Production Coordinator

Babcock Australasia

Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Babcock New Zealand is looking for a Production Coordinator/Estimator to join our highly skilled team on the Devonport Naval Base.

About the role

Are you ready to take your career to new heights?

In this role, you will play a pivotal part in delivering estimation and planning for delivery projects, ensuring deadlines are met during planning and execution phases.

You'll collaborate closely with project and production teams, manage work documentation, and contribute to risk management, all while maintaining a strong focus on safety and environmental compliance.

If you have a passion for engineering, a collaborative mindset, and a commitment to excellence, this position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on our organization.

Join us and be part of a team that values teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement, and take your career to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Programme Support: Manage Control of Work documents in line with project schedules, ensuring hazard identification and adequate documentation.
  • Project Support: Proactively support project and production teams by assisting with safety walk-arounds, material management, technical specifications, estimates, and sub-contract management.
  • Work Order Generation: Generate complete Work Orders meeting end-user expectations and project timelines.
  • Reporting: Provide consistent reporting to stakeholders to keep them informed of project progress.
  • Risk Management: Actively contribute to risk management throughout the project's lifecycle.

Key Required Skills

  • Estimation Skills: Proficiency in estimating project costs, timelines, and resource requirements accurately, ensuring that project planning and execution align with established estimates.
  • Team Collaboration: Experience working within teams to deliver engineering outputs effectively.
  • Documentation: Ability to generate work instructions for engineering tasks and maintain Control of Work documents.
  • Communication: Effective communication skills across a range of stakeholders.
  • Computer Proficiency: Proficient in using MS Office Suite and other relevant software.
  • Safety Awareness: Awareness of using control of work tools and a commitment to health, safety, and environmental compliance.

Your future at Babcock – 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 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 beRewarded 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 weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver

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 1,300 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. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team 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.

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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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.

Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.

Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Job Req #53573

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