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Chief Engineer Supportability (T26)

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Torpoint, Cornwall
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1 Jun 2022

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Job Title: Chief Engineer Supportability (T26)
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time Permanent
Job ID: SF42923

Babcock is a leading global provider of engineering services, providing through-life support solutions to the Royal Navy and other navies worldwide. Systems Integration of Technology, people and processes, along with cutting edge data analytics capabilities are key elements of our Warship's strategy.

The Type 26 Class Lead Engineer is a key role within the business, propelling the Warships Business Unit Technology Programme forward, leading the engineering of the Royal Navy's biggest escort class within a multi-disciplined teams across the business.

What will you be doing?
The T26 Class Lead Engineer's (CLE) primary purpose is to lead and deliver the engineering output within the T26 Transition Team to ensure successful delivery of the programme for 8 vessels. The role also leads the Class Warships Technical Authority (WTA) as part of the Common Support Model. Additionally, it is about transforming the Technical Authority functions to increase the effectiveness of our support and focus on process, capability and SQEP capacity. This requires the building and maintaining of the necessary relationships with other key technical customers, both internal and external, to ensure the platforms are adequately supported through life.

The role requires frequent travel to Bristol and Scotland, with additional travel as required for the role, some of which may be international.

The experience you'll bring

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
* Operating at Senior Manager level
* Experienced in a Systems Engineering, Programme and Project Management.
* Competency in verbal & written communications at Exec/Board level.

Degree qualified and Professionally registered engineer at CEng level.
MSc and Fellow preferable.

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

About Babcock International and Devonport
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.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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Application Guidance:

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.
Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing date: 18th May 2022


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