Senior Performance Engineer Aerospace job in Runcorn at JVP Jobs

Senior Performance Engineer (Aerospace)

Company: JVP Jobs

Location: Runcorn UK

Date Posted:May 11, 2018

Senior Performance Engineer (Aerospace)A career that matters…If you’re an ambitious professional keen to further your career within an employee-focused business where you’ll put your engineering knowledge and computational simulation experience to great use in a challenging and varied role, then this opportunity is one not to be missed.Who will I be working with?Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. Founded in 1942, the business has a rich history which includes manufacturing the landing gear for the Apollo Lunar Module which landed on the moon’s surface in 1969.Héroux-Devtek’s global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development, and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of the business.What will this role of Senior Performance Engineer entail?Reporting to the Chief Stress Engineer, as Senior Performance Engineer, you’ll be responsible for the performance analysis of Héroux-Devtek products, whilst leading a small team of Engineers. Your duties will include, although not be limited to:• Managing the Performance Team to ensure the on-time delivery of results and reports, providing coaching and training to team members• Developing departmental capabilities, ensuring the latest tools and methods are used• Supporting the Design and Stress Teams by advising on performance and loading aspects of designs• Carrying out performance analyses of landing gears and other Héroux-Devtek products• Creating and maintaining internal procedures relating to performance analysisWhat will I need to be considered for this Senior Performance Engineer vacancy?• Proven experience in computational simulation, with sound Engineering knowledge and a relevant qualification (Engineering degree / HNC / HND)• Landing gear knowledge, including operational principles and design requirements (FAR / EASA / Military)• Solid understanding of hydro-mechanical loading of structures and mechanisms• Knowledge of hydraulics, including fluid flow characteristics• Excellent mathematical skills, with strong analytical and problem solving ability• High level of attention to detail• Superb communication skills, with the ability to lead a small teamAlthough not essential, knowledge of simulation software including ADAMS, in particular ADAMS / Aircraft (now VI / Aircraft) and MATLab / Simulink is desirable for this role.What will I receive in return?Salary: Attractive salary, level dependent on experience and qualificationsAdditional benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company pension scheme, and salary sacrifice healthcare schemeContract type: PermanentHours of work: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm and Friday 8am to 1:00pmLocation: Runcorn (Cheshire)All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.This Senior Performance Engineer (Aerospace) vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Chief Stress Engineer. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Chief Stress Engineer, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.Feel free to visit to access CV and interview tips, apply for advertised vacancies, and set up email job alerts. View full job description
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