Stress Engineer

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LOCATION: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
SALARY: Competitive
TYPE: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)

About the role

As our Stress Engineer you will be responsible for supporting CAE activities by carrying out all phases of assigned CAE projects. You will be involved in finite element modelling, results review, hand calculations and report preparation covering both structural and occupant safety performance of Mirus products.


In your role as our Stress Engineer, you will:

  • Be highly CAE focused, using both Optistruct and RADIOSS in order to provide exceptional engineering solutions.
  • Work closely with all areas of the business in order to ensure integration of CAE with both physical testing and the wider project team.
  • Partner with the Engineering Team, Lead Engineers, and the Certification Team, helping to ensure that our products meet the regulatory guidelines and requirements. Meeting the customer brief in accordance with the programme delivery, in terms of structural integrity (strength and impact resistance), stiffness, cost and weight.


About you

To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your expertise within a stress engineering capacity, a passion for innovation, problem solving abilities and drive for excellence along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related scientific field and experience working as a Stress Engineer
  • Ability to perform static hand calculations
  • Competence of physical test protocols associated with stress, structural and occupant injury
  • Must be capable of producing high-quality FE models and reports under minimal supervision
  • A track record of applying CAE tools to provide design direction

We really want to hear from you, so don’t miss your opportunity to join our community of passionate and exceptional people who challenge the accepted norm! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database.  Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Stress Engineer position.  Come on a journey with us and be part of delivering our defined business and sales targets to continue our journey of growth.

Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.


About us

Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.


“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We  believe in form, function, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.




Our benefits

  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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At Mirus, we’re committed to creating a welcoming environment for all applicants. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your interview process, please let us know.