Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Mechanical Production Engineer

Whetstone, Leicester

£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Full Time / Permanent

SF46492


Be Where You Matter

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 Production Engineer at our Whetstone 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.

The Mechanical Production Engineer role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The Role

As a Mechanical Production Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be able to work on high end, nuclear machinery including 150 tonne fuelling machines.

Day to day, you'll work with the project team to ensure implantation of the project execution plan.

Seen as a senior member of the engineering team, you will be oversee and supervise assembly and test activities, identify hazards & risks and help improve production safety in line with company targets.

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.

Experience Required
Qualified & experienced mechanical engineer
Experience in assembly & test
Experience with heavy equipment ideal but not essential
Be able to understand basic design drawings
Must have or be able to obtain the necessary security clearance (SC)

What we offer
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Loyalty Recognition
Profession membership subscriptions - Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.
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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