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Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineer


Gloucester, GB, GL20 8LZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                     Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineer
Location:                     Tewkesbury, UK – Hybrid Working
Compensation:           £48,000 + Benefits
Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                        SF: 47968

Make your skills count


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 & Electrical Design Engineer at our Tewkesbury 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


Mission Systems 


The Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineer role is based within our Mission Systems business area

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.


The role


The difference our new Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineer will make

As a Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be supporting projects provided under the Engineering Services (ES) agreement and ensuring all are delivered within budget and in accordance with applicable performance targets.
Day to day, you’ll help with the timing and accuracy of submissions of engineering design. You will support the project team with engineering decisions and remain up to date with engineering technology and legislation.


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 80% working onsite and 20% working from home.

Essential experience


You’ll have a minimum of HNC in a relevant engineering discipline and a proven background as a Design Engineer with electrical experience, and ideally some hands on mechanical experience. You’re someone who brings innovative ideas and solves problems with simple and elegant solutions The role requires a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to a design discipline including appropriate CAD skills.

•    Knowledge of electrical/electronic engineering 
•    Experience in undertaking engineering calculations.
•    Experience in technical document production and configuration control.

•    Extensive experience in previous roles delivering M&E design solutions
•    Financial awareness for effective control of budgets
•    Working knowledge of the Code of Practice for the In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (4th Edition).

Skills and attributes 
•    Proficient with core Microsoft Office365 applications (Word / Excel)
•    An understanding of the Defence and Security industry

Education and Qualifications 
•    Minimum HND/HNC qualified in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in the relevant field will be considered.

.     Must have Computer Aided Design qualifications examples of (Seimens NX12/teamcentre and AutoCAD)

•    C&G BS76671:2018
•    Desirable C&G2394 & 5


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    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 CovenantIf 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.






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