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Date: 09-Apr-2021

Location: Warrington, Cheshire, GB, WA3 6YD

Company: Babcock

Engineering Manager (Nuclear)
Location: 1 each in Warrington and Cumbria 
SF 33879
Salary: Competitive + benefits 


About the Role


Working as part of our Cavendish Nuclear business we’re looking for an Engineering Manager to join us. Cavendish Nuclear forms a critical part of the Babcock Group. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 8,000 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.


Cavendish Nuclear is transforming and we need you to support our drive for growth, and to perform a key role supporting and leading our teams through exciting, but sometimes challenging situations. You’ll play a key role in ensuring we fully support our Customer in managing the engineering requirements across EPC projects, growing our contracts and building strong customer relationships, implementing our ambitious strategy.


As the Engineering Manager you will lead the planning and management of multi discipline projects involving the management, coordination and integration of multi discipline tasks. This role drives the engineering team to deliver technical solutions to budget, targets, and estimating the engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC). The management responsibilities include the identification and development of strategic capabilities (people, processes, methods and tools) to meet project and task objectives.


The role is accountable for management, control and delivery of engineering projects. At this level, projects feature the requirement to control and integrate are multi discipline tasks and work packages. The role may be required to be a Technical / Design Authority, providing assurance for a project or range of assets.


Although this role sits within the nuclear industry we welcome applications from all highly regulated industries.


This is a highly rewarding position working within a market leading defence engineering organisation that will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience across a variety of high profile projects.


Role requirements


You will need to have experience in engineering management and have the gravitas to lead multi-disciplinary teams across complex projects. We would also like you to have all or some experience with the below duties;


• You 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.
• Promoting effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams.
• Ensuring effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress.
• Managing resource demands and development of capability skills to match needs of future workload and coach and mentor members of the team.
• Support business development opportunities in raising the Cavendish Nuclear profile via presentations, academic links, conferences & technical papers, and identify opportunities and new work streams.
• Ensuring project and technical audits and review are planned & executed in order to impart learning and experience as appropriate and in line with agreed standards.


What do I need to do the role?


• Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion.
• Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback
• Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to deliver on customer promises


What else do I need to know?


• The role can be based at our Warrington or Cumbria locations.
• We welcome discussions around flexible working.
• Full time permanent position.


About Cavendish Nuclear


Cavendish Nuclear brings together much of the UK’s rich nuclear heritage to create one of the largest specialist nuclear services organisations, at home and abroad. Our heritage dates back to the earliest days of nuclear research and development.


Cavendish Nuclear is licensed to operate thirteen nuclear sites in the UK, we are strategic partners to EDF Energy on the lifetime extensions of their fleet and work with Hitachi to deliver a new fleet of nuclear power plant. Our expertise in the design and build of waste treatment facilities, together with our experience of waste management and fuel-handling, makes us a key supplier at Sellafield and other NDA sites.


With a highly-skilled workforce circa 6,000 we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally and are trusted to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality, security and environmental protection for our customers. We believe that this is strategically imperative to ensure the long term success of the nuclear sector in the UK and will greatly enhance our ability to export the broader UK nuclear industry capability.


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