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Production Engineer (Estimator)

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

Production Engineer (Estimator)


  • Bring your innovative solutions to our Production Team
  • Part of a progressive and innovative Global business
  • Agile workplace with great career advancement opportunities



About the role:


An exciting opportunity has arisen based in Devonport on the Navy Dockyard to fulfil and embed a new Production Engineer role. The role reports to one of four Production Managers and will play a critical role in planning, enabling and safely delivering production.  The role provides a great opportunity to self-develop, gain experience and progress into roles within the business.


  • Programme support: Produce estimates and work scopes and manage Control of Work documents in line with the project schedule and pro-actively support project and production teams.


  • Team Engagement: Manage own performance alongside your team.  Support and encourage your team members through your behaviour and actions.  


  • Continuous Improvement: Identify, develop, and implement improvement opportunities within the team.


  • Health Safety & Environment: Planning production activities with HSE considered.  Lead by example and support the production teams to deliver activities safely.


About you:


You have a relevant engineering qualification or experience. You are an effective communicator to a range of stakeholders, excellent at working collaboratively and actively seek to overcome challenges. You are proven in the use of MS Office and other IT software (full training will be provided for ERP requirements). If you have worked in a marine and/or military environment previously, this would be highly advantageous but not essential.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you:


  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility.
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more.
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave.
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan.
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days.
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.



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 1,300 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.


Locally in New Zealand, our wholly owned subsidiary business Marine Industrial Design (MID) is a well-respected Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering consultancy.  Our team of professional Naval Architects, Marine, Mechanical, Electrical and Design Engineers provide a blend of innovation and ingenuity, backed up by proven engineering experience.  We are trusted by our clients to provide professional, pragmatic, and proven solutions to help their businesses succeed.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  By requirement of a New Zealand Defence Force directive, it is essential that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and are required to provide proof of vaccination status.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


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