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The Stress Analysis Engineer at Bell is responsible for analysis activities related to preparation and release of engineering data for precision metallic or composite components comprising dynamic mechanical systems. As a member of the vehicle program team, the Stress Analysis Engineer supports development during concept optimization, detail sizing, manufacturing, assembly, and test validation of these components while ensuring compliance with internal best practices, customer specifications, and industry regulations for vehicle performance and safety requirements.
Satisfy static strength, stiffness, stability margin, fatigue life, damage tolerance, durability, thermal performance, load distribution, failure modes and effects, and other requirements.
Create detailed Finite Element Models (FEM) of components and assemblies using appropriate modeling practices.
Resolve various complex structures and loading environments by applying free body diagrams, various classical analysis techniques, and other idealized models.
Support manufacturing and testing of components and sub-systems, interpreting technical data, and assisting in product improvements.
Review detail, assembly, and installation design definition to ensure compliance with requirements.
Participate in a cross functional team environment completing a variety of objectives depending on the program lifecycle assigned.
Advance the state-of-the-art through creative thought, personal and team research, technical compliance and strong analysis skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering is preferred but other equivalent engineering disciplines will be considered with applicable experience.
Master’s Degree in Engineering as described above is preferred.
Required Skills or Experience:
Detailed finite element analysis (FEA) experience focused on metallic, laminated composite, castings, forgings, additive, elastomeric, or other precision components.
Experience with computer aided design or drafting (CAD) tools in preparation of solid models for building FEM
Proficiency with engineering design definition including 2D/3D modeling, requirement capture, and specification development.
Product development experience with components or systems consisting of but not limited to structural castings, precision forgings, hardened and ground gears or splines, laminated sheet, tube, or thick composites, elastomeric bushings, rolling element bearings, high speed shafting, diaphragm couplings or similar.
Proficiency with basic office computer software, specifically the Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and ability to articulate technical data and concepts to a wide audience of individuals of different technical backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a variety of activities and tasks while dealing with change.
Desired Skills or Experience:
Experience with ANSYS Workbench Mechanical or Classic MAPDL preferred. Other equivalent codes such as NASTRAN / PATRAN, ABAQUS, HyperWorks, SolidWorks, etc. will be considered.
Experience with ANSYS SpaceClaim and Design Modeler or CATIA V5/V6 preferred. Other similar solid modeling CAD tools such as Pro/E, Unigraphics, SolidWorks, etc. will be considered.
Familiarity with 14 CFR Part 27 or Part 29 Airworthiness Standards (e.g. Loads, Factor of Safety, Strength and Deformation, Proof of Structure, etc.)
Working knowledge of GD&T requirements.
Proficiency with analytical tools or codes such as Mathcad, MATLAB, Python, Excel Visual Basic, etc. to execute custom in-house macros or results processing techniques.
Experience working with product lifecycle management (PLM) software such as ENOVIA to drive product lifecycle.
Previous experience working on cross functional engineering programs.
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Job Field Engineering
Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth
Other Locations US-Kansas-Wichita
Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting 06/01/2020, 8:48:33 AM
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