WFEL Careers

WFEL has long been a pioneer of engineering excellence and innovation across the Defence sector, for both Land and Air based solutions. As an established leader in tactical military bridging, supplying gap-crossing solutions across the world for over four decades and a key partner in the UK MoD’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme, WFEL is justifiably proud of its strong heritage and highest quality engineering solutions.

As a trusted partner to our Military customers around the globe, our employees are the heart of our company. We have a skilled and experienced workforce dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of the business, from Engineering to Project Management, Business Support to Operations.

We are now embarking on an exciting new Armoured Vehicle contract for the UK MoD, so we're looking for yet more talented and motivated individuals to work from our North West Engineering Centre of Excellence in a wide range of career opportunities.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your CV, together with a covering letter detailing your area of interest, to: No Agencies please.


Structural Engineering Analyst

Play a leading role in the development of new and existing products. This is a challenging role involving structural analysis and simulation of highly optimised fabricated and mechanically fastened metal and composite structures.

Developing new products which will include initiating designs from a blank sheet, developing concepts, guiding, and working closely with the design team, performing analyses, liaison through prototype manufacture, testing, trials, and reporting. Independent and autonomous activities to support the design and development of the Company’s products to meet programme objectives.

*Stress analysis, fatigue, and all manner of design calculations *Writing of test specifications and reports *Interpret design specifications and design codes *Participate in solving of assembly and manufacturing problems so that the integrity of the design intent is not comprised.

Proven experience of developing new designs in FEA simulation, preferably ANSYS *Familiar with traditional hand calculation methods * Experience with fabricated aluminium, steel, and composite structures *Can use 3D solid modelling software, ideally Solid Edge or Space claim *Knowledge of strain gauging would be an advantage

Applications before 31 August 2020

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to:

No Agencies please

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