Modelling and Simulation Controls Engineer

Location: Derby or Warrington

Organisation: Engineering

Department: Integration Engineering

Required Security Clearance: BPSS

Morson Talent are working in partnership wit Rolls- Royce SMR to recruit a Modelling and Simulation Controls Engineer to join their team in either Derby or Warrington.

Rolls-Royce SMR is a start-up joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) business, specifically created to design, construct and deliver a new fleet of Small Modular Reactors power plants that will be a critical and strategic player in the race to Net Zero carbon emissions globally. Spun out of Rolls-Royce with its pedigree in engineering excellence but also attracting world class inward investment this is an exciting new business with an optimistic opportunity to be a global player in the coming years.

The Post

This post is for a talented Model and Simulation Engineer to join an innovative and diverse C&I Team. The Modelling and Simulation Controls Engineer will develop Models and Simulations of the C&I, using suitable modelling tools. The model will be used to validate the functional requirements and will be used to support verification programmes. The Role will support the development of the modelling and simulation environment, policies, procedures, and tool sets.

Key Responsibilities

Review and agree high level requirements for the model, including quality requirements
Development of the modelling and simulation environment, policies, procedures, and tool sets.
Develop models and simulations suitable for validating functional requirements.
Support Validation Plans by integrating model into Validation environment.
Liaises with other disciplines to understand functional performance capabilities of components of the system to facilitate effective component design.
Support to planning and implementation of policies and procedures to related to the life cycle of an electrical product.
Contribute to the production of safety cases and provide support in liaising with regulators and independent nuclear safety assessors.

Qualifications & Experience
A Degree qualification in one or more of the engineering disciplines of electrical, electronics, instrumentation, controls, mechanical and physics. Additionally, applicants without a degree who can nevertheless demonstrate suitable experience may also be considered.
Knowledge of the nuclear or other high integrity industries is beneficial.
Knowledge and experience of complex safety critical systems or industrial process plants is beneficial.
Knowledge of Functional Safety standards such as IEC 61508 and 61513 is beneficial.

Work conditions
We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.
We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break or those who are transitioning from different sectors.
Travel: Contracted location of work is in Warrington or Derby although we operate a hybrid working policy allowing you to work remotely with the agreement of your leader, though may require some travel within the working day when visiting other branches or organisations.
Working hours: 37 hrs per week are standard office hours with some overtime as required