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Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer
Ipswich £18.00p/h

Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer required for engineering company based in Ipswich. Working on a 6 month contract the successful candidate will be: • Collaborating with the current engineering and production teams to ensure seamless roll out of parts and products into production • Specifying, developing and delivering manufacturing process ensuring that safety, quality, production and cost standards are met • Designing and implementing cell layout using lean methodologies • Provide line inventory presentation solutions based on volume requirements • Provide engineering support regarding setting up standard times, TAKT Time, assembly sequencing and line balancing • Implement Standard Operating Procedures where required • Other tasks as required Applicants must have: • Experience of Process Engineering within an Operations environment (including cell/station layout and manufacturing assembly processes) • Experience in NPI (New Product Introduction) and associated activities • Experience in Lean Manufacturing techniques and Six Sigma • Excellent problem-solving skills • Ability to work and communicate with staff at all levels, internally and externally Hours are 8.15am – 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.15am – 4.45pm Friday (with every other Friday off). Hourly rate dependent on experience.

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Quality Inspector (Engineering)
Ipswich £13.00 - £15.00p/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 6.30am – 3.40pm, Monday to Friday one week and Monday to Thursday the next. 3-month contract with the potential for extension. Hourly rate dependent on experience.

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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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Workshop/Handyperson
Hadleigh £10.00 p/h

Workshop Handyperson required for ongoing temporary contract at factory based in Hadleigh. This varied role will involve working in and around the engineering workshop, emptying scrap metal bins, moving materials, putting up racking and generally keeping the environment clear and tidy. Applicants must have good DIY and manual handling skills. A forklift licence is an advantage but is not essential. May lead to the offer of permanent employment for the right person. Hours 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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TIG Welder
Hadleigh £12.00 - £14.00 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. Day shift or late shift available. Hourly rate dependent on experience but ranging from £12.00p/h - £14.00p/h

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MIG Welder
Haverhill £12.00 - £14.00 p/h

MIG Welder required for immediate start on temporary contract based at established engineering company in Haverhill. The role will involve working on jigs producing fillet welds to the desired finish and to meet company deadlines whilst working to company H&S procedures Previous experience of MIG Welding and the ability to follow engineering drawings essential. 8-hour day Monday to Friday. Hourly rate depending in experience but ranging from £12.00p/h - £14.00p/h

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Manual Machinist
Ipswich c£23K

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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Forklift Driver / Yard Person
Stowmarket (North) £10.00 p/h

Forklift Driver / Yard Person for ongoing temporary contract at company based on the outskirts of Stowmarket (North). Duties will involve driving a C/B forklift, loading and unloading palletised stock, engineering components and abnormal loads, general housekeeping in the yard and assisting with other duties associated with warehousing. Applicants must hold current C/B forklift license, be confident on a forklift and have warehouse/yard experience. Pay £10.00 p/h, hours 7.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday plus chance of some O/T. Own transport essential due to location.

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QA Assistant
Ipswich outskirts £9.55-£10.00 p/h

Quality Assurance Assistant required for food processing factory on the outskirts of Ipswich. Main duties will include running QC reports and sampling, looking at packaged products on the line and checking quality, ingredients, labelling, packaging, dates etc. Applicants will ideally have done some sort of quality checking role or have experience which is similar and requires good attention to detail. Starting 6am-2.30pm, moving to late shift after probation period, when successful candidate will go permanent. Own transport essential due to location. £9.55 p/h moving up to £10p/h.

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Design Engineer
Ipswich £neg

Design Engineer required for local Ipswich based company. This role is for a well-established reputable engineering manufacturing company who are expanding their team. The successful candidate will have an Engineering Degree or HND in a design related field and/or have proven experience. Role will involve producing drawings in 2D & 3D using Solidworks, completing modification of existing designs as well as bespoke solutions, creation of parts and assembly working closely with the manufacturing team Along with providing specifications for fabrication and machining. Ideal candidate will have experience in producing engineering drawings for various methods of manufacture i.e. steel & Iron castings, thick steel fabrications, steel profiles, turning, boring & milling working. Email your CV to recruitment@tandem-personnel.com for more details. This is offering a good salary package, 33 days holiday and pension.

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Engineering Team Leader (Late Shift)
Ipswich c£24K

Engineering Team Leader (Late Shift) required for expanding manufacturing/engineering company based in Ipswich. Main duties will include providing encouragement to team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks. This will also include:- • Track and report the status of all projects or action plans assigned by the leadership team • Assist management with the hiring process and new team member training • Answer team member questions, helps with team member problems, and oversees team member work for quality • Communicates deadlines and production/site goals to team members • Conducts team meetings to update members on best practices and continuing expectations • Understand and share reports about team performance, mission-related objectives, and deadlines • Create detailed training programmes for all team members that will be transmitted to the shop floor in order to produce high quality product within key metrics of quality, cost and delivery • Develop plans for the department and communicate any support required to ensure successful delivery • Monitor and improve work cell performance by introducing process plan's and SOP's which look to achieve increased output • Lead and develop continuous improvement activities across your area such as Kaizen, 5s and value stream mapping events which focus on Quality, Cost and Delivery • To champion health and safety initiatives, driving towards a zero-incident work environment Ideal candidate will have an engineering related background, with some experience of supervising / team leading, knowledge or experience of continuous improvement techniques, along with strong oral and written skills. Good motivational skills, able to work under pressure and have a hands-on approach and proactive. Paying around c£24K, Hours 2.30pm – 11pm, Monday to Thursday, with early finish Friday. Excellent opportunity to progress in a growing manufacture.

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Powder Coater
Ipswich £10.00 p/h

Powder Coater required for a well-established engineering manufacturing company in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be preparing items, setting up equipment, performing powder coating, completing quality checks and filling any required documentation. Applicants must have powder coating experience and able to produce high quality results. Hours 6am-2pm alternating with 2pm-10pm (plus 15% shift premium) Monday to Friday. Immediate start

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Control Panel Wirer
Near Stowmarket £9.00 p/h - £10.00 p/h

Control Panel Wirer required for engineering company based near Stowmarket. Working as part of a small, friendly team this excellent opportunity involves wiring up control panels, following engineering schematics and some basic assembly. Applicants will 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 – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Starting salary £9.00 p/h - £10.00 p/h. Immediate start.

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Refrigeration Service Engineer
Ipswich c£28K + O/T & Call out

Refrigeration Service Engineer required for rapidly expanding, market leading company based in Ipswich. Our client is part of a renowned global organisation and this role offers an excellent opportunity to join the company at an exciting time of sustained growth and expansion. The successful candidate’s duties will include: • Responsibility for routine servicing and repairs as required, mechanical fault finding, electrics and all other duties associated with this role • Completing all work assigned on a daily basis, ensuring that adherence to company and manufacturer standards and agreed time constraints • Ensuring that work is always to the highest standard, seeking to achieve consistently high customer satisfaction and repeat business • Maintain levels of stock on the van to agreed specification. Applicants will be qualified to F Gas cat 1, have knowledge of screw and recip compressors and experience of HFC, Co2 and A2I refrigerants. Be fully conversant with control systems including RDM, Carel, Danfoss and have a clean driving license. Excellent benefits package including company vehicle. Salary c£28K + O/T & Call out.

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Machine Setter/Operator
Nacton, Ipswich c£20.5K

Machine Setter/Operator required for expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich. 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 temp to perm position, you will be based on a rotating 2 shift pattern, 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm, Monday to Friday. Starting rate £20.5K, 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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Welder
North of Ipswich £10 - £12.00 p/h

Welders required for busy company based north of Ipswich. Working on a variety of projects the role involves MIG welding (mainly 3/4/5mm mild steel and zintec with some heavier mild steel work) and TIG welding (mild steel vessels, pressure bodies and process pipework). Previous MIG or TIG welding experience essential and fabrication skills desirable. Hours Monday to Thursday plus half day Friday. Excellent opportunity to work as part of a small team for established thriving business in a modern workshop environment.

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