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Outfitting Design Engineer


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Outfitting Design Engineer
Hybrid working – Rosyth  

£37,101.00 - £43,723.00 + benefits
Full time / Permanent
SF: 46058

Build a better world


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 Outfit Engineer.
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.


Marine Engineering & Systems 


The Outfit Engineer role is based within Marine Engineering & Systems.


At our site in Rosyth, we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our engineering, specialised manufacturing, gas handling systems and naval marine businesses.


The role


The difference our new Outfit Engineer will make

As an Outfit Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Ensuring procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.


Day to day, you’ll ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities, ensure task and project risks are communicated appropriately. Provide a technical interface with internal and external stakeholders at a detailed level, carry out technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution, contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or design lifecycle to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation.


Apply engineering domain knowledge to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned task and project, plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost. Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide effective delivery and participate in bid preparation to facilitate the development of successful bids.


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.

Essential experience


  • Able to work on a range of engineering problems involving some complexity. 
  • Typically works independently and under occasional supervision, can refer to others or seek guidance for more unusual or complex problems and situations.
  • Relevant engineering qualifications.
  • Obtain or have the ability to obtain SC Clearance.

What we offer


Generous benefits including:


  • Generous holiday allowance 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
  • 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 Covenant. If 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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