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Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: 28000-30000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/247644/46365
Job Published: June 13, 2019 12:51

Job Description

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our busy team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Planned and reactive maintenance to a variety of mechanical equipment within a office, laboratory and pilot plant environment
Ensure all pressure systems are isolated, recorded and documented as per permit or isolation processes prior to any work commencing
Maintenance of Pilot Plant equipment
Maintenance of steam systems
Maintenance of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Machining of components using drills, lathes and pipe threaders
Preparation of pressure systems as required for insurance inspection purposes
Carry out steam boiler blowdowns
Responsible for self and others to maintain a safe working environment as per the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent UK and EU amendments.
Ensure all tasks are risk assessed through site specific or dynamic assessments
Ensure working areas and plant rooms within pilot plant and Sodexo controlled areas are kept clean, tidy and any issues reported.
Complete and submit operating documentation accurately and punctually.
Completion of documentation as required, including purchase requisitions and delivery notes.
Prepare quotation information
Take part in on call rota as required.
Offer support to other functions.
Time served mechanical/bench fitter certified to work with pressure systems
Ability to maintain, repair, fault find and amend specialist equipment such as;
mixer vessels, pressure rigs, process systems and steam control systems
boilers, calorifiers, steam controlled plate heat exchangers, condensate recovery systems and humidity rooms
Experienced in operating in a DSEAR environment
Trained to work with a variety of pipework systems including;
dairy grade stainless steel
solvent welded ABS
compressed air
demineralised water
Have a proactive approach to task completion and team effort.
Positive outlook and attitude with excellent housekeeping and working practices
Polite, courteous and excellent communicator with both colleagues and client on work progression
Portray at all times a professional image to our client.
Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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