Advanced Planning Senior Engineer

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Advanced Planning Senior Engineer
Location: Bristol + Plymouth + Clyde + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57328

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Advanced Planning Senior Engineer at our Babcock Technology Centre site.

The role
As an Advanced Planning Senior Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Babcock's Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) Group is contracted to provide engineering and design services support to the MOD, and in particular the In-Service Submarines (ISM) project team who form part of the defence engineering and support organisation.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for managing a small team who are tasked with identifying the work package, from a variety of data sources including the Through Life Boat Plan and the Submarine Definition Database, for forthcoming submarine maintenance periods and completing an Indicative Planning Schedule (IPS) for each maintenance period.

  • Identify the work required for the forthcoming submarine maintenance period.
  • Manage a team of Advanced Planning Engineers, using your engineering knowledge and experience, you will then help your team to resolve any ambiguities within these activities whilst ensuring that all work requirements are clearly defined and achievable.
  • Regular liaison with a variety of stakeholders to ensure accuracy and achievement of the required quality to satisfy our customer.
  • Provide guidance to the Advanced Planning Engineers in your team in order to complete an Indicative planning schedule for this work.

This role is full time 35 hours per week, provides hybrid working from home arrangements and is adaptable and can be delivered from various locations including Bristol, Plymouth or Clyde.

Essential experience of the Advanced Planning Senior Engineer

  • Ideally, you will have experience in managing and running submarine maintenance activities
  • Previously qualified as a submariner e.g. Marine Engineering Department Category B or Category A watchkeeper, held a senior rank in a TWS department or have demonstratable knowledge and experience of submarine systems.

Qualifications for the Advanced Planning Senior Engineer

  • Engineering degree or HNC/HND or demonstrable relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in engineering delivery and a good knowledge of submarine operations and maintenance activities.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • 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 10-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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. 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.

Closing date: 14/05/2024


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