Mechanical & Piping Manager

Rosyth, UK
Closing date
1 Oct 2020

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Mechanical & Piping Manager
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Full Time, Permanent
Rosyth, Scotland

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Mechanical & Piping Department Manager to join our Liquefied Gas Equipment (LGE) Division. We design and supply cargo handling systems for liquefied gas ships/carriers across the globe. LGE is an incredibly innovative and diverse business with patented designs working with LPG, LNG, Ethane, Ethylene and new projects with CO2.

Our Head Office is in Rosyth, with most projects mainly in South Korea and China at the biggest shipyards in the world. With a diverse product portfolio in numerous markets, we offer an exciting opportunity to join an ever-growing business with longevity.

You will manage a team of up to 25 direct and indirect reports and the team's activity to ensure the successful execution of Mechanical & Piping Department tasks and manage design activities associated with marine liquefied gas handling plants, ensuring safe and economical design that satisfies client technical specifications.

Team Management:

Manage workload to meet deadlines and report on progress of tasks/activities to the Manager of Engineering
Interface with all Engineering disciplines, Project Management, Tendering and other internal functions to support the efficient delivery of project outputs and deliverables.
Actively seek to anticipate and mitigate problems/difficulties.
Ensure department compliance with company procedures whilst working to identify opportunities for process improvements
Manage and support department work planning and resource forecasting
Complete personnel related administration.Technical:

Review commercial technical bid offers and document schedules to ensure compliance with company best practices, and overall programme fit with respect to future planned workload.
Monitor department compliance with Engineering Governance procedures and action interventions as required.
Interface with the Strategic Development team so support the delivery of innovative new products and solutions to market.
Deliver technical leadership in function design reviews with subsequent focus on ensuring the timely close out of actions as appropriate.
Engagement with external stakeholders as required, to understand first hand their technical issues and operational requirements to help serve customer focused innovative engineering solutions.As well as being part of a business that continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, we'll also provide you with the support and benefits that you'd expect from a global company.

What do I need to do the role?

Experience in a Mechanical and Piping Systems design and analysis environment within the Oil & Gas Sector and have demonstrable team management and leadership skills with a solution focused attitude.
Practical knowledge and experience working with applicable plant and equipment, i.e. practical "know-how" that can be drawn upon to inform and influence efficient and reliable design.
Knowledge of key engineering software packages and/or their operating principles in areas such as 2D/3D CAD, FEA, pipe stress analysis and vibration analysis.What else do I need to know?

37.5 hours per week; 7:00am to 15:15 Mon-Thurs and 7:00am to 14:00 on Friday.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please . Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments
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