Vehicle Trimmer

Job Description

Job Title: Vehicle Trimmer

Location: Walsall, UK

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time and Permanent

Role ID: SF50095

Make Your Skills Count

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 Vehicle Trimmer at our Walsall 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

Vehicle Engineering

Vehicle Engineering is a market-leading manufacturer and converter of armoured vehicles and products. Drawing on over 100 years' experience, we supply and support deployed vehicles worldwide to customers including the police, fire and ambulance services, civil service, and military. Together, we deliver an end-to-end through-life methodology to supply our clients with specialist vehicle conversions.

The role

The difference our new Vehicle Trimmer will make

As a Vehicle Trimmer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll have the opportunity to work across multiple departments, designing, patterning and manufacturing on all aspect of covert vehicles which will include work on armoured seats, body building and upholstery, to name a few.

Day to day, you'll produce automotive interior parts using various trim materials, produce patterns for automotive interior trim, strip / re-trim automotive components and alter OEM interior trim to facilitate additional fitted equipment.

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.

Essential experience
Previous experience of vehicle interior trim work
Produce patterns for a wide range of vehicle trim applications
Experience of using all types of upholstery adhesives
Experience of stripping and re-trimming automotive interiors
Ability to work effectively as part of a team to achieve desired results

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
Opportunities for enhanced overtime
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% with life assurance
Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay (up to 8 weeks' full pay and 8 weeks' half pay)
Training and development opportunities
Wellbeing centre supporting physical, mental and financial well-being
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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