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Structural Analysis Engineer 4

Company: Spirit AeroSystems
Location: Wichita
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.
Location: Wichita, KS
Key Accountabilities:
Apply knowledge of structural analysis (e.g., materials technology, finite element modeling, static analysis, fatigue analysis, damage tolerance analysis, thermal analysis, vibration analysis, structural testing, etc.) to determine structural adequacy for customer requirements and regulatory compliance; and to collaborate on structural design, manufacturing, and post-delivery of products. Candidates are expected to perform as a lead or highly technical individual contributors within a team environment.
Job Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems by developing solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
This will include:

  • Mentoring lower level engineers and other co-workers

  • Acting as the subject matter expert for work packages

  • Providing guidance and technical expertise in special assignments

  • Analyzing and organizing customer, regulatory, and company requirements and document results.

    They will also be responsible for preparation and presentation in technical reviews, leading the development of technical training programs, and acting as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies.

    • Demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment

    • Working knowledge of aerospace industry practices and standards

    • Advanced thinking and problem-solving ability

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Must be willing and able to mentor other engineers

    • Strong analytical and organizational skills

    • Must be familiar with classical structural analysis techniques, using free body diagrams and internal loads model data

    • Candidate must be a resident of or willing to relocate to the Wichita, KS area

    • Requires educational credentials meeting the Spirit classification standards for engineers and typically 10+ years' experience in a stress or structural analysis engineering classification / position

    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Structural Engineering or other related course of study.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Detailed FEA, having both metallic and composite analysis methods, familiarity with CATIA V5 or V6 tools, and fatigue and damage tolerance analysis.

      • Lead engineering experience is preferred.

      • ABET accredited degree is preferred.

        Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
        Kansas Tax Credit: Join Spirit AeroSystems' Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Click here for more information on the tax credit.
        Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita
        Requisition ID 2022-8786
        Posted Date 5 days ago (3/10/2023 5:11 PM)
        Category Engineering

Keywords: Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita , Structural Analysis Engineer 4, Engineering , Wichita, Kansas

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