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JCS Hi-Torque is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance worm drive hose clips for markets throughout the world, with a proud reputation for integrity, innovation and quality.  Skilled, conscientious and hard-working staff are key to our success.

Our current vacancies will appear below when available:

Trainee Machine Setter/Operator


Job Type                      Full time (Mon-Thurs 8.00am-5pm Fri 8.00am-1pm)

Location                      Sudbury, Suffolk

Start Date                   ASAP

Salary                          £8.12 per hour + Bonus

Holiday                       38 Days holiday PA (including statutory bank holidays)

Successful family engineering business is looking to recruit a Trainee machine setter to join our highly successful team on a permanent basis based in Sudbury, Suffolk.

Candidates for this position must have good attention to detail and previous experience of machine or manual assembly of products preferably within a similar environment will be an advantage.

The role

  • To operate, set, repair, and maintain an assortment of Press, Thread rolling and Heading and machinery.
  • To test quality and record information
  • To transport parts and materials using manual and powered lifting equipment
  • To provide cover for other departments as required

Knowledge/Experience/Skills required

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Good team player
  • Good organisational skills and methodical thinker
  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to accuracy and detail and quality driven
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend written instructions and numbering
  • Basic arithmetic skills
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 20kg occasionally and a negligible amount constantly at a minimum of 8.5 hours per work shift


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Technical Operator


Job Type                      Full Time

Term                           Permanent

Location                      Sudbury, Suffolk

Start Date                   ASAP

Salary                          £10.489 per hour plus bonus

Holiday                       38 Days holiday PA (including statutory bank holidays)

JCS Hi-Torque Ltd is a successful family engineering business specialising in the design and manufacture of worm drive hose clips and P-clips with all our manufacturing processes under our control and on site.

We looking to recruit a Technical Operator to join the our highly successful Plating Department team within our on-site zinc electroplating facility at our premises in Sudbury Suffolk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day setting and operation of our strip and barrel zinc electroplating units
  • Ensuring production targets are met on responsible processes
  • Participation in fault-finding and first line maintenance activities within the department
  • Operation and monitoring of our effluent treatment plant
  • Laboratory testing to ensure components and processes comply with internal and regulatory requirements
  • Completing production and process control documentation

Essential experience/Skills Required

  • The ability to read and understand operating and laboratory testing procedures
  • Experience of COSHH, risk assessment and the safe use of chemicals
  • Ability to operate a production unit autonomously in a fast-paced metal working environment to meet stringent deadlines and maximise efficiency
  • Ability to maintain in process quality control systems to ensure product quality

Desirable Experience & Skills

  • Experience working in a plating environment with an emphasis on electroplating processes
  • Experience of analysing chemicals and solutions (Hull Cell)
  • Experience of the treatment and discharge of effluent

Personal Attributes

  • Attention to detail and the ability to accurately follow procedures
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • High regard for Health and Safety
  • A strong commitment towards quality
  • Confident oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proven record of performance

Salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications.

Training will be given.

39 Hours per week

Normal Shift: 08.00-17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.00-13.00 Friday

Please note that only candidates with the required experience will be considered for this post.


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