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Performance & Dynamics Engineer

Company : Safran Landing Systems Job field : Architecture and systems engineering Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to work on major programmes within the Systems Engineering team based at Gloucester.

You will be delivering performance and dynamic analysis for the mechanical, hydraulic and occasionally basic electrical systems as they relate to the operation of aircraft, landing gear, shock absorption, extension/retraction and steering.
You will be able to understand and derive requirements and how these impact the validation and verification of the product utilising standardised methods and tools. Possessing good knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic system products, you will help guide product development to ensure the performance and dynamics of the integrated system meet the program requirements.
Responsibilities include:
• Build computational models and run simulations
• Calculate static and dynamic loads
• Conduction performance and frequency response analyses
• Conduct stability, shimmy, modal analysis and failure case analyses
• Correlate and validate computational models
• Write and validate performance and dynamics requirements
• Define and document simulation cases and pass/fail criteria
• Optimise design solutions in conjunction with other engineering disciplines
• Define test requirements and analyse and interpret test results
• Adherence to the programme schedules

Complementary Description

Why Join Safran?
Our employees are at the heart of our success, and we pride ourselves on competitive flexible benefits and activities that support our employee's. These include:
• Flexible working hours
• Benefits Portal offering a range of benefits (e.g. life assurance, cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, house moving day)
• Safran share scheme
• Profit sharing scheme
• Career progression opportunities and sponsorship of training courses
• Opportunity to be involved in Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
• Great facilities including free parking onsite (electric car charging points available), subsidised canteen/break area, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities.

Job Requirements

Candidate skills and requirements
• Basic knowledge of:
- Multi-body dynamic modelling and simulation
- Landing gear extension/retraction analysis
- Shock absorber performance analysis
- Recoil analysis
- Shimmy and stability analysis
- System loads generation
• Basic knowledge of electrical systems engineering, nose-wheel steering analysis, vibration analysis, model integration, airworthiness requirements and aircraft systems certification process would be beneficial.
• Working knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink, MSC ADAMS, MSC EASY5 and AMESim
• Experience on requirements management and DOORS would be beneficial.

Educational skills and experience
• A degree, or equivalent, in an Engineering discipline

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check'

Specificity of the job


Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH


England United Kingdom

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