Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Andover or Bristol, UK; Hybrid

Compensation: Competitive

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF49852

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 Engineer.

The role

As a Mechanical Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to extremely large plants, machinery or platforms to increase productivity.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for the investigation of mechanical issues that prevent the delivery of platforms and equipment across our Army portfolio, travel to all our DSG sites and undertake investigations in the sites.

  • Research engineering issues preventing productivity of platforms and components and provide engineering solutions.
  • Research and develop products
  • Design and implement cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability
  • Develop and use new materials and technologies
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers

Essential experience of the Mechanical Engineer

  • Working and delivering with a mechanical engineering environment
  • Mange own workload, activity and objectives given

This is a full time role which requires travel to all of our DSG sites.

Qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree Level or equivalent workplace experience

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
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten 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 a century 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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