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Engineer - Analysis

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

To execute stress analysis in support of Engineering project requirements for wing, empennage and Nacelle related civil & military aerospace products and their components and in support of the development of existing and new products/structures.

Job Responsibilities

As the successful candidate, you will be expected to liaise with the Stress and Design Teams to deliver certification analysis reports and analysis files to the required standard according to the various programme specific requirements

  •      Ensuring structural integrity aspects of the sub-assembly of Aircraft Wing & Empennage Structures
  •       Carrying out Stress analysis calculations to assess design solutions for a whole range of tasks, potentially from concept and structural development to certification, including modifications
  •      Supporting the structural design process to ensure required quality is achieved within direct area of responsibility
  •      Reporting and escalating critical technical issues
  •      Supporting continuous improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency
  •       Interfacing with adjacent work packages or sub-assemblies.


  •      Knowledge and experience in the design, development and qualification of airframes and vehicle systems, including expertise in one or more of: 
  •      Good knowledge of airframe static stress analysis techniques including hand calculation methods (including the use of MathCAD), finite element techniques (especially Nastran, Patran, Simcenter3D), derivation of material and component allowable (including the use of statistical techniques);
  •      Good knowledge of airframe fatigue substantiation including safe life and fracture mechanics techniques;
  •      A good knowledge of the overall static structural substantiation process from definition of external loads through airframe finite element analysis to final check stress clearance; 
  •      A knowledge of the overall fatigue substantiation process from the derivation of component mean and working strengths, flight data gathering of fatigue loads, through fatigue life calculation methods to in-service aircraft monitoring;
  •      A knowledge of the relevant airworthiness requirements related to airframes 
  •      Knowledge of PLM tools such as WINDCHILL is desirable.
  •      Structural testing methods and results interpretation.
  •  Skilled in tools such as NASTRAN, PATRAN, SIMCENTER, CATIA V5, Hyperworks, MATHCAD, EXCEL, AWK, PYTHON etc.


Job Qualifications

  •      BE or above in Mechanical, Aerospace, Aeronautical Engineering or relevant subject
  •      Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.



  •      Health and Safety Awareness
  •      B/QMS Awareness
  •      Good interpersonal & team working skills
  •      Ability to prepare clear concise documentation
  •      Ability to work effectively within a team
  •      Resolve problems independently wherever possible and make basic technical decisions
  •      The ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  •      Ability to follow well defined engineering processes.
  •      Flexible and Capable of working in a complex environment.
  •      Flexibility towards hours of work as and when required.

Personal Attributes:

  •      Contribute to teams through change activities, ensuring continuous two way communication.
  •      Focus on continuous improvement and problem solving.
  •      Commit to relationship building with customers and colleagues.
  •      Work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  •      Consistently demonstrate the following attributes and values: 
  •      Recognise what people need from you and respond flexibly.
  •      Demonstrates interpersonal sensitivity.
  •      Builds confidence in others.
  •      Hunger for continuous learning, growth and curiosity.
  •      Stretch out of comfort zone.
  • Challenge assumptions and hearsay, and look for evidence.
  •      Trusts people to do their job.
  •      Personal knowledge: 
  •      Knows what drives profit within their business area.
  •      Knows the key stakeholders.
  •      In depth knowledge of own industry and customers.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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