Mechanical Engineer - FEA + CFD

Mechanical Engineer - FEA + CFD

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - FEA + CFD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH13748_1559729650
Contact Name: Dan Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 11:14

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer - FEA + CFD

£32-45k DOE


Astute are looking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual with versatile mechanical engineering skills gained in the fields of FEA and CFD for a consultancy position based in Newcastle with real scope for personal development.

The Role

As a well-respected and in demand dynamic engineering consultancy there will always be a variety of new and interesting challenges to meet in this position. You will also have the opportunity to really develop both your technical and consultancy abilities with the support of an inclusive and highly capable team.

Core technical tasks would include but not be limited to working closely alongside clients to help them with:

  • Meeting functional specifications
  • Optimising performance and cost
  • Understanding Failure Modes
  • Extending operational life
  • Comply with Design Codes
  • Reducing development timescales and costs
  • Improving performance
  • Reducing maintenance costs

The Person

A technical background in mechanical design and design substantiation / analysis for highly regulated sectors is key, with specific experience in CFD and FEA work being required for the role.

Demonstrable ability in several of the following disciplines, with the capacity and desire to expand your knowledge, will be expected from the successful candidate, along with the adaptability to apply these skills to solve non-standard problems:

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Global Dynamic Analysis
  • Process Optimisation
  • Structural Calcs
  • Engineering design
  • Pipe Stress Analysis (CAESAR II)
  • Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

In addition to your engineering credibility, the right motivation is paramount. The business has seen success due to the fantastic relationships and trust they have developed with their clients, and as such an engaging communication style and confidence when dealing with external stakeholders will be needed.

What's on offer

A generous salary is on offer for the role, alongside an excellent benefits package to include 9 day working fortnights and flexible working arrangements.

There is a commitment to invest in each employee's professional development at any level, and you will quickly become involved with a variety of projects offering the opportunity to travel and learn new skills, both in the UK and overseas.

How to apply

If you'd like to discuss this fantastic opportunity in more detail, or can think of somebody that might be interested, then give me a call on 02392 222 961. CVs can be sent to, but please do follow up with a supporting phone call to find out more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.