CV: Senior Stress Engineer


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 Date Submitted:04-01-2016
 Last Modified:08-01-2016 (03:43)
Job information
 Current job:Senior Stress Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsStructural analysis, Light weight structures, static stress, F&DT, approved checker for composites and metallic structures, Project Engineering, project lead, team lead

Professional Summary

An international open minded senior stress engineer with 10 years of experience in the aerospace industry, specialising in composites and light-weight structures. Have worked on a number of Airbus programs, and involved in every stage of aircraft program cycle. Skilled in performing Static and F&DT analyses using hand calculation and finite element approach. Proficient in pre- and post-processing of finite element packages. Appointed as approved checker for metallic and composite structures for the A350XWB-900/1000 programs. Experienced in working with a number of Risk Sharing Partners (RSPs) from around the world. Developed strong commercial sense in technical business environment and experienced in the role as project engineer. Great communication and interpersonal skills in maintaining client relationship and engaging prospect clients with proven success. Exceptional proactive attitude in problem solving and a great team player/leader, with proven ability to motivate, lead, and manage a high performance team.

Key Skills

·         MSC Patran and Nastran

·         Altair HyperWorks

·         ABAQUS

·         NASGRO

·         ISAMI

·         Structural Analyses

·         Static Analyses

·         F&DT Analyses

·         Hand Calculations

·         Metal and Composites

·         Team Leader

·         Technical/Project Lead

·         Project Engineering

·         Approved checker for metallic and composites structures

Work Experience

May 2006 – Present

Atkins BV, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

Senior Stress Engineer

·          Currently involved in certification of A350WXB-900/1000 programs; including IB & OB flap, S16-18 fuselage and Paxx Door Surround structures

·          Previously involved in sizing and certification of various aircraft, including Airbus A380, A330GMFand A320/321 NEO

·          Excellent knowledge in aircraft program cycle, from conceptual design, to preliminary sizing, justification, through tests, particular risk assessments, first flight clearance, certification, manufacturing concessions, structural repairs and modifications

·          Worked onsite of Airbus (UK, France, Germany and Wichita), Spirit, Dassault, EADS, Premium Aerotec (PAG), FACC, Bombardier and Fokker Aerostructures/GKN

·          Assigned as project technical/team lead and managed a team up to 6 stress engineers

·          Appointed as approved checker for metallic and composites structures for A350XWB programs by Atkins and RSP clients

April 2005 - April 2006

Gusto Marine Structure Consultants BV, Schiedam, The Netherlands

Junior Project Engineer

·          Performed structural analyses on jack-up offshore drilling platforms

·          Assisted structural analyses of semi-submersibles and FPSO vessels

·          Developed good understanding of offshore structural requirements (DNV and GL)

July 2003 - July 2004

Volktek Corporation Ltd., Taipei City, Taiwan

International Sales Consultant

·          Responsible for channel and OEM/ODM operation of sales activities

·          Involved in various large scaled telecommunication, data centre and networking infrastructure projects, including Fibre to the Home (FTTH)

·          Maintained key clients management and engaged on potential customers

June 1999 - September 1999

Raytheon Engineers & Constructors BV, The Hague, The Netherlands

Assistant Contract Proposal

·          Assisted in preparation project proposal for prospective clients

·          Gathered project information from various department


Personal Information

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Nationality: Dutch

Date of Birth: 31st March 1980

Place of Birth: Taipei, Taiwan

Driver License: Dutch, category B


September 2004-June 2005

Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Participated a course in International Business Administration

September 1999- July 2003

Queen Mary College University of London (QMUL), United Kingdom

Masters of Aerospace Engineering (MEng)

Degree Class Honour achieved: Upper Second Division Class Honour (2:1)

September 1997-June 1999

International School of The Hague (ISH), The Netherlands

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Personal Skills

Engineering Tools:

·          Excellent knowledge of Airbus in-house software; ISAMI, ISSY and DATIG

·          Excellent knowledge of finite element packages; MSC Patran & Nastran, Altair HyperWorks, NX I-DEAS and ABAQUS

·          Good knowledge in F&DT package, including NASGRO

·          Good knowledge of CAD design packages; Catia V5, AutoCAD & Pro-E

IT Skills:

·          Excellent knowledge in Windows and UNIX/LINUX operating system

·          Excellent Knowledge in Microsoft Office and Project

·          Fair knowledge of visual basic codes

Personal Skills:

·          Excellent proactive attitude and problem solving skill

·          Excellent interpersonal and communication skill

·          Exceptional team lead/player and technical lead

·          Exceptional client relationship management with proven success


·          English (fluent written and spoken)

·          Chinese Mandarin (fluent written and spoken)

·          Dutch (advanced practice in spoken and writing)

Extra Curriculum Activities

Associate Member of Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), 1999-Present

Associate Member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), 1999-Present

Personal Interests & Hobby

An active person who enjoys all kinds of sports and outdoor activities, including but not limited to travelling, board games, building home PCs, networking and sports, such as rugby, squash, and skiing.

Involved in building a hybrid-engine rocket as part of the final year group project. The aim was to break the national amateur racketeers’ altitude record of 10 km, hence winning the bonus price of 100K British pounds steering. Main responsibility was overseeing the structural integrity and materials selections of the rocket.

An individual project was completed, titled “Crack growth analysis in aircraft panels”. Details of crack propagation behaviour of different crack scenarios and fracture mechanics were discussed in the report. These aircraft panels were configured as to the specification from that of the National Aerospace Laboratory in the Netherlands (Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaarlaboratorium, NLR).


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