Digital Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Derby, Derby or Warrington, Derbyshire

Organisation: Engineering

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Digital Manufacturing Engineer
Hybrid working and Derby or Warrington

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.

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

Role Profile
The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for development and deployment of new digital manufacturing technologies and systems for the RR SMR modules factory and assisting in the operational running of a full-scale manufacturing technology demonstrator to build maturity of people, process, and tools to a point where they are ready for production implementation to the MEP factory.
The role will require strong collaboration across the wider ME and SMR IT teams to capture requirements and continuously improve the look and feel of the digital systems covering all aspects of manufacturing technology, methods and processes execution needed for the successful manufacture and assembly of modules within the RR SMR modules factory.

Achievement in this role will be measured against on-time and on-budget delivery of digital manufacturing technologies and systems projects to the required level of maturity, and ability to influence SMR IT delivery to support programme milestones. These projects will deliver the digital tools and supporting rules that are essential for the successful production of modules within the RR SMR modules factory. To do this, the successful candidate will be involved in the operational performance, and support of the experimental factory demonstrator programme being ran by the MCA team which is the test vehicle to mature all required manufacturing technologies, skills, and define best practice for people, process, and tools.

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
• Demonstrates that product and process safety is of paramount importance through assuring products through design and manufacture, complying with all applicable legislation and codes of professional conduct.
• Proven ability to develop, deploy and support manufacturing digital systems into factory settings. Using structured approaches to problem solving and a continuous drive for improvement.
• Proven ability to collate and validate user requirements, understand the implications for the components of a Digital Manufacturing System (People, Process and Tools), define interfaces and data flows through the use of mapping tools and to describe business and end user implications of a Digital Manufacturing Systems implementation within a business and define test procedures to mitigate the implications.
• Professionally Qualified Engineer (e.g., UK minimum HND/foundation degree or other national equivalent) in an engineering discipline.
• Experience working within an engineering business familiar with the manufacture of nuclear heavy industry product (or similar high regulation industries).
• Knowledge and demonstrated experience meeting nuclear regulations and codes preferred (e.g., ASME).
• Ability to integrate well within a project team in a commercial environment. This will include working in collaboration with external partners and suppliers.
• Experience in complying with Export Control requirements.

Pay and Benefits
A highly competitive salary is on offer along with a performance related bonus, very attractive pension scheme, and private medical insurance. You will also receive a flexible benefits allowance enabling you to create a bespoke package to suit your needs.

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.

Our Application Process
Due to the safety regulations within the nuclear industry, applicants will be required to participate in additional screening. These are:
• Obtaining Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance
• Satisfactory completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
• Satisfactory completion of a basic financial probity check
Your candidate experience is at the utmost importance to us. If you are not yet ready to apply but would like to discuss any of the above or require any reasonable adjustments (e.g., being able to apply in a different format), please contact Marcelle Djouhassi {[email protected]} to arrange a confidential conversation with a recruitment partner.

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