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CNC Lathe Operator
Ipswich £10.97 p/h (Plus shift allowance)

CNC Lathe Operators required for ongoing temporary position at Ipswich based engineering company. The successful candidate will be will be responsible for machining various parts/sections to ensure continuous work flow through production. Previous CNC lathe operating experience required with a good understanding of the machine shop process including quality, Health and Safety and maintenance of equipment. Hours are Week 1: Mon – Thurs: 6am – 2pm, Fri: 6am – 11.30am rotating with Week 2: Mon – Thurs: 2pm – 10pm, Fri: 11.30am –5pm. Pay £10.97p/h plus shift allowance (equates to £12.56 p/h).

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Machine Operator (Shifts)
Manningtree £9.56 p/h

Machine Operator (Shifts) required for immediate start at manufacturing company in Manningtree. The successful candidate will be operating rotary assembly machine, inputting materials, machine minding and carrying out quality control checks, full training given. There will be the chance for progression and learning other areas of the manufacturing. Ideal candidate will have some experience of working in a manufacturing environment, operating machinery and be flexible with working hours. Hours will be 6am – 2pm rotating with 2pm-10pm, Monday to Friday. Starting pay of £9.56 per hour. Good opportunity to work in a clean, friendly environment.

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Stores Person
Ipswich £9.59 p/h

Stores Person required for ongoing contract at busy engineering company based in Ipswich (IP3). Duties will include picking parts from within the stores, wrapping parts, packing items and filling in paperwork ready for dispatch. The successful candidate will ideally have some basic stores experience, the ability to work quickly and efficiently and good attention to detail. Working Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. Pay rate £9.59p/h increasing to £10.11p/h after 6 months.

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Electronics Assembler/Wire Person
Ipswich £18,525 p/a

An opportunity has arisen to join a small friendly electronics company based on the outskirts of Ipswich town centre. The main duties and responsibilities will include: - · Through-the hole PCB assembly · PCB Test and calibration · Hand soldering · Wiring · Crimping · Final Product assembly · Checking products for quality · Follow and adhere to work instructions and procedures The successful candidate will have experience in the assembly of electronics and wiring, have a good eye for detail, quality focused and results orientated and be used to working in a team. Hours are Monday to Friday 37.5 hour week (or part time hours could be agreed). Salary £18,525 per annum

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Machine Setter/Operator (Shifts)
Outskirts of Ipswich £21k

Machine Setter/Operator (shifts) required for expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich. 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 based on a rotating 3 shift pattern, 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm/10pm – 6am, Monday to Friday. Starting rate c£21K plus night bonus of £30 per night worked, free onsite parking, subsided canteen and once permanent addition benefits include Death in Service. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Packer (3 shifts)
East side of Ipswich £8.91 p/hr

Packers required for expanding manufacturing facility based on the east side of Ipswich. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic company. Successful candidates will be packing/checking/counting and recording data, labelling and boxing products. Candidates will, ideally have previous packing experience, be flexible and able to use your own initiative and work well within a team. This role is on a rotating 3 week shift pattern, 6am-2pm and 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am, Monday to Friday. Paying £8.91 increasing after 12 weeks worked, plus additional night shift bonus of £30 per night. Own transport is essential due to location.

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Assembly Operatives
East Ipswich £9.03 p/h

Assembly Operative required for ongoing contract at busy engineering company based in Ipswich. Duties will include working from engineering drawing to cut, measure and assemble components in a fast paced engineering workshop environment. The successful candidate will ideally have some basic engineering experience, the ability to read engineering drawings and use measuring equipment along with good attention to detail. Working Monday to Friday, 6am – 2pm 40 hours per week with the potential for long term or permanent work for the right applicant. Starting at £9.03 p/h.

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Temporary Shift Operator
Stowmarket £11.95 p/h

Temporary Shift Operator required for an ongoing temporary position at a well-regarded, established company in Stowmarket. The successful candidate will be operating plant and equipment within an intake of raw materials and processing the finished product ready for dispatch and partaking in clean down of machinery at the end of each shift. This will be working in a dirty and dusty environment. Candidates must have worked in a processing / manufacturing environment before, be self-motivated and enthuastic to learn this new role. Candidates must be able to work 12 hour day and night shifts, over a 7 days period on a 4 week rotating shift pattern. Starting at £11.95 per hour. Immediate start for the right applicant.

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I2676
Ipswich, Suffolk c£23k

Tester required for expanding manufacturing/engineering company based on Nacton Road, Ipswich. Based in the test area of this manufacturing company you will be carrying out leak and strength pressure tests, Uploading programmes into the controller and setting parameters into the controllers, checking control panels and carry out repair and retest. Ideal candidate will have an electrical/test background, able to read engineering drawings and wiring schematics. Electrical qualification as advantage. Paying around c£23K Hours 6am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. Excellent opportunity to progress in a growing manufacture.

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I2675
Engineering Team Leader c£23k

Engineering Team Leader required for expanding manufacturing/engineering company based in Ipswich. Main duties will include providing encouragement to team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks. This will also include:- • Track and report the status of all projects or action plans assigned by the leadership team • Assist management with the hiring process and new team member training • Answer team member questions, helps with team member problems, and oversees team member work for quality • Communicates deadlines and production/site goals to team members • Conducts team meetings to update members on best practices and continuing expectations • Understand and share reports about team performance, mission-related objectives, and deadlines • Create detailed training programmes for all team members that will be transmitted to the shop floor in order to produce high quality product within key metrics of quality, cost and delivery • Develop plans for the department and communicate any support required to ensure successful delivery • Monitor and improve work cell performance by introducing process plan's and SOP's which look to achieve increased output • Lead and develop continuous improvement activities across your area such as Kaizen, 5s and value stream mapping events which focus on Quality, Cost and Delivery • To champion health and safety initiatives, driving towards a zero-incident work environment Ideal candidate will have an engineering related background, with some experience of supervising / team leading, knowledge or experience of continuous improvement techniques, along with strong oral and written skills. Good motivational skills, able to work under pressure and have a hands-on approach and proactive. Paying around c£23K, Hours 6am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. Excellent opportunity to progress in a growing manufacturer

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Fitter
Nr Stowmarket c£30K

Fitters required for expanding Suffolk based engineering company, who specialise in the assembly of large portable plant and equipment. The successful Fitters will be joining a small friendly team to carry out the on-time assembly, testing and be part of the continuous improvement process of our world class equipment. Main duties will include: • Mounting engines, gearboxes and associated equipment onto baseframes or skids • Mounting control panels, wiring looms and telemetry systems • Assembling canopy bodies and panels • Installing exhaust systems, shutdown safety valves and spark arrestors in the canopies • Testing and pre delivery inspections • Use of hoists cranes and forklifts (training to be provided by the company). Ideal candidate will have OND/HND in Production or be time served apprentice in engineering (or equivalent) or have proven work history within a similar environment, be self-motivated, committed and able to work on own initiative and in a team environment. Competitive basic salary between £25K-£30K (depending on experience) plus bonus and O/T, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and pension scheme. Parking on site. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding business and grow with it.

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Trainee Welders
Hadleigh, Suffolk £10.00 - £12.00p/h

Trainee Welders required for permanent role at Hadleigh based company. This excellent opportunity is open to applicants who have some previous engineering or manufacturing experience and a technical aptitude. Working on a day shift, Monday to Friday (8am – 4.30pm) the successful candidates will be working in a busy heavy engineering environment operating machinery, preparing and finishing metal and ultimately learning to TIG weld. £10.00 - £12.00p/h according to previous experience. Fantastic opportunity to join a respected and reputable company and to gain training in a profitable in demand trade.

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Engineering Operatives (Late shift)
Hadleigh, Suffolk £9.25 p/h

Engineering Operatives (Late shift) required for temporary position (which may lead to permanent) at Hadleigh based manufacturing company. Working as part of a dedicated team the successful candidates will be preparing metals items for spray painting, sand blasting, hand buffing. This is a noisy, dirty and heavy engineering environment and will best suit someone who has experience of working in a similar type of environment. Hours 1.30pm – 10.00pm, Monday to Friday. Good opportunity for permanent employment for candidates who perform well.

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Factory Coordinator
Ipswich £28K

Factory Coordinator required for Ipswich based manufacturer. The successful Factory Coordinator will be supporting the Production Team Leaders/Supervisors to provide information and enhance communication between the Planning and Production element of the Factory. The scope shall include shift-to-shift allocation of resource and direct supervision of factory personnel. Working towards mid-longer term capacity planning to include capacity modelling and Time Studies. Main Duties • Direct staff and report or deal with performance and behavioural issues as they arise. • Support the existing Team Leaders / Supervisors in encouraging operators to run machines at their optimum performance. • Take an active role in shift and material planning. • Report slippage and provide reasons for delays and initiate improvement activities to ensure the situation is not repeated. • Plan and organise training of any new processes, procedures or techniques relevant or required for new products. • Liaise with Materials Supervisor / Team Leader to ensure enough material is available for the shifts. • Ensure succession by selecting and developing an individual/s to deputise at times of absence • Ensure Operators follow work instructions and Product Specifications. Ensure jobs are being run using the optimum set up needed to ensure efficient running and quality product. Ensure sufficient materials have been issued. • Carry out new starter H&S inductions. Health & Safety • Maintain compliance with Health & Safety procedures and Safe Systems of work. • Promote health and safety awareness to all staff. • Promote safe Manual Handling techniques and use of lifting aids. • Ensure all guards are fitted to machinery, either during patrols or the sign off procedure. Report problems to the Factory Manager. • Ensure Operators have received appropriate Health & Safety and Machine Training for the machines being operated/tasks performed. In addition to the above carry out any duties deemed necessary to ensure the efficient and safe running of production shift. Ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role within a Manufacturing Environment, have good standard of numeracy & literacy and IT literate including spreadsheets, reports. A formal qualification in management would be an advantage. Ideal Candidate will also have the following skills/aptitudes • Be a keen problem solver with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. • Have excellent organisational skills. • Be able to plan and prioritise. • Good communications skills at all levels • Excellent time management. • Be able to motivate and develop employees and should have had extensive experience in dealing with day-to-day first level personnel issues and giving direction on acceptable behaviours and enforcing company policies. • Ability to quickly learn the processes and procedures of the company. • Proven experience of working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi task. • Excellent Attitude/Disposition Hours 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £28K, free onsite parking, subsided canteen and once permanent addition benefits include Death in Service. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Manufacturing Shift Operator
Stowmarket £22,000 - £27,500 p/a

Manufacturing Shift Operator required for a permanent role at a well-regarded, established company in Stowmarket. The successful candidate will be operating computerised processing equipment, production and bagging equipment, running quality checks and maintaining records, partaking in clean down of machinery and any other duties as required. Candidates must have worked in a production environment before, be computer literate and be able to operate large scale computerised manufacturing equipment. Candidates must be able to work 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am shifts on a 7 day shift pattern and will need their own transport. Starting salary of c£22K which could rise to c£27½K after successful training period.

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Trainee Applications /Proposals Engineer
Nr Bury St Edmunds £24-30K

Trainee Applications / Proposals Engineer required for exciting opportunity with international engineering machinery manufacturing company near Bury St Edmunds. The successful candidate will learn how to gather technical information such as pricing to help compile proposals (ranging from 1 off custom projects up to long term tender projects) and will support the UK & International sales teams with quotes & bids. This varied role will also involve providing customer support with products in the field, spares enquiries and training. Ultimately the Trainee Applications/Proposals Engineer will become the first point of contact for the sales team for technical advice & support and in time could progress into other areas of the business such as sales or engineering. Applicants must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline with ideally at least 1-2 years (or placement) industry experience. Strong interpersonal skills are essential as are excellent IT skills. This is an excellent opportunity which offers the chance to travel within the UK and internationally and will suit someone who is looking for an engineering role which is customer facing and has more of a commercial focus. Salary according to qualifications/experience. Excellent benefits.

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Quality Inspector (Engineering)
Ipswich £13 - £15 p/h

Quality Inspector required for temporary contract at large engineering company based in Ipswich. Working within the quality department the successful candidate will be ensuring that products meet quality standards. He or she will be interpreting engineering drawings to ensure that that customer specifications are being met and company quality standards are followed. If you have previous experience of quality inspection in the engineering industry please get in touch. Hours: 7.15am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday 3-month contract with the potential for extension. Hourly rate dependent on experience.

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TIG Welders
Hadleigh £12.00 p/h

TIG Welders required for established and prestigious family run company based in Hadleigh. This varied permanent role will involve working on handcrafted products and TIG welding to a high standard with very neat welds 1-6mm thickness. Duties will also involve powder coating and working with a variety of machinery. Previous TIG welding experience essential and the ability to read basic engineering drawings required. The successful candidate will also be a team player who is willing to undertake a range of tasks and learn new skills. Pleasant and friendly working environment. Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm. £12.00p/h.

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Technical Sales Manager
Ipswich £40 - £50K p/a

Technical Sales Manager required for internationally recognised leading engineering company based near Ipswich. Specialising in bespoke power generation and providing high-quality products throughout the world to a wide range of clients this company can offer a varied, technically challenging and rewarding environment in which to work. Responsibilities will include: • Identifying prospects, researching and analysing sales options • Establishing contact with prospects and develop relationships • Translating customers ideas into tangible solutions • Attending meetings within the UK and overseas • Generating and providing quotations • Collaborating with the Engineering Design Team, Production and Test to ensure the correct technical outcomes for the client Applicants must have: • Proven business development experience of the Marine and/or Industrial power generation market • A tenacious drive to generate new business • The ability to work independently to meet targets • Technical Knowledge • The ability to communicate in a confident, professional, and technical manner across all levels of the business • Exceptional organisational and presentation skills • IT literacy - Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint • A full clean UK driving licence Salary is negotiable depending upon experience. 25 days holiday plus BH. Company pension, Death in Service Benefit, free parking.

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Business Development Manager (Technical)
Ipswich £40-£50K

Business Development Manager required for internationally recognised leading engineering company based near Ipswich. Specialising in bespoke power generation and providing high-quality products throughout the world. to a wide range of clients this company can offer a varied, technically challenging and rewarding environment in which to work. Responsibilities will include: • Qualifying and scoping new opportunities in new and emerging markets • Identifying prospects, researching and analysing sales options • Attending networking events • Establishing contact with prospects and develop relationships • Translating customers ideas into tangible solutions • Attending meetings within the UK and overseas • Generating and providing quotations • Collaborating with the Engineering Design Team, Production and Test to ensure the correct technical outcomes for the client Applicants must have: • Proven business development experience of the Marine and/or Industrial power generation market • A tenacious drive to generate new business • The ability to work independently to meet targets • Technical Knowledge • The ability to communicate in a confident, professional, and technical manner across all levels of the business • Exceptional organisational and presentation skills • IT literacy - Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint • A full clean UK driving licence Salary is negotiable depending upon experience. 25 days holiday plus BH. Company pension, Death in Service Benefit, free parking.

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Technical Sales Engineer
Ipswich £25K - £30K

Technical Sales Engineer required for established engineering company in Ipswich. Working as part of a dedicated team the successful candidate provide technical support for existing mechanical/electrical products and duties will include responding to customer enquiries, providing cost estimates and technical quotations, developing new business opportunities, assisting with the preparation of production and maintenance manuals and providing customer training. Applicants must be educated to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ experience in an engineering technical/sales role. The ability to communicate technical issues clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing is essential as is familiarity with working within ISO9001 QA controlled procedures. This is an excellent opportunity to play a part in this respected company’s continued success and to work with a wide variety of products covering many industry sectors. Salary up to £30K depending on experience and qualifications.

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Production Operatives
Ipswich £8.97 p/h

Production Operatives required for fantastic new and modern engineering/assembly facility based in the Ransomes area. Working for a thriving international organisation the successful candidates will be trained to assemble mechanical/electrical products and to follow drawings. Other duties could include wiring and cutting and bending copper pipe (training given). Good attention to detail is required along with the ability to follow instructions and use hand tools. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding organisation where progression is possible. Positions are temporary initially but will lead to permanent roles for the right candidates. Hours 6am-2pm (40 hours paid per week), Monday to Friday. Excellent modern facilities available and fantastic working environment. Starting rate £8.97p/h.

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Manual Machinist
Ipswich c£24K

Manual Machinist required for permanent role at established engineering company based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Duties will involve setting and operating manual milling and turning machinery to assist in the production of specialist machinery. The successful candidate will have worked in a machine shop previously, ideally hold a recognised engineering qualification and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of processes within a small production environment. Salary c£23K depending on experience.

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