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Simulation (Stress) Engineer

Company : Safran Electrical & Power Location : Pitstone Bucks , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description

Electricity is in the Air !
At Safran Electrical & Power, our vision is to deliver smarter electrical solutions for a better flight.
We are convinced tomorrow flights will be hybrid electric and even fully electrically powered. We will be flying VTol (Vertical Take off and landing), light jets and urban mobility solutions that will revolutionize the way we fly.
If you want to dream big, to make a difference, to leave the routine and work on the future, we are looking for enthusiastic, visionary, and passionate geniuses to join our team.

The role is responsible for carrying out modelling, simulation, analysis and validation work to ensure that Electrical Machines designed and manufactured within SEP are fit for purpose and safe to fly.

• Manages and delivers their own stress-related work packages and liaises with the customer/supplier as and when required.
• Working under the direction of the Stress Team Leader
• Delivering multiple stress related work packages
• Thermal, vibration, structural FEA analysis using Ansys Workbench
• Estimating task duration for single tasks or work packages.
• Working with Lead Engineers and Project / Programme Managers to stay abreast of customer needs
• Complete tasks to ensure milestones are met
• Driving improvements to processes and procedures
• Authoring, reviewing, and approving engineering documentation related to Stress/Multiphysics activities.

Job Requirements

• An engineering degree (mechanical, rotating equipment, etc.) and significant FEA experience within an engineering discipline
• Experience in an industrial environment where the design, development and manufacture of precision machines is the core business.
• Experience in the analysis of high speed rotating equipment with respect to stress, thermal and vibration/rotor dynamics using FEA, particularly Ansys.
• Sufficient experience to work on complex stress related tasks on their own initiative with minimal need of supervision.
• A thorough knowledge of fatigue (the causes, effects and prevention) together with the ability to predict component life against defined mission profiles.
• The ability to produce and approve competent technical reports.
• A thorough knowledge of typical aerospace materials – to include their benefits and limitations and the experience to be able to recommend a suitable material for any particular application.
• Awareness of current CAD tools and their capabilities would be beneficial.
• An understanding of CFD would be beneficial.
• An understanding of electrical machines, in particular related to power generation and motors would be beneficial.
• An under standing of fluid dynamics and tribology would be beneficial.
• Competent in using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project tools.

Specificity of the job

As required.

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