FEA Engineer

Koropi, East Attica, Greece | DND

THEON develops and manufactures cutting-edge Night Vision, Thermal Imaging and Electro-Optical ISR systems for Military and Security applications in Europe with a global footprint. THEON began operations in 1997 in Greece, and today occupies a leading role in the sector thanks to its international presence, with offices in Greece, Cyprus, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and Singapore, as well as three production sites in Athens, Wetzlar (Germany) and Plymouth (USA), employing more than 300 people globally. Through this network of companies, offices and facilities worldwide, THEON has more than 150,000 systems in service with the armed forces and special forces of 68 countries, including 24 NATO countries. THEON INTERNATIONAL PLC the parent company of the group has recently been listed in the EURONEXT stock market, allowing THEON to accelerate its growth and future business development further.

Role Summary

The FEA Engineer will be a member of Theon Design & Development Department and will work together with a multidisciplinary team of engineers. The FEA Engineer works closely with design engineers and contributes on the development of company's new products and the optimization of existing products.

 Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set up structural & thermal finite element analyses and interpret the results.
  • Work collaboratively with design engineers from the early stage of products' development.
  • Work closely with test engineers during prototyping and validation stages.

Required/Minimum Education & Qualifications

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering, computational mechanics or relevant field.
  • Minimum years of professional experience in engineering environment: MS+4, or PhD+2.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of finite element method.
  • Professional experience in structural and/or thermal analysis simulations.
  • Logical problem-solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluent in writing and speaking English.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Preferred education and years of professional experience in an engineering environment: MS+7, or PhD+5.
  • Professional experience with commercial FEA packages (ANSYS, Abaqus, Altair, Moldex3D).
  • Experience with fast dynamic simulations.
  • Understanding of nonlinearities and their impact in structural simulations.
  • Understanding of advanced materials modelling such as composites, short fiber thermoplastics.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, e.g. Python, Matlab.
  • Working experience in defense industry will be considered as a plus.


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