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Production Planner
Hadleigh £25 - £30K

Production Planner required for permanent position at prestigious manufacturing company based near Hadleigh. Working as part of a two-person team, the successful candidate will be jointly responsible for the day-to-day planning of production, ensuring that products are produced using an analysed and planned workflow based on material availability and production capacity. Duties will include: • Creation of weekly production plans • Performance analysis against production plan • Response to urgent requirements from manufacturing • Chasing of production shortages to ensure customer demands are met • Undertake continuous improvement projects. Previous experience is a planning function, ideally in a manufacturing environment, is required along with knowledge and previous use of ERP/MRP systems. Applicants must be effective communicators with proven problem analysis and problem-solving skills. The ability to adapt and respond effectively to changes in planning requirements is essential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving company who value their employees and work in the top end of their field. Salary £25 – 30K depending on experience.

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Maintenance Technician
Hadleigh, Suffolk £28500 p/a

Maintenance Technician required for permanent position at manufacturing facility based in Hadleigh. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the maintenance of the building and site grounds by performing repairs, planned maintenance and H&S checks around the site and engaging contractors as needed. Applicants must have good knowledge of facilities and building maintenance, previous experience within a variety of different trade roles and string organisational and interpersonal skills. 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with a flexible start and finish time. £28 ½ K p/a

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Engineering Technician
Ipswich £32K

Engineering Technician required for Ipswich based manufacturer. Ideal candidate will be hands on, dealing with setting up, testing, servicing and repairing of equipment, in a fast-paced manufacturing environment (Not Food), that demands both mechanical and electrical skills. General duties: • Help control, record, service and repair specialised equipment, machinery and modules (full specific equipment training will be offered) • Set up specialised equipment for work which requires the moving of equipment into position, assembling and testing before handing over to machine operators. • Be first responder for break downs on all machinery • Work alongside the Technical Manager to improve overall efficiency of the department and offer support in his absence Maintenance • Be capable of both mechanical and electrical fitting and repair work. • Service, repair and ensure all machinery, equipment and modules are kept in the best possible state to help reduce down times, change-overs and maintain good housekeeping. • Service and repair all ident machines and equipment including the island placers • Ensure equipment is properly stored • Aid the technical team to control and keep records of all machines, equipment condition, location, spares and work carried out. • Machine Guarding, help improve, manufacture and control unique guarding Health and Safety • Promote compliance with Health and Safety and Safe Systems of work Procedures • Promote Health and Safety awareness to all staff including Manual Handling • Check correct safety procedures are followed during setup and machine guards are fitted during machine operation. Ideal candidate will have minimum 3 years+ experience within the Manufacturing industry, good Mechanical and Electrical experience, be proficient in fault finding and repair and be self-motivated, logistical and flexible and strong team player yet capable of working independently and spontaneously to help implement improvements Hours 8 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £32K, free onsite parking, subsided canteen and once permanent addition benefits include Death in Service. Own transport essential due to location.

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Production Planner
Ipswich £30K

Production Planner required for Ipswich based manufacturer. The successful Production Planner will be responsible for planning the production/packing of products in an efficient manner, scheduling the correct quantities of material, goods and products inbound to the business from suppliers and to control the detailed manufacturing plan to be consistent within a lean manufacturing facility. Main Duties • In conjunction with the Production Manager and Production coordinator, produce a Production schedule using our MRP system and creating Work to Lists. • Maintain Routings and BOM to ensure schedule is accurate. • Run MRP and action suggestions. • Creating estimates for new product enquiries • Reviewing and updating old estimates • Generate parts on the system. • Manage & control free issue materials. • Carry out closed job analysis. • Reporting on KPI's – job costing, on time delivery, inventory levels etc. • Provide information on the status of the plan and achievements to date, using management reporting techniques. • Cover Production Planner when absent. Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience in a production planning role, have strong understanding of MRP, excellent organisational, multi-tasking and admin skills and a great eye for detail. Hours 8.30 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £30K, free onsite parking, subsided canteen and once permanent addition benefits include Death in Service. Own transport essential due to location.

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Industrial Paint Sprayer
Ipswich £27-£30K

Industrial Paint Sprayer required for permanent position at engineering company based near Ipswich (north). Working with single and 2 pack wet spray paint on a range of machinery the successful candidate will also get the opportunity to train as a Fitter and duties will vary between spraying and fitting. Previous wet spray experience essential along with the willingness to learn. 37.5 hours per week with a half day on Friday and flexible start and finish times. Salary £27 - £30K depending on experience.

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Packer (3 shifts)
East side of Ipswich £11.69 p/h (Including shift allowance)

Packers required for expanding manufacturing facility based on the east side of Ipswich. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic company. Successful candidates will be packing/checking/counting and recording data, labelling and boxing products. Candidates will, ideally have previous packing 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-2pm and 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am, Monday to Friday, paying £11.69 p/h (Including shift allowance). Own transport is essential due to location.

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Machine Setter/Operator (Shifts)
Outskirts of Ipswich Starting rate £25,812 per annum

Machine Setter/Operator (3 Shifts) 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 3 shift pattern, 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm/10pm – 6am, Monday to Friday. Starting rate c£25,812 per annum, 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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Production Operative
Wickham Market £9.70p/h

Production Operative required for ongoing production work in Wickham Market. The job involves loading and unloading product onto small scale production machinery (not heavy work), hand finishing, packing and preparing for dispatch. Clean, pleasant environment working within a small friendly team. Previous production experience preferred but not essential. Willingness to learn, attention to detail and reliability important. Hours 2.00pm - 10.00pm, Monday to Friday with possible overtime available. Paying £9.70 per hour.

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Forklift Driver
Ipswich £9.59p/h

Forklift Driver (counterbalance) required for ongoing contract at company based on Ransomes Industrial Estate. This varied role will involve loading and unloading containers, checking goods in, forklift driving and other warehouse duties. Current counterbalance licence required. Driving licence an advantage. Hours 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Pay £9.59p/h. Opportunity for long-term employment.

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Yard Person
Stowmarket c£22K

Yard Person (Perm) for company based on the outskirts of Stowmarket. 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 c£22K. Hours 7.30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday plus chance of some O/T. Own transport essential due to location.

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Engineering Operatives
Hadleigh £9.00 - £10.21p/h

Engineering Operatives required for either day shift (8.00am - 4.30pm) or late shift (1.30pm - 10.00pm) ongoing temporary position at Hadleigh based manufacturing company. Working Monday to Friday as part of a dedicated team, the successful candidates will be preparing metals items for spray painting, sand blasting, hand buffing. This is a noisy, dirty and heavy engineering environment and will best suit someone who has experience of working in a similar type of environment or who is used to manual work. Good opportunity for permanent employment for candidates who perform well with opportunities for progression and to learn new skills. Pay £9.00 - £10.21p/h

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Manufacturing Shift Operator
Stowmarket £11.27 p/h - £14.09 p/h

Manufacturing Shift Operator required for a temp to perm role at a well-regarded, established company in Stowmarket. The successful candidate will be operating computerised processing equipment, production and bagging equipment, running quality checks and maintaining records, partaking in clean down of machinery and any other duties as required. Candidates must have worked in a production environment before, be computer literate and be able to operate large scale computerised manufacturing equipment. Candidates must be able to work 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am shifts on a 7 day shift pattern and will need their own transport. Starting salary of £11.27p/h which could rise to £14.09p/h after successful training period.

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Assembly Operatives
Ipswich £9.06 - £9.36p/h

Assembly Operatives required for permanent positions at fantastic new 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 become permanent after a probationary period. Hours 6am-2pm or 7am-3pm (40 hours paid per week) Monday to Friday and the possibility of late shifts with a 15% increase on rate. Excellent modern facilities and fantastic working environment with good potential for job security. Starting rate £9.06 p/h with the potential to move up to £9.36p/h or more after training.

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Tester
Ipswich, Suffolk c£23k

Tester required for expanding manufacturing/engineering company based on Nacton Road, Ipswich. Based in the test area of this manufacturing company you will be carrying out leak and strength pressure tests, Uploading programmes into the controller and setting parameters into the controllers, checking control panels and carry out repair and retest. Ideal candidate will have an electrical/test background, able to read engineering drawings and wiring schematics. Electrical qualification as advantage. Paying around c£23K Hours 6am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. Excellent opportunity to progress in a growing manufacture.

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Engineering Team Leader
Engineering Team Leader c£23k

Engineering Team Leader 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£23K, Hours 6am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. Excellent opportunity to progress in a growing manufacturer

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Business Development Manager (Technical)
Ipswich £40-£50K

Business Development Manager required for internationally recognised leading engineering company based near Ipswich. Specialising in bespoke power generation and providing high-quality products throughout the world. to a wide range of clients this company can offer a varied, technically challenging and rewarding environment in which to work. Responsibilities will include: • Qualifying and scoping new opportunities in new and emerging markets • Identifying prospects, researching and analysing sales options • Attending networking events • Establishing contact with prospects and develop relationships • Translating customers ideas into tangible solutions • Attending meetings within the UK and overseas • Generating and providing quotations • Collaborating with the Engineering Design Team, Production and Test to ensure the correct technical outcomes for the client Applicants must have: • Proven business development experience of the Marine and/or Industrial power generation market • A tenacious drive to generate new business • The ability to work independently to meet targets • Technical Knowledge • The ability to communicate in a confident, professional, and technical manner across all levels of the business • Exceptional organisational and presentation skills • IT literacy - Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint • A full clean UK driving licence Salary is negotiable depending upon experience. 25 days holiday plus BH. Company pension, Death in Service Benefit, free parking.

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Technical Sales Engineer
Ipswich £25K - £30K

Technical Sales Engineer required for established engineering company in Ipswich. Working as part of a dedicated team the successful candidate 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 three 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 play a part in this respected company’s continued success and to work with a wide variety of products covering many industry sectors. Salary up to £30K depending on experience and qualifications.

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Manual Machinist
Ipswich c£24K

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£24K depending on experience.

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