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Horticultural Technician
Ipswich £10.00p/h

Horticultural Technicians required for temporary contract at Research & Development facility 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.

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Cleaner / Packing Operative
East Ipswich £7.50 p/h

Cleaner/Packing Operative required for busy factory on the east side of Ipswich. The successful candidate will be based in a clean room, carrying out general cleaning duties such as mopping, cleaning floors, wiping down plastic curtains using specialised chemicals. You will also be required to assist in the packing department as and when required. Ideal candidates will have previous cleaning / packing experience with good communication skills. This is a full time temporary position 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Own transport be would ideal due to location of company.

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Quality Manager
Ipswich £28K

Quality Manager required for an engineering company in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be required to update Auditing ISO 9001, 14001 and Module H, Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EEC. Managing all relevant processes, enforcing and implementing them. Full analysis, preventive and corrective actions. Dealing with suppliers, auditing supplies and systems under ISO9001 and 14000 drawing controls, managing customer complaints and report writing. As part of this role the successful candidate would also be required to implement warranty procedures, managing and training staff. Previous experience within a quality role is essential and a managerial background would be beneficial. This is a permanent role with a starting salary of £28K (could be more depending on experience) 40 hours per week, 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

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Mechanical Assembler
Diss £7.50 p/h

Based in the main production 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.

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Paint Sprayer
Ipswich Salary depending on experience

Paint Sprayer required for excellent opportunity at an Ipswich based company. The successful candidate will be inspecting and preparing metal, maintaining and setting up spray equipment, performing wet spraying using a wide variety of paints and completing quality checks. Applicants must have previous experience of automotive or industrial paint spraying and a track record for consistently producing high quality results. The ability to use own initiative and to be able to work to deadlines along with an eye for detail is essential. Normal hours 8am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday with overtime available depending on production demands. Permanent position. Competitive salary depending on experience.

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Machine Minders/Production Operatives
North West of Colchester £8.00 - £9.00 p/h

Machine Minders/Production Operatives required for permanent positions with fast growing food (not meat) production company North West of Colchester. The successful candidates will be operating and minding machinery and performing general production duties and in a fast paced environment. Previous experience of working in a production environment is required. Applicants must be proactive and diligent with good attention to detail and the ability to think for themselves. Rotating shifts 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm paying £8.00 - £9.00p/h depending on experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding company with the chance for additional hours and possible progression.

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Machine Operators
Woodbridge £18k - £19k p/a

Expanding manufacturing facility based near Framlingham is seeking 2 Machine Operators. This is an exciting opportunity to begin or further a career within a fast paced, innovative and dynamic technology company. Successful applicants will receive full training in all aspects of the roles however previous production, manufacturing or factory experience would be beneficial. Following training, the successful candidates will be expected to operate, set-up and troubleshoot a range of production equipment and instruments and quality control test equipment. Candidates must be flexible, able to use their initiative and work individually or as part of a team following documented policies and procedures adhering to Health & Safety, Environmental awareness and ISO policies. After training candidates will be working on a rotating shift pattern, 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am, Monday to Fridays with potential for overtime and weekend work. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Starting salary £18K rising to £19K after 6 months’ probation. Own transport required due to location

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Assembly Operative
Ipswich £8.60 p/h

Assembly operatives required for Ipswich engineering company. Ideal candidate must have previous experience of working in a mechanical / engineering environment, able to use hand tools and read engineering drawings. Hours are 2.30pm-11.00pm, Monday to Thursday, 2.30pm on a Friday. Potential for long term or permanent work. Immediate start for the right candidates.

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Shift Machine Setter/Minder
Ipswich (IP10) £9.36 - £10.00 p/h

Machine Setter / Minder required for expanding manufacturing facility based between Ipswich & Felixstowe. Candidates will be setting and running a range of machinery including rotary die cutting, slitting and inspection machinery, in a clean room environment, there will be training provided. Candidates will ideally have an engineering or basic mechanics background, be capable of running complex machinery, be numerate, literate and able to work to documented procedures. This is a permanent position, initially training on day shift 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. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. Own transport essential due to location.

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Quality Control Inspector
Ipswich £17k +

Quality Control Inspector required for permanent position at expanding manufacturing facility based just outside Ipswich. The purpose of this role is to promote ISO quality standards throughout the company, ensure products are manufactured within specification, ensure production staff are trained in Quality Procedures and ensure cleanroom remains compliant through a program of monitoring and testing. Applicants must have previous QC/QA experience within a scientific/manufacturing/cleanroom environment and have an understanding of ISO quality standards. A good understanding of QC procedures and the ability to work to documented procedures is also required. Experience/qualification in internal auditing would be an advantage. Basic hours of work are 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Opportunities are available for further advancement within the company. The salary is £17K +, depending on experience. Own transport is required due to location.

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Plant Production Nursery Supervisor
Near Woodbridge Dependent on experience

Plant Production Nursery Supervisor required for nursery near Woodbridge. Due to continued expansion our client is seeking a further member of staff to join their busy and strongly motivated team. The salary is competitive and negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience with progressive increases and bonuses offered. Working as part of a team organising the propagation and growing of an extensive plant stock, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to have input into their own job design and will have shared responsible for the day to day running of the nursery. This will include organisation of staff to complete the full range of duties e.g. propagation, potting, weeding, pruning, nursery maintenance, pest and disease control. Ideally applicants will have horticultural (or related) experience and will be able to demonstrate an ability and desire to progress to Senior Supervisor if not already at this level. A passion for plants and their care is essential along with the acceptance that at times the work can be physical and outdoors in all weathers. Some weekend working will also be required.

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Project/Design Engineer
Ipswich £26K - £35K

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Design/Project Engineer to join an established, successful Ipswich based engineering company. Working on a range of specialist mechanical equipment the successful candidate will be developing projects from initial concept to final detailed design and will be responsible for technical specifications, budgeting and costings. Applicants must be educated to degree level or equivalent in Design within an engineering discipline and be proficient in 3D CAD, ideally using SolidWorks. Experience of instrumentation/electronics design an advantage. Good all round mechanical knowledge and a flair for design is required for this varied and challenging role. Salary of £26-£35K depending on experience.

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Horticultural Nursery Staff
Nr Woodbridge £7.50 - £9.00p/h

Horticultural Nursery staff required for plant nursery based near Woodbridge. Working as part of a friendly team in tranquil surroundings the successful candidates will be potting, weeding, pruning, assisting with propagation and irrigation and watching for pests/diseases. Supervisory opportunity also available for the right person. Previous nursery/horticultural experience required along with common sense and a desire to work with plants in an outdoor environment. Pay is £7.50 - £9.00p/h depending on experience with regular pay reviews and bonus.

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MIG Welder
Ipswich £9.65 p/h

Ipswich Engineering company require a MIG Welder. Duties to involve Mig Welding, working from engineering drawings. Ideal candidate will have Mig welding experience within a similar environment, assembly experience an advantage, not essential. Immediate start. Ongoing with the chance of going permanent for the successful candidate. Hours 2.30pm – 11.00pm. £9.65p/h

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Servicing & Commissioning Engineer
Ipswich c£30K

Service and Commissioning Engineer required for local engineering manufacturing company. Main responsibilities will range from routine servicing and scheduled maintenance to installation & commissioning and onsite resolution of customers machine or process problems anywhere in the world. When visiting our customers, you will be performing routine servicing and maintenance of our machinery on customers sites, throughout the UK with occasional requirements to attend sites throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Whilst on customers site you will be promoting our parts and service business by developing relationships with our customers maintenance engineers, operators and stores personnel to ensure only our OEM parts are used and promote further service work and refurbishment. In addition you will be required to prepare and agree method statements and risk assessments with the client before commencement of the work. Ideal candidate will hold a relevant mechanical engineering qualification or equivalent, have some basic electrical skills including working knowledge of control systems, first aid training and experience of manual handling. Full UK driving license essential and forklift an advantageous. Company vehicle provided. Excellent opportunity to join a well-established company with a competitive benefits package. Salary dependent on experience.

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