Manufacturing Engineer - Methods (Lifting Specialist)

Location: Derby or Warrington, Derbyshire, England, Warrington

Organisation: Engineering

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer – Lifting Specialist
Sheffield
£45,000 - £65,000

We are now recruiting for the exciting role of Manufacturing Lifting Specialist to be involved in an industry leading, cutting-edge project for a new type of power station.

We are Rolls-Royce SMR and we’re doing something that’s never been done before. We’re revolutionising an industry. That’s a once-in-a-career opportunity for those excited by such a challenge. This is more than just a job this is a legacy.

The successful Manufacturing Engineer – Lifting Specialist will principally be responsible for developing and implementing new manufacturing methods for the RR SMR modules factory but will also have specialist experience in the lifting and handling of large and heavy products. Methods in this context will cover all processes needed for the manufacture and assembly of modules within the RR SMR modules factory, as well as those needed for onsite manufacture of the power station and specialist support to the supply chain. The successful candidate will also be accountable for the application of safe lifting and handling activities across these facilities and will provide specialist advice to the rest of the SMR business.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But well let you in on a secret: theres no such thing as a perfect candidate. If you feel you meet 75% of the requirements for this role, we would love to hear from you.
Also, if you are considering a career move or a sector-jump, please get in touch, we welcome applications from people with transferable skills.

Key Selection Criteria

• Practical hands-on experience (3+ years) in the development and approval of lifting plans for large and heavy products (>50T) including the selection of equipment, the completion of supporting        calculations, conducting risk assessments and knowledge of legislation for lifting equipment (e.g. LOLER)
• Competent in the creation of manufacturing methods with an understanding of manufacturing processes related to the fabrication, welding and inspection of pressure equipment and other generic manufacturing processes
• Competent in the application of build in quality tools e.g. PFMEA’s as part of the development of manufacturing methods
• Proven ability to define, plan, monitor and control projects, programmes and work packages, ensuring the work is delivered to cost, quality and schedule. As well as communicating complex technical information in a simple and effective way, whilst creating methods of manufacture ensuring delivery of manufacturing capability and business requirements and meeting design intent
• Ability to work across various teams internally at all levels as well as with suppliers and customers. A strong questioning attitude with an ability to influence others and stand alone where required

Pay and Benefits

• We anticipate of paying a salary of between £45,000 & £65,000
• Bonus - Performance related bonus of up to 12.5%
• Benefits Allowance – £2,200 enabling you to create a bespoke package
• Pension - 12% employer and 6% employee contributions
• Holidays - 28 days holiday (+ public holidays) and the ability to buy or sell up to 4 days
• Private Medical Insurance - BUPA single cover health care
• Life Assurance - 6x pensionable pay • £250 - One-off payment for new starters for home office purchases

We are Rolls-Royce SMR
Rolls-Royce SMR is a rare employer because it blends the world-class brand of Rolls Royce with an exciting start-up that has a hugely challenging mission. We’re doing work that contributes to the survival of the planet. Because of our mission, there’s a pace and energy that is palpable, and our leaders draw you in with their passion, energy, and determination.

We’re one of a handful of employers who can genuinely say we’re a strengths-based organisation – our people are here because of what makes them great, and our job is to help them make the best contribution of their careers doing work they love.


The start-up mentality coupled with our strengths-approach to people means there are opportunities to grow in ways and jobs you probably would be barred from doing in more traditional companies.
Each Rolls-Royce SMR power station will have the capacity to generate 470MW of low carbon energy, equivalent to more than 150 onshore wind turbines and enough to power a million homes. It will provide consistent baseload generation for at least 60 years, helping to support the roll out of renewable generation and overcome intermittency issues.

Our Culture
At Rolls-Royce SMR, we are committed to ensuring that our teams reflect the communities we serve and that everyone can be themselves at work. We know that diverse teams are more innovative and get better results, and that our people can thrive and be more successful in truly inclusive cultures. Join us and help shape our culture. Find out more about our inclusion pledge.
Rolls-Royce SMR is a place where everyone can grow, so whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day and help shape our culture.


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Our Screening Process
Due to the safety regulations withing the nuclear industry, applicants will be required to participate in the following additional screening:

• Obtaining Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS) clearance
• Satisfactory completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
• Satisfactory completion of a basic financial probity check

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