Senior Concessions Engineer

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Concessions Engineer - Spares
Location: Bristol, Warrington or Leicester + Hybrid Working
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56440

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Concessions Engineer.

The role

As a Senior Concessions Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll provide technical liaison between the spares business and customer and supplier technical representatives.

Day to day, you'll lead, monitor and manage the spares engineering team, including specialist input as well as support the spares business manager to meet business targets; e.g. operational spend, enquiry/order turn-round time, quality assurance performance, growth targets, etc.

Key Duties:

  • Undertake technical review and approval of all spares tenders before submission to customer, to ensure that all offers are technically compliant to customer requirements and are technically feasible.
  • Undertake technical review and approval of concessions and non-conformance requests to ensure that appropriate engineering justification and substantiation are in place.
  • Monitor engineering resources required to support the spares business; drive efficient delivery and advise spares and engineering functional management of developing resource requirements.
  • Manage engineers and specialists from different technical disciplines to resolve issues.
  • Lead engineering and quality assurance investigations into technical issues.
  • Represent the engineering discipline at meetings, both internally within the spares management team and externally with suppliers or customers.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to the spares management team.
  • Defining component specifications to meet customer requirements. This can include determining modern equivalent replacements to meet the key criteria of obsolete legacy systems

This role is full time, permanent and can be based at either of our Warrington, Bristol or Leicester sites.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met.

Essential experience of the Senior Concession Engineer:

  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing engineering; tolerances, materials, surface treatments, manufacturing techniques.
  • Ability to gather and interrogate information from various document management systems and databases.
  • Desirable to have previous experience working with IBM Document Manager, Windream, Alchemy, AUTODESK Vault, Microsoft Dynamcis AX although not essential.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise engineering resources to meet business requirements.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor would be desirable although not essential.
  • Able to manage multiple independent tasks simultaneously and adapt to changing business priorities.

Qualifications for the Senior Concessions Engineer:

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory 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

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

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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