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Social responsibility

Rotec Hydraulics Ltd place importance on supporting the local community, as well as placing great emphasis on the wellbeing and safety of our employees. Due to our deeply-rooted safety culture, we uphold high standards across our supply chain to ensure responsible sourcing.

Sustainable development

Rotec Hydraulics Ltd understand that we have a duty to contribute to the global objective of sustainable development.

We aim to improve our environmental and social impact by:

  • developing innovative, efficient and eco-friendly solutions for our customers
  • reducing the company’s environmental footprint through monitoring, identifying and implementing environmentally sustainable solutions
  • providing our employees with a safe workplace and by promoting physical and mental wellbeing
  • creating professional development opportunities for all employees
  • supporting and investing in our local community.

Learning and development

Trained at the National Fluid Power Centre in Nottinghamshire, our engineers are recognised as among the most accomplished in the industry. We operate a programme of continuous development to ensure all of our employees remain at the fore-front of current thinking.

Supporting diversity

Rotec is an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to creating and supporting equal opportunities within the work place in accordance with Equality Act 2010. We will not discriminate against anyone because of age, gender, marital status, disability, health condition, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Rotec provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.

We are proud to support the national women in engineering campaign. 16.3% of Rotec’s current overall workforce is female – higher than the national average of 12%.

Health and safety

We support employee health and wellbeing by offering comprehensive private medical insurance for all employees and by keeping up-to-date with all health and safety laws and protocols. We are proud to have been accredited with numerous achievements, including Achilles Silver Plus and SafeContractor Approved.

Charity work

We are proud to support local and national charities raising vital funds for good causes. Charities who have received support from Rotec include St Margaret’s Hospice Care and Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal – the official charity for Bristol Children’s Hospital.

Supporting the local community

Rotec has a long-standing history of investing in and supporting our local community. We have been headline sponsors for Somerset County Cricket Club for a number of years. The cricket club is an important cultural and economic attraction for the county of Somerset and is based within walking distance from our head office in Taunton, Somerset.

Providing work experience opportunities

We’ve built a culture that promotes skills development and as such have provided work experience opportunities to local college students in recent years. We also employ apprentices who benefit from gaining real-world experience, alongside completing a recognised qualification.

Taunton (Head office)

Unit 1, Venture Way

Priorswood Industrial Estate