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Title Lead Stress Engineer – Wing Structure
Categories Engineering Jobs
Start Date 2012-07-31
Location Filton
Job Information

Airbus, an EADS Company headquartered in Toulouse, France, is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats.

Airbus in the UK is responsible for the design, manufacture and assembly of all wings for the Airbus family of aircraft. Airbus in the UK has a workforce of around 12,000 people based at two sites; Broughton in Flintshire, North Wales and Filton in Bristol. Broughton has 6,500 employees and at Filton there are 5,500. More than 400 UK companies supply to Airbus and 100,000 jobs in the UK are secured by Airbus work.

ENGINEERING / Structures, mechanical & dynamic systems

Permanent contract / Full time

Analysis and validation of metallic, hybrid and composite structures forFatigue and Damage Tolerance. Ensure safe operation of Airbus aircraftwith respect to structural integretory and operational effectiveness.

Analyse and Validate composite & hybrid structures for Fatigue andDamage Tolerance according to validated Airbus methods .Ensure adherence to airworthiness regulations, relevant designprinciples, processes, methods and manufacturing capabilities guidelinesDefine, interpret and validate tests.Interface and communicate with relevant stakeholders.Provide relevant input to design for the creation of drawings formanufacture.Provide stress analysis for the repair/acceptance of damaged structures.Perform monitoring/guidance/support of Sub-contarcting firms and RSP’sthat are providing structure analysis facilities for Airbus.

Tasks & accountabilities

As the successful candidate your principle activities will include:

• Lead Production of Stress analysis and stress dossiers
• Approval of deliverables
• Creation and sign off of interface loads
• Present implications of changes to input loads
• Creation of local methods where required. Capture of lessons learnt and continuous improvement
• Support of F&DT activities
• Ensuring the Wing structural design meets Neo programme airworthiness and product requirements
• Engineering solutions are optimised in terms of strength and weight and also integrated at a component and wing level
• Design schemes, Design reviews, Data for manufacture to required Quality standards
• This role reports operationally to the Engineering Team Leader – Neo Wing Systems Installation and FTI
• Ensuring the Wing FTI installation meets Neo programme safety and product requirements
• Engineering solutions are optimised and integrated at a component/systems and wing level
• Design schemes, design reviews, Data for manufacture to required Quality standards

Required skills

As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

• Proven Design capability of Wing Structure
• Ability to approve Stress Dossiers
• HNC or higher in Engineering
• Technical knowledge & signatory
• Hand calculations & Linear FE – stress dossier signatory
• Single Aisle product knowledge and stress process experience
• Ability to analyse and solve technical problems
• Ability to work with internal and external design teams
• Flexibility and Dedication to ensure timely completion of critical activities
• Prepared to travel/ work short term in airbus America, Airbus Germany and supplier premises

Contact Data

Applications should be made via the EADS website. All applications are to be made on-line no later than the closing date.

NB: all roles within the EADS group are advertised for a minimum of two weeks to ensure maximum visibility to potential candidates. However, if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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