Fluid Power & Control Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Fluid Power & Control Engineer

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid Working

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF: 50031

Make your skills count

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 Fluid Power & Control Engineerat our Bristol 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

Mission Systems

The Fluid Power & Control Engineerrole is based within our Mission Systems business area

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Fluid Power & Control Engineer will make

As a Fluid Power & Control Engineer, you'll be responsible for the hydraulic and pneumatic elements of complex systems as well as the delivery of Weapon Launch Products for multiple projects.

Day to day, you'll take ownership of and/or support the design, installation, maintenance and verification of Fluid Power systems for current and future projects as an individual or in a small team, support delivery of Weapon Launch Products to all projects through disposition of Non-Conformance Reports, defining and actioning Change Requests and supporting Factory Acceptance Testing, manage progression of the design, identifying and agreeing deliverables for each design phase, and presenting and justifying the design to engineering assurance stakeholders at key design gates, act as a system integrator, collaborating with suppliers to maximise successful integration of commercial and military equipment into the wider system and delivering through cooperation with other business functions and undertake mechanical design, developing an optimal solution to meet the requirements while balancing quality, cost and schedule considerations.

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 in Bristol and from home.

Essential experience
Proficient with 2D and 3D CAD software; calculations and analysis experience is advantageous.
Manufacturing and assembly understanding, including machining processes and welding techniques.
Competent to perform and report root cause analysis and fault finding.
Comprehensive working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of tools including SharePoint, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Excel.

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
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
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.

Closing Date: 29/03/2023



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