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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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Trainee Welders
Hadleigh, Suffolk £10-12 p/h

Trainee Welders required for permanent role at Hadleigh based company. This excellent opportunity is open to applicants who have some previous engineering experience and a technical aptitude and who can read engineering drawings. 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 - £11.00p/h according to previous experience. Fantastic opportunity to join a respected and reputable company.

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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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Electronics Assembler/Wire Person
Ipswich, Suffolk £18,525

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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Electronics Supervisor
Ipswich, Suffolk £21,937

An opportunity has arisen to join a small friendly electronics company based on the outskirts of Ipswich town centre. Reporting to the Production Manager, the main duties and responsibilities will include: - • Supervision of a small Assembly Team • Liaise with the Production Manager with regards to production planning • Work alongside the Assemblers to ensure product quality • PCS assembly & mechanical assembly • Product and panel wiring • PCB test and calibration • Product fault finding to component level and repair • Product quality assurance testing The successful candidate will have experience in the assembly of electronics and wiring together with supervisory level expertise, have a good eye for detail, quality focused and results orientated and be used to working in a team. Strong IT skills will also be required. Hours are Monday to Friday 37.5 hour week. Salary £21,937 per annum.

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Patrol Officers (Evenings and Weekends)
Ipswich £10.62p/h - £14.16p/h

Patrol Officers required for temporary contract to patrol public spaces in Ipswich during weekday evenings and weekends. Duties will initially include: • Litter picking • Changing/emptying bins • Cleaning equipment • Putting up/replacing notices • Directing or assisting members of the public. Once trained Patrol Officers will also be (with support): • Locking and unlocking • Politely asking to public to comply with rules/regulations • Observant for antisocial behaviour Hours of work available are 5.30pm – 9.45pm, Monday to Friday (with finish time gradually getting earlier season progresses) and between 7.00am and 9.45pm on Saturday and 8.30am – 9.45pm on Sunday. Patrol Officers will ideally work a total of 37 hours per week doing mixture of evening and weekend shifts. Applicants must: • Have a full driving licence • Be able to communicate effectively • Be able to deal with the general public • Have the ability to work under own initiative • Be willing to work outside in all weathers • Be prepared to be walk considerable distances Previous relevant experience an advantage. This is a temporary role paying £10.62p/h for hours worked Monday to Friday and £14.16p/h for any weekend hours. Full uniform provided.

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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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Electro Mechanical Fitter
Ipswich £14 - £16 p/h

Electro Mechanical Fitter required for workshop based temporary ongoing role at innovative company in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be working as part of a small dedicated team building electro-mechanical machines to design, assisting with knowledge of build requirements to assure manufacture if feasible for design concepts, running prototype trials, reporting results and problem solving. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved with a growing company at an exciting time of new product development and will suits someone who enjoys problem solving and innovating. Applicants must have mechanical knowledge and previous experience of building machinery with ideally some electrical knowledge also. Temporary initially but may lead to something longer term. Hours 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week). Hourly rate dependent on experience.

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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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Engineering Service & After Sales Co-ordinator
Ipswich, Suffolk £23-28K p/a

Engineering Service and After Sales Co-ordinator required for established engineering company in Ipswich. Working as part of a dedicated team the successful candidate’s overall responsibility will be to co-ordinate and administer the company’s servicing and after sales activities in an effective and timely manner. Main responsibilities will include: - • Respond to after sales enquiries for spares and servicing. • Prepare and issue quotations to customers • Manage ongoing orders and contracts for servicing and spares support. • Pro-actively contact existing and potential customers regarding after sales and servicing support with a target of achieving year on year growth. • Manage customer complaints and warranty claims. • Arrange the dispatch/collection of goods using carriers and company transport. • Work with the Contracts Director in the preparation and management of on-site installation and rail contacts. Applicants must have a technical/engineering background with experience in a similar type of 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 from £23-28k depending on experience and qualifications. Hours 8.30 – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. 25 Days holiday

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Assembly Operatives (Late Shift)
Hadleigh Suffolk £9.25p/h

Assembly Operatives on a late shift required for ongoing contract (good chance of becoming permanent) at manufacturing company based in Hadleigh. Hours 1.30pm – 10.00pm, Monday to Friday. The successful candidates will be given training to assemble and wire electrical products following instructions and diagrams. Previous experience not required but common sense, the ability to follow drawings and the ability to use small hand tools required. Pleasant working environment with a really friendly team and a company who look after their staff well with good facilities. Assembly Operatives can be seated while working. Temporary initially but there is a good chance of it becoming permanent for the right candidates.

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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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Mechanic / Engineer
Felixstowe £12 p/h

Mechanic/Engineer required for the service and maintenance of diesel/petrol engines in the Felixstowe/Ipswich area. Ideal candidate will have previous experience of motor vehicle/plant mechanics, minimal mechanical experience will be considered. Vehicle provided for site work. Hours 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. c£12.00p/h plus O/T. Immediate start for successful candidate.

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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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Machine Setter/Operator
Nacton, Ipswich c£20.800

Machine Setter/Operator (Permanent, full time, 40 hours per week) required for expanding manufacturing facility based between Ipswich & Felixstowe. This is an exciting opportunity to further a career within 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 ideally will have previous manufacturing experience and an engineering background or qualifications; however, this is not essential as training will be given. 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 able to work to documented procedures. Paying £10.00 - £11.66 per hour, (starting salary c£20,800p/a) dependant on experience working a double day shift pattern (6am-2.15pm & 2.00pm-10.15pm). Benefits include free onsite parking, subsidised canteen and death in service. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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