Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Role: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Sunderland 

Duration: Permanent Staff Role

The role is to undertake work packages for nuclear, marine and O&G clients from our Sunderland office with Hybrid working also.

The Role: You will be taking the lead on assigned project tasks and allowing others to lead as appropriate, so you’ll need to be a good communicator; providing feedback of technical development and project delivery to the Lead Engineer and the Project Manager.

Also you’ll have the ability to provide technical guidance to other team members especially junior or graduate engineers. You’ll have the ability to manage your own time and deliver within agreed timescales, target cost, quality standards, requiring minimum supervsion.

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Your background:

With a BEng qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) you will have design engineering experience in a highly regulated area 

Having working level experience of the European standards is desirable, for example Eurocode 3.

You will be familiar with Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and/or Catia CAD software. (Training can be provided) and also know FEA and preferably a user level experience of ANSYS Workbench and Spaceclaim.

You will have an appreciation for mechanical and structural engineering togethr with a strong mathematical background and experience of MathCAD software is desirable.  

You’ll need to have an appreciation for the engineering design cycle of mechanical designs from Concept through to Manufacture and be responsible for the production of mechanical and structural engineering calculations, FEA, CAD and drawings.



A full job specification is available


Due to the nature of work to be undertaken, applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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