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Mechanical Engineer

Location: 

Leicester, GB, LE8 6LH

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Mechanical Production Engineer
Whetstone, Leicester
£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits 
Full Time / Permanent  
SF46492

                                                                                                    Be Where You Matter 

 

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 Engineer 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.


The Mechanical 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

As a Mechanical Production Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be able to work on high end, nuclear machinery including 150 tonne fuelling machines. 

Day to day, you’ll work with the project team to ensure implantation of the project execution plan.
Seen as a senior member of the engineering team, you will be oversee and supervise assembly and test activities, identify hazards & risks and help improve production safety in line with company targets.

 

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. 

 

Experience Required 

•    Qualified & experienced mechanical engineer
•    Experience in assembly & test
•    Experience with heavy equipment ideal but not essential  
•    Be able to understand basic design drawings 
•    Must have or be able to obtain the necessary security clearance (SC)

 

What we offer

•    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 8% 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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