The Role

To supply an Engineering service to all areas of the plant, ensuring safe and reliable running of all machinery and services on site. Desirable is a Knowledge of EPS/EPP (expanded polystyrene/polypropylene) moulding.

Rotating Shift pattern 40-hour week
Contact: Anne Strachan – 01506 449718
Reference: Totaljobs/EngTorp
Job ID: 99084424


  • Read Technical drawings and schematics in order to fix the fault or improve the problem.
  • Starting and shutting down the plant equipment including steam and water systems.
  • Assist with the preparation of the boilers, vessels etc for insurance inspections.
  • Responsible for electrical and mechanical fault-finding, repairs and planned preventative maintenance on all plant.
  • Isolation for electrical circuits and mechanical systems in a safe manner, in accordance with all current relevant regulations and site safe working procedures.
  • Proactively review plant condition and thereafter highlight and follow-up on machine faults, ensuring correct communication of fault, action taken, and further action required.
  • Ensure good communication and handover of information between shifts and between production personnel at all time served.
  • Provide a comprehensive and proactive service to the plant.
  • Permit issue, following group standard procedures.


  • Time served engineering apprenticeship
  • Professional electrical/or mechanical qualification and experience.
  • Manufacturing or car mechanic experience
  • PC literate
  • Decision making ability and to use own initiative.
  • Be proactive and innovative in approach to work.
  • Have the ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Work without direct supervision, being self-motivated and able to prioritise own workload.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by adapting quickly to each situation, as they arise.
  • Communicate well, both written and verbal with all levels and all departments.
  • Knowledge of machinery hydraulics, pneumatics, steam systems, maintenance. Programmes etc.
  • Expansion/Moulding process experience preferred.

The Benefits

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Volunteer day
  • Long Service Awards
  • Free food, Tea and coffee days
  • GP Helping hand
  • Benefits Platform

Job Summary




Mon-Fri Rotating Shift


Torpoint, Cornwall

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