and systems using software
  • Knowledge of fatigue analysis methods
  • Good experience in hand calculations is essential
  • Knowledge of Mathcad, ANSYS is desirable

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's 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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