Process Engineer

Location Helston
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum DOE
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email:
Job ref: DH 40483 1
Published: 13 days ago

An exciting new position has become available within an award winning food business near Helston!

My client, a reputable and expanding local business, is seeking a Process Engineer to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and willing to work day shifts as well as some weekends and bank holidays when required. Standard working hours are 45 a week, Monday to Friday including paid breaks.

What you'll be doing:

  • Servicing, fault-finding and fixing day to day plant issues.

  • Creating pro-active strategies to ensure smooth and efficient plant running.

  • Respond quickly to breakdown requests from production, as well as dealing with emergencies and unplanned problems in a timely manner.

  • Liaise with and arrange external contractors as and when required.

  • Engage with operators to drive autonomous working on lines.

Skills required:

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Sound knowledge of industrial mechanical maintenance, alongside electrical fault finding experience

  • Engineering qualifications

  • LEAN manufacturing knowledge is desirable

The benefits:

  • £32,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience

  • Paid breaks

  • Employee of the month scheme

  • July & August summer bonus

  • 29 days annual leave each year

  • Free parking, tea & coffee

  • Staff events and incentives

  • Brand discounts

  • New starter goodie bag

Is this role sounding like the perfect one for you? Don't hesitate, apply now!


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.