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Optimisation Engineer

Argyll & Bute, Helensburgh
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3 Dec 2020

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Optimisation Engineer x2


Location - Faslane, Helensburgh

Business Unit - Clyde

Salary - £39,000

About the Role

At HMNB Clyde, we manage a number of activities on behalf of the MOD and currently we're looking for two Optimisation Engineers to join us. We provide highly specialised engineering support services, including operational maintenance, upgrades and repair to ships and submarines and submarine operator and maintainer training for the Royal Navy's Astute Class submarines.

You will conduct Asset Optimisation by reviewing and appraising operational activities across the site, identifying continuous improvement opportunities and formulating initiatives to optimise the whole life cost and performance of assets.

As part of carrying out your day-to-day role, you will influence aspects of design, procurement, implementation and maintenance.

You will provide expert technical advice on engineering issues to senior internal stakeholders.

What do I need to do the role?

You should have previous experience of working in facilities maintenance roles with a focus on engineering service delivery.

We would also like you to have the following:

  • Minimum of HNC in a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering discipline is desirable.
  • Previous experience of conducting asset optimisation activities.
  • Ideally with Asset Management experience, along with an understanding of asset management plans (AMPs) and the asset management lifecycle.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of software, in particular MS Excel.
  • Previous experience of report writing, data manipulation and supporting justification of engineering changes would also be desirable.
  • Well-developed relationship-building, communication, networking and influencing skills.

Lastly, you should have knowledge of ISO 55000 and an analytical approach to dealing with complex data sets

What do I need to do the role?

You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

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Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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