We are going through a period of growth and have a number of opportunities across our sites in Newquay.

We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Engineer at our Manufacturing Plant in Newquay, Cornwall.


37.5 hours per week

7.45am – 4.15pm Monday to Friday

From £28,000 – £34,000 + bonus

(Depending on experience)

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will:

  • Provide preventative & reactive mechanical maintenance
  • Work with company CMMS
  • Maintain mechanical maintenance PM’s & schedule
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to ensure activities comply with relevant standards and legislation
  • Support Capital projects and installation work

You will have:

  • A safety-first attitude
  • A team-based approach
  • A continuous Improvement mindset
  • An effective communication style

Experience required:

  • Previous experience within a mechanical engineering role – mandatory
  • Experience in the FMCG/Manufacturing – mandatory
  • Formal mechanical engineering qualifications – mandatory (Minimum City & Guilds or equivalent)
  • Company Benefits:
    • 24 days holiday (increases with service) + public holidays
    • Parking on site
    • Company bonus scheme
    • Contributory pension
    • Life Insurance
    • Group Income Protection Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Sick pay

Holts have been around for over 100 years, and you don’t get to be as old as we are without having great people working with us. For over a century Holts has been making vehicles shine and perform to the best of their ability. And the approach is no different when it comes to our people.

We pride ourselves on developing and training our colleagues; promoting from within and giving you the tools to shine in your career. When working for Holts, you can be assured of a progressive, inclusive, and friendly working environment that welcomes all new members to the team.

This is alongside the opportunity to work within one of the most respected names in the automotive industry today, getting to grips with our four household names in Redex, Prestone, Simoniz, and Holts. As a member of the Holts team, you’ll be helping vehicle owners worldwide keep their vehicles functioning and looking their best.

We can’t wait to welcome you on board!

For more information about this role

If you’re looking for your next opportunity and a chance to progress and train further to a Snr Technician, and/or would like further information on this role, please contact Sarah Williams, HR Officer at or on 01637 870234.

To apply for this role, click the Apply Now button and send your CV via email to Sarah Williams