Careers at Hedley Hydraulics

Established in 1976 as Hedley Hydraulics, the company started out as a system and component supplier to the UK steelwork industry and machine tool manufacturers.

Hedley Hydraulics Ltd, is a UK leading provider of hydraulic systems into the industrial market sector.

All of our roles include;

  • £ - dependent on experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays

Training will be provided as an on-going requirement to ensure we develop the right candidates.

Current Vacancies

Estimator (Hydraulic Engineering)

We are looking for an Estimator/technical engineer to join our team, based at our head office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The role requires an individual with a strong industrial/ hydraulic system engineering background.  As sole estimator for the company, you will play an integral role within the business.

Role

  • Develop detailed costing estimates and quotations for hydraulic product enquiries
  • Client facing role, working closely with other departments within the company

Requirements:

  • Mandatory; At least 5 years engineering/manufacturing background
  • Ability to read complex technical /engineering drawings
  • Experience using AutoCAD
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Educated to a high standard / Driving license

Please send your CV with present salary details to; 
E-mail: jbooker@hedleyhydraulics.co.uk
Post: HR Department, Hedley Hydraulics Limited, Lion House, Crigglestone Industrial Estate, Wakefield, WF4 3HT. (mail marked as confidential)
Tel: 01924 259999


External Sales Engineer (Hydraulic Engineering)

We are looking for an External Sales Engineer to join our team.  And work out of our head office and Wakefield and our depot in Gateshead, covering the North of England as required.  The role requires an individual with a strong industrial/ hydraulic system engineering background. 

Role

  • Selling hydraulic systems, such as Cylinders, Hydraulic Power Units, test rigs and components.
  • Create interest, source new sales and generate sales of the product range
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements

Requirements:

  • Mandatory – At least 3 years experience in a similar post
  • Mandatory – Hydraulic Engineering background or similar
  • A proven track record of success in a field-based role in lead generation and closing sales
  • Have an understanding of Hydraulic Systems, HPU, Test Rigs & Components 
  • Be enthusiastic, well organised, produce and present quotations
  • Excellent verbal, communication skills and team working
  • Mandatory – Full driving license

Please send your CV with present salary details to; 
E-mail: jbooker@hedleyhydraulics.co.uk
Post: HR Department, Hedley Hydraulics Limited, Lion House, Crigglestone Industrial Estate, Wakefield, WF4 3HT. (mail marked as confidential)
Tel: 01924 259999


Hydraulic Fitter/Pipe Fitter (Industrial) - Wakefield

We are looking for a Hydraulic Service Engineer (Industrial) for a full-time position from our Wakefield office.

Role:

  • Assemble and Install pipework/tubes, fittings and related hydraulic equipment
  • General steel fabrication and welding (TIG and MIG) to engineered drawings
  • Hydraulic system assembly, service and repair work
  • Working in house and on site to suit business needs
  • Conforming at all times to company and legislative industry standard health and safety procedures and policies

Requirements:

  • Experience of assembly and part drawings for fabrications, to facilitate assembly work
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, cylinders and their applications
  • Able to interpret hydraulic schematic drawings,
  • Ability to work safely at all times.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to work as a team or individually
  • Availability to work in house or on customer premises throughout the UK, sometimes at short notice, to suit customer needs. Short spells away from home are to be expected.
  • Valid UK Driving license
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Focused on providing exceptional levels of customer service

Please send your CV with present salary details to; 
E-mail: jbooker@hedleyhydraulics.co.uk
Post: HR Department, Hedley Hydraulics Limited, Lion House, Crigglestone Industrial Estate, Wakefield, WF4 3HT. (mail marked as confidential)
Tel: 01924 259999


Inside Sales (Hydraulic Engineering)

Hedley Hydraulics Ltd, is a UK leading provider of hydraulic systems into the industrial market sector.

We are looking for an Inside Sales person to join our team, based at our head office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The role requires an individual with a strong industrial/ hydraulic system engineering background. 

Role

  • Taking inbound sales enquiries over the phone and e-mail, and generating quotations, converting quotations to orders and tracking the order through the supply chain to completion.
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements

Requirements:

  • Mandatory – At least 3 years experience in a similar post
  • Mandatory – Hydraulic Engineering background or similar
  • Be enthusiastic, well organised, with a proven sales record and transferable skills
  • Must have a ‘can do attitude’ focusing on customer service, including attention to detail
  • Duties including, quoting customers, converting quotes to orders, outbound call handling to generate new and existing sales

Please send your CV with present salary details to; 
E-mail: jbooker@hedleyhydraulics.co.uk
Post: HR Department, Hedley Hydraulics Limited, Lion House, Crigglestone Industrial Estate, Wakefield, WF4 3HT. (mail marked as confidential)
Tel: 01924 259999