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

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Location: Warrington

Duration: Staff / Contractor

Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions. We have a number of UK based offices and a significant, loyal client base.

As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for an Area Engineering Manager to join the growing team in Warrington.

The Responsibilities: 

  • Area Engineering Manager leading the multidiscipline teams, responsible for estimating, scheduling, forecasting and the production of the agreed design deliverables.
  • Management of the teams in production of deliverables
  • Development of the safety case(s), including attendance at HAZOPs, support to safety assessment, review of ES, production of substantiation documentation.
  • Resource identification of additional resource demand where required to ensure all deliverables can be originated and checked in accordance with the project schedule dates
  • Interfacing with other Project Discipline leads within the project(s)
  • Interfacing and engagement with Site clients and stakeholders.

My profile

Your Background: 

You will ideally be qualified to HND / Degree level in an associated discipline or a chartered engineer and member of an appropriate institute.

You will ideally be BS or SC Cleared and previous experience in a Area Engineering Manager type role

Experience / Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrable track record of full project lifecycle delivery and the use of management systems.
  • Demonstrable excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrable evidence of strong leadership and organisation skills.
  • Experience of managing a team of (internal and external) engineers and designers (across various locations/sites)
  • Pragmatic approach (FFP) to problem solving and ability to apply engineering judgement.
  • Programme and estimate preparation and forecasting to provide underpinned robust project & task estimates.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of safety cases
  • Working knowledge of Mechanical Handling systems and General Mechanical Design
  • Understanding and experience of relevant legislation, standards and procedures relevant to mechanical equipment and Mechanical Handling
  • Monitored Worker, or ability to obtain monitored worked status

Design Tool Experience: 

Competent to provide oversight to designers in AutoCAD and 3D modelling

Additional information

Security Clearance:

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. 

Apply Now:

To apply forward your CV on this advertisement, if you have any queries about the role or would like a full job spec please contact Aidan at

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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