NDE Engineer - Submarines

Rolls-royce

NDE Engineer - Submarines

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Rolls-royce, The Holmes, City of Derby

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 1a9ee5df12fb4a5a96cfc6d89cb3133a

Full Job Description

Your needs are as unique as you are. Hybrid working is a way in which our people can balance their time between the office, home or another remote location. It's a locally managed and flexed informal discretionary arrangement. As a minimum we're all expected to attend the workplace for collaboration and other specific reasons, on average three days per week.

What you will be doing:

Within this exciting opportunity you will get a chance to develop, implement, maintain and continuously improve NDE Techniques & Methods.

The product and materials are somewhat novel when comparing to other vessel fabrications, pumps, valves and assemblies for a Pressurised circuit.

The optimal candidate will have a mixture of skills in the following areas:

  • Ability to develop and review NDE procedures (Ultrasonic, Radiography, Dye Penetrant and Magnetic particles) required for the inspection of product in manufacture

  • You will be supporting training and coaching in the office and shop floor to ensure inspection standards are met for Automated UT

  • You will be ensuring customer and business requirements for Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery are met, as well as compliance to design intent.

    At Rolls-Royce we embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours. They are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles., PCN Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing of Welds BS EN 9712

  • Work experience in an NDE role in similar industry

  • Ability to plan, lead your own technical projects and work with an experienced engineering team

  • Good team working skills with a focus on coaching and delivery


  • Desirable:
  • Experience in Advanced UT techniques

  • PCN Level 2 or 3 in Radiography and PCN RPS

  • PCN Level 3 Ultrasonic Testing of Welds or Further qualifications in Ultrasonic testing

  • PCN Level 2 or 3 in Liquid Penetrant

  • PCN Level 2 or 3 in Magnetic Particle

    An exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer within the NDE department has arisen within the Rolls Royce Submarines.


  • We're a leader in propulsion system design and development for the Royal Navy's nuclear submarine fleet and the sole provider and technical authority.

    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.

    Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking to develop our Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) capability, therefore we have several permanent vacancies across our Derby manufacturing facility for talented engineers to join our team.

    In this role you'll be developing advanced and automated NDE procedures, involving Ultrasonic, Radiographic Dye Penetrant and Magnetic particles. The inspection techniques will include state-of-the-art phased array inspection capabilities for use on a Naval reactor plant. Your role will play a key part in the design and qualification of new processes as we grow our manufacturing capability and work alongside shop floor colleagues to ensure production rates and technical standards are met to the required standards., We are 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 Our people | Rolls-Royce

    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.

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