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Horticultural Field Trials Technician
Nr Ipswich £11.00 p/h

Horticultural Field Trials Technicians required for 6 – 8 month contract commencing March 2021 at site based near Ipswich. The role involves assisting with the preparation and running of 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 or agricultural experience with an understanding of GEP trials and experience in outdoor or field trials. PA1 & PA6 certificates desirable and computer literacy essential. Pleasant working environment within a small team based in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Hours 8am-4pm, Mon-Thurs & 8am-3.45pm on Friday with possible overtime. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a prestigious global company assisting with the development of innovative new products. £11.00p/h.

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Machine Operator
Manningtree £9.35 p/h

Machine Operator required for immediate start at manufacturing company in Manningtree. The successful candidate will be operating rotary assembly machine, inputting materials, machine minding and carrying out quality control checks, full training given. There will be the chance for progression and learning other areas of the manufacturing. Ideal candidate will have some experience of working in a manufacturing environment, operating machinery and be flexible with working hours. Hours will be 6am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. Starting pay of £9.35 per hour. Good opportunity to work in a clean, friendly environment.

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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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Packing Line Operative / Forklift Driver
Felixstowe £12.86p/h

Packing Line Operative / Forklift Driver required for excellent opportunity at Felixstowe based manufacturing facility. Working on a 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm 5-day shift pattern the successful candidate will be operating a fast-paced automated packaging line and performing basic line maintenance. Key responsibilities include: • Safe start-up, running and shut-down of production lines • Cleaning of equipment and surrounding areas • Completion of necessary food safety routines including Critical Control Point checks • Basic maintenance checks, routines and interventions • Leading and owning equipment improvements and fault diagnosis • Placing maintenance work orders and ensuring effective completion You must have previous machine operating experience, ideally within the food industry but this is not essential. You must also be a fast learner and have the flexibility to learn and operate up to three production lines. Commitment to and a good understanding of health and safety for self and others is required as is computer literacy including Microsoft office. A current counterbalance forklift licence is essential. This is a temporary contract which may become ongoing for the right candidate. Opportunity for overtime at £19.29p/h

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Paint Sprayer
Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk £12 - £14 p/h

Paint Sprayer required for expanding engineering company based near Woodbridge. Working in a large bespoke spray booth the successful candidate will be responsible for the wet spray of high-quality metal structures. As part of a small team flexibility will be required and duties may also include forklift driving (training given if necessary), driving, fabrication and generally supporting the engineering process. Previous experience of wet paint spraying is essential. Monday to Friday, 42.5 hours per week. £12 - £14p/h depending on experience. Excellent opportunity to join a growing company.

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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£20K

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 £20K, 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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Assembly Operative
East Ipswich c£9.00 p/h

Assembly Operative required for ongoing contract at busy engineering company based in Ipswich. Duties will include working from engineering drawing to cut, measure and assemble components in a fast paced engineering workshop environment. The successful candidate will ideally have some basic engineering experience, the ability to read engineering drawings and use measuring equipment along with good attention to detail. Working Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week with the potential for long term or permanent work for the right applicant. Pay c£9.00 p/h.

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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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CNC Miller
Nr Colchester c£16 p/h

CNC Miller/Programmer required for our well established client based in Colchester. The successful candidate will responsible for Programming (from the panel), operating and setting CNC Milling machines (Heidenhain). Candidate must also have experience in using manual measuring equipment and very good practical knowledge of technical drawings. Additional experience on CNC lathe will be seen as advantage. Pay rate depends on experience c £16 per hour.

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