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Company Name GKN Aerospace
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted Nov 14, 2012
Category Active
Job Type Full-Time


This is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to work in a world-class organization with like-minded professionals who contribute to the building of outstanding aircraft for the 21st Century.

As a professional Stress Engineer with an Aerospace, Aeronautical or general engineering degree you will have considerable experience in the aerospace industry working on composite or metallic components or structures.

Possessing a good working knowledge, experience and application of classical stress engineering methods; it’s highly desirable that you have had exposure to processes across the product lifecycle from concept through to production. This will include high levels of competency in areas such as: buckling, open-hole analysis, actuation, finite element methodology, composites, cell theory, failure criteria, sensitivity and stress concentrations.

With in-depth knowledge of stress analysis techniques, and good knowledge of airworthiness requirements. You will demonstrate the capability of verifying the structural design philosophy by hand calculations and have good working knowledge of available bespoke software techniques, including NASTRAN, PATRAN Hypermesh, Hyperworks MathCAD and Visual Basic. Practically, you’ll be familiar with and proficient in converting test outcomes into clear and concise summaries for senior engineers.

In wanting to make a valuable contribution to the quality, safety and integrity of the aircraft, it is important you enjoy working as part of a highly professional and dedicated team, in an organization known for commitment to its people.

If you are interested in our Stress Opportunities, or would like to know more, please apply online at