Configuration Engineer - Submarines


Configuration Engineer - Submarines

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Rolls-royce, The Holmes, City of Derby

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 2ca156cbb7ce457bbc2ebc9f965c0b5c

Full Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for a Section Leader - Configuration Management Engineer to join the team based in Derby.

Join us and we'll provide an environment where you can be yourself. An inclusive, digital-first culture that invests in you, gives you a platform for continuous learning, and access to an incredible breadth and depth of opportunities to grow your career.

Rolls-Royce is the pioneer of one of the most important technological advances in naval propulsion - the use of nuclear propulsion for the Royal Navy's submarine flotilla. Powering the submarines of today and building solutions for tomorrow has never been more important. As the UK Technical Authority and sole provider for the Nuclear Steam Raising Plant, we manage all aspects of the plant design, safety, manufacture, performance and through-life support. We work closely with the Ministry of Defence (MoD), the Submarines Delivery Agency and the Dreadnought Alliance Partners.

You will be expected to use CM best practice to achieve the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of CM data in the CM tool sets, promote effective use of our data to identify areas for improvement and own the delivery of key CM projects. Your role will include working closely with multiple disciplines and providing a service both with internal and external partners. Support to current and future business improvements / projects will also be part of your role., In this role you will lead a well-motivated team ensuring Class and Boat design intent is in line with critical programme dates.

  • Ownership and management of products within the CM tool set.

  • Manage customer authorisation ensuring all supporting documentation, forms and trackers are accurate.

  • Analyse, Manipulate and interpret complex data sets relating to the product.

  • Support the design teams with all configuration matters and ensure all supporting documentation is correctly aligned to the product definition.

  • Review formal CM documentation and publish to the Programme Teams within expected cost quality and time., We're an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

  • You can learn more about our global inclusion strategy at

    To work for Rolls-Royce Submarines you need to hold a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance. Rolls-Royce will support the application for Security Clearance if you don't currently already have this in place.

    Due to the nature of work the business conducts and the protection of certain assets, you must hold a UK nationality. Any dual nationals will require additional scrutiny and background checks prior to commencing work with RRSL.

    At Rolls-Royce we embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to represent the Company to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Team working - you will be part of a highly driven that can only win through collaboration and trust

  • You will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of generic product lifecycle and an understanding of product breakdown structures.

  • Ability to utilise project data and tracking tools to prioritise and expedite improvements

  • An ability to own and drive specific improvements and engage at all levels is essential to the roles

    We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.