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Supply Chain Engineer


Salisbury, GB, SP11 8HT Telford, GB, TF2 8JT Portsmouth, GB, PO6 4TT

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Supply Chain Engineer
Location:              Donnington, Shropshire + Hybrid
Compensation:    £35,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF51098


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 Supply Chain Engineer at our Donnington site.


The Role

As a Supply Chain Engineer, you will have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We play a vital role in the security of the nation, supporting the equipment used by the British Army. This includes the fleet management of over 50,000 vehicles, ranging from quad bikes and generators to main battle tanks, and weapons from pistols to cannons.


Day to day, you will be working on an exciting new project with international exposure:


  • Supporting the design and development of the various repair phases of project Blueprint
  • Engaging with internal stakeholder to exploit any repairs that could be undertaken within Babcock
  • Minimising the use of MOD based repair enterprise to fulfil project Blueprint demand
  • In conjunction with Engineering teams defining and establishing a forward repair screening capability
  • Identifying expedient repair options to maintain equipment availability, including developing in-country and near-country repair agents 
  • Working with the Procurement Lead and sourcing team to enable route to repairs
  • Creating a plan to cover all repairable NSNs in scope, considering all options including Direct Repair Scheme/Repair/New Buy etc.
  • Defining repair specification to support Line Repairable Unit repairs, engaging with engineering and Original Equipment Manufacturers to develop alternatives that can be delivered in a more expedient manner, whilst still maintaining the operational capability


Essential experience of the Supply Chain Engineer:

  • Significant Supply Chain experience 
  • Engineering background 
  • Experience of the MOD Supply Chain, Repair Management. 
  • General Business management skills with a proven track record of innovation and change, delivering measured benefit. 
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and Europe 
  • Full driving licence

This is a full-time role, 37 hours per week. We also offer a hybrid working arrangement. 


Qualifications for the Supply Chain Engineer:

  • Preferably educated to degree level with a Supply Chain or Engineering degree or similar qualification, or equivalent level of relevant experience 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • 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


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International 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. 

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.


Closing date:    10/08/2023



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