Richard Bailey – Managing Director

Richard formed Hydratech in 2010, and has 22 years’ experience within the fluid power Industry

Qualifications:

HND Engineering – Mechanical & Manufacturing
NVQ Engineering Apprenticeship EAGIT
Cetop Industrial Hydraulics Level 3
Cetop Mobile Hydraulics Level 3
Cetop Level 1 Hydraulic
BFPA Level 2 Hydraulics
BFPA Level 1 Hydraulics

Hobbies:

Golf, rugby, motorsport and a loyal Norwich City Season Ticket holder

Sam Groves – Technical Sales Engineer

Sam started with Hydratech in 2011, with great commitment and technical ability he is a valuable member of the team.

Qualifications:

NVQ Engineering Apprenticeship EAGIT
BFPA Level 1 Hydraulics
Cetop Level 1 Hydraulic
BFPA Level 2 Hydraulics
Cetop Industrial Hydraulics Level 3
Cetop Mobile Hydraulics Level 3

Hobbies:

Cricket playing for Norfolk and Great Witchingham, Football for Reepham and again is a loyal Norwich City Season Ticket holder

Stuart Scadding – Office Manager

Stuart started with Hydratech in April 2016, to assist with our rapidly expanding business

Experience

Key Account Manager for M&S Confectionery
Production planning assistant
Departmental Manager
Warehouse Supervisor

Qualifications:

National Diploma in Business & Finance
Stage 1 Hydraulics

Hobbies:

Golf, Football & is an avid Bristol City football fan

Mark Broomfield – Business Development Engineer

Solutions focused Engineer with 37 years experience in the fluid power industry.

Experience

Hydraulic & Pneumatic Tool Fitter
Hydraulic Site Service Engineer
Hydraulic & Pneumatic System Design and Build Engineer
Technical Sales Management
Fluid Power Technical Solution Specialist

Qualifications:

Festo – Electro Pneumatic, City & Guilds
Festo – PLC Controllers in CoDeSys, City & Guilds
SMC – Advanced Pneumatics and Electro Pneumatics EP2

Hobbies:

Allotment, Boating on the Broads and a supporter of the Saints Rugby Club.

Lee Hutchings – Business Development Engineer

Lee started with Hydratech in May 2021 and is a sales focused team member with 19 years’ experience in the industry

Experience

Branch Manager for 17 Years
Key & new business external account manager
Internal and External OH&S audit management
P&L management

Qualifications:

NVQ – Management Level 3
Rexroth Basic Hydraulics course & various SKF bearing courses

Hobbies:

Norwich City Fan, traveling and spending time with family & friends

Hugh Crouchman – Trainee hydraulic engineer

Hugh has recently completed his 3rd year at college and started an apprenticeship at Hydratech

Qualifications:

Level 2 engineering (welding and machining)
Level 1 & 2 motor mechanics BTEC(general maintenance and repairs)
Level 2 business BTEC
Bosch Rexroth basic hydraulics course

Hobbies:

Working on cars and motorcycles, mountaineering/hiking/cycling, music and vinyl records

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