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Automotive Engineer


Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Automotive Engineer
Location:              UK - Flexible Location + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation:    £65,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Car Package 
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF54113


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as Automotive Engineer. 


The Role
As an Automotive Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will oversee the design of a new vehicle that will service the British Military. 


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for developing, designing and implementing new vehicle design solutions in the interest of meeting current and future customer requirements. 


  • Developing quality requirements to underpinning project delivery activities 
  • Creating concept designs and detailed blueprints 
  • Component and system development 
  • Testing, Analysis and Prototyping
  • Managing project budgets 


This role is full time / permanent.  The successful candidate can be based at any compliant Babcock site within the UK with a hybrid working from home arrangement. There is a requirement to travel to other sites as part of the role.


Experience required of the Automotive Engineer

  • Background in Automotive Engineering / Design 
  • Experience of whole vehicle design
  • Knowledge of industry specific standards and regulations 
  • Leadership skills and experience of leading a technical team
  • Proficiency in a CAD software e.g. AutoCAD, Solidworks etc 


Qualifications for the Automotive Engineer 

  • Degree qualified in automotive engineering or other relevant subject


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, 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 most 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 a century 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.


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