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Mechanical Designer

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Rosyth, Fife
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Mechanical Designer
Location: Rosyth, Hybrid
Compensation: £ 34,466- £ 42,233 + Benefits
Role Type: Permanent
Job ID: 42134

This is your opportunity to join Babcock as a Mechanical Designer

As a designer, you will be responsible for the generation of design guidance information with sufficient detail to enable the safe and effective integration of system and equipment changes to complex MOD assets (predominantly RN Warships and Submarines). You will also be required to develop innovative design solutions across the complete design lifecycle and to produce a range of technical outputs and deliverables to the required standards.
Reporting to the Principal Designer, you will work within a team of Mechanical Designers who support numerous and varied projects. With a diverse product portfolio, we offer an exciting opportunity to join an ever-growing business with longevity. Projects include; design packages to support submarine and surface ship refits for the Royal Navy as well as International Commercial and Naval contracts.
The Department offers a friendly, flexible working environment, with further opportunities for development and progression within the Company.

An initial 6 week period full time on site presence will be required.

This role requires regular travel to Rosyth alongside remote working arrangements and access to any Babcock Hub

Here at Babcock International Group in Rosyth we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our Engineering, Specialised Manufacturing, Gas Handling Systems and Naval Marine business streams

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Mechanical Designer that holds a ONC (or BTEC Level 3) in a relevant engineering subject or to hold a suitable qualification with demonstrable knowledge of platform systems, design processes and experience in a design environment.

What will you be doing?

Your key responsibilities will include:
* Prepare & produce drawings throughout design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required time, cost and quality requirements.
* Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update 'as built' /datum pack documentation.
* Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.
* Develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries.
* Interface with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications.
* Assist more senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures.

The experience you'll bring
* Have undertaken an engineering apprenticeship in a relevant discipline or possess transferable skills from demonstrable experience in a marine/engineering environment.
* Have experience in working within a technical team.
* Possess a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to discipline.
* Have appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communication skills and an understanding of risk management.
* Develop close working relationships within the wider technical community including other design, safety and engineering teams as well as Project, System and Platform Technical Authorities
* You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC Clearance

What a role with Babcock offers?

* Generous holiday entitlement
* Pension Plan
* Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
* A tailored personal development and training programme.
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock

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.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

Closing Date: 29th June 2022


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