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    1. Patrycja_29

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      Structural Engineer

      Real pride. Real advantage.

      We currently have fantastic career opportunities for Structural Engineers to join our Submarine Solutions division in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

      As a Structural Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve:

      Undertaking structural design and analysis tasks in support of the company's programmes for submarines/ships. Generating structural solutions/configurations and provide the associated supporting analytical assessment demonstrating fitness for purpose and safety. Undertaking code based structural design to Naval/Lloyds or other relevant national structural standards. For specialised roles, undertaking advanced finite element analysis (eg. non-linear elasto-plastic, fatigue etc.). Providing guidance information (via sketches/drawings etc) support and advice to CAD design/modelling teams. Ensuring designs are efficient and compatible with economic considerations to design for production and cost reduction.

      As a Structural Engineer, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

      Graduate/chartered status in mechanical engineering/structural eng./naval architecture/mathematics. Ideally experienced in submarine/ship structural design or related field (eg. offshore engineering). Knowledge of classical stress analysis, ability to use appropriate first principles/standard or code formulae. Applications from structural integrity specialists in finite element analysis, fatigue and fracture, safety case work etc would be welcomed. Experience of communicating via sketches/schematics. For specialist roles significant experience of the ABAQUS finite element code would be an advantage.

      What we're looking for in you:

      Good analysis capabilities as well as an ability to understand and scheme out structural arrangements. Works well in a multi-discipline environment and is pro-active in taking responsibility and seeking out all required supporting information. Has the personal resourcefulness and desire to be able to develop and widen capability. High level of computer literacy and ability to use software tools

      BAE Systems

      BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

      Submarine Solutions

      BAE Systems Submarine Solutions has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. BAE Systems Submarine Solutions is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines. In total seven of these state-of-the-art vessels will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

      Split across nine UK locations, and with more than 5,000 employees, the business is also the industry lead for the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines.

      Performance. It brings us together.

      BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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