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Senior Reliability Engineer

£49943 - £55870 per annum
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6 Mar 2024

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Job Title: Senior Reliability Engineer
Location: Bristol or Leicester or Plymouth+ Hybrid Working
Compensation: £49,943 - £55,870 dependent upon experience + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF49192

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 Reliability Engineer at our Babcock Technology Centre - Bristol site.

The role
As a Senior Reliability Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you will have the opportunity to be involved in complex engineering projects to ensure that the UK's submarines are safe, available, and maintainable. Through your contribution to the team, you will help enable the delivery of the UK's Continuous at Sea Deterrent.

Day to day, you'll build upon proven communication skills to convey complex technical details to a wide range of stakeholders developing domain knowledge to resolve problems and support the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Function.

As a Senior Reliability Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the delivery of reliability, maintainability, and availability analysis of systems and assets within the submarine enterprise.
  • Generating claims and arguments for Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) performance predictions and substantiating these with evidence in accordance with standards and processes.
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders by providing technical briefs by summarising salient information.
  • Managing and developing a team of Reliability Engineers

As part of this role, you shall develop your technical knowledge of R&M and support training and development opportunities within the wider team.
This role is a full-time role 36 hours per week and will be based on site at Babcock Technology Centre with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Senior Reliability Engineer:

  • Understanding of the use of R&M domain metrics such as availability, failure rate, MTBF, MTTF, MART.
  • Proven experience in reliability modelling techniques, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Block Diagrams, and Markov Modelling.
  • Reliability and dependability of defence equipment.
  • Knowledge of R&M theory; Boolean algebra, Bayesian statistics, Monte Carlo simulation processes.

Qualifications for the Senior Reliability Engineer:

  • STEM related Degree
  • Qualified to minimum of HNC in a STEM discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, System, Data or Maths). Experience in lieu of formal education would be considered.

Please note that this position is subject to enhanced national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • 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 International have 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.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.



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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