Senior Support Engineer

Senior Support Engineer


Location: Devonport, Plymouth

About the role

Here at Babcock International, we are looking for a Senior Support Engineer. You will use our 'trusted to deliver' programme to deliver enhanced customer satisfaction, delivery of our MSDF cost savings and a progressive reduction in Type 23 LIFEX refit durations. You will also provide technical support and assistance to the Mechanical Production Manager including support with all aspects of T23 Planning and Bid phase.

You will manage and Control the 12 Week Lookahead process for Zone 2, reviewing and authorising Manageable Tasks. You will also review Risk Assessments and Method statements for Zone 2 tasks, providing the correct technical information.

Finally, you will line manage support engineers and have a high-level overview of System status and WiW control for Zone 2, as managed by direct report support engineers

This post is within the Surface Combatants Projects as part of the Warships Business Unit Devonport.

What do I need to do the role?

You will require the ability to interface with managers and customers and should be competent in verbal & written communications.

We would also like you to be/have the following:

  • Risk Assessment Assessor
  • Tech Rep
  • IOSH
  • Accident Investigator
  • Commercial Awareness
  • PEPS
  • MS Project
  • Basic MS Excel
  • Computer literate

Qualifications: You will require HNC or equivalent level in an Engineering / Technical subject or as determined by the Project Manager due to previous relevant experience or a recognised Engineering / Technical Apprenticeship, other relevant experience may be considered by the Project Manager.

What else do I need to know?

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

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face. Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 22nd September 2020