Mechanical Assembly & Test Manager

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Job Description

At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Mechanical Assembly & Test Manager, at our Whetstone, Leicestershire site.


The role


As a Mechanical Assembly & Test Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll manage the Mechanical Assembly and Test Facility on site and promote continuous improvement of the facility to deliver excellence.


Day-to-day, you’ll have overall responsibility for the safety of all operations within the MDAT facility, specifically to ensure that all works are carried out safely and to the required quality.


  • Ensure staff are suitable qualified and have the correct training and tools to complete the tasks at hand.
  • Provide quotations and estimates for work orders and the team is working to the required time, cost and quality.
  • Ensure the facility complies with the Cavendish Nuclear health and safety management system.
  • Where contractors are used for operational work, ensure that adequate controls are in place to supervise and control the works.
  • Promote a culture that embodies and implements the Babcock principles and ensure that the staffing levels meet the work demands.


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and is based on site in Leicester.


Essential experience of the Mechanical Assembly & Test Manager


  • Previous experience working within an engineering management position


Qualifications for the Mechanical Assembly & Test Manager


  • Minimum HND in an engineering discipline


Security Clearance


The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) / Security Check (SC)


What we offer 


•    Generous holiday allowance
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
•    Opportunities to develop your career.


Cavendish Nuclear


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.


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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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