£50,000 - £59,999
Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Expertise: Either HVAC, Auxiliary Systems or Power & Propulsion
Location: Either Bristol, Rosyth or Plymouth
Compensation: £46,589 - £56,906
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54087
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 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. As a leading provider of naval ship support and maintenance we design, build, assemble, maintain, and upgrade international warships, delivering through-life support across the globe, ensuring that the UK Royal Navy and international navies go to sea safely.
We are looking to significantly expand our engineering and ship design teams in order to exploit these opportunities as well as our continuing work on in-service Naval platforms. If you are interested in taking your career in an exciting new direction, then consider Babcock for your next move.
You will join a national team of over 800 engineers and designers within the Marine Sector of Babcock.
As a Mechanical Design Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be responsible for authoring, reviewing and substantiating Mechanical designs through calculations, simulations, commissioning, and diagnostic test support. They are required to contribute and lead product development throughout the design lifecycle and provide technical support to our key customers, ensuring efficient and effective delivery of engineering outputs. They are required to act as Technical Authorities and have deep subject knowledge of an aspect of Mechanical engineering.
The role requires demonstrable experience in the development of Marine and Mechanical engineering systems on marine platforms, demonstrable experience of using analytical engineering software such as finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, 2D and 3D CAD packages, as well as experience of contributing/leading Design Reviews, experience of working with Production Teams with good written and verbal communication skills.
Essential experience of the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
The Senior Mechanical Engineer is required to have a high level of developed knowledge, the role is directly accountable for design development, and determines solutions to problems and issues within their specialist subject area.
Although the role is working within the Marine industry we will consider candidates from all industries including building services, defence & construction.
The role is on a permanent basis with hybrid working. Base locations can be either Bristol, Plymouth or Rosyth.
Qualifications for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:
Ideally degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in relevant field will be considered.
You will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g., RINA, IET, IMechE, IMarEst etc.) and hold Chartered status (or have a clear route through to chartership);
The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.
For over 130 years Babcock International have 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.
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.