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Production Support Engineer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,000 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land business

About the Role

We are looking for a full time Production Support Engineer to join our Defence engineering team based in Osborne. This role will provide production engineering support of critical systems for the Collins Class submarines including the Weapons Discharge System (WDS), Submerged Signal Ejectors (SSEs) and Air Purification Units (APUs) during maintenance and refurbishment activities. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide engineering and technical support to workshop refurbishment activities as required to ensure refurbished equipment within Babcock’s scope of supply meets the original design intent.
  • Conduct configuration control surveys and provide resolution direction for any configuration deviations identified.
  • Ensure all workpack associated engineering activities are completed within agreed project schedules.
  • Assess deviation requests to support equipment refurbishment activities and provide resolution direction.
  • Conduct engineering investigations and raise reports detailing findings of said investigations.
  • Provide Set to Work, Testing and Trails support and defect resolution support.

About you

As an experienced Production Support Engineer, you will pride yourself on your ability to analyse data and identify and implement improvement activities. You will be detail focused and will demonstrate your ability to use initiative and prioritise your workload. You will have exceptional communication skills and possess the following:


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Preferably with, or working towards chartered professional engineer (CPEng) status or similar.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance.
  • Engineering experience in either Marine / Defence / Defence Industry.
  • Previous experience with ERP/MRP systems, Teamcenter, MathCAD and NX software packages.
  • Previous experience with mission and safety critical, electrically controlled, hydraulically actuated mechanical systems in a submarine environment.

Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?

  • We offer an agile work environment which provides you the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this and enable you to work from home safely and efficiently we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.
  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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