The Role

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sheet Metal Worker to join the Manufacturing team within freezing and chilling equipment manufacturer Starfrost.

The position available is working as part of the Manufacturing team to construct high quality engineering projects to meet work programme budget and schedule  

  • Based in the Lowestoft Head Office manufacturing facility
  • Welding and fabricating of engineered products to meet design & project specification and delivery dates
  • Deliver best practice engineering and problem solving
  • Work to health, safety and quality standards
  • Identify new opportunities for system, process and design improvements

The Candidate

The position will involve working to detailed design specifications and therefore it is essential you have strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality in all areas of the role.   

You will possess a self-motivated, flexible approach and the ability to work and contribute effectively as part of a team.


  • To have an all-round knowledge of general Fabrication/Sheet Metal equipment
  • Proficient in Tig and Mig Welding
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good all round Engineering experience within the industry is essential.

The Company

Starfrost design, manufacture, install and service industrial freezing and chilling systems for the global food processing industry. Since 1984, we have delivered over 600 equipment installations to customers in 60 countries across 6 continents. Our focus is high performance, reliability and innovation. 

Starfrost are part of Star Refrigeration, the largest independent UK industrial refrigeration system supplier.  Star has 10 offices around the country and Starfrost often works in close cooperation with the various Star offices to bring our customers turn-key solutions.

We are looking for someone to grow with our business and become part of a great team working to deliver first class, quality engineered equipment to our global customer base.

Company Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • Annual leave: 33 days, including bank holidays, enhanced with length of service
  • Pension: 8% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Twice yearly salary reviews with reference to RPI
  • Professional Development:  biannual reviews on development to encourage career growth
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phone line offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Scheme: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme

If you wish to work within an exciting and dynamic environment with competitive salary and benefits, then please apply.

Apply with covering letter/email and up to date CV to   

Closing Date: 29th February 2024

New vacancy: Workshop Engineer – Sheet Metal Worker