Material Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Material Engineer
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Business Unit: Submarines
Salary: £ 31,470 - £ 38,480

About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Material Engineer.
We are proud to be the UK's leading submarine support provider. We are entrusted with the upkeep and deep maintenance of our Nation's submarines, which have been compared to the space shuttle in terms of complexity and are one of the most challenging engineering projects undertaken in the UK.

Whilst we continue to provide the Royal Navy with safe, highly capable Vanguard and Trafalgar classes of submarine, we are also preparing for the future. The Astute class represents the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarines ever operated by the Royal Navy. This is a great time to be part of our team, with the new challenges and a significant increase in our future workload this new class will bring. This is critical work that requires the very best people.

We are currently seeking 3 Material Engineers to join our established, but developing team. In return, you will be part of an exciting transformation across our project management and project controls function, driving world class project delivery performance. Professional development and career opportunities will be available across the broad spectrum of Project Management and Project Controls disciplines, with excellent prospects for personal growth available across the Babcock Nuclear business.

* To provide support to the planning and delivery of the Submarines Business Projects. To ensure governance of all Project Management principles in delivery of the Submarine projects
* Support the planning processes and ensure project governance is maintained
* Provide support to the material demand output ensuring that the material demand meets the requirements for quality and an appropriate representation of the Customer requirements
* Ensuring compliance with all working practices, standards of discipline, safety and quality is maintained, through familiarisation and compliance with requirements of extant Corporate Procedures
* Analysing, vetting and interrogating the Work Specification to ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements including Project gate and phase reviews iaw the Project Life cycle
* To produce subcontract metrics for Project Progress Meetings

What do I need to do the role?
You'll need to be qualified to a minimum of an ONC in an Engineering Discipline. However, consideration will be given to an applicant who has significant/transferable experience in a relevant engineering based subject or role.

We would also like you to have knowledge and experience of submarine systems, however, experience within a marine based engineering environment would be considered as relevant training will be provided to the successful candidates.

What else do I need to know?
* The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
* Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.

You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people. The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport - one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.

Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.
Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.

Application Guidance
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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 25/09/2020