Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
The Senior Materials Engineer is responsible for conducting Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of Crashworthy, Ballistic Tolerant Fuel Cells (Bladders). Design material tests to develop & validate bespoke material characteristics as FEA model inputs & parameter using non-linear materials (e.g. woven cloths, elastomers, & rubber coated fabrics) analyzed in high speed events (e.g. crash impact tests). Provide technical support for testing, materials selection & development of new designs.
Education: MS in Materials Engineering or related science/engineering field
Years Experience: 3 years
- Must have three (3) years experience in each of the following. Experience may be gained concurrently
- Performing stress analysis w/ classic, hand calculations
- Conducting finite element methods in non-linear materials such as elastomers, cloths, & coated fabrics
- Developing bespoke material characteristics as FEA model inputs and parameters
- Performing PATRAN/MARC (or NASTRAN SOL600) implicit nonlinear analysis
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