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Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

HMNB Clyde, nr Helensburgh
Salary £37,000 - £45,000


About the role:
Here at Babcock International we are currently recruiting for a Materials Scientist / Metallurgist to join us at HMNB Clyde to carry out both in-situ and lab based metallurgical test and inspection activities.

At HMNB Clyde, we manage a number of activities on behalf of the MOD and currently we’re looking for a Metallurgist to provide Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examination services to HM Naval vessels and customers, ensuring work tasks (plans/schedules/KPIs etc) are delivered safely, on time and to specification. 

Your key responsibilities will include:
Conducting Metallurgical, Destructive and Non Destructive Examinations, accepting/rejecting results and producing reports in accordance with applicable procedures.  Including the production of Production Technical Instructions and Procedures.

Assisting the Engineering Inspection Manager in maximising the utilisation and the efficiency of all the Metallurgy resource. Ensuring that all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s cost, time and quality requirements.

The implementation of the Company Safety, Quality and Environmental policies in the Metallurgy area of the business ensuring that assessments of risk are carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices.

What do I need to do the role?
We are looking for someone a Metallurgy Degree or Equivalent

We would also like you to have:
NDE & DE techniques experience – qualiified to PCN level 2 ideally
Nuclear/Marine Engineering sector experience 

What else do I need to know?
You should be eligible to gain and maintain UK SC level security clearance

This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


About Babcock International
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.

Application Guidance
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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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.

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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 visit our website



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