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Driver / Vending Operative
Ipswich £8.50 p/h

Delivery Driver / Vending Operative (Non HGV) required for local distribution company. The successful candidate will be visiting customers premises within the Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge area to carry out vending machine sanitisation and refill of machines, delivery of associated items along with assisting in the Ipswich based warehouse with order picking and dispatching of goods. Working 7am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £8.50 p/h. Previous driving / delivery and customer facing experience along with a clean driving license. Immediate start for the right candidate.

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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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Semi Skilled Operative
Nr Woodbridge Starting £7.83 p/h

Semi Skilled Operative required for expanding manufacturer on the outskirts of Woodbridge - full training given. This is an excellent opportunity and will involve working in a clean, comfortable and friendly environment . The successful candidate will be seated at an individual work station and will be following instructions and diagrams to assemble intricate products. Starting pay rate £7.83p/h with the potential to increase with good performance. 38 hour week with an early finish on a Friday. Previous experience is not essential but applicants must be dextrous and diligent and have the ability to follow written instructions carefully. Good attention to detail is essential as is a willingness to learn. Excellent opportunity to work for a popular employer in a new field with the chance of progression. Own transport essential due to location.

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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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Technical Sales Engineer
Ipswich £23K-28K

Technical Sales Engineer required for respected engineering company in Ipswich. The purpose of this role is to 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 two 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 join a small, dedicated and established team and to play a part in their continued success. Salary up to £28K depending on experience and qualifications.

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Building Services/Facilities Manager
Ipswich £25K

Building Services & Facilities Manager required for large professional organisation based in central Ipswich. Responsible for ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of the firm’s premises and security management the successful candidate will enjoy a varied facilities role which will include hands on repairs and manual handling. The main responsibilities are: •Managing of building works and maintenance plan (including outside contractors) for all branches and performing routine repairs such as WCs, plumbing, lighting and decorating. •Planning and implementing office and desk moves. •Garden maintenance, roof and damage checks/repairs, car park maintenance. •Managing buildings’ security including alarm and car park entry systems. •Arranging function rooms for events •Ensuring adherence to H&S in the workplace through regular inspections, testing and record keeping •Assist CEO with the preparation of building budget proposals •Handle deliveries/collections and purchasing local supplies. Applicants must have experience of buildings and facilities management including security and alarms systems along with general maintenance skills such as minor electrics, plumbing, painting and decorating, brickwork and carpentry and a knowledge of Health & Safety. A current driving licence is required. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys managing a full workload and working independently to deadlines. Hours 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday with the occasional requirement to stay late of attend alarm call out.

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Design Engineer
Ipswich £25-32K

Design Engineer required for exciting opportunity at Ipswich based manufacturer. Working as part of a dedicated team of designers the successful Design Engineer candidate will be designing and modifying specialist equipment to customers’ specifications and within industry guidelines/standards. This Design Engineer's role will involve creating CAD models and 2D detailed drawings, generating and maintaining Bills of Materials, performing engineering calculations, investigating modification requests, assisting with production problems and, in time, being responsible for whole projects. Applicants for the Design Engineer position must have an apprenticeship or be educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering . Strong modelling ability and CAD package knowledge also required along with a creative approach to problem solving, the ability to work under pressure and excellent communication and analytical skills. A full driving licence required as travel in the UK and overseas may be necessary.

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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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Packer / Inspector
East Ipswich £9.00 p/h

Packer / Inspector required for expanding manufacturing facility based on the East side of Ipswich. This is an exciting opportunity to secure a permanent role within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic company. Based in a clean room environment, end of line inspection and packing which will include some counting, recording data and batch numbers, labelling and boxing products. Candidates will, ideally have previous packing / inspecting 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-2.15pm, 2pm-10.15pm and 10pm-6.15am, Monday to Friday plus one Saturday (6.00am-2.15pm) in every 3 weeks. Starting salary of £9 p/h (including shift allowance & night bonus). Own transport is essential due to location.

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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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Coded MIG Welder
East Ipswich £12.00 - £13.00 p/h

Working for a large organisation on an on-going temporary contract this role involves MIG welding of parts from drawings. Previous MIG welding experience essential.

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