Structural Analyst

BAE Systems
England, Crewe, Cheshire
11 Apr 2019
25 Apr 2019
Grainne Henderson

Structural Analyst

Would you like to work within our Engineering Analysis team at BAE Systems Land UK? We currently have a vacancy for a Structural Analyst at our site in Radway Green.

As a Structural Analyst, you will be tasked with the generation, interrogation and maintenance of models using commercial software to meet the growing needs of the business and customer. Generation of models is required for Strength of Design, product performance assessments, as well as design optimisation, and heat transfer analysis.

This role is suited towards someone with knowledge of structural mechanics and computational solvers, and is looking to develop themselves through the learning of commercial FEA software and techniques, as well as acquire specialist knowledge in the field of structural mechanics.

Your main responsibilities as a Structural Analyst will involve:

Maintenance of existing database of models and simulations, including learning how to adapt these models to suit present and future requirements.

Generation of new models using commercial software to fulfil customer and business requirements as and when the need arises.

Technical discussion and advisory sessions with other employees and customer representatives

Management and conduction of research tasks negotiated with customer and business to offer new capabilities to the aforementioned parties.

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential Skills:

A further education qualification (BSc or HND) in Maths, Physics, or similar is essential.

Experience of using Finite Element solvers (particularly ABAQUS and LS-Dyna) is highly desirable.

Programming knowledge (Java, Python, MatLab, or similar) is also useful, but not required.

Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications for both technical report writing, and post-processing/presentation of results.

Ability to demonstrate that you are a team player, committed to continual improvement whilst having the flexibility to manage priority work, and the ability to learn quickly.

What we're looking for in you:

Due to the nature of the team's work the candidate must be enthusiastic, possessing excellent communication skills and be able to work under their own initiative.

Location: Radway Green

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.


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