Rolls-Royce to create 350 jobs at Derby plant

Published: 13 May 2016

Rolls-Royce is to create around 350 jobs at its Sinfin, Derby site over the next year as it begins ramping up production of its new Trent XWB engine.

Rolls-Royce said: “As we ramp-up production of the Trent XWB to deliver on £30 billion worth of orders, we are working with employee representatives to increase the size of the workforce involved in assembling the engine.

“We are committed to the UK and have announced well in excess of £400 million of investment in new facilities in the last couple of years alone, including £30 million on the extension of our Trent XWB production facility in Derby.”

Rolls-Royce is also bidding to win government funding for R&D on its Advance and Ultrafan jet engines.

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