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Senior Engineer (Stress Analysis)

South Molton, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton's Aerospace business has an opening for a:
Senior Engineer (Stress Analysis)
location: South Molton, North Devon, UK
South Molton is one of our aerospace sites in the UK, where we employ 400 people. We have there a casting foundry that is the only one of its kind across Eaton’s Aerospace plants. 
The role is responsible for design, analysis and optimization of aircraft Fuel and hydraulic system product. Communication with non-specialists, participation within multifunction groups and Interface with other engineers for analytical problem solving. Finite element analysis and hand calculations equations for new product development, product improvements, value added value engineering activity and other technical issues as needed. Interface with customers will be required. Form part of the Engineering team within South Molton.
The role offers lot of different development opportunities for the future.
Essential Functions:
  • Mentors and coaches non-stress personnel
  • Maintains an awareness of pressure vessel regulation and oversight of test rigs on site
  • Participates as a team member on various analysis tasks across the Structural and Fatigue team and the wider Aerospace group
  • Provides regular analysis status updates and participate in team planning sessions
  • Provides analytical support to product teams as part of an integrated project team (IPT) as required
  • Follows Business Management System policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Applies hand calculations equations and finite element analysis concepts through product development stages
  • Resolve technical issues based on engineering analysis
  • Prepare comprehensive engineering reports detailing technical issues and document analysis results in engineering reports
  • Works closely with global Aerospace engineering analysis team to increase functional knowledge
  • Interacts with both suppliers and customers as necessary
  • Maintains understanding of products, manufacturing processes, and product applications


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University, or equivalent
  • Engineering analysis experience specific to structural (FEA) analysis
  • Previous analytical engineering experience
  • Previous aerospace experience would be an asset
  • Good communication skills
  • Project management experience
What Eaton offers:
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • Culture & Values - at Eaton, our values and culture define who we are
  • Inclusion & Diversity - openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
  • Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen
About Eaton:
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit
Eaton is a world leader and premier innovator in aerospace. Eaton designs, manufactures and integrates the industry’s most advanced products and technologies for hydraulic systems, fuel and inerting systems, motion control and engine solutions, propulsion sub-systems and cockpit interface and circuit protection applications for commercial and military programs. Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio of components consistently sets the industry standard for engineering excellence, resulting in superior systems design and integration capability. These products power hundreds of military and commercial aircraft platforms with a focus on improved reliability, weight reduction and fuel efficiency. For more information, visit and
Please note that by applying to this vacancy you will be subject of the background screening.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 045792