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Survival Equipment Supervisor


Oxford, GB, OX10 6AA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 Survival Equipment Supervisor
Location:                 RAF Benson, UK - Onsite
Compensation:       £28,031.00 + Benefits
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                   SF: 32857

Make your skills count


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 Survival Equipment Supervisor at RAF Benson
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



The Survival Equipment Supervisor is based within our Aviation business area.

Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety, and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.


The role


The difference our new Survival Equipment Supervisor will make
As a Survival Equipment Supervisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary.  supervising and ensuring the provision of scheduled maintenance, repair and fitting of RAF and Company owned Safety Equipment and Aircrew Equipment Assemblies and all other survival equipment related tasks and activities.


Day to day, you’ll assist in the Ground Movement of Aircraft and Flight Line Operations, manage, supervise the provision of all scheduled maintenance, repair, issue, and fitting of RAF Aircrew Equipment Assemblies (AEAs) and Company owned Safety Equipment. Ensure that all Safety Equipment maintenance is carried out, documented and recorded in accordance with the LAFT Quality Plan, RAF and Company procedures, ensure that all Survival Equipment is issued and fitted to meet customer requirements, act as SME on any SE investigations required and complete Annual appraisals on all reports.


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. 


Essential experience

•    RAF Safety Equipment Course or civilian equivalent
•    AV-MED, Q-SE-AC (Helmet Fitting)
•    Flight Line Operation
•    RAF Flying Clothing Maintenance and Fitting
•    Experience in a Customer service environment
•    RAF Flying Operations and in a Supervisory position.
•    You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.


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 with life assurance
•    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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