Principal Engineer - Shock & Dynamics

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  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Marine and Shipbuilding

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  • Salary:

    Up to £48.00 per hour

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    Steve Roberts

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    9 months ago

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MORSON are currently working with BAE Systems and have a requirement for 1 x Shock and Dynamics Engineer to work in a principal position within BAE's submarine programme. Full details below.

Job Description

This role will be working alongside experienced Engineers within the Shock and Dynamics team to help develop the analytical capability of the department. This role includes the creation, review and authorisation of calculations for structures and mounting arrangements.

The role would best suit an Experienced Chartered Engineer who enjoys detailed development of structural and mounting arrangement designs to meet challenging requirements (including naval shock, stiffness and operational loads). The role requires development of solutions that can be integrated into Submarine (or Naval platform) designs accommodating a diverse range of cross-functional requirements and needing collaborative working methods to get to the best solution.

Additional Information
Temporary Contract

Location: BAE Systems - Barrow
Please be advised - Various Shifts & 7 day working arrangements may apply

The Individual
Degree in Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.
Experience with finite element analysis software
Experience with structural hand calculations

Adaptable and willing to learn
Good level of communication skills
Ability to work alone or as part of a team
Capable of prioritising work load

Abaqus CAE or Patran FEA software experience
Experience with weld detailing and analysis
Experience with structural design codes (i.e. ASME boiler pressure vessel codes)
Chartered Engineer

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.