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Driver / Engineering Labourer
Woodbridge £8.00p/h

Driver / Engineering Labourer required for engineering company near Woodbridge. This varied role involves making deliveries/collections using a 3 ½T flatbed and assisting on the shop floor with duties such as cleaning down metal, using a pedestal drill generally helping the skilled workers. Temporary initially but may lead to something more long-term. Hours 8am-5pm with an early finish on a Friday. Applicants should have a full, clean driving licence and, ideally experience of working within an engineering or industrial environment. £8.00p/h.

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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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Inspection & Packing Supervisor
Ipswich £10.00p/h

Inspection & Packing Supervisor required for family run engineering company based in Ipswich. Responsibilities include supervising the inspection and packing team, performing quality inspections on metalwork, training other members of staff on the company’s quality standards, making quality decisions, packing work to protect finished product and lifting, manual handling of finished goods, raising customer concerns and liaising with customers on quality standards. Applicants must have previous experience in a similar engineering / production role. They must be naturally neat and tidy with good organisation skills, good team leadership skills, good customer skills, and the ability to think well on their feet and use their own initiative to make decisions and solve problems. Other essential skills include a good eye for detail, good numeracy, literacy and computer skills, ability to work under pressure, and a driving licence. This is a Permanent role. 45 Hour week with up to 10 hours overtime Mon-Fri. Starting rate £10.00, overtime rate £12.50. If you’re a hardworking individual with lots of initiative wishing to join an enthusiastic team please apply.

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Forklift Driver /Warehouse Administrator
Near Woodbridge £9.00 p/h

Forklift Driver /Warehouse Administrator required for a distribution centre based near Woodbridge. Duties will include processing orders, printing labels, order picking, and using a forklift. Ideal candidates will have good attention to detail and be numerate and literate with good computer skills. Candidates MUST have office and warehouse experience with a current Counter Balance Forklift licence, a Reach licence would be an advantage. Hours 8.00am – 4.00pm, Monday to Friday with some overtime - all breaks paid. This is a permanent role that is paying up to £9.00 per hour depending on experience. Transport essential due to location.

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Part Time Caretaker / Facilities Assistant
Ipswich Town Centre £8.69 p/h

Part Time Caretaker / Facilities Assistant required for Ipswich Town Centre. This role involves a variety of duties including set up and breakdown of venues and equipment, setting up rooms for meetings and events, general housekeeping, ensuring safe working practice, monitoring stock levels as well as promoting and maintain good relations with stakeholders, contractors and tenants. The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated with good interpersonal and customer facing skills to engage with staff, customers and members of the public. Candidates MUST hold a current, full and clean driving license and be able to undertake manual handling tasks. Hours will vary from week to week. Candidates must be flexible and be prepared to work weekends/early mornings/late evenings across 7 days. Rate of pay will be £8.69 per hour with an enhanced rate for unsociable hours worked. This is initially a temporary position with a view to go permanent after successful trial period.

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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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Maintenance/Engineering Manager
Ipswich £40k - £45k

Maintenance / Engineering Manager for market leading engineering company based in Ipswich. You will be responsible for the management of a small team of mechanics in a heavy plant environment, working to PPM schedules, organising on-going maintenance of the facilities, maintenance of Risk Assessments, SW’s, COSHH etc, working within company budget, including costings of stock. Ideal candidate must be qualified to C & G, HNC or HND or equivalent, have some financial experience and be able to show working experience within a PPM schedule. Knowledge/qualifications in IOSH/NEBOSH are advantageous. Salary £40k-£45k plus mobile, laptop, Company van/allowance, Pension & Healthcare

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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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Welder/CNC Operator
Colchester £12.00 p/h

Welder with CNC Operating experience required to operate and program robotic welder at engineering company based near Colchester. Working as part of a small team the successful candidate will learn to operate and program the robotic welder and ensure that products are produces to the correct specification and that production targets are achieved. Some manual welding may also be required. Previous welding experience is essential along with some CNC experience. Training will be given on programing and operating the robotic welder if necessary although if someone has previous experience it would be highly advantageous. This is permanent position paying up to £12.00p/h for the right candidates. Opportunities for progression possibly available as the company grows.

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Powder Coater
Ipswich £10.50 p/h

Powder Coater required for a well-established and growing family business in Ipswich. The company provide high quality powder coating services in their own purpose-built factory. Responsibilities include inspection and preparation of metal fabrications prior to coating, following paint specifications, maintaining and setting up spray equipment, performing powder coating using a wide variety of powders, completing quality checks and documentation once the job has been performed, and performing other duties from time to time as required. Applicants must have strong powder coating experience and a track record for consistently producing high quality results. The successful candidate will be proactive and flexible with an excellent eye for detail. Numeracy and literacy skills are important and you must have the ability to understand paint specifications. Normal hours are 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri with overtime available. Starting rate of £10.50 per hour. Overtime after 45 hours is at £13.13p/h

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CNC Setter / Programmer
South Norfolk £11.50p/h

CNC Setter / Programmer required for permanent role at engineering company based in South Norfolk. Working on a two shift pattern, Monday to Friday the successful candidate will be programming (using Fanuc control mainly, possibly also Siemens) and setting a wide range of CNC turning centres and CNC sliding head lathes to produce parts. Applicants must have previous experience and have the ability to interpret engineering drawings to determine the best method, cutting tools, speed and feed rates to ensure the best possible cycle time, efficiency and quality. Basic 40 hours week plus overtime when available. Excellent working environment and facilities.

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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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Skilled Process Operators
Stowmarket £16500 - £21000 p/a

Working as part of a team at this prestigious, well regarded company the successful candidate will be working on shifts operating and monitoring computerised plant in a production / packing environment. Duties will also involve carrying out testing, taking samples, running quality checks and recording data. Ideal applicants will have worked in a process manufacturing environment, have good analytical skills, be able to follow written procedures and be looking for a new career challenge. Some basic mechanical experience an advantage. 3 shift operation Monday - Friday.

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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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Experienced Panel Wirer
Nr Stowmarket £9.00 - £11.00 p/h

Experienced Panel Wirer person required for engineering company based Near Stowmarket. Working as part of a small, friendly team this excellent opportunity involves wiring up control panels, 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 – 4pm, Monday to Friday. Starting salary £9.00 p/h - £11.00 p/h.

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CLASS 2 HGV Driver / Yard Supervisor with FLT
Ipswich £11.00 p/h

A family business in Ipswich have a permanent vacancy for a HGV Class 2 Driver and Yard Supervisor. Based in Ipswich, you will have a dual role: half your time will be spent delivering goods to and from London and the surrounding areas, and the other half will be supervising a deliveries yard and loading and unloading vehicles. The position involves the transporting and moving of different shapes and sizes of metalwork and includes an element of manual handling and lifting. An HGV 2 licence with working experience and a counterbalance forklift licence is essential. 45 Hour week with up to 10 hours overtime Mon-Fri. Salary c£30K including overtime. If you’re a hardworking individual with lots of initiative wishing to join an enthusiastic team, get in touch today.

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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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Electrical Wire Person
Ipswich c£11.00 p/h

Electrical Wire Person for engineering manufacturing company. The successful candidate should have a wealth of wiring experience within the electrical industry and must be able to understand and wire to electrical drawings. Having some control panel wiring experience will be beneficial. Good opportunity to join well established company.

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