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Our Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Culham
  • 15/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is a global leader committed to accelerating the energy transition. With 7,500 employees across 12 countries, we tackle the monumental task of switching to low-carbon energy. Our 55+ years of experience in highly regulated sectors ensure we deliver top-notch engineering, project management, and digital solutions.

Job Description

🚀 Join the Fusion and Modular Nuclear Business Unit! 🚀 Assystem has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our expanding Fusion and Modular Nuclear (FMN) business unit. As leaders in the design and development of new technologies, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple cutting-edge projects developing technical solutions making net-zero power generation a reality.

Your mission:

  • 🌟 Take the Helm: Lead assigned project tasks, managing and planning for a dynamic team of engineers while coordinating with project management.
  • 🛠️ Innovate & Create: Develop high-quality engineering solutions across a broad range of topics and activities.
  • 📢 Communicate Brilliance: Provide feedback on technical development and project delivery to the Lead Engineer and Project Manager.
  • 🏆 Team Leadership: Guide small teams of engineers in delivering key project tasks.
  • 🌱 Mentor & Guide: Offer technical guidance and mentorship to team members, especially junior or graduate engineers.
  • ⏱️ Master Your Time: Efficiently manage your time to deliver within agreed timescales, target costs, and quality standards with minimal supervision.

Why Join the Community of Switchers?

  • 🌟 Over 55 years in nuclear engineering.
  • 🏆 Ranked among the top 3 largest nuclear engineering companies.
  • 💼 Attractive social benefits, including an engaging Employee Committee and holiday bonuses.
  • 📚 Ongoing training with numerous career opportunities.
  • 📈 70% of our managers are promoted internally!
  • 🏠 Hybrid work: 1-2 days remote per week.

My profile

  • 📜 Education: Minimum 2:1 BEng in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent); a Master’s degree is a plus!
  • 🏗️ Experience: Proven engineering experience in highly regulated areas.
  • 📐 Standards Savvy: Familiarity with design codes like Eurocode 3, ASME III, ASME VIII, RCC-M, DNV codes.
  • 💻 Software Skills: Experience with Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and/or Catia CAD software (training available).
  • 🔍 Analysis Expertise: Familiarity with FEA and preferably experience with ANSYS Workbench.
  • 📊 Math Whiz: Strong mathematical background and experience with MathCAD is desirable.
  • 🔄 Design Cycle Insight: Appreciation for the mechanical design cycle from concept to manufacture.
  • 📝 Hands-On: Responsible for producing mechanical and structural engineering calculations, FEA, CAD, and drawings.

🔍 Additional Information:

  • 🛡️ Security: BPSS and SC required.
  • ✈️ Travel Ready: Ability to travel to Assystem offices and customer sites within the UK.
  • 🌍 Global Impact: Support major UK and international Nuclear Clients with key work packages.

Due to the nature of the work, applicants must meet UK security clearance criteria.

Ready to make a difference in the nuclear engineering world? Join us and be a part of the future of nuclear and fusion innovation! 🌐✨

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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