Loads and Aeroelastics Engineer

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-04-19

Category: transportation

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Full time

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About the company:

Revolutionising urban air mobility and electrifying air travel

Join the Loads and Dynamics Team based in Bristol as a Loads and Aeroelastics Engineer and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation.

What success will look like for you, as a Loads and Aeroelastics Engineer?

As a Loads and Aeroelastic Engineer, you will be responsible for the evaluation of the aircraft loads and its aeroelastic stability, and for the optimisation of the aircraft aereoservoelastic response. Your expertise will contribute to the design, development, and certification of our aircraft, ensuring its safety, reliability, and performance.

You will be working closely with a variety of engineering teams and play a crucial role in providing the necessary expertise to deliver the aircraft loads, assess the structure’s dynamic stability and support the certification process.

You will report directly to Loads and Dynamics IPT Lead and will be a key member of the Loads and Dynamics team, supporting the continued development f our in-house expertise, specialist knowledge and capability.


What would we like you to bring.

We want you to be successful in your role, in order to achieve this, you will need to have proven experience using Nastran for loads and aeroelastic computations along with Multibody Dynamics codes and scripting languages (Python/MATLAB).

Additionally, you will need good skills / knowledge of optimisation toolsets and methods as well as the ability to apply your knowledge to small vehicles of novel design and operations characteristics.  Ideally you will have gained this experience from either Aerospace or Automotive sectors. It is also desirable for you to have a Master’s degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or other relevant discipline. 

What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  

Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.

Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

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