Our Vacancy


  • Nuclear
  • Fixed-Term Contract
  • Derby
  • 25/06/2022
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About Assystem

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem is an International Engineering Consultancy with significant growth plans within our Energy & Infrastructure business here in the UK. Assystem is proud to work in partnership with one of the UK's most prestigious nuclear defence manufacturing companies by providing talented temporary resource needed to deliver complex engineering projects.

Job Description

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure are recruiting for a number of Inspectors to work at one of our major clients in Derby on a 6 month contract basis. 


You will play a key role in contributing to the clients business objective of delivering systems, products and components on time to the customer. Whilst operating in accordance with safety requirements, within established procedures and in compliance with the documented method of manufacture. Applying appropriate Health and Safety practice and maintaining a safe environment against stringent requirements at all times is vital. Working as part of an integrated team to achieve cell targets is critical to success, you will also need to focus on continuous improvement across the products and processes.

Role details:  
Role title – Inspector
Contract duration – 6 months  
Contract type – PAYE via Umbrella – INSIDE IR35 
Hours – 37 hours, Split between Nights, Afters + Days (overtime achievable) 
Location – Derby

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work to Technical Instructions to deliver consistent, high quality Inspection across a variety of different components and product families
    Maintaining a high level of process compliance and sustainment, including calibration of gauges and measurement equipment
  • Operate a variety of manual and digital inspection equipment, including CMM, articulated arms/ laser tracker, Borescopes and 1st principal measurements
  • Interpreting manufacturing drawings and written specifications
  • Assessing components produced within the facility against quality standards
  • Working within a team to effectively resolve quality issues and ensure work is being completed to plan 
  • The ability to make decisions giving suitable justifications for your conclusions
  • Working within a team to effectively resolve any issues which arise
  • Working closely with internal and external customers to continuously improve business performance


The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and/or experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 engineering apprenticeship (inspection related)
  • Experience in 1st Principle bench inspection
  • Experience in operating CMM’s and/or Articulated Arms/ Laser Trackers
  • Clear and demonstrated understanding of drawing interpretation, calibration requirements, dimensional and visual inspection
  • An ideal candidate would be pro-active and capable of managing their time effectively
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Awareness of HS&E requirements

**Security clearance**   
Whilst we encourage applications from all nationalities, Assystem within the UK are subject to security and export control restrictions due to the nature of work to be undertaken.   
These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.  
Eager to find out more? For an informal, confidential conversation about this role or to discuss other opportunities at Assystem within the Energy & Nuclear market please get in touch with Ethan Allsopp directly.  

At Assystem, everyone holds the reins for their own careers. Our role is to offer you the opportunities and resources you need to reach your full potential.

So why not join us and help shape the engineering landscape of the future?


We are committed to providing equal opportunities for every candidate and we celebrate all forms of diversity. At Assystem, only your skills matter!