Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Hybrid working, base location either Bristol or Plymouth

Competitive salary + benefits

Full time / Permanent

SF 50439

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 Mechanical Design Engineer within our Mission Systems business unit.

The role

As a Mechanical Design Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. It sits within our Mission Systems business unit. We enable our customers to deliver their mission, through our products and solutions, using intelligence and analysis and delivering critical communication services.

Our aim is to be at the centre of our customers' modern digital backbone by connecting and delivering sensors, decision support, and air effectors across military and business domains

Day to day, you'll identify design requirements and acceptance and conduct design assurance activities to minimise technical risks, including scoping stress analysis, tolerance stack ups and interface management. You'll also capture design intent in "design set out" drawings and supporting documentation and prepare information for, and presenting at, design reviews with specialist functions (such as manufacturing, safety) and chief engineers.

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 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home.

Key duties
Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
Provide a technical interface with internal and external stakeholders at a detailed level
Carry out technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements
Produce, review, verify outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements
Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority

Essential experience of the Mechanical Design Engineer
Experienced in Computer Aided Design
A good communicator who enjoys collaboration with others,
Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types

Qualifications for the role
Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International 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.

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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