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Electrical Wire Person
Ipswich (IP1) £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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Manufacturing Operative
Hadleigh £16,000 p/a

Manufacturing Operative required for permanent position at manufacturing company (not food) based in Hadleigh. Working 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, the successful candidate will be dealing with the stock control of products, weighing and mixing materials to produce a product, cleaning machinery and work areas and ensuring that they follow company procedures with regards to H&S and GMP. Applicants must have experience of production ideally in clean room/ hygeine or food type environment and have a good work attitude and attention to detail. Excellent opportunity to join established company. Starting salary £16,000 p/a.

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Mechanical Fitter
Needham Market £9.00-£10.00 p/h

Mechanical Fitter required for engineering company based at Needham Market. Working as part of a small, friendly team this excellent opportunity involves mechanical assembly of equipment, including bending & forming of copper tube and brazing. Ideal applicants will have worked in a mechanical assembly environment, able to read engineering drawings and be able to braze copper pipe work. Welding or brazing qualification would be an advantage. Hours 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Starting salary £9.00 - £10.00 p/h. Position is initially temporary with potential to become permanent for the right candidate.

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Production Foreman
Ipswich £40-45K

Production Foreman required for permanent position at established engineering company based in Ipswich. This varied role will involve overseeing the production process, drawing up production schedules, ensuring that the production is cost effective, monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed. The successful candidate will work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals, ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed and supervise and motivate a team of workers. Applicants must be educated to HND or degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a production or engineering environment. Knowledge of lean manufacturing / 6s is essential as are strong people management skills and experience. The successful candidate will also ideally have experience of cost reduction and methods improvement and he or she will have a positive, problem solving approach, be self-motivated and hands on. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving, dynamic business. Salary £40-45K depending on experience.

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Fabrication / Machine Shop Supervisor
West Ipswich c£30K plus O/T

Fabrication / Machine Shop Supervisor for Engineering Manufacturing Company specialising in hydraulic plant and associated equipment. As the Fabrication / Machine Shop Surpervisor you will be managing a team of 20 employees within fabrication, Machining and fitting production process, developing and maintaining production teams, to safely achieve production targets within cost, quality and time constraints. Planning will involve interpreting production drawings, communicating the manufacturing plan to production, promoting and exhibiting Health & Safety and be a major part in the developing of production staff. Ideal candidate will have previous Production Supervisory and Planning experience in manufacturing/assembly, ideally in heavy engineering, along with working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, experience of lean management principles 5s and excellent people manager with change management experience. Excellent opportunity to join an expanding company that can offer a stable and rewarding engineering career, with competitive salary, 37.5 hour working week. Excellent additional benefits.

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Cleaner / Packing Operative
East side of Ipswich £7.50 p/h

Cleaner / Packing Operative required for busy factory on the east side of Ipswich. The successful candidate will be based in a clean room, carrying out general cleaning duties such as mopping, cleaning floors, wiping down plastic curtains using specialised chemicals. You will also be required to assist in the packing department as and when required. Ideal candidates will have previous cleaning / packing experience with good communication skills. This is a full time temporary position 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Own transport be would ideal due to location of company.

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Warehouse / Forklift Driver
Ipswich £8.50 p/h

Warehouse Person/Forklift Driver required for a permanent position at organisation based in Ipswich. Working for a well-established reputable employer the successful candidate will be receiving goods in, picking items for goods out, packing and other general warehouse duties. Current Counterbalance and Flexi licence essential. Candidate must be IT literate as there will be daily inputting of stock figures and dispatch notes. Applicants must have previous warehouse experience. Monday to Friday, 6am – 4.00 pm, must be flexible on working hours. £8.50 per hour based on a 45 hour week, bonuses available after successful probation.

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Groundworks Assistant / Trainee Installations Engineer
Stowmarket £10 p/h

Groundworks Assistant / Trainee Installations Engineer required for pump/pipework installations company. Working outdoors at various locations around East Anglia and possibly London the successful candidate will undertake general labouring and groundwork duties and learn about the installation of pipework and pumps. Applicants must have experience groundworks and some engineering aptitude. Own transport required although lifts will be given to site. £10.00 p/h flat rate with chance to work additional hours.

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MIG Welder
East Ipswich £9.80 - £9.90 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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Delivery Driver (7.5T or HGV Class 2)
Ipswich £18500 p/a for 7.5T and up to £21000p/a for Class 2

Delivery Driver required for permanent position at organisation based in East Ipswich. Driving either a 7.5T or Class 2 vehicle the successful applicant will be making about 10 drops per day around the East Anglia area. Applicants must have a current CPC and clean driving licence (either 7.5T or Class 2) with previous delivery experience. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well established, family run firm. Salary is £18500 p/a for 7.5T and up to £21000p/a for Class 2.

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Production Supervisor
Ipswich c£30K plus O/T

Production Supervisor for Engineering Manufacturing Company specialising in hydraulic plant and associated equipment. The successful candidate will be managing a team of 20 employees within fabrication, Machining and fitting production process, developing and maintaining production teams, to safely achieve production targets within cost, quality and time constraints. Planning will involve interpret production drawings, communicate the manufacturing plan to production, promote and exhibit Health & Safety and be a major part in the developing of production staff. Ideal candidate will have previous Production Management and Planning in manufacturing/assembly, along with working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, experience of lean management principles 5s and excellent people manager with change management experience. Excellent opportunity to join an expanding company that can offer a stable and rewarding engineering career, with competitive salary, 37.5 hour working week. Excellent additional benefits.

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Maintenance Engineer
Haverhill £28K - £32K

Maintenance Engineer required to provide comprehensive multi-skilled engineering support to engineering, packaging, manufacturing and service departments at facility based in Haverhill. Working on a day shift (Monday to Friday) in a clean room environment the successful candidate will be installing, commissioning, maintaining and modifying semi-automated plant equipment and services. Applicants should have mechanical maintenance experience within a food or other cleanroom environment. Whilst primarily mechanically biased the work will involve a small amount some electrical maintenance so general electrical capability is required (17th edition an advantage). A minimum of HNC qualification in an engineering discipline (or equivalent) is required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive and fast growing organisation. Salary £28 - £32K depending on experience. Excellent benefits including life and health insurance and bonus scheme.

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Machine Operators – Days
Ipswich (IP10) Starting salary £16.5K - £17.5K

Expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich is seeking machine operators for day shift. This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic company. Based in a class 7 cleanroom facility, you will be training and eventually 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, hours 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Machine Operators - Shifts
Ipswich (IP10) £22K

Expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich is seeking 2 machine operators. This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic company. 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 then moving onto rotating 3 week shift pattern. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Shift Maintenance Engineer
Nr Framlingham c£32K

Shift Maintenance Engineer required for our busy client based near Framlingham. The successful candidate will be based on shifts alongside the production, ensuring that production engineering maintenance and process issues are solved during the shift, supporting the implementation of new equipment and processes to make sure the product lines run smoothly 24 hours per day. Ideal candidate will hold relevant qualification in either electrical (Ideally 17th Edition), mechanical and/or maintenance engineering and have experience of hydraulic, pneumatic systems, bearings and drive transmissions. Must be capable of dis-assembling and assembling machinery, analyse and resolve technical problems and be confident with IT systems. Excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation. Own Transport essential due to location of company. c£32K.

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Design Engineer
Haverhill £30K - £43K

Design Engineer required for manufacturing company based in Haverhill. Working as part of a small but expanding engineering design team, you will be designing and developing high quality, technically innovative products to support Company objectives and market demands, including product compliance requirements. The role involves: •Designing robust and elegant mechanisms for manual, semi-automated or full PLC control •Creating 3D CAD models and 2D detail drawings of new parts, weldments and assemblies •Practical functional testing, user trials & lifecycle evaluations •Evaluating and implementing Change Requests using a thorough, methodical and quantitative approach Applicants should have •Degree educated (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline •Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role •Excellent 3D CAD skills & highly IT literate •In depth understanding of draughting practice including tolerancing •Experience in design of industrial equipment for small to medium volumes In return for working for this award winning market leader the successful candidate can expect excellent reward in terms of competitive salary and benefits.

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CNC Setter / Programmer/Operator
Nr Eye, Suffolk c£11.50 p/h

CNC Setter / Programmer 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 programming (using Fanuc control mainly, possibly also Siemens) and setting a wide range of CNC turning centres and 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. Basic 40 hours week plus overtime when available. Excellent working environment and facilities. Job Type: Permanent

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