Stress Engineer IV

Oakville, Ontario, Canada


Working in a team-oriented environment, the Stress Lead will lead a team of Stress engineers/analysts in performing strength and fatigue analysis of Landing Gear and Actuation Systems. This position reports to the Manager of In-Service Engineering and the Chief of Structures. The Stress Lead will support all active in-service programs including In-Service Incidents and analysis related to substantiation of repair dispositions.


Responsible for overseeing all structural work being performed by the ISE Stress team.
Supervise a team of Stress engineers/analysts ensuring application of sound methodology in analyzing structural issues.
Preparation of proposals to improve structural tools and database search engines.
Prepare/Review/Approve structural reports and presentations.
Provide professional responses to Customers on structural issues. Collaboration with the ISE team to effectively prioritize and manage work load.
Motivate team spirit.


Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering and minimum 8 years of experience in aerospace engineering, particularly in Landing Gear, with a minimum 5 years in a stress lead position.
OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience in aerospace engineering
In-depth-knowledge in the fields of Solids Mechanics, Classical Stress Analysis (Strength & Fatigue life), Finite Element Analysis (linear & non-linear), Aerospace Materials, and Computer Programming are required to perform effectively in this position.
Excellent in technical skills and critical thinking.
Track record of competency in leading/managing stress teams.
Excellent communication skills is required.
Successful candidate must meet all requirements under ITAR and CCGP.


Strong knowledge of Abaqus, NASTRAN is a definite asset.
Previous experience in Mechanical Design: CATIA, GT&T, Stack-up calculations.
Demonstrated leadership in an engineering environment.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Collins Aerospace Systems is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates during all aspects of the selection process.

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Stress Engineer IV