Production Support Engineer


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.5 billion in 2018/19, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets through a  deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

In New Zealand and across Australia, Babcock employs over 1000 talented people. Operating across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

We currently have a full time permanent opportunity for an experienced and professional Production Support Engineer to join our high performing Marine team based in our Osborne facility

About the Role

Reporting to the Engineering Team Lead this role is responsible for providing production engineering support to Babcock Marine through life support programmes and engineering projects

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide engineering and technical support to workshop refurbishment activities as required to ensure refurbished equipment within Babcock’s scope of supply meets the original design intent.

  • Conduct configuration control surveys and provide resolution direction for any configuration deviations identified.

  • Assess deviation requests to support equipment refurbishment activities and provide resolution direction.

  • Provide engineering support to internal / external customer requests for engineering/technical information.

  • Support the management and configuration of technical information used within the operational processes.

  • Provide Set to Work and defect resolution support to internal / external Babcock customers as required.

  • Support development of technical engineering processes to ensure integration with all operational areas.

  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation throughout engagement with the business and customer.

  • Provide any other engineering support tasks as allocated by the nominated Engineering Team Lead.

About You

This role will align with a person holding a tertiary or degree qualification in engineering that developed their education and experience within a specialist engineering role that is looking to gain further exposure and develop their career within a sector leading Engineering business. Whilst this position would ideally suit candidates with experience from within the Maritime or Defence industries, candidates that possess experience in industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas or similar are also encouraged to apply. You will also possess very strong IT and analytical skills and a technical understanding of hydraulic and mechanical systems would be highly regarded. Previous experience as a Production Engineer, Project Engineer or Technical Officer would also be highly regarded. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates with excellent communication skills and ability to identify and drive improvement activities


About Us

In return Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment and diversity so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, then please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below.





Job no: LMAL91950-1

Location: Osborne - SA

Closing Date: Thursday, 27 February 2020