Production Controller - Mechanical


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Production Controller - Mechanical
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56825

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 Production Controller - Mechanical at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Production Controller - Mechanical, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The department is growing to meet the significant future demands of the maintenance program. This future demand sees the requirement for the current team to expand over the next 5 years with opportunities to progress within the team and build a career in submarine delivery.

Day-to-day, you'll plan and execute the mechanical work packages for the astute Deep Maintenance Period (DMP) programme.

  • Plan work for the mechanical section within the specified submarine zone.
  • Break out work and prepare manageable tasks in accordance with local guidance and company processes.
  • Represent production mechanical work in the development of schedules and plans.
  • Providing data and information (scale and scope of capacities, resources and activities) such that operational capability, commitments are reflected accurately in the project schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety policies and demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement including compliance with nuclear safety in the mechanical section.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 3-4 days in the office/onsite and 1-2 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Production Controller - Mechanical

  • In depth knowledge of marine mechanical systems and the interdependencies of release logic
  • Excellent knowledge of scheduling and work break out
  • Excellent knowledge in production techniques pertaining to the repair of marine mechanical systems
  • Understating of regulatory compliance and how its effect on enablement
  • Deep understanding of health and safety at work rules, best practices and implementation

Qualifications for the Production Controller - Mechanical

  • NVQ Level 3 in Engineering or equivalent
  • ILM Level 3 or equivalent. - Institute of Leadership and Management

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information (NNPPI) 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
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

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.

Closing date: 03/05/2024


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