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Machine Operator
Brantham £10.90 p/h

Machine Operator required for permanent position at established manufacturing company in Brantham. Working on a 2-shift basis, (6am-2pm/2pm-10pm Monday to Friday). The successful applicant will be learning how to set and run automated assembly equipment, loading the materials and carrying out quality assurance checks. Previous machine operating experience is ideal along with good team working skills, attention to detail and able to work rotating shifts. Paying £10.90 per hour. Immediate start for the right applicant.

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Picker/Packers
Nr Stowmarket £10.50 p.h

Picker/Packers required for immediate start at company near Stowmarket. Successful candidates will be picking, packing and reworking goods in a warehouse environment. Previous experience not essential but the ability to follow instructions carefully and work accurately is essential. This is a temporary contract which may continue for 3 months or longer. Pay £10.50 per hour. Hours 8.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Transport essential due to the location of this company.

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Manual Machinist
Ipswich £27K

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£27K based on 37.5 hours per week.

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TIG Welder
Hadleigh £14.00 p/h

TIG Welder required for permanent position at established and prestigious company-based west of Ipswich This varied permanent role will involve working on handcrafted products and TIG welding to a high standard with very neat welds 1-6mm thickness. Duties will also involve powder coating and working with a variety of machinery. Previous TIG welding experience essential and the ability to read basic engineering drawings required. The successful candidate will also be a team player who is willing to undertake a range of tasks and learn new skills. Pleasant and friendly working environment. Day shift, 8.00am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday with some flexibility. Hourly rate £14.00 p/h dependent on experience.

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Workshop Engineer / Fitter
Ipswich £Neg

Workshop Engineer/Fitter required for permanent position with market leading engineering company based near Ipswich. Serving a wide range of clients the key responsibilities of the Workshop Engineer/Fitter will include: • Servicing of a range of engines • Diagnosing and repairing faults on a variety of engines • General mechanical service • Ensure all relevant documentation is completed correctly and in a timely manner Applicants must have previous engineering experience and the ability strip down rebuild engines. This is an excellent opportunity to join a long-established but modern and forward-thinking organisation and work in a technically challenging and rewarding environment. Salary is negotiable depending upon experience.

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Yard Person / FLD
Nr Stowmarket £12 p/h

Yard Person required for company based on the outskirts of Stowmarket. Duties will involve driving a C/B forklift, loading and unloading palletised stock, order picking of parts for manufacturer of the engineered products along with general housekeeping in the yard and assisting with other duties associated with stores and warehousing. Applicants must hold current C/B forklift license, be confident on a forklift and have warehouse/yard experience. Pay £12 p/h. Hours 7.30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday plus chance of some O/T. Own transport essential due to location. Immediate start.

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Design Engineer
Stowmarket £30,000 - £35,000 p/a

Design Engineer required for market leading engineering company based near Stowmarket. The successful candidate will be designing and producing drawings with bill of materials, doing new product development and testing, writing documentation and updating components. Applicants should have some previous CAD design experience, ideally using Solidworks (although Pro Engineer will be considered). A background in heavy duty design (structural steel/sheet metal) would be ideal although not essential. Hours 8.30am – 5.00pm, salary £30 - £35K depending on experience.

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Engineering Assistant
Near Bury St Edmunds £18,000 - £20,000 p/a

Engineering Assistant required to assist in the office of busy engineering company based near Bury St Edmunds. The successful applicant will undertake a varied support role including assisting with new product development, product testing, basic design work, updating components, documentation writing and general engineering administration. This is an excellent opportunity to enter the engineering industry and will suit someone who has a higher level qualification in engineering (eg HND/HNC/NVQ or similar) and a keen interest in mechanical engineering and design. Previous experience not required. Hours 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £18 – 20K depending on experience.

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Production Planner
Ipswich c£26K

Production Planner with ambition and proven experience within manufacturing required for expanding market leading company based in East Ipswich. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and releasing planned production orders across a number of production lines, giving information on delivery lead times and managing data to enable the procurement department to procure with confidence. The role will involve: • Ensuring parts and capacity availability and their accordance with agreed master schedules • Communicating delivery lead times to Sales • Compiling, checking and maintaining materials master data for new and existing products • Maintaining order schedules • Providing accurate delivery forecasts and manpower plans. • Participating actively in continuous process improvement projects, seek ways to develop and maximise customer service levels Applicants must have previous production planning experience, ideally with knowledge of SAP. Proficient IT skills including Excel are also required with strong numeracy and good attention to detail essential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing company who can offer 24 days annual leave plus BH, a defined pension contribution plan, life assurance, recruitment referral scheme, long service awards and on-site parking. Hours of work are 7.45am – 4.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8.00am – 3.30pm on Friday. Salary c£26K

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Engineering Technician
East 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 c£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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Marine Engineer
Ipswich According to experience

Marine Engineer required for permanent position with market leading engineering/manufacturing company based near Ipswich. This renowned, internationally recognised company specialises in engine service, overhaul and testing and providing bespoke power solutions around the world. Serving a wide range of clients the key responsibilities of the Marine Engineer will include: • Servicing of a range of marine propulsion engines and generator sets • Diagnosing and repairing faults on a variety of propulsion engines and generator sets • General mechanical service including, pumps and compressors • Ensure all relevant documentation is completed correctly and in a timely manner Applicants must have previous marine engineering experience and the ability to work independently. Willingness to work away from home for periods of time is advantageous but consideration will be given to candidates who prefer to remain local. This is an excellent opportunity to join a long-established but modern and forward-thinking organisation and work in a technically challenging and rewarding environment. Salary is negotiable depending upon experience.

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CNC Machinist
Ipswich £13.90 p/h plus shift allowance (approx. £1.85 p/h)

CNC Machinist required for ongoing position at Ipswich based engineering company. The successful candidate will be will be responsible for machining various parts/sections to ensure continuous work flow through production. Previous CNC operating experience required with a good understanding of the machine shop process including quality, Health and Safety and maintenance of equipment. Hours are Week 1: Mon – Thurs: 6am – 2pm, Fri: 6am – 11.30am rotating with Week 2: Mon – Thurs: 2pm – 10pm, Fri: 11.30am –5pm. Pay £13.90 p/h plus shift allowance (approx. £1.85 p/h)

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Stock Controller
East Ipswich £24000 p/a

Stock Controller with proven experience in stock control within a manufacturing environment required for permanent position at leading manufacturer based in East Ipswich. The role will involve correcting, maintaining and improving stock inaccuracies, investigating stock variances and identifying and rectifying the root causes of stock variance. Duties will include: • Managing and co-ordinating stock take and cycle counting activities to ensure high parts supply service levels to production and ultimately external customers. • Correcting stock inaccuracies following cycle counting activities in line with company stock adjustment procedures. • Carrying out root cause analysis to identify root causes of stock inaccuracy and then rectifying • Calculating and publishing stock accuracy levels. • Maximising accuracy of stock figures in line with site KPIs. Applicants must have experience of stock control within manufacturing, good IT skills and attention to detail. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving organisation which can offer 24 days leave plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, pension and continued professional development. Hours 7am - 3pm, Monday to Friday.

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Packers (2 Shifts)
East Ipswich £9.50 p/h-£11.40 p/h

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 2-week shift pattern, 6am-2pm and 2pm – 10pm Monday to Friday, paying £9.50 per hour and £11.40p/h for all hours outside of core hours(Core hours 8am - 5pm). Own transport is essential due to location.

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Groundsperson / Horticultural Site Maintenance Technician
Ipswich £25K plus Bonus

Groundsperson / Horticultural Site Maintenance Technician required for permanent vacancy at horticultural site near Ipswich. Working in a beautiful, peaceful location, this varied and interesting role involves the preparation and maintenance of grounds for field trials including soil cultivation and preparation, planting, sowing, potting, weeding, irrigation and lawn maintenance and the planning, organising and record keeping of site preparation. Applicants must have previous horticultural grounds maintenance/green keeping experience and will ideally hold a qualification in Horticulture / Agronomy or similar. PA1, PA2 and PA6 certificates are ideally required as is a driving licence. Tractor training or forklift licence an advantage. Working 36 hours per week (Monday to Friday) as part of a small team in a great setting this is an excellent opportunity to join a respected, market leading employer who can offer stability and long-term prospects. Salary £25K plus 5% bonus eligibility. 26 days holiday plus Bank Holiday and excellent benefits package including medical insurance, access to discount benefits platform and death in service benefit.

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Machine Setter/Operator (3 Shifts)
Outskirts of Ipswich c£25K

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£25K, 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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Mobile Diesel Service Engineer/Supervisor
Ipswich £neg

Mobile Diesel Service Engineer/Supervisor required for engineering company based in Ipswich. Main duties to involve install, fault find, repair and servicing of diesel engines, plant and equipment working within East Anglia, along with some supervision within the workshop. The ideal candidate will hold an HNC / C&G or equivalent in an engineering discipline, with mechanical bias, or similar and have previous experience working on diesel engines and equipment. Must be able to work to tight deadlines and plan work to agreed schedules. Work is normally planned on a daily basis but some flexibility required to respond to some emergencies and call-out during working hours and outside of them (additional pay for call outs). Hours 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday. Good opportunity to join a well established company. Excellent rates of pay depending on experience.

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