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HOS welcomes new manufacturing apprentice

Hydraulic & Offshore Supplies (HOS), who have been based in Sunderland for over 30 years, are delighted to have recruited a manufacturing apprentice to join their team.   Supplying hydraulic hose assemblies, valves, pipework and instrumentation to clients across the globe from industries such as engineering, renewables, automotive, shiprepair and ship management, the company are…

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Hydraulic & Offshore Supplies (HOS), who have been based in Sunderland for over 30 years, are delighted to have recruited a manufacturing apprentice to join their team.

 

Supplying hydraulic hose assemblies, valves, pipework and instrumentation to clients across the globe from industries such as engineering, renewables, automotive, shiprepair and ship management, the company are looking to continue with their growth plans with the latest addition to their workforce.

 

Ryder Stephenson, who was sourced from north east based recruitment agency, Zenith People, is working towards his Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship and is already looking forward to the opportunities within the company.

 

HOS have a proud reputation of recruiting apprentices from the area with their Business Development Executive, Lauren Harbron, starting her career with the company in 2018 as an apprentice.

 

Paul Taylor, HOS director, commented, ‘The fluid power industry is a very specialised sector which can cause challenges when looking to recruit, through past experiences, we know that by employing an apprentice we can provide the very best in training and knowledge of the industry which in turn can produce an outstanding member with our team.

 

By working with our experienced and qualified existing workforce, Ryder will develop the skills we need for our business and will bring a fresh perspective and ideas to the company.

 

He’s already gaining valuable experience within our workshop, trade counter and manufacturing facility and is enjoying the variety the apprenticeship offers.  We’re looking forward to seeing how Ryder develops and the benefits he will bring to the business.’

 

Commenting on his new role within the business, Ryder added, ‘It’s great to have been given the opportunity to study my apprenticeship while also gaining valuable work experience.  The team at HOS have been great and I’m already learning so many new skills, I’m really looking forward to continuing my studies and learning more about the fluid power industry.’