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Senior Stress Engineer (m/f/d)

Come help us build the world´s most advanced amphibious aircraft at Dornier Seawings!

Are you a highly motivated, flexible team player with a design/aeronautical engineering background looking to join a small international company? Then join our fast-paced international team and add value immediately!


  • Producing analyses and stress reports for all areas of the aircraft, including primary structures, in accordance with the Company and legislative standards and procedures.

  • Working closely with the structures, systems and electrical teams to make timely design decisions and produce appropriate stress calculations to support the design work.

  • Liaising, managing and providing technical direction to offsite suppliers.

  • Developing departmental tools for stress analysis.

  • Providing stress support to other areas of the Company, including Production, Flight Testing, Quality Assurance and Airworthiness and ensuring that the technical content, quality, compliance and safety aspects of any technical data is documented in accordance with legislative standards and guidelines.


  • In-depth knowledge of stress analysis techniques, including classical hand calculations and finite element analysis, as well as a good knowledge of airworthiness requirements.

  • Knowledge of fatigue and damage tolerance techniques and dynamic analysis.

  • Experience in evaluating design concepts and making design recommendations to alleviate stressing challenges.

  • Exposure to the design processes across the product lifecycle from concept through to design, production and testing.

  • Goodworking knowledge of MSC Nastran/Patran.

  • Experience in producing comprehensive stress reports.

  • Excellent written communication and verbal skills combined with a good level of literacy and numeracy.

  • Experiencedand able to produce specifications and provide technical supplier management.

  • Structured, independent and solution oriented way of working.

  • International mind-set, experienced in liaison/control of third parties.

  • Good communication skills and good team worker, having an analytical and process oriented mind-set.

  • Flexible worker, prepared to support and act in other functions across the organization.

  • Good knowledge of the German and English language.

  • Good knowledge of all MS-Office software.

  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter PLM Software (version 10.x) will be an advantage.


The successful candidate shall have:

  • a master degree in aeronautical / mechanical engineering or an adequate education/ experience in the aeronautical industry.

  • a minimum of 10 years experiences as a Stress Engineer in the aircraft or similar industry.


  • Hours per week: 40

  • Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Bavaria, Germany  

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