Welding & Inspection Production Manager

Posting Date: 04 June 2020

Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL

Company: Babcock

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Welding & Inspection Production Manager
Clyde, Faslane
Naval Marine


About the role


Here at Babcock International, we are looking for an Engineering Inspection Manager to lead and manage a large team in the provision of Engineering Inspection services to HM Naval vessels and customers. You will ensure that customer work tasks are delivered safely, on time, to specification and within an agreed budget, whilst maintaining close liaison with all key stakeholders.


Main responsibilities include;


• Hold a strategic overview of requirements in support of vessels entering service and implement necessary steps to assure capability of EIS department
• Assure that all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s safety, quality, cost and schedule requirements
• Implementation of the Company Safety, Quality, Environmental policies in the Engineering Inspection area
• Lead and motivate all the Engineering Inspection staff to deliver main objectives
• Assure that adequate suitably qualified and experienced resource and necessary equipment is available to conduct Engineering Inspection activities


What do I need to do the role?


You must be an experienced Engineering Manager with knowledge and experience with engineering inspection procedures and processes.


You must have an extensive background in managing engineering teams as well as knowledge and awareness of welding and inspection activities.


It is also important you have experience in administration, reporting and managing cultural change within a team.

What else do I need to know?


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, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.


We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


We require an element of flexibility for this role as there is an occasional need to work weekends and night shifts to ensure the department is well supervised.


Security Clearance


All applicants must have or be able to obtain SC security clearance


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock 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, single BUPA cover, discretionary annual bonus 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 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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