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Mechanical Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Warrington

Mechanical Engineer
SF35613
Location – Warrington, Cheshire, UK, WA3 6YD
Business Unit – Cavendish Nuclear
 
Job Purpose
 

The Engineer applies engineering domain knowledge competently to provide technical solutions
in the delivery of products and services while developing domain knowledge, experience and
leadership skills.

 

At this level; an experienced engineer, is competent in a generalist subject area, resolves specific
technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations,
provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements.
 
Key Responsibilities
This is the level for a competent, experienced and skilled engineer who understands the concepts and principles in a generalist subject area; designs, develops or contributes to determination of solutions to problems and issues in a generalist subject area. 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.
The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.

•    Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams
•    Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers andsupply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications
•    Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
•    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 and for design of improvements
•    Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or design lifecycle to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation

 

What do I need to do the role?
Experience/Qualifications/Skills
 
Essential
You will require an engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience and experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types.
You will also need demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks, good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines.

 

Desirable
We would also like you to have Chartered Status or actively working toward Chartered Status, you should be a member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council.

Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects would also be advantageous.


What else do I need to know?
•    All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage. 
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

 

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we’re compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.
Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants. 
All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

 

Armed Forces Covenant 
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

 

Closing Date: 23rd September 2021
 


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