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Engineering Team Leader

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Osborne

Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,000 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business

About the Role


We are looking for an Engineering Team Leader to join our high performing team within our Defence portfolio. This role will see you lead the Engineering activities in support of Babcock designed and maintained equipment of critical mission systems for surface ship programs. Your responsibilities could include, but not limited to:


  • Develop system engineering outputs including problem definition, requirements analysis and definition, systems design, solution option analysis, verification/validation plans and any other related contract deliverables.
  • Deliver high quality solutions that meet customers’ expectations and comply with contractual or tender response obligations.
  • Identify and define the scope, budget and timescales of tasks required to complete assigned work packages, including technical support to proposals and tenders.
  • Develop and maintain any program specific Engineering Management Plans and Procedures, with support from the applicable Engineering Governance lead(s) and Program Engineering Manager.
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of information at formal reviews with customers.


About you


As an experienced and dedicated Engineer, you will be a detail focused individual, with a drive to deliver a high standard of customer satisfaction. Your communication skills will allow you to build successful relationships with multiple stakeholders and you pride yourself on your ability to use initiative and prioritise your workload. You will have extensive experience in a Systems Engineering role and possess the following:


  •  Relevant Degree in Mechanical or Systems Engineering.
  •  Membership of a relevant institution working towards relevant Chartered status.
  •  Eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance.
  •  A minimum of 6 years relevant experience and demonstrate a good understanding of the design, analysis, manufacturing and support techniques across relevant disciplines.
  •  Experience in Requirements Management and Verification/Validation activities.
  •  Experience in the use of Product Lifecycle Management Software.
  •  Experience/Qualification in Project Management. (Desirable)
  •  Previous experience in the Defence industry. (Desirable)

Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?


  • We offer an agile work environment which provides you the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this and enable you to work from home safely and efficiently we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.
  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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