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Dispatch Administrator
Ipswich £8.50 p/h

Dispatch Administrator required temporary contract (immediate start) at Ipswich based site. Possible work until April 2019. Working in a small friendly team the duties will involve dealing with hauliers and producing associated paperwork, cross referencing booking and weighing information, ensuring all bookings are executed on a daily basis and accurately confirming despatch details on the IT systems. Previous administration experience essential, transport or despatch background an advantage. 40 hour week Monday to Friday with overtime after 40 hours. Own transport required due to location.

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Service Engineer
Ipswich c£30 - £40K

Service Engineer required for interesting and varied role working for a production machine manufacturer who are based in Ipswich. The work will involve building/servicing/commissioning machinery nationally and internationally. Experience of working in a production machine service background required and good mechanical/electrical knowledge essential. Regular short spells of oversea travel will be required. Basic 40 hour week plus overtime with earnings of up to £40K expected.

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Production Operative
Near Woodbridge £7.83 p/h

Production Operative required for expanding manufacturer on the outskirts of Woodbridge. This is an excellent opportunity and will involve working in a clean, comfortable and friendly environment. The successful candidate will be seated at individual work stations and will be following instructions and diagrams to assemble intricate products. Starting pay rate is £7.83 per hour 39 hour week with an early finish on a Friday on a temp to perm contract. 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. Own transport is desirable due to location of the company. Work available immediately for the right candidate. Excellent opportunity to work for a popular employer in a new field with the chance of progression.

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Semi-Skilled Assembly Operative
Ipswich £7.83 - £9.00 p/h

Semi-Skilled Assembly Operatives required for an ongoing positions with a company based on the Ipswich outskirts. Duties could include mechanical assembly, brazing, or basic wiring. Previous experience in any of these fields would be considered. Hours 7am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday and then, after training, moving to shifts 6am – 2pm rotating with 2.30pm – 10.30pm. Friendly and comfortable working environment. Potential for long term or permanent work. Pay 7.83p/h initially with a 15% hourly pay increase for shift work.

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Design Engineer
Ipswich £25K - £28K

Design Engineer required for exciting opportunity at Ipswich based manufacturer. Working as part of a dedicated team of designers the successful candidate will be designing and modifying specialist equipment to customers’ specifications and within industry guidelines/standards. The 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 must have previous experience of CAD Design and will ideally be educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering. 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. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving business working in an interesting field. Opportunities for growth and progression available.

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Mechanical Sweeper Driver
Ipswich £9.82 p/h

Required for on-going contract driving the sweeper vehicle around central Ipswich and perform general cleansing duties such as bin emptying and sweeping. Working hours are Sunday to Thursday 6.00am – 2.00pm. Applicants must be able to drive a 7.5T vehicle and have a CPC. Basic rate £9.82 p/h with overtime paid at time and a half and double time for Sunday. Possible long-term opportunities working for a stable, reputable employer for the right candidate.

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Mechanical Technician
Colchetser £12 - £13 p/h

Mechanical Technician required for local Colchester engineering company. As a Mechanical Technician you will be based in a busy workshop where you will be stripping down, diagnosing, repairing and rebuilding specialist plant and equipment. Ideal candidate will have previous experience of mechanical maintenance and assembly of plant, along with good attention to detail. This is a permanent position, with an established employer who are offering a good remuneration package. Hours 7.30am-3.30pm, with the chance of O/T Monday to Friday. Salary up to £13 per hour.

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Warehouse Operative/Forklift Driver
Near Stowmarket £7.83 - £9.00 per hour

Warehouse Operative/Forklift Driver required for a busy warehouse based near Stowmarket. Duties are varied and could involve labelling boxes, packing, re-work, picking orders and any other general warehouse duties as required. Candidates should have good numeracy and literacy skills along with excellent communication skills. Hours are 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday paying £7.83 per hour. Applicants who hold a valid forklift licence (preferably Bendi/Flexi) would be paid at a higher rate of £9.00 per hour. Own transport would be ideal due to location. This is temporary on-going work with an immediate start.

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Fitter
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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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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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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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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