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Rolls-Royce Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
Company - Public (RYCEY)
Aerospace & Defence
$10+ billion (USD) per year
We’re one of world’s leading industrial technology companies, providing highly-efficient integrated power and propulsion solutions.

We believe in the positive, transforming potential of technology and our power systems are predominantly ... Read more

Mission: Pioneering the power that matters - Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to our planet’s vital power needs.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#27), 2017 (#42), 2015 (#13)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#6)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#10), 2016 (#10)

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Rolls-Royce – Why Work For Us?

What we do

At Rolls-Royce we impact the world by being free to innovate, explore and be brilliant.

We deliver products and services that solve some of the world’s most complex problems and that the world relies on to perform day after day.

We’ve designed the world’s most eco-friendly ships, powered nuclear submarines and enabled land-speed records. We’ve created the world’s most efficient large aero-engine, game-changing engineering solutions for supersonic jets and even supported NASA missions on the edge of space.

Our business

We’re split in to three Business Units (Civil Aerospace, Defence and Power Systems) which align with our strategic vision to pioneer cutting-edge technologies that deliver vital power.

We’re one of the world’s leading producers of aero engines for large civil aircraft and corporate jets, and the second largest provider of defence aero engines in the world. We design vessels and integrate power systems for the marine sector, and we have a growing presence in civil nuclear power, drawing on our skills and experience of over 50 years in powering nuclear submarines. Our MTU brand is world-renowned in high-speed diesel engines powering applications as diverse as rail locomotives and luxury yachts.

We support our customers through a worldwide network of offices, manufacturing and service facilities.

Our people are our power           

People owning the moment, being brilliant and changing the future. People creating amazing products and services that have a profound impact on the world and other people’s lives.

We cannot deliver our vision without the commitment, skills and ingenuity of our employees. Therefore, we’re committed to creating a working environment and culture where our people are able to be at their best.

An inclusive culture where there is respect and appreciation for diversity; one that empowers our people to be themselves, be curious, collaborative and bold enough to challenge convention; one that is open minded and unafraid of failure, enabling our people – and our business – to be agile and change with pace.

Join us and you’ll be proud to be part of an organisation with an enduring and pioneering history that invests hundreds of millions of pounds every year in people, technology and innovation: a company that encourages and fulfils ambitions, trusts you to deliver, and rewards you accordingly.


Be rewarded by us

We want you to be both inspired and rewarded by the work you do for us.

We offer a range of benefits and rewards that reflects our status as a leading global employer. These vary depending on your location and your role, but can include things like share plans, pensions and healthcare. We also work hard to create an environment where business objectives and job requirements are clear, so everyone is rewarded both for their personal contribution and the overall success of our business.

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    Current Employee - Production Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
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    I have been working at Rolls-Royce full-time (More than a year)


    Work life balance is excellent, salary is competitive for industry, time off for funerals, doctors etc. as standard. Pension contributions are okay and increase with age.

    Rolls is a company looking to the future so it's really inspiring to be a part of. Working in so many locations means that there's huge scope for personal growth.

    Big investment in training and development of people


    The company could achieve a lot more if all employees were to give their 100%

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Rolls-Royce Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Undergraduate Engineering Placement Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Derby, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Rolls-Royce (Derby, England).


    The process was very straightforward, I applied online and was told to do the psychometric test a the next day. Get some practice before you do it! After getting past the stage, I was told about 3 months later to attend an Assessment Centre. Know your stuff about the company, as much as you can as it helps. At the start of the day, make sure you interact and meet people and prepare a fun fact about you! Assessment centre consists of 3 parts.
    1. Competency? Knowledge of the company interview:- They ask why you want to work for Rolls Royce and you have to give a 5 minute presentation. Prepare well in advance. I used a book called 'How to succeed at interviews' as a guideline on answering questions. They might not necessarily ask everything you prepared for ( I did not get any competency questions) and the interview was a lot more relaxed than anticipated. Knowledge on the company is key. Study their press releases and comb through the website. Develop opinions for yourself and let your personality come through when interacting (Smiling helps). They ask you questions based on what you tell them so know your stuff as it can get really deep.
    2. Technical Interview:-This was challenging and its meant to be. Know your stuff in what you are applying for as you will be asked questions. Say what you are thinking out loud!! The interviewer does guide you as you go along. Take your time in listening and hearing the questions, there might be something specific that they are looking to draw out of you. They ask you what you like doing about your course and ask questions based on that so be careful what you say. Take a pen and paper to take notes on the stuff you do not know for future reference.
    3. Group Work:- The best one of them all!! It is really fun to do. Listen carefully to the instructions and work as a team as much as you can. Take on advice and nominate yourself to do something if you are confident in doing it. As a team you have to build a paper air plane and make a presentation on your choices so be time conscious and organised. Listen to instructions properly!!!!!It is very key. My group was able to complete the task and we did very good, through team work. Remember to have fun in all this.

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Rolls-Royce Awards & Accolades

  • The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2013
  • Employer of the Year, Women in IT Awards, 2017
  • Most Attractive Large Employer in the UK, Randstad, 2016
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