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Production Manager

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Date: 24-Jul-2022

Location: Henderson, Australia, 6166

Company: Babcock

About the role

The Production Manager is responsible for the execution maintenance of activities in a safe manner by planning, managing and controlling the personnel and materials on the facility to ensure production activities to achieve timely performance, compliance with customer requirements, contractual obligation and maximum efficiency.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and update the project risk register;
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and present weekly project dashboard;
  • Attend site meetings with senior management to discuss progress of project, HSE compliance and other project issues;
  • Attend progress meetings, safety meetings and contractor meetings providing advice and direction as required;
  • Ensure all production work is carried out to the approved drawings and specifications and that correct work practices are engaged at all times; and
  • Review project master schedule to optimise manning levels and timely completion of contract works.


About you

  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering or Trade background and experience to equivalent;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining delivery to high technical and quality standards;
  • Project Management Systems experience;
  • Proven background building and retaining a highly energised team;
  • Current Motor Vehicle Driver’s Licence;
  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance to Negative Vetting-1 level;
  • Construction Induction Card (White Card);
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a large marine engineering or construction project environment (Desired);
  • Contract Administration experience (Desired);
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and maintain morale of subordinates (Desired); and
  • Wide range of experience, knowledge and networking in the Defence Industry (Desired).


What we offer you

  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to be Rewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our we Recognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


This position will work within our subsidiary Naval Ship Management (NSM), which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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