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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Stress Engineer in St. Charles, Missouri

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.

Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Determine the loads that act on the product.

  • Using the loads, determine the conditions of stress that act on the product.

  • Utilize sources to quantify the material's resistance to static and fatigue loads.

  • Determine the margin of safety under static load conditions.

  • Determine the fatigue life under repeated load conditions.

  • Communicate product structural needs to the project engineers.

  • Conduct product testing to validate analyses in a lab or on the field.

  • Perform advanced nonlinear analyses of structures.

  • Size welds and fasteners.

  • Understand basic design solutions; and

  • Perform ASME pressure vessel code calculations.

  • An understanding of basic manufacturing processes is preferred

  • The candidate must be willing to pursue an advance degree with emphasis on Structural Design and Analysis if he or she doesn't have one already.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • must have a B.S in Mechanical, Civil or Aerospace Engineering

  • 5 years of working experience in Structural Design and Analysis.

  • proficient in the use of at least one finite element analysis software preferably Femap / Nastran or Hyperworks.

  • Railcar industry experience is preferred but not required.

  • A Master's degree is preferred but not required.

  • capable of performing structural analysis using classical stress methods, finite elements and fatigue to verify the adequacy of the design.

Company: Greenbrier Central

Functional Group: Engineering

EOE including Disability/Veteran