Package Manager (Engineering)

Posting Date: 25 March 2020

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Package Manager (Engineering)


Business unit – Warships

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Salary £35,625


Babcock is currently recruiting an experienced engineer with a strong marine engineering background is required to fulfil the role of FTE (W) Package Manager.

Reporting to the FTE Planning Manager, the post holder will be required to co-ordinate and manage all planning and production activities from receipt of allocated work items and packages through to completion of all tasks within the FTE Support team. 

You will act as the main point of contact for the overall management of programmed and un-programmed work packages, both within FTE and externally for the Class Output Management team (COM) and ships’ staff.

Manage the planning, estimating, delivery, close out and archiving of planned Fleet Time Support Period (FTSP) work packages, unplanned work (UPW), Alterations & Additions (A&As) and Deployed Support Periods (DSP).

Chair and facilitate FTSP Service Provider Meetings (including Take-on, Plan of the Day, Weekly Progress and Close-out Meetings).

Identify and de-conflict other work on board to ensure success of the FTSP/UPW/DSP & A&As without detriment to the whole ship’s programme.

Sub-contractor management and liaison with customers and suppliers.

Identify and evaluate additional/emergent work and to liaise with the FTE Managers and the COM to agree any impacts, resource requirements and targets for such work.

Manage and control the budget for the work package(s) reporting any growth.

Oversee the health and safety and environmental requirements of all stakeholders and contractors working onboard, as detailed in the respective FTE Plans.

The position offers excellent career progression and personal development opportunities for the successful applicant.

What do I need to do the role?

  • A HNC/HND in an Engineering/Technical subject, or equivalent experience in an engineering role.
  • Excellent teamwork, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills are required, along with the drive and enthusiasm to work in a challenging role within a busy and highly successful team. 
  • Computer literacy skills are also required.

What else do I need to know?

The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role. 

About Babcock International

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.

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 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.

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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. 

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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 click here.

Closing date:6th April 2020

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