Our Vacancy

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Fixed-Term Contract
  • Derby
  • 29/06/2022
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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 Manufacturing Engineer to work on our customer's site on a contract basis. 


The Production Support Manufacturing Engineers functionally report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager within the supporting team. They will be operating as part of a cross-functional team. 


The purpose of this role is to translate product designs into world class, cost effective manufacturing, assembly and repair processes with proven capability to meet customer and business requirements, as well as seamlessly delivering new and maintain existing products in the manufacturing facility. 


Role details: 

Job title: Manufacturing Engineer 

Location: Derby 

Industry: Defence  

Contract End Date: 12 months 

Hours: 37 hours per week (flexible start and finish times) 

Contract type: PAYE via Umbrella 


What we are looking for in Manufacturing Engineer applications: 

  • Support production to ensure product flow in the factory,
  • Drive continuous improvements to eliminate the need for concessions and rework,
  • Control and reduce costs to drive profitability in the factory by continuously challenging the methods of manufacture,
  • Supporting the development of Methods of Manufacture to realise part designs,
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEAs), and Control Plans,
  • Verifying the design intent has been met,
  • Day to day planning of projects,
  • Liaison with other departments such as design, manufacturing, quality, and purchasing to ensure delivery of parts to set timescales and targeted costs, 


Key Skills/ Qualifications  

  • As a manufacturing engineer you will need to be UK minimum HND/foundation degree qualified or another national equivalent, or have the requisite technical experience, a passion to succeed and a vision of how modern manufacturing should be achieved,
  • UK IEng (Incorporated Engineer) or CEng (Chartered Engineer) or other national equivalent, is desirable,
  • Possessing general understanding of manufacturing processes relevant to the business i.e. Machining, Welding, NDE, Fitting, Metrology etc,
  • Possessing general awareness of Manufacturing Systems (CAD, CAM, CAPP, Manufacturing Execution System, Manufacturing Intelligence, SAP, Technical Publications, etc.) relevant to the business is desirable,
  • Having good understanding of Manufacturing Engineering processes relevant to their role in the product lifecycle,
  • Have excellent communications skills and the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation, 


**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 Kilian Underhill 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!