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Consultant Engineer (Structural Mechanics) (24282)

to £35,000 + benefits

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MEng / PhD, Structural Mechanics, FEA, Non-linear Dynamics, Client-facing

Are you completing your Masters or PhD and looking for a technical role that has lots of people contact? We’re looking for a bright, personable engineer / physicist to join this growing Cambridge based team. In this role, you’ll be a central point-of-contact for leading engineering and scientific companies, working as a specialised expert in structural mechanics as well as providing broader knowledge on other applied engineering.


  • Strong academic background including A grade at A-level maths, 1st / 2.1 first degree in engineering, physics or similar, and an advanced degree (Masters or PhD).
  • Project experience in finite element analysis and numerical methods in solid / structural mechanics. Experience in 2 or more areas of: plasticity and viscoelasticity; fatigue and nonlinear structural dynamics; electromechanical modelling; and / or fluid-structure interactions.
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills (including understanding of first principles).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

NB: preference is for applicants already based in the UK. No company sponsorship is available.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, client-facing engineer to join this supportive company, and be able to work on a variety of projects. In return, an excellent remunerations package is available.

MEng / PhD, Structural Mechanics, FEA, Plasticity, Fatigue, Non-linear Dynamics, Modelling, Client-facing

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