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Structural Analysis Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Product Design, Research Engineering
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Working within Personal Care Technology Development, the successful candidate will support our design teams during development of new products, ensuring they meet our high integrity and reliability standards.  This will involve the use of FEA tools, hand calculations, materials testing and experimentation, to turn our next generation ideas into working products.

Accountabilities

•          Supporting new product development by identifying and resolving structural and mechanical issues
•          Use of FEA software (such as ANSYS and Moldflow) to explore and implement design improvements
•          Use of ad-hoc hand calculations and experiments to validate results and substantiate engineering decisions
•          Delivery of internal ANSYS training and mentoring use of the software within our design teams
•          Pro-actively resolving critical reliability, manufacturing and product safety issues
•          Investigating new analysis and experimentation techniques, improving model validation and accuracy

Skills

•          A degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline
•          Competence in the use and application of CAE tools to assist design development (ideally ANSYS and Moldflow)
•          Experience in a range of specialist analysis techniques, such as static, vibration, explicit dynamic, thermal and injection moulding simulation
•          Sound knowledge of mechanical properties, failure mechanisms and processing of common engineering materials
•          Ability to communicate analytical results to designers, senior management and engineering teams across our locations
•          Creative and methodical problem solving skills
•          Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise key activities according to project timescales

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines