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Norton Straw is a leading provider of specialist engineering simulation, design, and consultancy support to clients across many industries – including Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Built Environment and Chemical Process – in the UK and internationally. Our technical work covers everything from using experience judgement and simple hand calculations, system level 1D modelling to detailed component level 2D/3D simulations; always mindful of the need to use the appropriate level of analysis fidelity to produce practical solutions for our clients.

As a part of our team, you will play a central role in providing our clients with; design support and verification services, operational troubleshooting, and technical safety assessments.

Thanks to sustained growth in demand for our gas turbine and aerospace services, we are looking to recruit engineers with the experience of carrying out system and component level thermofluids and heat transfer analyses to support the further development of our inhouse capability. The position is in either of our Derby/Bristol/Cambridge office.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree (grade 2.1 or above), Masters or PhD or in a relevant engineering, science or applied mathematics discipline. Preferably with a strong CFD or thermofluids component.
  • Have experience delivering engineering analysis of aero/industrial gas turbine systems in a consultancy setting or a gas turbine design environment and an interest in supporting the development of junior team members;
  • Have strong technical knowledge and experience in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics and heat transfer and an awareness of gas turbine secondary air system, oil and fuel systems;
  • Ideally have experience with themofluids analysis tools such as SPAN, SCO3, Amesim, Flomaster, Fluent, STAR-CCM+, NPSS and able to extend their capability using user functions where necessary;
  • Are proficient in the use of programming language such as Python, VBA and C++
  • Have excellent project management and verbal/written communication skills;
  • Ideally be a Chartered Engineer (or equivalent) or actively working towards chartership status.
  • Like a challenge, are flexible thinkers and aren’t intimidated by unfamiliar problems;
  • Enjoy client and colleague interaction and taking responsibility and wants the opportunity to work within a growing and dynamic engineering team.

Why work for Norton Straw Consultants?

Our highest priority is to run a business in which individuals take responsibility for delivering high quality services while enjoying what they do. We offer competitive compensation and reward and a dynamic and flexible working environment that help support this aim.

It is an exciting time to join our team so if the thought of taking the initiative, developing yourself and embracing new challenges sounds exciting, we would like to hear from you.

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