Chief Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Cheshire, Warrington
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Salary Range
Permanent, £50,000 - £59,999, £60,000+, GBP
Job Type
Job Title: Chief Engineer - Lead
Location: Flexible
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
REF: SF 40047

Job Purpose
Provide Governance across all Engineering and technical activities within a defined market sector, ensure technical capability and capacity meets the current and future operational and strategic demand.

Develop people, processes and systems in support of the strategic direction of the Business market sector.

  • Responsible for the 3 Year Engineering Strategy for Cavendish Nuclear
  • Sponsor the delivery of Company Wide Engineering Initiatives (Example - Development of Digital Engineering Capability)
  • Delivery of Cavendish Nuclear responsibilities for Babcock Group Engineering initiatives:
  • Rationalisation of Engineering IT Assets

    Shadow Board Member

    Development of Group Policies and Procedures

    Role Descriptions and Technical Competency Framework

    Pay Rationalisation

  • Deputise for Engineering Director at Nuclear Engineering Directors Forum
  • Primary interface with external bodies / customers with respect to the Engineering Strategy / Process / Direction
  • Responsible for overall health of assurance process as it related to engineering activities in Cavendish Nuclear
  • Decision maker for instances of "differing professional opinion" with the Business Unit Engineering Community
  • Supporting the business on key activities as agreed with the Chief Operating Officer and Engineering Director (For example - pursuing key opportunities)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer and Member of relevant Institute
  • Engineering degree or qualification in relevant engineering discipline
  • Substantial demonstrable competence post degree / qualification covering a range of engineering and/or technical topics and demonstrable people leadership experience
  • What else do I need to know?

  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

  • About Cavendish Nuclear
    Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.

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    All applications should be made online.

    We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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    Closing date: 3rd December 2021


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