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Mechanical Design Engineer


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Mechanical Design Engineer
Hybrid working, base location either Bristol or Plymouth
Competitive salary + benefits 
Full time / Permanent
SF 50439


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 Mechanical Design Engineer within our Mission Systems business unit.


The role


As a Mechanical Design Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. It sits within our Mission Systems business unit. We enable our customers to deliver their mission, through our products and solutions, using intelligence and analysis and delivering critical communication services. 


Our aim is to be at the centre of our customers' modern digital backbone by connecting and delivering sensors, decision support, and air effectors across military and business domains


Day to day, you’ll identify design requirements and acceptance and conduct design assurance activities to minimise technical risks, including scoping stress analysis, tolerance stack ups and interface management. You’ll also capture design intent in "design set out" drawings and supporting documentation and prepare information for, and presenting at, design reviews with specialist functions (such as manufacturing, safety) and chief engineers.


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 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home. 


Key duties


•    Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
•    Provide a technical interface with internal and external stakeholders at a detailed level
•    Carry out technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements
•    Produce, review, verify outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements
•    Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority

Essential experience of the Mechanical Design Engineer


•    Experienced in Computer Aided Design
•    A good communicator who enjoys collaboration with others,
•    Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types


Qualifications for the role


•    Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits


•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution 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


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 


For over 130 years 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.

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