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Senior Stress Engineer

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    Jonathan Armstrong

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    18 days ago

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  • Client:

    RPS Recruitment

RPS are proud to partner with Marshall’sAdvanced Composites division. They tailor composite solutions to meet the requirements of both civil and military customers. From composite design, prototyping, manufacture and in-service support to test and certification, they support their customers with a broad range of engineering solutions, including new build, upgrades, or major modification.


“Marshall is an independent, family-owned UK company with a diverse portfolio of businesses and a shared commitment to keeping our customers moving forward.

Whether that’s supporting global armed forces to deliver mission-critical activities, keeping the UK distribution industry on the road, creating new sustainable communities where people can live and thrive, or developing the next generations of industry talent – we are incredibly proud to have been building extraordinary futures since 1909.

Headquartered in Cambridge (UK), we currently employ around 2,000 people across locations in the UK, Northern Europe, North America and the UAE.”


Stress Engineer


The successful candidate will use technical expertise, theoretical understanding and experience to assist the company is producing innovative and functional products, while achieving the business requirements in terms of cost, timescales and manufacturability.   The main aspects of the role include:


  • Taking a pragmatic approach to problem solving, which may involve developing new concepts or techniques

  • To provide stress knowledge and expertise to the business and specific projects

  • To keep up to date with advancements within the stress and related engineering fields to ensure that the company uses the most appropriate solutions and techniques are used

  • To model stress effects on composite products and materials for a variety of markets and in a variety of mediums

  • To be able to use Nastran, Patran and Apex

  • To work to agreed parameters to ensure a successful outcome

  • To write and update policies and procedures relating to engineering activities

  • To identify opportunities for improvement and see through to conclusion

  • Perform root cause analyses and support the implementation of corrective actions

  • Develop a continuous improvement culture by supporting the implementation of lean techniques, review and assess new technology and develop processes that reduce cost, improve quality and increase efficiency



Qualifications and experience


  • Strong background in Stress and FEA Engineering

  • Experienced in working in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of composite materials and processes, ideally in marine and aerospace applications

  • Experienced check signatory

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Degree level education in Engineering subject or equivalent is preferred, as are candidates who can demonstrate a background in fibre-reinforced composite structures


Joining the business as a Stress Engineer, you’ll be given the opportunity to have a major impact on the development of next-generation products for the defence industry. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, the North Yorkshire location offers an enviable quality of life: there are good schools for your children, easy access to spectacular scenery, countryside, and coastline; whilst the amenities and attractions of the beautiful city of York are just a short drive away. If you are keen to advance your career in an advanced engineering environment this could be a very worthwhile career move!


If you’re interested in learning more, please use the Apply function and we can arrange an initial call to discuss the full job description and company details. Alternatively contact Jon Armstrong on 0161 641 0094 if you have any queries or are looking for roles in other engineering disciplines.