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Production Zone Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  KY11 2YD

Job Title:                Production Zone Manager
Location:                Rosyth, UK - Onsite
Compensation:      Band A (£50947 - £58674)
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                   SF: 46497

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 Production Zone Manager at our Rosyth 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


Marine Engineering & Systems – T31


The Production Zone Manager role is based within our Marine Engineering & Systems – T31 business area

Babcock is rapidly establishing itself as an international Naval ship designer and builder. We have built on the success of the UK MoD Type 31 Frigate and have secured contracts for frigate export variants (AH140) with overseas customers. As well as supporting exports of frigates the engineering team is actively working on other ship newbuild and life extension programs around the world, from small fast attack craft all the way up to aircraft carriers.


The role


The difference our new Production Zone Manager will make

As a Production Zone Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Leading and managing several operational teams consisting of technicians or operatives


Day to day, you’ll Lead, coordinate and control one or several teams such that staff are developed, utilised, and deployed effectively, employee performance & motivation is maximised to meet organisational standards and requirements, develop and implement plans, approaches, schedules, and improvement programmes to deliver ongoing monthly, quarterly, and annual kpi’s, sla’s and objectives for your zone, oversee the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of operational methods, processes, and systems for new and existing products. You will also ensure the effective use of materials, equipment, and personnel in producing quality products to schedule at minimum cost, you will liaise with engineering, supply chain and other internal functional departments in releasing new products, materials, equipment, facilities, and process updates to ensure appropriate testing and introduction of improvements and changes while maintaining continuity and achievement of schedules. Monitor operational performance and identify performance improvement initiates for the unit, work with internal and external resources to define and deliver operational performance improvement and ensure all system-based records are fully up to date and reports, plans and schedules are implemented in the production environment to meet all schedule requirements 

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. 

What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    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: 06/10/2022



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