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About the apprenticeship
We are currently recruiting for two Engineering Apprentices to join our Cheshire maintenance teams based at the Macclesfield / Alderley Park Sites. Reporting to the Sodexo Apprenticeship Manager, you will be a proactive customer focused individual, enthusiastic and have the ability to communicate and build relationships with team members / peers.
The apprentice scheme will last for a period of 4 years. During the first 3 years, you will cover a broad syllabus of training to including Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation disciplines while attending college on day release basis. Academic study will be combined with onsite placements across the account to gain exposure to different areas of our Sodexo business. The final year of the apprenticeship will consolidate all the acquired learning in one placement in preparation for successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.
Main duties may include most of the following:
- Working on fixed equipment
- Working to planned and re-active servicing schedules
- Checking and calibrating instruments
- Fitting new parts
- Quality inspections
- Emergency breakdowns
- Fixing faults, arranging for replacement equipment
- Equipment installation
- Following manufacturer's technical manuals
- Fault finding
- Using test instruments and tools
- Maintain electrical equipment
The programme is supported by our specialist training partners Total People Ltd. They will provide support throughout the duration of the apprenticeship programme. The apprenticeship scheme with Sodexo is a fixed term contract for a period of 4 years however, our ambition is to provide employment on completion in line with business requirements aligned to account succession / development plans.
The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, keen to learn, have good communication skills, and have the desire to become part of a diverse team that improves our client’s quality of life through the services we deliver.
At Sodexo, we are committed to a leading role in promoting equal opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organization and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief or sexual orientation are welcomed to and included within our business.
- It is expected that following a successful apprenticeship, a full time position will be made available to the right candidates, based on company finances at the time