Mechanical Engineering Discipline Leader

Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Discipline Leader

Bristol, Ashchurch or Devonport

Hybrid working

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Full time / Permanent


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 Engineering Discipline Leader at either our Bristol, Ashchurch or Devonport sites. You'll be part of our Mission Systems business unit, who 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.

The role

As a Mechanical Engineering Discipline Leader, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will lead our Mechanical Engineering Discipline of around 120 engineers, driving our technical capabilities forward and managing the efficient deployment of our engineering workforce.

We operate a balanced matrix structure which allows our people to be deployed over a wide range of exciting projects over the course of their career and looking for someone who'll take responsibility and feel empowered to solve complex problems with simple and elegant solutions.

Essential experience of the Discipline Leader
Experienced over a wide range of mechanical design engineering areas, including the digital tools used for design, analysis and product lifecycle management, high integrity mechanical design and fluid power design and control.
An accomplished leader, with evidenced capabilities in technical and people leadership.

Qualifications Required
Qualified in a relevant technical degree
A member of a professional institution with which you hold Chartered or Incorporated status

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 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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