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Electrical Engineer - New Product Development


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:           Electrical Engineer - New Product Development
Location:           Rosyth, Fife + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits 
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:            SF58195

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as the Electrical Engineer - New Product Development at our Rosyth site.
Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support – combined with world-leading technologies – Babcock’s Liquid Gas Equipment (LGE) business future-proofs our customers’ assets, allowing improved performance while reducing operational costs and meeting ever-tightening environmental and emission regulations.
The role
As an Electrical Engineer you'll work within the New Product Development team where you will develop and deliver commercially viable products / projects, in line with the company’s growth strategy. Governance will be provided from Subject Matter Experts, Engineering Managers and the Technical


Day to day, you’ll:

  • Develop the cost effective electrical systems for equipment onboard gas ship
  • Be involved in specifying, reviewing and optimising the design of MCCs supplied by 3rd party vendors 
  • Perform and prepare calculations, data sheets, specifications, schedules and drawings as required. Including, but not restricted to the following:
    • Motors, junction boxes, control panels, starter panels, rotating machinery packages, cables/glands
    • Schedules – cable and power/utilities
    • Calculations – cable sizing
    • Technical drawings – electrical systems, wiring diagrams and hazardous/safe area plans
  • Evaluation of quotations and liaising with other disciplines, suppliers and third parties to ensure equipment and system technical correctness, optimum commercial benefit and integrity
  • Participate in safety workshops (HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LoPA) to contribute to robust product and process safety systems.
  • Actively seek ways to enhance all stages of the NPD process 


This role is full time, Monday to Friday and is based in Rosyth with hybrid working arrangements - 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home. 
Essential experience of the Electrical Engineer

  • Industry experience (preferably marine) but would consider experience from other industries such as water, wastewater, power, pharmaceutical, drinks or food industry.
  • Competent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) plus electrical drawing software (Elecdes, AutoCad or equivalent).
  • Knowledge and experience in the design of motor control centres (MCCs).
  • Knowledge and experience designing electrical systems rated up to and including 6.6kV.


Qualifications for the Electrical Engineer

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or a HNC / HND with design experience.
  • A member of a relevant professional institution (typically IET) with the ability to achieve EngTech or above.

Security Clearance 
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer: 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working – we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.

Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock  has 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. 
We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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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