Rolls-Royce to cut up to 2,500 jobs worldwide

MADRID, 17 Oct.

Rolls-Royce to cut up to 2,500 jobs worldwide


The British aerospace engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce plans to eliminate between 2,000 and 2,500 jobs worldwide, between 4.7% and 6% of its current workforce of 42,000 employees, in order to implement a simpler organization that will eliminate duplication and generate cost efficiencies.

The multinational has defended that this new structure will create a more agile business that will help Rolls-Royce to develop enhanced capabilities in key areas such as procurement and supply chain management, ensuring they are as robust as the technical and engineering excellence of the company. company.

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Additionally, the proposals include the creation of a new company-wide procurement and supplier management organization to support the consolidation of group spend, leverage scale and develop consistent standards.

For their part, functions such as Finance, General Counsel and Personnel will also meet at Rolls-Royce, standardizing activity and providing shared support to capture synergies and economies of scale with the aim of achieving greater effectiveness.

Thus, in addition to generating savings, greater focus on these key areas will lead to improvements in customer service, reducing delays in the supply chain, the company explained.

"We are building a future-proof Rolls-Royce. That means a more streamlined and efficient organization that delivers for our customers, partners and shareholders," said CEO Tufan Erginbilgic.