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Production Coordinator
Ipswich c£24K

Production Coordinator required for Ipswich based manufacturer. The successful Production Coordinator will be supporting the Production Manager and Production Planner with estimating, production planning and job costing. You will be producing production schedules using MRP systems and creating work lists. Along with creating estimates for new product lines, updating old estimates, reporting KPI’s – job costings, on time delivery, inventory levels etc, generate parts on system and cover for the production planner when necessary. Ideal candidate will have experience in a production planning environment, good numeracy & literacy skills, be confident on all IT packages including Excel, keen problem solver and the ability to work independently. Good opportunity for progression within an expanding employer.

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Quality Control Supervisor
East side of Ipswich c£20K

Quality Control Supervisor required for a permanent position at expanding manufacturing facility based on the east side of Ipswich. The purpose of this role is to promote ISO quality standards throughout the company, ensure products are manufactured within specification, ensure production staff are trained in Quality Procedures and ensure cleanroom remains compliant through a program of monitoring and testing. Applicants must have previous QC/QA experience within a scientific / manufacturing / cleanroom environment and have an understanding of ISO quality standards. A good understanding of QC procedures and the ability to work to documented procedures is also required. Experience / qualification in internal auditing would be an advantage. Basic hours of work are 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. The salary is c£20K, depending on experience. Own transport is required due to location.

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Service Manager (3 month contract)
Ipswich £19.45 p/h

Service Manager required for initial 3 month contract at Ipswich based organisation. The responsibilities of this varied role include: • Manage and coordinate the waste and cleansing operational teams to ensure continuity of service deliver and efficient working. • Implementation of legal and statutory requirement and review of policy, systems and objectives within specialist area, for the delivery of the services, including health and safety. • Manage and develop the trade waste business operations. Applicants must have previous managerial experience in a waste/cleansing or logistics field and be educated to HND/HNC/Degree or equivalent, have a proven success in establishing and developing environment policies along with managing Health and Safety and knowledge ISO accreditation and standards. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a respected organisation with good benefits and may lead to something more long-term.

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Mechanical Technicians
Colchester c£13.00 p/h

Mechanical Technicians required for local Colchester engineering company. This role is workshop based you will be stripping down, diagnosing, repairing and rebuilding specialist plant and equipment. Ideal candidate will have previous experience of mechanical maintenance and assembly of plant, along with good attention to detail. This is a permanent position, with an established employer who are offering a good remuneration package. Hours 7.30am-3.30pm, with the chance of O/T Monday to Friday. Salary up to £13 per hour.

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Temporary Plant Fitter
Nr Needham Market c£12 p/h

Temporary Plant Fitter required for locally based engineering company. Ideal candidate must be able to strip down, diagnose, repair and rebuild heavy plant and associated equipment. Some electrical knowledge an adventurous. This is initially a 3 months contract to cover sickness, but could be longer term for the right candidate or possibly go permanent. Ideal candidate will have previous experience of mechanical maintenance, mechanical assembly along with enthusiasm and drive. Immediate start, hours 7am – 4.30pm with the chance of O/T paid at an enhanced rate.

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Works Supervisor
Ipswich c£27500 p/a

Works Supervisor required for initial 3 month contract at Ipswich based organisation. The responsibilities of this varied role include: •Leading and managing staff including performance management, recruitment and appraisals. •Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and organisational policies and procedures. •Managing the provision of services (i.e. work and resource planning) ensuring customer satisfaction. •Management of drivers including compliance with driving regulations and ensuring maintenance and cleanliness of vehicles. •Health, Safety and welfare management and training including accident and incident management and risk assessments Applicants must have previous supervisory/managerial experience in an industrial or logistics environment and be educated to ‘A’ Level/ NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. Health and Safety knowledge is essential (IOSH ideally required). This is an excellent opportunity to work for a respected organisation with good benefits and may lead to something more long-term.

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Mechanical Fitter
Stowmarket c£21K

Mechanical Fitter required for permanent fitting position based at engineering company just North of Ipswich. Applicants must have previous medium of heavy engineering fitting experience and will ideally be time served or have relevant engineering qualifications. The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings is essential as is a good understanding of mechanical processes. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well-established reputable company. Salary c£21K for daytime hours, Monday to Friday.

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Cleaner / Packer
Levington £7.83 p/h

Cleaner / Packing Operative required for busy factory on the east side of Ipswich. The successful candidate will be based in a clean room, carrying out general cleaning duties such as mopping, cleaning floors, wiping down plastic curtains using specialised chemicals. You will also be required to assist in the packing department as and when required. Ideal candidates will have previous cleaning / packing experience with good communication skills. This is a full time temporary position 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Own transport be would ideal due to location of company.

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Machine Setter/Operator (Shifts)
Ipswich Outskirts c£21500

Expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich is seeking 2 machine operators. 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 permanent position, you will be initially training on day shift for 4-6 weeks (Money less for training) 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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Machine Operator (Days)
Ipswich outskirts c£17K

Machine Operator required for expanding manufacturing facility based between Ipswich & Felixstowe. Candidates ideally will have previous manufacturing experience and an engineering background or qualifications. Following training the successful candidate will be expected to run a range of machinery including rotary die cutting machines, slitting and inspection machinery. Candidates must be numerate, literate and able to work to documented procedures. This is a permanent, full time position. Basic hours of work are 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Starting salary £8.00 per hour depending on experience, with the chance of progression and increase in salary upon completion of training. Own Transport essential due to location.

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Part Time Caretaker / Facilities Assistant
£Ipswich Town Centre £9.47 p/h

Part Time Caretaker / Facilities Assistant required for Ipswich Town Centre. This role involves a variety of duties including set up and breakdown of venues and equipment, setting up rooms for meetings and events, general housekeeping, ensuring safe working practice, monitoring stock levels as well as promoting and maintain good relations with stakeholders, contractors and tenants. The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated with good interpersonal and customer facing skills to engage with staff, customers and members of the public. Candidates MUST hold a current, full and clean driving licence and be able to undertake manual handling tasks. Hours will vary from week to week. Candidates must be flexible and prepared to work weekends/early mornings/late evenings across 7 days. Rate of pay will be £9.47 per hour with an enhanced rate for unsociable hours worked. This is initially a temporary position with an opportunity to go permanent.

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Manual Lathe Operator
Ipswich £9.00 - £9.50p/h

Manual Lathe Operator required for permanent position at Ipswich based engineering company. Working for this award winning manufacturer the successful candidate will be machining parts for bespoke machinery. Previous manual lathe experience essential. Day time hours, Monday to Friday with an early finish on Friday. Pay £9.00 - £9.75p/h depending on experience.

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CNC Miller (Programmer/Setter)
Colchester £16 p/h

CNC Miller Programmer/Setter required for local expanding engineering company. Ideal candidate will have experience of programming/setting milling machinery, using Heidenhain (or Fanuc). The Candidate: • Must have experience in CNC Milling producing 1 offs and small batches • Be competent at reading engineering drawings. • Be competent at using inspection equipment. • Heidenhain experience would be an advantage but not essential. Hours are 7.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 7.30am - 12.30pm Friday, possibility of O/T. Salary £16 p/h.

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Production / Assembly Technician
Woodbridge £7.83 p/h

Production / Assembly 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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Test Technician
Woodbridge c£18K

Test Technician required for local Woodbridge based manufacturing company. The role will involve test, fault finding and repair of printed circuit boards, assemblies, instrumentation and medical devices in a growing manufacturer. Ideal candidate will have ONC in electronics or equivalent and/or experience in similar environment, have the ability to fault diagnosis and good understanding of circuit diagrams and be able to carry out functional tests and be IT literate. Excellent career opportunity with an innovative employer. Hours 8am – 4.45pm, Monday to Thursday, 8am – 1pm, Friday plus chance of overtime. C£18K

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Diesel Fitter
Nr Stowmarket c£26 plus O/T

Diesel Fitter required for engineering company based near Stowmarket. Main duties to involve install, fault finding and repair of diesel plant and equipment, workshop and site based work. The ideal candidate will ideally hold an HNC / C&G in an engineering discipline, with mechanical bias, or similar and have previous experience working on diesel plant, breakdowns both workshop and site based. Hours 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, with the possibility of overtime.

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HGV 2 Driver/ Yard Person
Ipswich £10.50p/h

A family owned business in Ipswich have a vacancy for a HGV Class 2 driver and yard operative. Based in Ipswich, you will have a dual role a majority of which will be spent at the Ipswich factory performing forklift/yard work and relief HGV driving for absence cover. The position involves the transporting and moving of different shapes and sizes of product and includes an element of manual handling and lifting. A forklift licence is essential. This is a Permanent role working a standard 40-hour week with opportunities for overtime paid at time + 1/4 when work demands require. Starting rate £10:50. If you’re a hardworking individual with lots of initiative wishing to join an enthusiastic team, get in touch today.

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Fitter
Nr Needham Market £8 - £8.50 p/h

Fitter required for engineering company based near Needham Market. Working as part of a small, friendly team this excellent opportunity involves building and assembly equipment and parts, this will involve reading engineering drawings, brazing and working with copper pipework. The successful fitter will ideally have a relevant qualification or experience of mechanics or assembly, have worked in an engineering manufacturing environment and have a keenness to progress. Hours 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Starting salary £8.00 - £8.50 p/h.

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Experienced Panel Wirer
Nr Stowmarket £9 - £11 p/h

Experienced Panel Wirer person required for engineering company based Near Stowmarket. Working as part of a small, friendly team this excellent opportunity involves wiring up control panels, working form engineering drawing and some basic assembly. Applicants must have worked in an electrical environment wiring up control panels, be able to work from wiring diagrams and looking for a long term career opportunity. Hours 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Starting salary £9.00 p/h - £11.00 p/h.

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Electrical Wire person
Ipswich £10 - £11 p/h

Electrical Wire person required for permanent role with local engineering/manufacturing company based in West Ipswich. The role will involve working from engineering drawings to assemble electrical panels, connecting to machine control gear, running cable routings and fitting inter-connecting wiring. Applicants should be have worked in a similar electrical environment, have previous experience of working from wiring schematics and ideally have some electrical qualifications. Salary £10 - £11 per hour, plus O/T – hours 8am – 5pm, Monday to Thursday, 8am – 2pm, Friday. Excellent opportunities to progress.

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CNC Setter / Operator
Eye £11.00 - £11.50 p/h

CNC Setter / Operator required for permanent role at engineering company based in South Norfolk. Working on a two shift pattern, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will be setting and operating a wide range of CNC turning / Lathes plus CNC sliding head lathes to produce parts. Applicants must have previous experience and have the ability to interpret engineering drawings to determine the best method, cutting tools, speed and feed rates to ensure the best possible cycle time, efficiency and quality. Rotating 2 weeks shift pattern:- Week 1 - 6am - 1.30pm, Monday to Friday, 6am - 11am Saturday, Week 2 - 11.30am - 8pm, Monday to Friday = 40 hours p/w. Excellent working environment and facilities.

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