Electrical Systems Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£70,000 - £99,999
Electrical/Electronic, Electro-Mechanical
Automotive, Design
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Electrical Systems Engineer
Location: Walsall, West Midlands
Compensation: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56788

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as our Electrical Systems Engineer at our Walsall site.

The Role
As an Electrical Systems Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be at the forefront of developing, designing and implementing innovative new vehicle designs.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for the full design process from concept development through to production ready designs.

  • Collaborate with teams to develop vehicle design concepts
  • Utilise CAD software to create electrical schematics, 2D and 3D models of components and systems
  • Developing virtual and physical prototypes to test and refine ideas and concepts
  • Report on quality activities and performance on a regular basis
  • Provide leadership, coordination and coaching to the team

This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements

Experience Required of the Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical systems and EMC design practices
  • Profficiency in CAD software i.e. AutoCAD, SolidWorks etc
  • Strong understanding of vehicle engineering principles
  • Knowledge of industry specific standards and regulations
  • Ideally understanding of defence standards 61-5 and 59-411

Qualifications for the Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Degree level qualified in relevant engineering subject

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be 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 up to 8% of salary, 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • The honour and responsibility of equipping our armed forces.

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. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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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