Rolls-Royce brings 350 jobs to Derby

Bondholder and hi-tech giant Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to create 350 jobs at it's Derby head office.

Rolls' 8,000-strong civil aerospace workforce in the city is being expanded to meet the steep increase in production of its Trent XWB engine after securing £30bn worth of orders for it.

A spokesperson said: "We are working with employee representative to increase the size of the workforce involved in assembling the engine. Rolls-Royce is committed to the UK and we have announced well in excess of £400m of investment in new facilities here in the last couple of years alone, including £30m on the extension of our Trent XWB production facility in Derby."

Rolls-Royce is committed to the UK and we have announced well in excess of £400m of investment in new facilities here in the last couple of years alone, including £30m on the extension of our Trent XWB production facility in Derby