We are on the search for an experienced maintenance engineer to work for a well established local manufacturer based in mid-Cornwall. This role would be ideal for someone who may be unhappy in their current role and would like a fresh start with a dynamic, forward thinking team! This role will be working shifts and will involve rotating days and nights,so ideally this would be something you have experience in, although this is not essential if you are willing to give it a go. You will play a key role in supporting an efficient production facility, responding to and solving breakdowns, and delivering the company maintenance strategy. Although the company has grown massively in recent years, they still pride themselves on holding on to their family values and looking after their employees. The site is operational 7 days a week so a flexible approach is a must to ensure that a consistent level of service is provided by the Engineering Department. Please feel free to contact me if you would like a confidential discussion and to find out more about the role.


  • To provide technical support in response to breakdowns on process and IT systems, plant and equipment, including excellent fault-finding techniques.
  • Deliver electrical, mechanical, PLC, and instrumentation maintenance across the site on all equipment.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to ensure quick resolution to any equipment issues to minimise any downtime, quality and efficiency problems.
  • Participate constructively as a member of the department, keeping everyone informed and proactively share your knowledge and expertise within the team.
  • Apply lean thinking techniques to ensure the productive capability of the plant is optimised and improved to achieve targets.
  • Proactively taking responsibility to support the wider team achieve its goals and targets.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Qualification to at least BTEC Level 3 or equivalent
  • In depth knowledge of control systems
  • Good PLC and instrumentation knowledge
  • Be computer literate with knowledge of SCADA and CMMS systems
  • Knowledge of permit to works systems and contractor control.
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