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Requirements and Acceptance Engineer

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Requirements and Acceptance Engineer
Based from Rosyth, Bristol or Plymouth
£36,196 - £45,045 dependent on experience and location

About the role

Energy & Marine (E&M) is a business unit within the Marine Division of Babcock International Group. E&M Engineering is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the marine and defence markets worldwide. We have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

The Division is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme, as well as, providing engineering services to the UK Surface Ship and Submarine fleet. Therefore, we are looking to grow our existing team, building on a well-established foundation of over 700 staff across the UK.

We are looking for a Requirements and Acceptance Engineer to join the Type 31 Team based from Rosyth, Bristol or Plymouth and to specialise particularly within "Systems Engineering" otherwise known as our Requirements and Acceptance (R&A) Team.

System Engineering is a transdisciplinary and integrative approach to enable the successful realisation of a system. As the Requirements and Acceptance Engineer, you would play an integral role within the programme by supporting the overall engineering lifecycle from design, all the way through build, commissioning and the acceptance phases of the Type 31 programme.

Main Responsibilities

Develop and maintain the requirements database, development of the Supplier requirements and their traceability to the customer Build Specification.
You will work closely with Supply Chain and the Engineering teams to assess supplier compliance and verification against their requirements. You will assess any supplier non-conformances and their impact on the overall compliance with the customer Build Specification.
You will carry out routine analysis and interrogation of the requirements in the requirements database to determine the maturity of Supplier requirements.
You will support the acceptance activities in building up the evidence set to support vessel acceptance against the Build Specification.
You will support the development and continuous improvement of the R&A team processes and ways of working.This will be a fantastic opportunity to work in a flexible environment supporting a high profile project. As well as working for the UK's leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.

What do I need to do the role?

Ideally, you will hold a Degree in Engineering but HNC/HND or above will be considered with relevant experience. You will have systems engineering experience with exposure to requirements and acceptance. You will have experience with requirements writing, engineering or management. You will have an analytical approach and a desire for complex problem solving. Lastly, you will have experience of using the DOORS requirements management tool; if needed, training is available.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 36/37 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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