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Production Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Leicester

Job Title:               Production Engineer
Location:               Leicester, UK 
Compensation:     £37,000 + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF45540

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 Production Engineer at our Leicester 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 Production Engineer 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 Production Engineer will make


As a Production Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The position sits within Cavendish Nuclear, at our Leicester site where nuclear reactor protection equipment, sensors, controls etc. are built, ready for installation on nuclear power plants around the country


Day to day, you’ll oversee the manufacturing onsite, giving advice, fault finding and diagnosing issues. You will check the quality of work and be the bridge between the engineering office and the shop floor production staff. You will ensure safety, quality and make sure documentation is completed correctly. There are also some elements of process improvement  

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


  • HND minimum in Electrical Engineering or Electronics
  • Background in similar production / manufacturing environment 
  • Ideally from a regulated industry – Nuclear, Aerospace, Automotive, Oil and Gas or similar 


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 7.5% 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.



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