Applying for a new role with a new employer can be daunting. To then have to talk about all your life achievements and how fabulous you are just makes the whole situation even more nerve wrecking! So, if we’re asking you to show off and tell us about all your amazing qualities and skills – it’s only fair we lead by example and tell you all ours. After all, you’re choosing us just as much as we’re choosing you!


  • We’re an award winning business and team – So we know no-one likes a show off, but our team make up 4% of The Manufacturing Top 100 within the UK
  • We understand a work / life balance
  • Offer further internal opportunities
  • We’re a world leader
  • Provide funded training and further education opportunities
  • So far this year we’ve received just under £50M worth of orders – hence why we need some additional hands!


Quality Engineer


Full time role Mon-Fri, 36.5 paid hours per week.

Salary between £30k-£32k

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Pension 6% ER and EE



The purpose of this role is to provide a service to the Quality and Environmental Manager to provide customer confidence in the business processes and procedures and enable the retention of the BS EN ISO 9000 series accreditation by:

  • Providing technical expertise and support to all departments
  • Supporting and implementing new processes into the organisation


Key Accountabilities

  • Control and organise QA activities to maximise the throughput and achieve cost and delivery targets ensuring products comply with the design specification for quality to give customer satisfaction
  • To ensure the above activities comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental policies
  • To assist the manager in monitoring production to minimise defective work thus helping to maximise and achieve quality targets
  • To provide technical support for all metallurgical/material queries raised which affect product quality. This includes queries raised internally, by suppliers, plus potential and existing customers
  • To liaise with customer’s representatives regarding documentation issues, which may affect product quality
  • To maintain, review and update the documentation supporting the QA system
  • To perform internal and external auditing as required
  • To participate in 3rd party auditing as required
  • To review and approve documentation for contracts, ensuring full traceability and auditability
  • To maintain an overview of N.D.E carried out both in-house and subcontract (currently radiography, dye penetrant and magnetic particle testing)
  • To participate in the training of the NVQ apprentices on secondment in QA


Qualifications and Skills

  • Relevant Auditor Qualification
  • Quality Engineer Certification



  • An appreciation of health, safety and environmental issues in an engineering business
  • Understanding of Nuclear Industry specifications and requirements
  • Problem solving & continual improvement techniques – 5S, 8D, 5Why’s or Isikawa
  • Knowledge of quality assurance requirements and procedures


  • Proficient Use of Microsoft Packages
  • Experience in supplying technical materials expertise required by an engineering business





Full time role Mon-Fri, 40 hours (Must be able to work shifts if required)

Intro rate salary £21,935.68 + 12% increase to this rate once competency is demonstrated up to a 12 month period

40 days holiday (inc BH)

Pension 6% ER and EE

Immediate start


Brief Job Description

  • The purpose of this role is to support the Team Leader with the manufacturing unit in achieving plant operational targets, product quality, customer service and health & safety objectives.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Drawing Interpretation including basic weld symbol understanding.
  • Welding ability: MIG/MAG welding
  • Experience with weld procedures and welder qualifications (codings).
  • Material preparation – Grinding, burring, dressing (abrasive wheels).
  • Experienced in the fabrication of carbon steel and stainless steel.
  • Thermal cutting and chamfering (oxy-propane).
  • Plasma cutting.
  • Marking off – for fabrication assembly and machining allowance.
  • Heavy engineering experience.
  • Nuclear fabrication experience.



  • Flux cored welding – desirable, TIG welding
  • Plate rolling and forming
  • Arc Air Gouging
  • Pipework fabrication and welding



Maintenance Team Leader


Full time role, normal pattern – Mon-Fri from 7.30am until 3.30pm. 40 hours per week.

Must be flexible to work shifts, weekend overtime and call out if required.

40 days holidays (inc BH) per annum

Pension 6% ER and EE


Key Accountabilities

  • Establish and deliver safe standards of workmanship that comply with all relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Report and investigate accidents and undertake workshop audits to learn from events and proactively prevent the reoccurrence of any incidents/hazards within the team environment.
  • Ensure that resources, equipment, services and information are available for the team to effectively complete all production demands.
  • To provide leadership knowledge and practical skills that ensures the safe and effective delivery of production activities.
  • Motivate key resources to develop team capabilities that perform to high standards and produce on time quality products.
  • You must be an experienced time served craftsman and have workshop knowledge of heavy engineering processes/operations.
  • Ensure that all team members comply with the relevant HR policies and procedures, site standards and expectations and undertake disciplinary action where required.
  • Support all initiatives and projects focused on improving operational and business performance.
  • You will be self-motivated with a positive attitude and possess leadership and good communication skills.



  • Electrical Biased preferred
  • Experience in a maintenance department
  • Experience as a team leader preferred
  • Time served/minimum level 3 or equivalent qualification in electrical/mechanical



To apply for any available positions, please email CV & cover letter to: or by post to:

HR, TSP Engineering, Curwen Road, Derwent Howe, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YX

We operate a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies which is reviewed periodically. We do not accept unsolicited CVs or calls from agencies who are not part of our current PSL. Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to us and will be considered a gift to TSP Engineering. Should you wish to be considered as a supplier in the future or feel you have a niche skill set you can help with, then please send some company information to . We will only be in contact should we wish to discuss further.  Thank you.

About TSP Engineering Ltd

TSP Engineering delivers high quality, innovative bespoke solutions. As a total solution provider we offer a full range of services including project management, design, manufacture, refurbishment and in-house testing facilities.

Located on Britain’s Energy Coast we employ over 210 people and operate from one of the largest and most comprehensively equipped workshops in the UK. With our years of engineering and manufacturing experience we guarantee to deliver exacting standards of quality and excellent levels of service.

We offer fabrication, machining, fitting, assembly and testing facilities, with a floor capacity of 19,200m2, two five-meter deep manufacturing pits and a lifting capacity of 130 tonnes.

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TSP Engineering Ltd
Curwen Road
Derwent Howe
Cumbria, CA14 3YX

Tel: (01900) 68000