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Welding Engineer


Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Welding Engineer
Location:              Walsall, West Midlands 
Compensation:    £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits 
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF57061


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 Welding Engineer at our Walsall site.


The Role
As a Welding Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will have the responsibility of ensuring the vehicles we produce and deliver meet the required standards. 


Day-to-day, you’ll perform the role of subject matter expert for all welding related issues within the business area.


  • Assisting with the design and development of welding solutions 
  • Provide routine overview activity to confirm weld activity is being carried out to standard
  • Day to day responsibility of all weld activity and associated training requirements
  • Review project specifications for welding processes and produce appropriate WPS
  • Periodically review the business’ welding practices 


This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and is based on site at Walsall. 


Experience Required of the Welding Engineer

  • Demonstrable experience in quality control, evaluation and improvement in a production environment
  • Knowledge of welding processes and standards 
  • Understanding of metallurgy and process technology in the field of welding 
  • Practical knowledge of quality management standards including ISO 9001


Qualifications for the Welding Engineer

  • Degree level qualified in welding technology or similar discipline 


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, 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
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • The honour and responsibility of equipping our armed forces.


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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