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Design Engineer
Ipswich £25K - £37K p/a

Design Engineer required for excellent permanent opportunity at Ipswich based heavy engineering company. This interesting and challenging role involves the design of new machine configurations, weldments and parts to suit customers’ specifications. The successful Design Engineer will be: • Creating 3D CAD models and 2D detailed drawings using Inventor and AutoCAD, taking cost and manufacture requirements into consideration and keeping to timescales • Ensuring new designs conform to industry and internal standards • Generating Bills of Materials • Modifying and updating old drawings and designs • Performing calculations to prove design safety • Assisting with production problems. Applicants will ideally have previous experience as a Design Engineer with a heavy engineering background, considerable 3D mechanical design experience and HND or BSc (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering. However, consideration will also be given to graduate level applicants with a proficiency in engineering calculations which is essential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small design team working with interesting and varied machinery. Salary £25 - £37K depending on experience.

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Technical Sales Engineer
Ipswich £40K Plus car

Technical Sales Engineer required for busy manufacturing/engineering company based on the west side of Ipswich. Working closely with Production and Design departments the successful candidate will be promoting products and services to customers, providing pre-sales technical assistance and advice on requirements, producing technical drawings for quotations, preparation and submission of quotations, managing and interpreting customer requirements and ensuring agreed timescales are maintained. Responsibilities will also include maintaining accurate sales records, attending trade exhibitions, ensuring efficient collaboration between relevant departments and developing industry knowledge. Applicants must have HND or Degree in Engineering (or equivalent) the ability to use AutoCAD 2D and Inventor 3D and previous technical sales experience, ideally in a heavy engineering environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable, established company. Salary £40K plus company car.

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CNC Programmer
Ipswich £12 - £14 p/h

CNC Programmer Operator required for busy machine shop at engineering/manufacturing company based in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be: • Programming, preparing and operating CNC machines to perform tasks such as turning, drilling, grinding, milling, boring, facing etc, • Preparing and loading raw materials and parts onto the machines, • Monitoring the machines • Inspecting and measuring finished components Applicants must have experience of programming either Fanuc or Siemens controls. Experience of HAAS machines would be an advantage, as would experience of twin head boring machines. The ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings, work to tight tolerances and use precision measuring tools is also essential. 40 hours week (Days) with possible overtime. Pay £12 – £14p/h (c£29K) depending on experience.

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MIG Welder
Ipswich £10.35 p/h

Mig Welder required for Ipswich based engineering company. Duties to involve Mig Welding, working from engineering drawings and machining. Ideal candidate will have Mig welding, machining and fabrication experience within a similar environment, coded an advantage, not essential. Immediate start. Ongoing for the successful candidate.

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Mechanical Fitter
Ipswich £11.25 p/h

Mechanical Fitter required for permanent fitting position based at engineering company on the outskirts of Ipswich. Applicants must have medium to 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 including operating overhead cranes. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well-established reputable company. Paying £11.25 p/h based on a 37.5 hours p/w with the opportunity of O/T paid at an enhanced rate.

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Production Engineer
Ipswich c£30,000.00

Production Engineer required by Ipswich based engineering company. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the production team in creating balanced lines with the flexibility to change dependant on customer requirements, working with manufacturing on technical issues, assist with the implement of lean manufacturing and be involved with managing the health and safety. Duties to include: • Work with manufacturing and supply teams on technical issues and problems, working to finalise sustainable corrective actions in place • Assist with implementing / creating jigs and fixtures and driving the project through to completion • Actively participate in “continuous improvement” including; process mapping, improving product flow and improving general shop floor organisation • Prepare cost analysis and justification for new products and product improvements • Create manufacture documents work instructions/standard operating procedures and control plans, to minimize process defects and increase productivity. • Proactively work with our design team to support the introduction of new and existing products and provide support to other departments with product introductions together with ongoing process improvements • Undertake detailed time studies for repeat manufacturing processes. Record and document all time study work and use this for recommendations as part of continuous improvement activity • Manage the Health and Safety role with the business which will include setting, monitoring and maintaining department goals and individual objectives to EHS&Q system and support the training program to support compliance along with completion of risk assessments and undertake accident / incident investigations. Applicants will ideally hold an Engineering degree (HND/HNC or higher in Mechanical/Electrical or general engineering or equivalent, have at least 3 years work experience in manufacturing / engineering and experience of Lean manufacturing. Working knowledge of H&S (Qualification in H&S an advantage IOSH/NEBOSH). Salary c£30K.

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Mechanical Engineer
Ipswich up to £15 p/h

Mechanical Engineer (HVAC & R) required for initial 8 week temporary contract based in Ipswich. Role will involve assembling specialist equipment for the HVAC/Refrigeration industry. Ideal candidate will have experience of mechanical fitting, must be able to read engineering drawing and solder/weld or braze on copper pipe work. Working 6am – 2pm or 2.30pm – 11pm, Monday to Friday. Up to £15 p/h (DOE). Immediate start.

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Part Time Health & Safety Officer
Ipswich £18K - £20K

Part-Time Health & Safety Officer required for permanent position (3 days per week) at long established and reputable Ipswich based engineering company. Responsibilities will include: • Ensuring that all H&S policies, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated • Ensuring that the company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to H&S, and welfare at work including statutory training and reporting • Ensuring the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations • Ensuring that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented • Ensuring that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed, and employees are aware of their responsibilities. • Establishing a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks. Applicants must previous experience in a H&S role (ideally within engineering) and have NEBOSH qualification, be COSHH trained and have experience of setting up and running ISO (9001, 14001 and 18001)

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Production Technician
Woodbridge £8.50 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 machinery. 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. £8.21 per with a chance of progression.

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Diesel Engineer
Ipswich c£26K plus overtime

Diesel Engineer required for engineering company based Ipswich. Main duties to involve install, fault finding and repair of diesel plant and equipment, workshop and site based work. The ideal candidate will hold an HNC / C&G or equivalent 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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Mechanical Fitter
Ipswich Up to £26K

Fitter required for Ipswich Engineering company. Duties will involve mechanical assembly of large bespoke rotating machinery in a workshop environment, building sub-assemblies including hydraulics, pneumatics. The successful candidate will have previous experience of mechanical fitting within a similar environment, ideally hold a recognised engineering qualification and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of tools and processes. Excellent opportunity to join a well-established expanding company.

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