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Principal FEA Engineer (23859)

near Oxford

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Physics, Materials Science, FEA, ANSYS, COMSOL, Modelling, Oxford

Summary: Experienced FEA Engineer, ANSYS, Materials, Optics, Customer-facing, Oxford, £Very Competitive + bens.

Our client is developing new products in a novel application area; as such they are expanding their modelling and analysis team and seek a Principal Engineer who will assume the lead position. This will involve developing FEA models for integrated optics through media such as glass and polymers; these are modelled in ANSYS and COMSOL for high quality, bespoke designs of opto-mechanical systems.

This is a superb opportunity for a technically astute physicist, materials scientist or mechanical engineer with evidence of working in a commercial high-tech multidisciplinary environment.

As well as taking a technical leadership role, the FEA Principal Engineer will have excellent customer-facing skills. The company has a typical high-tech style with an open culture and positive and enthusiastic outlook.


  • Good degree in an engineering or science subject (e.g. physics, materials science, mechanical engineering) from a well-ranked university
  • Hands-on experience of working in a high-tech multidisciplinary environment
  • Robust knowledge of FEA modelling in ANSYS and COMSOL
  • Superb communication skills both with colleagues and external customers

In addition, knowledge of working according to ISO13485, FDA 21 CFR standards would be of interest:

This key role is to be part of an exciting, growing company at the forefront of their sector. They are based in stylish high-tech offices just outside Oxford and include many benefits in the competitive salary package.

Some international travel may be required.

Keywords: ANSYS, COMSOL, materials, elastomerics, siloxanes, silicates, customer liaison, medical devices, Oxford.

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