Mechanical Engineer

Overview Details Apply


Number of vacancies:

Company name:
Composite Integration Ltd

Company location:

Salary per week:
dependent upon candidate and apprenticeship rates.



Manage orders; review and print work orders, order parts, chase overdue parts, schedule work load to ensure completion dates meet customer  requirements.

Build standard and non-standard machines and equipment as required to a high standard

Ensure all builds are to the correct standard and built correctly meeting the set deadline.

 Complete tests of equipment as required ensuring equipment passes inspection, is safe and works correctly.

 Accurately complete all relevant documentation correctly for each machine making sure all necessary test information is captured.  Also ensuring parts used and time spent have been correctly recorded on MRP.


Support with the creation and design of solutions to engineering problems as required.

Support with customer understanding of any information given over the phone to help solve their problems.

Assist with any repairs and servicing of machinery on and off site.

Support with advising customers with any fault finding information and repair solutions.

Maintain a clear and clean working environment

Maintain the safety of yourself and others within the workshop. Ensuring safe working methods are used and that the correct PPE is also worn as appropriate for each task.


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. Your apprenticeship may consist of the following components; NVQ Diploma, Technical Cert, Functional Skills Maths and English, Employee Rights and Responsibilities, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. All components will be agreed upon before the start of the apprenticeship.

Qualities and skills:

Organised and methodical approach to completing work tasks and managing one’s own work load under pressure and to deadlines.

Demonstrable strong but calm independent analytical and problem solving abilities in challenging, stressful situations

Ability to prioritise tasks and processes

Ability to use ones owns initiative, self-motivated and a confident decision maker.

Demonstrable high level of attention to detail.

Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and clearly communicate technical information in person or over the phone.

Highly collaborative with the ability to work in small teams on multiple protects.

A strong desire for lifelong learning to continually broaden and improve personal capability.

Willingness to travel/work independently world-wide

Good mechanical manual handling skills

Ability to understand and interpret information and data for the proper performance of engineering projects.

Ability to complete paper work accurately, and understand  the importance of using document management systems

Good computer literacy skills, with the  ability to use engineering related software systems


Composite Integration are committed to life long development of its team.

Other info:

As a part of the application process, you may be required to undertake diagnostic assessments with City College Plymouth.

Please ensure that you check your emails for a City College Plymouth application form, this will need to be filled and returned for you to complete these assessments.

Until these assessments are complete your application will not be viewed by the company.