Radiation Shielding and Criticality Physicist - Submarines

GBP 40,000 - 60,000
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Radiation Shielding and Criticality Physicist - Submarines
Full Time
Derby, UK

Why Rolls-Royce?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Radiation Shielding and Criticality Physicist to join Rolls-Royce Submarines in Derby. We’re a leader in propulsion system design and development for the Royal Navy’s nuclear submarine fleet and the sole provider and technical authority. Join us and we’ll provide an environment where you can be yourself. An inclusive, digital-first culture that invests in you, gives you a platform for continuous learning, and access to an incredible breadth and depth of opportunities to grow your career.

This position offers you an exciting opportunity to work in a pivotal role within the Rolls-Royce Submarines Industry. Within the Analytical Engineering business unit, you will work within the Radiation Physics, Shielding and Criticality team to design and analyse radiation shield solutions, support criticality safety analysis and provide leading radiation physics advice to component and work package owners across the Submarines enterprise. We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts. Your needs are as unique as you are.

Hybrid working is a way in which our people can balance their time between the office, home or another remote location. It’s a locally managed and flexed informal discretionary arrangement. As a minimum we’re all expected to attend the workplace for collaboration and other specific reasons, on average three days per week.

What you’ll be doing:

  1. You will be accountable for the delivery of delegated major technical work packages to agreed time, quality, and cost.
  2. Responsible for the monitoring of progress on task activities and reporting against the baseline plan.
  3. Responsible to the group leader for identifying and managing risks and opportunities within the scope of technical work packages.
  4. To work in conjunction with, or act as the technical lead, with the DBU specialists and Chief design engineers to maintain technical governance and deliver products that meet the Nuclear Safety Requirements.
  5. Responsible for the management, technical supervision and integration of work undertaken by Managed Service Partners and Subcontractors to meet delivery commitments of the delegated projects.
  6. To work with the Team Leader to establish commitments, budgets and targets for the delegated projects and to provide regular updates on progress in line with business requirements.
  7. Deliver work that is appropriate to discharging the NSRP Technical Authority Role.

Who we are looking for:

At Rolls-Royce we embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.

Academic background with degree in relevant engineering or scientific subject ( MSc, PTNR or equivalent or Chartered Physicist or Engineer - Desirable)
Knowledge of Ionising Radiation and Shielding principles.
Can demonstrate understanding of radiation transport principles.
Understanding of the fission process and reactivity control.
Ability to plan, organise and deliver quality work packages to budget and schedule.
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders via verbal and written forms of communication.

We’re 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. You can learn more about our global Inclusion strategy at Our people | Rolls-Royce

To work for Rolls-Royce Submarines you need to hold a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance. Rolls-Royce will support the application for Security Clearance if you don’t currently already have this in place. Due to the nature of work the business conducts and the protection of certain assets, you must hold a UK nationality. Any dual nationals will require additional scrutiny and background checks prior to commencing work with RRSL.

Closing date: 4th April 2024
Job Category Mechanical Systems
Posting Date 28 Mar 2024; 00:03

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