Posted 21st September 2017

Primary Components Operations (PCO) at Rolls-Royce is going through exciting times
and delivering significant change. PCO manufactures components that form part of the
Submarine Propulsion Plant which are subjected to a variety of NDE Inspection
techniques. NDE techniques are specialised for their application and are often developed
from base principles.

The NDE team is part of the Manufacturing Engineering department whose aim is to
develop,implement and govern capable methods of inspection for a wide range of
components and geometries throughout the manufacturing lifecycle. We develop
techniques across all NDE disciplines; radiography, X-Ray, and Ultrasonics, including
Phased Array and Time of Flight Diffraction. We're looking for a variety of people, from
those who are experienced in NDE, to those who have no experience but would like to
learn. Join us and you will be offered training in a variety of techniques, with opportunities
for continuous development.

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. PCO is growing across all areas of the business to meet the demands of our

Key Accountabilities:

  • Developing NDE procedures (Ultrasonic, Radiography, Dye Penetrant
    and Magnetic Particle) 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.



  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline or able to
    demonstrate equivalence via a trade apprenticeship or significant
    working experience.
  • The ability to project plan and lead your own technical project
    and work with expert mentors to develop the skills to complete it.
  • Good degree of tolerance for managing pressure/stressful situations.
  • Capable of working and managing multiple tasks and programmes.
  • Excellent IT skills.


  • PCN Level 2 in Radiography.
  • PCN L2 Ultrasonic Testing of Welds.
  • PCN L2 Liquid Penetrant.
  • PCN L2 Magnetic Particle.
  • PCN L3 in Radiography.
  • PCN L3 in Ultrasonic Testing of Welds.

Innovation is in our DNA at Rolls-Royce. We develop integrated power and propulsion
solutions that continually break new ground across multiple markets.

Create 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 excellence and innovation.

Trusted to deliver excellence.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is subject to full UK security clearance.

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