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Defect Reports and Management Engineer


Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:         Defect Reports and Management Engineer
Location:         Bristol, UK – Hybrid - Working from home options available
Compensation:         £39,408  + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF 45893

Amplify your impact

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 Defect Reports and Management Engineer at our Bristol site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Babcock International 

The Defect Reports and Management Engineer role is based within our Warships business area.

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.

The role


The difference our new Defect Reports and Management Engineer will make
As a Defect Reports and Management Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Keeping on top of equipment failures is critical to delivery of an optimal support solution for the T31; analysis and sentencing of defect reports provides critical information to the ILS team and MOD customer. 


Day to day, you’ll receive defect reports from Supply Chain, Engineers and Commissioning teams on supplied and fitted equipment and systems; conduct analysis and sentencing of defects to establish trends and impact on programme; maintain DRACAS system and provide reports to Head of Supportability as required.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with days in the office/onsite and days working from home.


Essential experience

•    Experience in ILS and understanding and awareness of Defect Reporting and Analysis procedures to support the maintenance of a capability.
•    Sound understanding of ILS Defence Standards (00-600, 00-44, and 00-45).
•    Ability to work in a complex, multi-discipline team.
•    Strong written communication skills; the delivery of well structured, unambiguous technical documentation and reports.
•    Strong verbal communication skills;
•    Sound understanding of ship systems and equipment.
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.

What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Employment development allowance - £125 per year
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.

Closing date: 27/09/2022


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