Posted 25th April 2019

NDE Engineer - Derby

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an NDE (Non-Destructive Evaluation) Engineer within
Primary Components Operations (PCO) Non-Destructive Evaluation Engineering in Derby.

PCO manufactures components that form part of the Submarine Propulsion Plant which are
subjected to a variety of NDE techniques. In this role you will focus on gaining manufacturing
capability and the introduction of new products into PCO for the manufacture of Dreadnought
NSRP (Nuclear Steam Raising Plant) and continued support for Astute NSRP.

You will need to be an enthusiastic team oriented individual with a passion to succeed and
a vision of how modern manufacturing should be achieved within a constantly changing
environment. An aptitude to learn rapidly will be a necessity and an ability to communicate
effectively at all levels on complex technical projects needs to be demonstrated.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the

Our nuclear business is a leader in propulsion system design and development for the Royal
Navy's nuclear submarine fleet and the sole provider and technical authority, managing all
aspects of plant design, safety, manufacture, performance and through-life support.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Developing NDE procedures (Ultrasonic, Radiography, Dye Penetrant
    and Magnetic particles) required for the inspection of product in manufacture.

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

Skills and Qualifications:


  • PCN Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing of Welds BS EN 9712 ​

  • Work experience in a similar role in nuclear industry

  • Ability to project plan, lead your own technical project and work with
    expert mentors to develop the skills to complete it

  • Good team working skills with a focus on delivery


  • PCN Level 2 in Radiography or PCN Level 3 Ultrasonic Testing of Welds
    or PCN Level 3 in Radiography

  • PCN Level 2 Liquid Penetrant or PCN Level 2 Magnetic Particle or Further
    qualifications in Ultrasonic testing

We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional
benefits. These include bonus, childcare vouchers, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Pioneer an ocean of power. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very
highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for
brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is subject to full UK security clearance.

Closing Date: 15 May 2019


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