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Elmswell £10.00 p/h

Fitter required for a temp to perm contract at a company based on the outskirts of Stowmarket (North). The successful candidate will be working as part of a team in a large workshop environment producing a full range of diesel plant and associated equipment. Duties will involve assembling products in accordance with production plans for the despatch to clients across the UK and overseas, adding sub assembly sections, reporting any product defects and working to tight deadlines. Applicants will ideally be apprentice served, hold an NVQ or other in mechanical Engineering, have a full driving licence and be able to work well under pressure. Hours 7.30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday (40 hours per week) Overtime available. Basic rate £10.00 per hour, with O/T after 40 hours p/w. Own transport is essential due to location.

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Materials Handler
Ipswich c£11.00 p/h

Experienced Materials Handler operator required for permanent position with local company. Main duties will involve driving materials handler to sort and move material around yard, loading and unloading vehicles and other duties as required. Ideal candidate will hold current certificate and have experience of operating plant in a similar environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established reputable company for a long term permanent position. Very good rates of pay for the right candidate with holiday entitlement included. Hours 7.30am – 5.00pm, with opportunity of overtime after 45 hours p/w and rotational Saturdays.

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Vending Operator (Stansted)
Stansted £20K - £21K

Vending Operator required for static work in Stansted area. Main duties will be cleaning and replenishing coffee machines, cleaning of water bottle fed coolers, sanitising water coolers and re-stocking of consumables. Ideally looking for a candidate who lives locally, a company van will be provided. The successful candidate will need to travel to Ipswich for training which usually lasts around a week. Hours are Monday to Thursday, 7.00am – 4.00pm (start and finish time could be flexible) and a Saturday morning (40 hpw), paying £20K – £21K depending on experience. Some experience in a similar role would be advantageous but is not necessary. Applicants MUST have a full UK driving licence and 5 years checkable employment history. This is a permanent role with an immediate start for the right candidate.

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Machine Setter / Semi Skilled Fitter
East Ipswich c£9.50 per hour

Machine Setter / Semi-Skilled Fitter required for packaging company based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Working as part of a team on a rotating shift pattern in a clean, non-meat production environment. Duties:- • Responsible for the set-up of the lines, ensuring machines are running efficiently. • Covering reactivate and preventative maintenance for all the filling machinery, plus x-ray machines and other associated equipment. • General maintenance of the warehouse and any equipment. Ideal candidate will have some maintenance / machine setting experience, ideally mechanically biased. There will some opportunity for training with some of the machinery which will include labelling, weighing and inkjet machinery. Working 40 hours per week, (2 week rotating shift, hours 5am – 2.30pm & 1.30pm – 11pm, Monday to Friday) with the chance of some weekend working as required.

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Mechanical Fitter
Ipswich c£11.00 p/h

Mechanical Fitter required for Ipswich based Engineering company. Duties will involve mechanical assembly of large ‘be spoke’ rotating machinery in a workshop environment, building sub-assemblies including hydraulics and 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. Some Electrical knowledge and experience of working on processing plant an advantage. Pay c£11.00 per hour.

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Quality Control Operative
IP3 0DG £8.70 per hour

Quality Control Operative required for packaging company based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Working as part of a team on a rotating shift pattern in a clean, non-meat production environment. Duties:- • Responsible for checking all raw material to customer specification. • Ensuring all required test are carried out • Carrying out all start up checks on machinery • Participate in internal and customer audits • Support QA Manager with ongoing improvements and projects Ideal candidate will have QC experience, good communication skills and IT skills. Food safety experience is an advantage. Working hours 6am – 2pm rotating with 2pm-10pm, Monday to Friday). Salary c£18K.

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Installations Engineer/Labourer
Nr Needham Market c£20K

Installations Engineer/Labourer 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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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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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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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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