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Design/CAD Engineer
Ipswich £25-30K

Design/CAD Engineer required for permanent role at established engineering company based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Using Autodesk Inventor the successful candidate will be working as part of a small team creating and modifying designs for specialist machinery. Applicants must have previously worked as a Design Engineer, ideally using Autodesk Inventor (although other packages will be considered). Experience in a variety of disciplines such as electrical, mechanical, drive systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, rotating machinery and with sheet metal and machined parts required. HNC/HND (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline preferred. This is an excellent opportunity with a salary of £25-30K according to experience.

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Fitter
Needham Market £8.50 - £10 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 £8.50 - £10.00 p/h.

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Excavator/Materials Handler
Outskirts of Ipswich £11.00 per hour

Experienced Excavator/Materials Handler Operator required for permanent position with company based on the outskirts of Ipswich. Main duties will involve driving plant to sort and move material around yard, loading and unloading vehicles and other associated duties as required. There is a genuine opportunity to learn to operate all types of plant/cranes/loading shovels and excavators. Experience and willingness to learn is more important than certificates. Ideal candidate must 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 Saturday morning.

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Horticultural Field Trials Technician
Ipswich £11.00 p/h

Horticultural Field Trials Technician required for 8 month contract commencing March 2019 at site based near Ipswich. The role involves preparing and running horticultural trials including monitoring field conditions, applying chemicals, gathering and recording data and performing general horticultural duties such as potting up, watering, weeding etc. Applicants should have horticultural experience and will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent in a science discipline. Knowledge/experience of horticultural field trials or similar scientific research experience advantageous. PA1 & PA6 certificates desirable. Pleasant working environment within a small team based in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Hours 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a prestigious global company assisting with the development of innovative new products. Opportunities for further seasonal work.

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Horticultural Maintenance/Groundsperson
Ipswich £10.00 p/h

Horticultural/Grounds person required for 8 month contract commencing March 2019 at site based near Ipswich. This varied role will include maintaining field trials areas and will involve horticultural duties such as mowing lawns, planting, potting up, sowing seeds, mechanical or hand weeding, applying fertiliser and any other duties to assist the Technicians as required. Applicants must have previous experience of horticulture (ideally including grounds maintenance) and of using horticultural machinery such as ride on mowers. PA1, PA2 and PA6 an advantage. Pleasant working environment within a small team based in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Hours 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a prestigious global company assisting with the development of innovative new products. Opportunities for further seasonal work.

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Mechanical Assembler
Diss, Norfolk £7.83 p/h

Mechanical Assembler required for Diss based engineering company. The successful candidate will be based in the main production, where you will be assembling brass and stainless components, working from drawings using some basic hand tools. These products will be inspected and tested, built to a high specification. Ideal candidate will have experience of working within an engineering assembly environment, able to read drawings and looking for a long term opportunity. This is a clean working environment. Own transport required. Opportunities for progression. Hours 7.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, 7.30am - 1.30pm Friday. Immediate start for the right candidate.

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Forklift Engineer
Needham Market £29,000 p/a

Forklift Engineer required for the service and maintenance of forklifts in the Suffolk area. Previous experience of forklift repairs/servicing would be preferred but a strong background in motor or plant mechanics experience would be considered. Vehicle provided for site work. Hours 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. £14.00p/h (around £29K for a 40 hour week).

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MIG Welder
East Ipswich £10 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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Brazer
Diss £7.83 p/h

Brazer required for Diss based engineering company. The successful candidate will be assembling and brazing brass, copper and stainless steel components free hand, using jigs and drawings. These products will be inspected and tested as they are built to a high specification. Clean working environment. Opportunities for progression. Ideal applicants will have experience of working within an engineering assembly environment (ideally brazing or similar) the ability to read drawings and be looking for a long term opportunity which offers training. Own transport required. Hours 7.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, 7.30am - 1.30pm Friday. Starting rate is £7.83 per hour raising to £8.70 per hour after completion of training. Immediate start for the right candidate.

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Trainee Technical Quotations Engineer (Electrical)
Needham Market £18,000 - £23,000 p/a

Trainee Technical Quotations Engineer required for excellent opportunity at engineering company based near Needham Market. This fantastic opportunity offers comprehensive training in order to acquire and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the company’s industry. This will include familiarisation with all aspects of the business and first hand observation and experience in the different departments within the company. The successful candidate will develop sound technical expertise and the ability to communicate with clients at a technical level and to produce comprehensive technical specification and quotations. There will be opportunities for development and, long-term, potential for travel and significant salary increases. The ideal applicant will: • Have an engineering qualification (NVQ, BTEC, C&G or similar/equivalent) or some experience of working in an engineering field (ideally electrical) • Be proficient in Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook • Have some experience in customer service would be an advantage although not essential • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Full clean driving licence and access to own transport Salary from £18 - £23K with good potential for progression.

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CNC Turner (Programming & Operating)
Ipswich (Martlesham area) £12.00 - £15.00 p/h

CNC Turner (Programming & Operating) CNC Turner required to programme and operative CNC Turning machinery for local expanding engineering company. Ideal candidate will have experience of programming and operating Lathe/Turning machinery, using HAAS and Fanuc control systems. The Candidate: • Ideal candidate will be apprentice trained, time served machinist. • Must have experience in CNC Turning producing 1 offs and small batches • Have Programming knowledge and experience to edit and prove out programs. Experience in CAD/CAM advantageous. • Have experience in machining exotic materials, including Duplex, Super Duplex, Aluminium Bronze and others. • Able to work form detailed technical drawings, able to program set and operative. Hours are 8.30 – 4.30pm, Monday - Thursday, 8.30 – 4pm, Friday plus O/T. Excellent benefits including 25 days holiday. Salary dependant on experience £12p/h - £15.00 p/h.

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Machine Setter/Operator (shifts)
Ipswich £21,800

Expanding manufacturing facility based on the outskirts of Ipswich is seeking a Machine Setter/Operator. 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 initially training on day shift for 6-8 weeks (£7.96 p/h whilst training on days) 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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Mechanical Assembly Fitter
Ipswich £10-14p/h

Mechanical Assembly Fitter required for Ipswich based Engineering company. Duties will involve following engineering drawings to assemble large bespoke machinery in a workshop environment. Previous experience of mechanical assembly, motor mechanics or similar required, engineering qualifications an advantage. Salary dependent on experience. Hours 8am - 5pm with earlier finish on a Friday. Paying up to £14 p/h depending on experience. Possibility of overtime.

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Vehicle Technician
Woodbridge £30K

Vehicle Technician required for a well-established independent garage based in Woodbridge. Responsibilities include organising work load and diary alongside the garage reception, servicing, MOT repairs and general vehicle repairs such as brakes, cam belts, water pumps, welding, clutches and diagnostic testing. Applicants should hold an NVQ Level 3 or above and a full driving licence, be organised, conscientious, a good team player with a strong work ethic. MOT testing experience would be advantageous but not essential. This is a great opportunity to work for a small friendly company who have a loyal customer base. There is a good chance of progression within the company for the right candidate. Hours are 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.00am – 4.30pm on Friday. Paying a salary of up to £30k, depending on experience.

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Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester
Stowmarket c£29,000 p/a

Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester required for permanent position for a well-established company based in Stowmarket. This is an ideal opportunity for a vehicle technician who would like to be workshop based. The main duties will be to carry out the full range of inspection, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on all makes of vehicle and undertake MOT testing (Class IV). Applicants must hold an NVQ level 3 or equivalent and also have over 4 years’ experience in the industry. An MOT (IV) Testing certificate is advantageous but not essential. Candidates must be numerate and literate with good communication skills, be able to work well in a small team and on their own initiative. Hours are 8.00am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday and 8.00am - 1.30pm either every other Saturday or every third Saturday. Salary is c£29K including bonus.

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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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