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Our Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Defence
  • Permanent /
  • Glasgow
  • 07/02/24
  • On site

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

Senior Mechanical Engineer to support a major Defence Infrastructure projects. Key duties will be to develop work scopes, develop requirements and perform assurance activities associated with engineering and site implementation.



  • Project engineering of work packages
  • Developing work scopes for systems
  • Elicitation and development of user/system requirements
  • Reviewing contractor design documentation (including mechanical engineering drawings)
  • Reviewing contractor documentation associated with site implementation activities
  • Interfacing with stakeholders and contractors
  • Attending meetings and design reviews
  • Preparation and delivery of engineering presentations
  • Responding to TQs and resolution of engineering problems


My profile

Qualification, Special Skills or Experience:

    • Experienced in project engineering of work packages, including site implementation/ integration, within an operational and highly regulated environment.
    • Experience of working fully autonomously and as part of a team
    • Relevant experience within the civil nuclear or pharmaceuticals industries is desirable.
    • Chartered Engineer status or able to attain chartered status (demonstration of continued professional development).
    • Qualification to degree level in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.
    • Must have a proactive and self-motivated approach to engineering
    • Experience of complying with legislation and Standards in a highly regulated industry
    • Experience in the substantiation of mechanical components
    • Experienced in producing technical reports

Security Clearance

Due to the nature of this role we will require the successful candidate to be a sole British passport holder and to be able to acquire Security Clearance.

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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