Working at Assystem

Working at Assystem

Read a few short biographies from current employees sharing what it’s like to work for Assystem, office details and how they have been able to shape their career path.

Junior Project Manager – Preston

Preston Biog

“During my interview I was told that the role would be what I made it. I’ve been working at Assystem for a little over two years, starting as a Project Assistant and progressing to the role of Junior Project Manager and Business Support Leader. Working at Assystem has given me many opportunities to learn, excel and progress. My role lets me grow as an individual, allowing me to develop my project management skills whilst teaching me the values of a being a good people manager. I enjoy my job as I am motivated to do well; I feel that what I do matters and its appreciated by others. I value the trust that my manager has in me and the support and autonomy that I have in my role. I enjoy the fast-paced, busy atmosphere. My role is challenging, intellectually stimulating and sometimes even fun. I get paid to do something that I really enjoy doing and I am learning new things and being positively challenged every day. I am proud to say that I work at Assystem and I look forward to many more years here”

Project Manager – Derby

Matt Benfield

“I began working at Assystem UK, Bristol in April 2009, having been taken on as a Graduate Engineer in the newly formed Energy and Nuclear department. Since that time I have gained an extensive amount of both commercial and technical experience and have taken on more responsibility as my career has progressed. I began my career at Assystem UK as a Project Engineer, supporting our initial contracts with Babcock Marine, Devonport. Since then, I have been trained and mentored into a Safety Engineer, where my experience has largely been gained supporting Rolls-Royce submarine programmes”. During my four years at Assystem UK, I feel I have been well supported in pursuing the career I want and I have met some fantastic people along the way.”

Graduate Mechanical Engineer – Sunderland

Grad Mech Eng Sund Biog

“I graduated from university and came straight to Assystem as a first job so was uncertain what to expect. Since then I have been with the company 18 months and in that time have been given the opportunity to establish a fast pace of development that suits me and gain a variety of project experiences through independent work.  I moved across the country to join the company and have settled in well in the North East due to what the location has to offer, great colleagues and social side of the office.  I have not only enjoyed my time since starting but have been well rewarded for my efforts.”

Project Assistant – Derby

Project Asst Derby Biog

“I started working here in August 2011 as an office administrator, since then I have been given the opportunity to move into the Project Team and I am now a Project Administrator starting the journey up to Project Manager.  The Management Team support me through my learning and help to encourage me to further my career.  We also socialise outside of work on a regular basis which is great, I haven’t felt able to do this in previous companies.”

Mechanical Engineer – Westlakes

Andrew Fraser“I joined the Assystem in October 2006 as a 24 year old Mechanical Designer wanting to expand my knowledge base and further my career. I previously had 5 years experience producing drawings for Sellafield using AutoCAD, but Assystem opened up the world of 3D modelling and offered the opportunity gain further qualifications.I started a Mechanical Engineering degree in 2008 for which I was sponsored by Assystem. This would take 4 years of commitment and hard work from myself while Assystem would allow the day off and reduced hours while I attend University on a part time basis.  I graduated in 2012 with a 1st Class honours degree thanks to the support from Assystem. Having developed with Assystem, I am now a Mechanical Engineer, fully competent as a 3D Modeller/Designer/Draughtsman and I also have good report writing, stress analysis and calculations capabilities. A wide number of technical competencies have also been developed under the guidance of Assystem.”

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