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Bendi / Flexi Forklift Driver
East Ipswich £8.75 p/h

Flexi/Bendi Forklift driver required for temp to perm role with Ipswich based company. Duties will involve movement of stock, picking and packing, loading and unloading plus any other general warehouse duties as required. Candidates MUST have a valid Bendi/Flexi Fork Lift Truck licence and experience in a similar role. Hours are Monday to Friday, 2pm – 10pm, or 3pm – 11pm. This position is due to go permanent after initial trial period.

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Trainee Technical Sales Engineer
Needham Market £15,000 - £18,000 p/a

Trainee Technical Sales Engineer required for engineering company based near Needham Market. Full training given although applicants must have good electrical knowledge or an electrical qualification. This excellent opportunity will allow the successful candidate to acquire and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the company’s industry, sound technical expertise and the ability to produce comprehensive technical specification and quotations. Training consists of familiarisation with all aspects of the business and first hand observation and experience in the different departments within the company. The role will include: • Providing technical quotes/advice to clients • Preparing detailed cost sheets • Ascertaining clients’ requirements • Accurately describing product features and benefits to clients • Reading and reviewing performance specifications and documentation • Ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction • Nationwide travel Applicants must have: • Strong electrical knowledge or electrical qualification • Full clean driving licence and access to own transport • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook • A basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices • Good communication and interpersonal skills This fantastic opportunity will allow the successful candidate to build on electrical training/knowledge and offers the chance to enter the field of technical sales. Salary between £15 – 18K per annum.

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Process Operator (Shifts)
Stowmarket £10.67 p/h

Process Operator (Shifts) required for a temporary role at a prestigious, well regarded company in Stowmarket. The successful candidate will be operating production, bagging product and partaking in clean down of machinery. Daily duties will involve taking samples of product, recording details on paperwork and replenishing stocks of packaging. Candidates must have worked in a production environment before, be able to work 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am shifts on a 7 day shift pattern and will need their own transport. £10.67 p/h with overtime rates for Saturday and Sunday.

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Trainee Installations Engineer
Nr Needham Market £20K - £23K doe

Trainee Installations Engineer required for interesting permanent role at specialist company based near Needham Market. The successful candidate for this unusual role will be assisting skilled engineers on site with the installation of equipment and will involve using hand tools, working from drawings, general fetching and carrying and working at height. Extensive training will be ongoing to enable the successful applicant to progress to the level of skilled engineer and salary will increase accordingly. This role does require early starts and daily travel with a team in a company vehicle. Previous experience of site work and an understanding of engineering essential, ideally with the ability to read technical drawings. CSCS card preferred although not essential as this can be arranged. Full clean driving licence required. This is an excellent opportunity to be trained in a specialist field and will suit a candidate who wants to development and progression.

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Trainee Wire Person
Ipswich c£8.25 p/h

Trainee Wire Person required for company based on Ransomes Industrial Estate, Ipswich. The successful candidate will be learning all aspects involved in preparing wires and wiring up complex control panels for sub-contract work for various industries. This will also include reading engineering drawings and wiring schematics. On-job training will be ongoing to enable the successful applicant to be capable of working on own initiative. Some previous electrical experience or basic electrical qualifications an advantage.

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CNC Turner (Programming & Operating)
Ipswich (Martlesham area) £12.00 - £15.00 p/h

CNC Turner (Programming & Operating) CNC Turner required to programme and operative CNC Turning machinery for local expanding engineering company. Ideal candidate will have experience of programming and operating Lathe/Turning machinery, using HAAS and Fanuc control systems. The Candidate: • Ideal candidate will be apprentice trained, time served machinist. • Must have experience in CNC Turning producing 1 offs and small batches • Have Programming knowledge and experience to edit and prove out programs. Experience in CAD/CAM advantageous. • Have experience in machining exotic materials, including Duplex, Super Duplex, Aluminium Bronze and others. • Able to work form detailed technical drawings, able to program set and operative. Hours are 8.30 – 4.30pm, Monday - Thursday, 8.30 – 4pm, Friday plus O/T. Excellent benefits including 25 days holiday. Salary dependant on experience £12p/h - £15.00 p/h.

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Machine Setter/Operator (shifts)
Ipswich £21,800

Expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich is seeking a Machine Setter/Operator. This is an exciting opportunity to further a career within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic technology. Based in a class 7 cleanroom facility, you will be running a range of complex machinery to deliver precision engineered components for customers. Candidates will, ideally have previous engineering or manufacturing experience, be flexible and able use their own initiative and interested in being part of a skilled manufacturing team. This is a temp to perm position, you will be initially training on day shift for 6-8 weeks (£7.96 p/h whilst training on days) then moving onto rotating 3 week shift pattern, 6am-2.15pm, 2pm-10.15pm and 10pm-6.15am, Monday to Friday plus one Saturday (6.00am-2.15pm) in every 3 weeks (Salary £21,800). Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Maintenance/Plant Electrician
Ipswich £14.50p/h

Maintenance/Plant Electrician required for workshop based role in Ipswich. In this varied role the successful candidate will be maintain the company’s plant and equipment and working on customer’s orders – dismantling and assembly of electrical parts. Duties will include: • Providing electrical maintenance cover and responding to emergency electrical repairs • Heavy equipment electrical installation and fault finding 24v/12v systems • Repairing new and used equipment • Installation of equipment (on company’s site) • PAT testing • Inspection of equipment prior to dispatch Applicants must have previous experience of working as a maintenance electrician with the ability to read and interpret electrical documents and drawings and experience of using electrical measurement tools. NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required, 17th/18th edition regs an advantage. Excellent opportunity to join well established, respected business.

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Mechanical Assembly Fitter
Ipswich £10-14p/h

Mechanical Assembly Fitter required for Ipswich based Engineering company. Duties will involve following engineering drawings to assemble large bespoke machinery in a workshop environment. Previous experience of mechanical assembly, motor mechanics or similar required, engineering qualifications an advantage. Salary dependent on experience. Hours 8am - 5pm with earlier finish on a Friday. Paying up to £14 p/h depending on experience. Possibility of overtime.

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Production Technician
Woodbridge £7.83 p/h

Production Technician required for local Woodbridge based manufacturing company. The role will involve assembling electronic PCB assemblies, hand surface mount pick and place and solder plus the opportunity to be trained on new automated machine. Ideal candidate will have some electronic component experience, able to solder and understand drawings/documentation and a good eye for detail. Excellent career opportunity with an innovative employer. Hours 8am – 4.45pm, Monday to Thursday, 8am – 1pm, Friday plus chance of overtime. £7.83 per with a chance of progression.

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Stores/Parts Person
Ipswich c£22K p/a

Stores / Parts Person required to manage stores in a small workshop based east Ipswich. The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely fulfilment of part requests and engineer replenishment, undertaking stock take, maintaining accurate records and recording parts. Ideal candidate will have worked in an engineering stores/parts environment, experience of inventory management and understanding of LEAN and 5S methodologies, along with good accuracy and attention to detail. Hours 7am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. This is an excellent opportunity to work for an established but dynamic, forward thinking company who are experiencing sustained growth. Salary c£22K p/a depending on experience.

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Chargehand / Fitter
Nr Stowmarket c£30K

Chargehand / Fitter required to supervise a small workshop team building and assembling diesel and electric plant and associated equipment. The successful candidate will organise and monitor the shop floor on a daily basis, liaise with planning to ensure builds are completed within the correct timescale, to budget and all the correct paperwork is completed. Along with being part of the team building the plant/equipment and prepare for final shipment to clients all over the UK and overseas. Ideal candidate will have previous knowledge and experience in a production and manufacturing environment ideally fitting mechanical and diesel equipment, some supervisory experience, a currently clean driving license, manual handling awareness and a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work flexibly to help colleagues. Hours 7.30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Salary c£30K.

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Project Coordinator/Manager
Ipswich £40 - £50K

Project Coordinator/Manager required to join the projects team at respected and well established engineering business based in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be managing specific projects from receipt of customer order to completion, delivery and invoicing for the product and ensuring the most professional level of service is provided. Responsibilities will include: • Collaborating with the sales team and customers to determine project specifications • Raising all associated documentation, from contract review, sales orders, works orders, purchasing, production instructions and invoicing • Determining needed resources with attention to budgetary limitations The ideal candidate will have: • Engineering degree/or similar qualifications • Previous successful experience in a project management capacity in an engineering or manufacturing environment • Excellent IT skills and understanding of ERP/MRP systems This is an excellent opportunity to join a company at an exciting time of development and growth and to play a part in improving the project management function of the business. Opportunities for progression and personal development for the right candidate. Salary based on experience plus performance incentive.

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Vehicle Technician
Woodbridge £30K

Vehicle Technician required for a well-established independent garage based in Woodbridge. Responsibilities include organising work load and diary alongside the garage reception, servicing, MOT repairs and general vehicle repairs such as brakes, cam belts, water pumps, welding, clutches and diagnostic testing. Applicants should hold an NVQ Level 3 or above and a full driving licence, be organised, conscientious, a good team player with a strong work ethic. MOT testing experience would be advantageous but not essential. This is a great opportunity to work for a small friendly company who have a loyal customer base. There is a good chance of progression within the company for the right candidate. Hours are 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.00am – 4.30pm on Friday. Paying a salary of up to £30k, depending on experience.

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Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester
Stowmarket c£29,000 p/a

Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester required for permanent position for a well-established company based in Stowmarket. This is an ideal opportunity for a vehicle technician who would like to be workshop based. The main duties will be to carry out the full range of inspection, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on all makes of vehicle and undertake MOT testing (Class IV). Applicants must hold an NVQ level 3 or equivalent and also have over 4 years’ experience in the industry. An MOT (IV) Testing certificate is advantageous but not essential. Candidates must be numerate and literate with good communication skills, be able to work well in a small team and on their own initiative. Hours are 8.00am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday and 8.00am - 1.30pm either every other Saturday or every third Saturday. Salary is c£29K including bonus.

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Service Engineer
Ipswich c£30 - £40K

Service Engineer required for interesting and varied role working for a production machine manufacturer who are based in Ipswich. The work will involve building/servicing/commissioning machinery nationally and internationally. Experience of working in a production machine service background required and good mechanical/electrical knowledge essential. Regular short spells of oversea travel will be required. Basic 40 hour week plus overtime with earnings of up to £40K expected.

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Design Engineer
Ipswich £25K - £30K

Design Engineer required for exciting opportunity at Ipswich based manufacturer. Working as part of a dedicated team of designers the successful candidate will be designing and modifying specialist equipment to customers’ specifications and within industry guidelines/standards. The role will involve creating CAD models and 2D detailed drawings, generating and maintaining Bills of Materials, performing engineering calculations, investigating modification requests, assisting with production problems and, in time, being responsible for whole projects. Applicants must have previous experience of CAD Design and will ideally be educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering. Modelling ability and CAD package knowledge also required along with a creative approach to problem solving, the ability to work under pressure and excellent communication and analytical skills. A full driving licence required as travel in the UK and overseas may be necessary. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving business working in an interesting field. Opportunities for growth and progression available.

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