Job Vacancies

If you would like to work with us, we'd love to hear from you. Our current vacancies are listed below. To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter stating the role you are applying for.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Following restructures to the Engineering Team the leadership and working patterns have altered to support the engagement of the wider team.

We are offering the opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team of dedicated Engineers in maintaining our paper machines and auxiliary processes onsite, to maximise efficiencies safely, 24 hours per day. The successful applicant is to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar environment. They will join a team working an 8-week, day based cycle, involving some weekend coverage with 6 rostered weeks off per year plus 12 days floating holidays and voluntary on call rota responsibility and opportunity of overtime.

Engineering within paper mills offers a very diverse and interesting scope of daily work, and we are looking for an individual with the enthusiasm and technical ability to further strengthen our team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

• General mill-wide maintenance work on paper machines and auxiliary plant either as part of a team or on an individual basis.
• Bench work including repairs to equipment, fabrications, welding, hydraulics, pneumatics etc.
• Use of machinery in the Engineering Workshops.
• Call out duties.
• Fault finding work on pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
• Boiler house and steam system maintenance.

Experience, Qualities and Qualifications:

• NVQ Level 3 (or equiv.) in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
• Recognised apprenticeship (preferred)
• Min. of 3 years’ work experience as a Technician or Fitter (Essential)
• The above gained in an industrial environment (Desirable)
• Paper mill experience (Desirable)

Working Pattern:

• Rostered day pattern (including weekends) – This has changed from previous iterations and example can be provided upon request.
• To be part of an out of hours on-call rota (voluntary)

Submit your application via the Apply button below.

Why join the team

  • Global team of dedicated, passionate people
  • Agile and future-focussed
  • Over 50 years of industry experience
  • Innovative research and development
  • Manufacturing excellence
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression


  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension (6-8% employer contribution)
  • 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Health cash plan
  • Annual bonus
  • Optional hybrid working for office-based roles

Get in touch

If you are passionate about working for Pelta and don’t see a suitable career opportunity, please send us your CV for future consideration, mentioning the type of opportunity you would like. We’ll be back in touch if something arises and will hold onto your details for 6 months.