Senior Production Engineer


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Senior Production Engineer
Location: Plymouth Devon
Compensation: £42,245 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57791

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 Production Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Senior Production Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll have the opportunity to provide structure to a team of engineers working on some fascinating projects across all areas of Devonport Royal Dockyard in support of the Royal Navy Submarine and Warship programmes.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for leading the Production Engineering team, following up on orders and design briefs whilst assuring the team successfully meets its objectives and set targets.

  • Planning pre-production of orders to enable manufacture to customer specification
  • Identify risk to ensure timely customer delivery
  • Maintaining health and safety records of staff
  • Ensuring all equipment/assets comply with service and test dates

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Senior Production Engineer

  • Previous experience as a Production Engineer
  • A good understanding of factory manufacturing processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Computer Literate

Qualifications for the Senior Production Engineer

  • HNC or equivalent level, in an Engineering / Technical Subject or as determined by the Production manager due to previous relevant experience.

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. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK

What we offer

  • 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

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: 14/06/2024


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