Learning from Experience (LfE) Waterfront Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Learning from Experience (LfE) Waterfront Specialist
Location: Plymouth
Compensation: £39,408- £44,044 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF44163

You're the Key

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Learning from Experience (LfE) Waterfront Specialist at our Devonport site

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

Babcock International and Devonport

The Learning from Experience (LfE) Waterfront Specialist role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

The difference our new Learning from Experience (LfE) Waterfront Specialist will make

Day to day, you'll improve maintenance planning and delivery performance. With a high level of customer service and inter personnel skills in order to achieve success. These skills must be used for effective communication with senior and multi-disciplined internal and external stakeholders. The role will place you central to the performance of the Submarine Support Engineering team, a centre of excellence for our professional engineering capability. Learning from Experience (LfE) is a through life process which enables organised learning by replicating success, avoiding mistakes and publicising and promoting best practice throughout the submarine enterprise. You will support the LfE Manager, and Submarine Programme Management team in improving maintenance planning and delivery performance. You will also communicate with your members at sister sites, to correlate and manage an enterprise-wide approach. Based in Devonport and responsible for capturing, managing and communicating LfE at the waterfront.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Essential experience

* Ideally an engineering background, or significant experience in Continuous Improvement (Lean /Six Sigma Improvement Methodologies)
* Excellent process experience and implementing LFE / maintenance planning improvements in the past.
* Open to individuals from different backgrounds and experiences.
* Willing to challenge yourself.

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme - save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Employment development allowance - £125 per year
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.