Design Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Combat System Design Change Engineer

Location: Bristol or Plymouth, UK - Hybrid - Working from home options available

Compensation: £39,408-44,044 dependent upon experience + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF49216

Creating Change Together

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 Combat System Design Change Engineer at our Bristol or 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

The Combat System Design Change Engineer role is based within our Engineering Services Maritime Mission Systems business area.

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.

The role

The difference our new Combat System Design Change Engineer will make

As a Combat System Design Change Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Focussed on supporting the Royal Navy's in-service combat systems, trusted to deliver and sustain the fight function to ensure mission ready submarines.

Day to day, you'll manage the production of design change installation instructions. You may be required to produce technical documentation 2D and 3D CAD drawings. You'll also provide technical support and advice to engineering issues.

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. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with a minimum of 1 day in the office/onsite and up to 4 days working from home. You must be flexible to travel to other sites as and when required.

Essential experience
Experience of producing technical documentation and using a variety of design packages e.g. 2D & 3D CAD
Degree qualified in a relevant engineering based discipline or Foundation Degree/HND with demonstrable experience
To be working towards or be an Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
Member of relevant professional engineering body or working towards this
Be trusted to investigate, develop and offer technical recommendations on real engineering challenges to our customer
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role. You must be a British National

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.

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