Mechanical Engineer

Location Redruth
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 per annum DOE
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email:
Job ref: DH 40409 2
Published: about 1 month ago

​​Are you an experienced Maintenance Engineer, seeking a new challenge within a reputable business?
This is an excellent opportunity within a medium-sized engineering company, specialising in precision machining of specialist products and materials.

Standard hours will be 39 a week, Monday to Friday across various shift patterns:

Day shift: Mon - Thurs 7.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm

Morning shift: Mon - Thurs 6.00am - 2.00pm, Friday 6.00am - 1.00pm

Late shift: Mon - Thurs 2.00pm - 10.00pm, Friday 1.00pm - 8.00pm

The Mechanical Engineer is an integral role within the business so applicants must be self-motivated and able to work to customer-specific deadlines.

Main duties:

  • Interpreting engineering drawings and apply to machined components

  • Maintaining high-quality products provided to a wide client base

  • Working both small and large batch sizes on high value components

About you:

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ/Diploma/BTEC within engineering

  • Experience setting and Operating XYZ Prototrak lathes and mills beneficial

  • High level of autonomy and drive to achieve


  • Competitive annual salary depending on experience

  • 20-25 days holiday + bank holidays relating to long-term service

  • Varied working hours

  • Sick scheme available to employees after 1 year of employment

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person, apply now to find out more!


Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.