Life at Turmec

A world without landfill! Turmec is determined to lead the way in reducing waste diversion from landfills. If you feel like you also want to be part of this……

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Our Vision

A world without landfill! Turmec. By executing this vision through all levels of our organisation, we are recognised as the market leader in recycling solutions in the world.

If you feel like you also want to be part of this… check our careers’ opportunities below and send your CV to with the position you are applying for in the subject.

Job Opening: Electrical Project Manager

The electrical project manager will be responsible for overseeing the design, installation, and delivery of electrical control systems on turnkey recycling plants.

Day-to-day will include draw up schedules, allocate time, resource and budget as well as manage staff / sub contractors to ensure work is completed on time, to a high standard

Job Description

  • Lead projects from concept stage to completion (element of projects i.e., HV, LV, distribution & Automation) in compliance with local regulations ensuring all building and electrical design standards and regulations are adhered to.
  • Defining the technical requirements of a project 
  • Creating Technical tender packs to allow the company to obtain competitive tenders from sub contractors
  • Developing step-by-step project plans, outlining timescales, costs and resources needed to design and deliver an electrical scope of individual projects. 
  • Work closely with clients and project engineers to define project requirements and develop technical solutions
  • Ensure each project follows strict health and safety guidelines  
  • Develop electrical design standards within the organisation
  • Developing a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Negotiating with designers, engineers, contractors, and suppliers 
  • Liaising with staff and other departments at every level 
  • Attending company & client meetings, sharing regular progress reports with the client and management 
  • Overseeing several projects at the same time 
  • Ensuring each stage of the project happens on time, on budget and to a high standard 
  • Prepare tender, construction and as-built design drawings using “AutoCAD”
  • Resolving any issues or delays 
  • Creation of installed drawings and O&M Manuals
  • Working onsite when required particularly during commissioning of projects


  • 3rd level qualification in electrical engineering / building services engineering
  • 5 to 6 years design experience specific to plant automation environment
  • Some experience of working on waste plant sites desirable but not required
  • Site Supervision/Management/Project Management experience of projects
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to focus and prioritise tasks
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Good communicator – both internal and external
  • Knowledge of ETCI, CIBSE, IEC, BS, IS, EN, AS/NZS, UL and CSA standards.

Job Opening: Design Engineer

We are looking for a Design Engineer to support the design requirements of our engineering team providing high quality solutions within the engineering and recycling industries. The successful candidate will be motivated, driven and be capable of working effectively in a pressured and fast paced team environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design plans in coordination with clients’ needs and specifications
  • Translating concept designs from sales drawings into drawings suitable for manufacture
  • Design large components and assemblies using CREO
  • Design of material handling equipment such as conveyors
  • Design of structural support work
  • Design review process, product integrations, product and process value engineering
  • Managing various engineering projects in terms of specifications, planning, deployment and close out
  • Customer interaction, supply chain & production system design
  • Conduct detailed models and 3d drawings

Key Attributes

  • Relevant third level qualification/Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • CREO/Solidworks experience desirable
  • AutoCAD an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-Starter, work under your own initiative whilst also working as part of a team is essential to this role
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Must be flexible
  • Strong intellectual, analytical and thinking skills
  • Contact

Job Opening: Technical Sales Executive

Turmec is currently looking for a motivated Junior Sales Executive to join our expanding team . This is a great opportunity for an individual who is eager to develop their career within an energised and dynamic sales team

As a junior member of our sales team, reporting directly to the Sales Manager, the successful candidate will provide backup to our sales team whilst building an in depth knowledge of the products and services that Turmec offer. Once this knowledge base has been established, the position will transition into a sales executive role and will engage with existing and new clients, building strong relationships, serving our clients’ needs and seeking new sales opportunities.

The successful candidate will have at least 2-3 years sales/office experience within a comparable fast-paced industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of tenders, proposals & pricing
  • Contacting suppliers and handling RFQ’s (request for quotations) with each supplier on multiple tenders
  • Managing day-to-day requirements and project management of assigned tasks
  • Maintain and develop strong client relationships, understanding clients’ needs and requirements
  • Regularly keeping in contact with clients by telephone, e-mail and personal contact as required to build/retain relationships
  • Assist in the delivery of client projects, liaising between clients and internal teams to meet project deadlines
  • Maintain and develop strong relationships within the Company’s departments
  • Target management – responsible for ensuring targets and KPIs are being met
  • Attend briefing meetings, upsell & cross sell, supply client solutions, negotiate on pricing and lead-times
  • Supporting overall sales and marketing team which may involve specific projects, e.g. new product development/supplying sales case studies or working on sales development or retention initiatives
  • Tracking and reporting all activities in a regular and consistent manner – e.g. use of Excel reports and CRM system

Key Skills & Requirements 

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a sales or office related role
  • An interest and/or background in engineering – mechanical or electrical an advantage
  • Proven record of delivering targets
  • Excellent client service/account management skills, capable of solution selling to senior level Marketing and Procurement executives.
  • A self-starter & proactive individual who wants to progress their career in sales
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office products
  • Use of AutoCAD & 3D drawing packages, and ability to read technical drawings an advantage
  • Full clean drivers’ licence.
  • Travel will be required
  • Full-time, Permanent – Contact
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

        Job Opening: Cad Technician

        We require an experienced CAD Technician to support the design requirements of our sales team. The successful candidate will be motivated, driven and be capable of working effectively in a pressured and fast paced team environment.

        Main Responsibilities and Duties

        • Work with our sales team in the generation of 2D & 3D designs of new equipment
        • Ensure that drawings and designs meet client standards
        • Liaise with the sales team and technology providers in the development of design drawings
        • Ability to work on own initiative and provide innovative solutions to design issues

        Key Attributes

        • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a CAD Technician, preferably in a relevant mechanical design field
        • Proficiency in the generation of 2D and 3D drawings using 3Ds MAX & AutoCAD or equivalent
        • Strong IT skills
        • Excellent attention to detail and ability to solve problems and co-ordination issues
        • Good presentation skills
        • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively as part of a team.
        • Ability to prioritise and plan workload efficiently and work without the need for excessive supervision
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        Job Opening: Production Co-Ordinator

        We seek a talented production office co-ordinator who will be responsible for various crucial, time-sensitive tasks in the pre-production, production and postproduction stages. We’re a very hard-working, driven team and keen to find someone with great organisational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication is a key as well as passion for production. Previous experience strongly preferred.

        Job Description

        Document Management

        Issue updated drawings to the production team

        Assign drawings to cut list

        Drawing handover to the manufacturing floor

        Ensure all projects folders (drawings, emails, etc.) are maintained and updated

        Produce miscellaneous documents for manufacturing supervisors (on request)

        Produce various documents and reports for the Production Manager


        Print labels for parts in the spray shop

        Print drawings and labels for outsourced items arrival

        Liaise with all departments to identify missing items

        Occasionally identify missing items on site and take appropriate actions

        Work Scheduling and Data Collection

        Work in conjunction with the operations team to create an optimal work schedule for the manufacturing floor

        Ensure the Production Manager is updated with work projections

        Identify “bottle necks” and inform the Production Manager and Operation’s Director when they may occur

        Maintain and keep up to date production meeting minutes, including information received from projects and production

        Liaise with the Operations Director and produce various graphs and reports weekly for presentation to Management & the Board of Directors

        Verify and calculate the assigned team job cards for job costing reports


        Previous experience required

        Microsoft Office including Project and PowerPoint

        Knowledge of E-Drawings Viewer

        Ability to work well under pressure

        Ability to focus and prioritise tasks

        Strong organisational and planning skills

        Good communicator – both internal and external