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Mechanical Production Coordinator


Leicester, GB, LE8 6LH

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Mechanical Production Coordinator
Location:              Leicester, UK - Onsite
Compensation:    £27,000 + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 48151



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 Mechanical Production Coordinator at our Whetstone site.
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.


Cavendish Nuclear
The Mechanical Production Coordinator role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.


As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.


The role


The difference our new Mechanical Production Coordinator will make

As a Mechanical Production Coordinator you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll safely deliver the management and Control of Production activities while coordinating with all stakeholders to ensure delivery of orders are to schedule and cost.

Day to day, you’ll ensure all personnel under their direct control have received the appropriate setting to work briefing to carry out activities to the right health, safety, quality and environmental requirements. You’ll act as line manager for all direct reports, ensuring all individuals are trained, developed and set to work in full compliance with the standards and expectations of Cavendish Nuclear. Providing input to quotations and estimates to complete for future and ongoing works in the facility. Ensuring that suitable Risk Assessments (including the Point of Work Risk Assessment) have been carried out, prior to commencement of work, in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate, site-specific Health, Safety and Environmental and Welfare Plan (HSEW plan). Undertake weekly toolbox talks, ensuring all Cavendish Nuclear, Agency and contracting personnel are aware, understand and sign onto relevant method statement, risk assessments and any issues arising etc. Develop short, medium and long-term resourcing strategies for mechanical function at Whetstone to meet future demands, including developing weekly resource plans to guide the technician team on their following week’s tasks.


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. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based Onsite at Leicester.

Essential experience


•    HNC/HND ideally in production/Mechanical discipline or approved apprenticeship with experience in a supervising or leading responsible role
•    IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
•    Substantial experience in manufacturing, assembly in regulated industry


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7% of salary, with life assurance
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    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.


Closing date: 06/12/2022





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