Senior Engineer Business Improvement

Posting Date: 11 July 2019

Location: Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS31 2YH

Company: Babcock

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Senior Engineer Business Improvement


Salary- £35,000- £42,000 p.a.

About the role

The Platform Engineering Team (PET) provides in-service support to the Royal Navy’s fleet of Submarines.  The post sits within the Engineering Programme Management Group of PET and provides support to the rest of the business in terms of Business Improvement. The team seek out opportunities for continuous improvement, process re-engineering, general organisational change and wider transformation.

You will be responsible for one or more change initiatives, the budget associated with the task and delivering outputs and outcomes as defined in the agreed project mandate & scope.

What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need to be a recognised project manager ideally with some engineering or change management background.

You should also have experience in all or some of the following areas:

  • Hold APM Fundamentals or Practitioner qualification. 
  • Experience within the Defence Sector

Lastly, due to the technical nature of the work an understanding of general engineering principles and the ability to communicate with engineers is a must.

 What else do I need to know?

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
  • The role will be based in Keynsham, with occasional travel to other sites, such as Devonport and Faslane as required by the project.

About Babcock

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.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


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