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Stress Engineer Aviation

Altran AG

Lucerne Region
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Stress Engineer Aviation


Our Offer

Altran is a global engineering consultancy and leader in R&D Services (ER&D), offering its clients a new way to innovate by developing products and services of tomorrow. The Altran Group provides its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and IT/Telecom/Banking sectors, among others.

We are looking to increase our local aviation engineering team based in central Switzerland with an additional stress engineer who will be required to meet the technical specification, customer requirements and airworthiness regulations.


Altran Mission

  • As a consultant, you advise and assist our customers with their technology challenges.
  • Throughout your career, you can work on different project phases from technical and strategic studies, design and development of new products, their introduction into the production over launch of comprehensive services and solutions.
  • Helping clients to realize ideas from ideation, prototyping, industrialization of products, manufacturing, scale-up, distribution as well as service provisioning/support.


Job Description

  • Conduct and lead structural of analyses of aircraft structures (incl. fatigue calculations and spectrum generation), and work in a team environment collaborating with other engineers
  • 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 analyzing improvements
  • Conduct static design of components
  • Conduct CAD conversion into practical calculation models
  • Define and document technical substantiate reports for customer
  • Check structural analysis reports


Your Profile

  • MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and/or Aerospace with 4-7 years of aviation industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of structural and stress analysis within the aerospace industry
  • Experience with static structural analysis of metallic and/or composite structures using classical (hand calculation) and computer-based methods such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Experience with fatigue and damage tolerance analysis, especially for airborne applications
  • Strong background utilizing classical hand analysis as well as finite element methods and tools. Strong and innovative problem solving skills
  • Experience in coordinating with different teams and lead technical tasks
  • Experience with AFGROW, or other similar DT tools
  • Experience with Hyperworks/Femap, or other similar Finite Element Modeling (FEM) packages
  • Fluent in English, B1 level in German
  • Eligable to work in Switzerland and ITAR compliant 


Altran Benefits

  • Permanent contract with the leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting.
  • Multi-stage model with career opportunities through specialization prospects, as well as through continuing professional education and training
  • Steep learning curve due to diverse and cross-industrial opportunities.
  • Develop additional skills like in project, quality or requirement management.
  • Multinational culture with over 47’000 colleagues in over 30 countries.
  • Global projects & global job opportunities.


We are looking forward to receiving your detailed application including motivational statement and diploma copies. We only accept applications through our online career portal. Applications via e-mail or 3rd party platforms will be deleted due to GDPR regulation. You can track your application status here . Your application may be considered for other open positions. Altran only accepts direct applications (no recruitment agencies). For more information contact directly our Talent Acquisition Manager, Mark Swerissen: mark.swerissen@altran.com .


Altran AG
Herr Mark Swerissen
Talent Acquisition Manager
Hardturmstrasse 253
8005 Zürich

Website http://www.altran.ch

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