Production Metallurgist

Rolls Royce
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Production Metallurgist to join our fast-growing nuclear business. In this role, you will be supporting quality assurance and production processes within the Core Design and Manufacturing team. 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. Rolls-Royce is home to some of the world's finest minds. And nowhere are those minds more keenly tested than in our growing nuclear business. Our team is comprised of a broad range of experts in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, project management and procurement. This is your chance to join them. Key Accountabilities Analysing samples and preparing lab reports. Providing production support with metallurgy issues across all special processes. Specifying, procuring, processing, testing and managing operational performance. Working closely with Production, Manufacturing Engineering and Design teams. Working a shift pattern when required. Qualifications Essential: Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in metallurgy/materials science or engineering with strong emphasis on materials behaviour and/or characterisation. Broad understanding of the structure-property relationships of metals and alloys, knowledge of welding and modern manufacturing techniques. Knowledge of manufacturing quality control and metallurgical preparation techniques. Broad understanding of the structure-property relationships of metals and alloys. Knowledge of manufacturing quality control and metallurgical preparation techniques. Proven problem solving skills, analytical approach, with good numeracy and literacy skills. Ability to work flexibly-both as an individual and within a team environment. Good IT skills, particularly, MS Word and Excel. Desirable: Experience of metallurgy, including welding, in a production environment. Knowledge/experience of materials characterisation methods. Experience/familiarity of metallic materials manufacturing methods. Experience in the nuclear industry. We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, childcare vouchers, employee support assistance and employee discounts. At Rolls-Royce, we focus on the future in every sense. We continually break new ground with integrated power and propulsion solutions that are technologically advanced and create better power for a changing world. 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. This job was originally posted as