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Engineering Process Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Engineering Process Manager
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Salary: £49,640.00


About the Role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking for an Engineering Process Manager to play a key role in ensuring our engineering processes are adequate to deliver major nuclear and non-nuclear infrastructure upgrades.


HMNB Devonport is one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.


A significant programme of infrastructure investment is required on the Devonport site to meet the needs of the future MOD ship and submarine programmes. A new ‘Major Infrastructure Projects’ (MIP) Business Unit has been established to focus has been established to focus on the significant facility developments.


As Engineering Process Manager you’ll report to the Head of Design and will be responsible for the Engineering Processes and Tools required to meet the needs of Major Infrastructure Projects across all lifecycle phases.  This role is key to the successful delivery of our new capability.


This is a great opportunity where you will be working within the Marine Defence sector, within a rewarding environment in a varied and supportive team with the ability to progress within an international organisation. 


Using your substantial experience of complex design development and (ideally safety) practice throughout the design lifecycle, as relevant to major infrastructure project requirements your key responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring engineering processes/guidance and tools are developed and articulated in the MIP Business Management System, working closely with associated site stakeholders.
• Supporting the development of the BIM toolset for MIP and subsequent knowledge transfer to other site engineering teams.
• Ensuring Learning from Experience (LfE) and implementation of good practice in the development of engineering processes and tools.
• Managing the development and delivery of training associated with engineering processes.
What do I need to do the role?

You'll be educated to Degree level in a STEM discipline and preferably registered as a Chartered Engineer (or the ability to achieve professional status).
We would also like you to have the following experience:
• Will have experience of managing engineering processes
• Ideally will have experience of developing the BIM toolset for MIP and subsequent knowledge transfer to other site engineering teams.
• Will ideally have experience of developing and delivering training associated with engineering processes.
• Ideally have experience of Defence industry
What else do I need to know?
• We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:
About Babcock International and Devonport

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.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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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 check our career website for more information.


Closing Date: 15/04/2021




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