Machinist / Welder

Job Description

Job Title: Fabrication Engineer

Location: Tewkesbury, UK - Onsite

Compensation: £35,000 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 47156

Build a better world

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 Fabrication Engineer at our Ashchurch 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 Fabrication Engineer role 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 Fabrication Engineer will make

As a Fabrication Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Mission Systems is a thriving and growing business unit within Mission Systems. We are transforming and we need you to support us in forging new paths, contributing as we grow through exciting, but sometimes challenging change.

Day to day, you'll carry out mig/tig weld framework, steel metal work and panel work on various metals using engineering machines (turning/milling), computer controlled punch machine and other equipment associated with fabrication. You must be able to work with engineering drawings and contribute to the compilation of designs and verbal briefs occasionally whilst maintaining excellent standards of housekeeping and ensuring works are compliant with applicable regulations and best industry practices

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 is based Onsite in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

Essential experience
A specialist in your sector who can work to high quality standards, in a timely manner ensuring production schedules are met. You will be expected to have the experience and knowledge to apply best practices to your work, working from engineering drawings or undertaking the design yourself. Time welding will be minimal and you will be expected to assist in other manufacturing tasks.
GCSE - Maths, English
Engineering apprenticeship (fabrication/welding)
Minimum Level 3 Qualification in Fabrication Engineering
First Aid at Work or equivalent
SC clearance to start with the ability to get DV clearance

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
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: 03/11/2022


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