Senior Structural Analysis Engineer F/A-18

Company Details

operates globally in the aerospace industry as well as security and defence technology, employing more than 9,000 people around the world. The RUAG MRO Switzerland division plays a vital role in keeping Switzerland secure. As the Swiss Armed Forces’ visionary thinking technology partner, our priorities are life cycle management, operations and availability for military systems.

Your responsibilities

  • Conduct and lead structural of analyses of aircraft structures (incl. fatigue calculations and spectrum generation)
  • Perform fatigue safe-life and damage tolerance analyses to establish metallic component retirement times and inspection intervals
  • Verify and check structural integrity by using appropriate analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools
  • Support in-service products by investigating failures and analysing improvements
  • Define and document technical substantiate reports for customer
  • Provide support to junior staff for recognized fields of competence
  • Check structural analysis reports
  • Prepare, plan and monitor work packages for employees

Your profile

  • Technical studies (BSc, MSc) in engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in structural mechanics, fatigue and/or fracture mechanics
  • Experience with Fatigue & Damage Tolerance analysis, especially for airborne applications
  • Strong background utilizing classical hand analysis and finite element methods
  • Experience in coordinating with different teams and lead technical tasks.
  • Very good communication and writing skills in English. Good understanding of German.
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers, work with outside partners and Government customers
  • Experience with Hyperworks/Femap and AFGROW or other tools
  • Compliance with Swiss Security Clearance and ITAR Clearance

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