Careers

 

To apply for any available positions, please email a completed Application Form which can be downloaded below, along with your CV to: HR.inbox@tsp-engineering.co.uk 

Or by post to: HR, TSP Engineering, Curwen Road, Derwent Howe, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YX

 

 

Inspector

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

  • Undertakes inspection activities as required including production of associated reports and signing of paperwork ensures customer’s specifications are adhered to
  • Calibrates and maintains inspection equipment for quality control and production use
  • Participate in team activities, utilising appropriate process, technical and engineering skills to achieve manufacturing, quality and service targets
  • Reacts to process, engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise and utilises the knowledge, experience and skills of own and other team members to initiate corrective action
  • Operates flexibility and safely within the team carrying out activities under direction of the team leader within area of competence, capability and training
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Candidate will have CSWIP 3.1 or ICORR 2 (paint inspection) minimum
  • PCN Level 2 in MPI, DPI and UT preferred / be prepared to sign up undertake training to achieve missing qualifications
  • It is essential the candidate is fully numerate and fluent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications Experience in inspection using a variety of measurement techniques of fabricated, machined and assembled items preferred

 

 

Health & Safety Manager

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

  • Implement a focused strategy for TSP Engineering to ensure the achievement of Business H&S objectives and targets
  • Exploit the opportunities for the development and implementation of best H&S systems and practices that improves the control of risk in the business
  • To provide professional direction to the Management Team to enable them to fulfil their leadership role in the implementation of the Company’s H&S policy and standards, covering both direct and contractor employees
  • Implement an annual H&S improvement process that is consistent with the Business H&S improvement plans
  • Ensure application of the company H&S Policy, principles and standards in a way that is consistent with the business organisation & arrangements
  • Establish industry Health and Safety standards, systems and practices and promote their implementation for the wider benefit of the business
  • Co-ordinate activities to assess, eliminate, minimise, control, mitigate and manage accident hazards across the business
  • Ensure the all the business safety reports are adequately maintained and that the processes for the control of Major accident hazards are effective
  • Provide a professional health and safety advisory service that supports managers in their health and safety responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of business Health and Safety standards and instruction
  • Monitor for compliance and continuous improvement, systems and processes across the business
  • Maintain the relationship between the regulators (HSE, Competent Authority)
  • Maintain relationships with the recognised representative bodies, in respect to health and safety matters effecting employees and contractors
  • In the event of a serious accident in the area, actively lead and direct the accident investigation to ensure all potential learnings are identified and acted upon
  • Contribute to the H&S training and development of local managers and employees to ensure their competence to meet their corporate and legal accountabilities
  • Ensure a high discipline standard is maintained throughout the business, by ensuing that effective time keeping and attendance is maintained, policy processes and business standards are followed and that accountability of all team members are known.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional H&S Qualification – Essential
  • NEBOSH – Essential
  • Extensive H&S experience – Essential
  • Member of Relevant Professional Institute – Essential
  • Provide a professional H&S advisory service in all safety policies and processes – Essential
  • Degree Level or Equivalent – Desirable
  • Demonstrate the vision and depth to define and articulate H&S strategy and policy in a persuasive and confident manner in order to influence the senior management – Desirable
  • Managerial competencies to lead and develop H&S facilitators who have a key role to play in ensuring the implementation and effectiveness of H&S management systems and processes – Desirable

 

 

Quality Manager

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

To lead and develop a Team of Quality Engineers, Inspectors and Support Staff in the development and provision of a ‘first class’ Quality Assurance and Control service, systems and technology.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • To lead and develop a Team of Quality Inspectors, Engineers and support staff and provide a professional and cost efficient Quality Assurance and Control Service, including the deployment of a variety of forms of NDE
  • To develop and maintain an effective Quality Assurance system which ensures robust compliance with ISO 9001/19443 and other industry standards
  • Manage the Quality Control Systems to ensure that customer quality requirements are achieved including effective quality control of suppliers
  • Develop key Quality Metrics and Trends which drive a robust programme of improvements
  • Monitor production activities across the site, and occasionally our off site works, to minimise defective work and promote a right first time approach
  • To benchmark our approach to Quality and Quality performance against appropriate organisations
  • To interface with 2nd & 3rd Party Auditors and Internal and External Customers in relation to quality matters
  • To review existing processes, practices and techniques and implement industry best practice
  • Setting up and maintaining controls and documentation procedures

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Relevant Lead Auditor Qualification – Essential
  • Competent in Material Sciences to Degree Level or equivalent – Desirable
  • Proficient Use of Microsoft Packages – Essential
  • An appreciation of health, safety and environmental issues in an engineering business. Problem Solving & Continual Improvement Techniques – 5S, 8D, 5Why’s or Isikawa. Detailed knowledge of Quality techniques, processes, standards, inspection and NDE techniques – Essential
  • Understanding of Nuclear Industry specifications and Requirements – Desirable
  • Experience in supplying technical materials expertise required by an engineering business – Desirable
  • Health and Safety IOSH Managing Safely – Desirable
  • Membership Member of Relevant Professional Institute – Desirable

 

 

EC&I Design Engineer

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

  • Provide support to EC&I project estimates, specifications, layouts and other tender documents in adequate detail and good order to enable project tenders and sales submissions to be made to prospective customers and project variation proposals to be made to existing customers
  • Produce the suite of EC&I design and manufacturing deliverables to process plant projects across a range of highly regulated industries to ensure functionality and safety
  • Provide design and manufacturing support to the business, department and the project team to deliver projects on time in full within the budget
  • To deliver work in accordance with business quality systems and to monitor, forecast and control their aspects of a project
  • To ensure that the design & project output can be manufactured / realised economically (value engineered) and installed, used & maintained safely in accordance with the legislative requirements appertaining to the project and to ensure the customer’s requirements are satisfied
  • To officially liaise/enquire to, and meet with prospective suppliers of goods and services, evaluation of offers, provision of purchase specifications and completion of a Bill of Materials to satisfy the technical, requirements of the project
  • To set up, control and be responsible for the safe, efficient and timely execution and commissioning of plant and equipment both within workshop and at customers site. This is to include FAT (Factory Acceptance Test), SAT (Site Acceptance Test) and incorporation of as built modifications within the final project document packages
  • To work individually or as part of a larger bid / project team, which may be led by either an equivalent, Lead Engineer, Project Engineer or Bid Manager
  • To support and undertake activities to maintain site electrical infrastructure as instructed and requested by the department manager
  • To positively undertake continuous self – development to improve the success of the whole team

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in developing the following: Functional Design Specs, Control Philosophies, Single Line Diagrams, Cable calculations, FAT/SAT documentations, Specifications, Operation & Maintenance, Manuals/Procedures
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office with good knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
  • Knowledge and experience of developing & troubleshooting of PLC (i.e. Siemens, Allen-Bradley), HMI, Drive programme
  • Knowledge and experience of designing and commissioning of MCC, Control panel and instrumentation
  • Knowledge of current UK Technical standards/publications and legislation requirements

 

 

Welding Technician

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

The position exists to provide the necessary detailed technical welding knowledge required to support the TSP business on a day-to-day basis.  Working as part of a team, the jobholder should be technically capable of determining welder approval and procedure qualification test requirements and taking testing through to completion. Maintaining the welder qualification register and welder audits in accordance with ISO 3834-2 are also included with the role.

 

Qualifications and Skills

The jobholder should be educated to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Welding and Fabrication, or may  have a degree in Metallurgy / Material Science, or a background in an engineering or science based discipline, or perhaps CSWIP 3.1 and possess:

  • Experience of steel and other material fabrication
  • An understanding of weld procedures, welder approval testing and weld procedure qualification
  • A detailed knowledge of relevant workshops fabrication and welding processes
  • The ability to identify the origin and cause of fabrication and welding defects
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Self motivated with a willingness to work towards European Welding Engineer status

 

Project Buyer

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview

The purpose of this role is to source, as required, all items required by the Project team within the business, in accordance with procedures, and to best possible commercial terms.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Negotiate agreements for the supply of goods and services to meet project requirements at optimum costs.
  • Work with Material Control on negotiations for annual contracts for specified goods and services to provide project engineers with call off facilities that meet their needs cost effectively
  • Source items as necessary to ensure that all relevant items/services are available to deliver all projects on time, and at minimum cost.
  • Identify new and alternative sources of supply to avoid over dependence on too few suppliers and maintain market competitiveness.
  • Support the monitoring of supplier performance to ensure that they confirm to the conditions of contract and that they remain as viable businesses capable of meeting the company’s needs.
  • Initiate and negotiate annual contracts for specified goods and services to provide project engineers with call off facilities that meet their needs cost effectively.
  • Liaise with Project Engineers, Stores, and Operational personnel to gain a full understanding of their needs and brief them on improved sources of supply.
  • A good understanding of the Quality Grading approach for each specific customer as this drives the documentation requirements
  • Take ownership of material from PO placement to it being QA/QC’d on TSP site (including pro-active expediting throughout)

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in a buyer role is essential (preferably in Engineering)
  • CIPS qualified – desirable and willing to work towards
  • A good commercial and contract knowledge including the ability to flow down terms and conditions from our customer.
  • Ability to Chair meetings for Project Requirement with Suppliers, arranging meetings and follow up actions
  • Good organisation skills, good attention to detail when reviewing and analysing material requirements and costs
  • Ability to meet deadlines and competing priorities set out by Projects to ensure Production Schedules can be met
  • Ability to adapt to using new systems and processes to meet business needs
  • Good communication skills

 

Industrial Engineer / NC Planner

 

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

35 holidays (inc BH) per annum

Competitive salary

Pension 6% ER and EE

 

Overview:

  • To provide technical information/documentation for computer numerical control machine tools, in order to achieve the most efficient manufacturing method using all available resources.
  • To be responsible for the specification and standardisation of all shop equipment.
  • To manage the department to ensure manufacturing standards are adhered to.

 

Key Accountability’s

  • Interpret complicated mechanical engineering documentation and using a “value engineering” technique convert, compile and develop computer numerical control information using Vero VISI – CAM software, along with machine tool set-up sheets and tooling lists.  This information is then directed to any of 19 varied machine tool centres enabling manufacture of components to customer specification.
  • Develop and implement programming methods and instruct other personnel as to their use, in order to increase department efficiency.
  • Control documentation within the department to ensure working practices conform to internationally accepted externally audited standards e.g. (BSEN ISO 9001).
  • Recommend, approve and control all aspects of tooling to be used on all machines within the business by specifying and standardising the brand names and types of tooling to be used.
  • Provide detailed tooling packages as dictated by contractual requirements and where nonstandard tooling is required and be within monetary budgets.
  • Collate and present detailed information and prepare relevant documentation in order for it to be submitted for special expenditure approval.
  • To liase and support craft machine tool operators, monitoring and improving the manufacturing method during and after normal working hours.

 

Qualification and Skills

  • Ideally will have a Machining background with a knowledge of fitting. (desirable)
  • Manufacturing expertise in Machining (although a broad engineering background including fitting and/or welding and fabrication knowledge is also advantageous)
  • Experience of carbon, stainless and non-ferrous material manufacturing methods in assembly and/or machining, welding and fabrication.
  • Computer literate being proficient in the use of Microsoft computer packages is essential, and 2D and/or 3D CAD knowledge is an advantage.
  • Qualified to minimum HNC in mechanical engineering and willing to work toward further academic qualifications.

 

 

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 hr.inbox@tsp-engineering.co.uk . 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
Workington
Cumbria, CA14 3YX

Tel: (01900) 68000
Email: tsp@tsp-engineering.co.uk