An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Facility Design Engineer to join the Test and Measurement team which is based in Bristol.
At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the planet.
The Bristol Test and Measurement engineering team define, support and execute whole engine and rig testing covering New Production, Overhaul and Development programmes within the Defence Sector. There is now the opportunity in Facility Design to join this exciting world class team in preparation for our future programmes including TP400 and FCAS (Future Combat Air System) which will provide successful applicants with opportunities to expand their knowledge across all areas of gas turbine operation and development testing.
Defines mechanical solutions or specifications for Test Facilities, Test Rigs, and integration of test articles into test facilities.
Investigates and troubleshoots product and test equipment problems impacting test activities.
Lead the technical solutions required to deliver the necessary facility capability.
Provides input to test equipment improvement plans using program management techniques.
Coordinates test equipment modifications to meet the objectives of the customer.
Conducts design reviews to ensure alignment of customer requirements and proposed design.
Candidate qualifications will be a mix of HNC, HND and degree level and this will be reflected in the starting grade.
Expert in use of Computer Aided Design software.
Broad Mechanical design knowledge.
Knowledge of gas turbines, engineering standards and processes.
Project Management experience in planning, controlling budgets and driving to schedules would be advantageous but is not essential.
Ability to work under pressure, working to tight short-term deadlines and self-motivated with a positive attitude to work.
Strong communication and customer facing interpersonal skills with the desire to lead integrated teams.
Organised with the ability to prioritise.
We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.
Pioneer the performance of the future. 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.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.
At Rolls-Royce we also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible.
Closing date: 11th May 2020
Engineering Test & Measurement
27 Apr 2020; 00:04