Rob Street, Hallamshire Engineering Services’ Production Manager, has retired after 10 years with the company.  Rob had worked for Hallamshire Engineering Services for four years before it was bought out by Group Rhodes in 2009.

At his retirement event, held at the Ruddy Duck pub in Wakefield, he received a cash donation from his colleagues.  Rob received his 10 year long service award at the Group Rhodes employee briefing event, which was held at Waterton Park hotel in Wakefield in April.  Here, five other staff also received their 10 year anniversary awards, including Wendy Kirkham, Internal Sales & Administration, Stuart Galley, Retired Engineering Manager, Steve Bassett, Foreman, Paul Owen, Welder & Assembler and Neil Mullins, Hallamshire Engineering Services' Machine Shop Chargehand.

Steve Kitchen, who was previously Machine Shop Manager, has taken over Rob’s role within the business, which includes ensuring production deadlines are met with work to the highest quality standards.

Neil Bettley, Operations Manager at Hallamshire Engineering Services, said: “Rob has been working alongside Steve and our production team to ensure that there was a smooth transition when he retired.  We are sorry to see him leave, but wish him all the best for a long and happy retirement.  We would also like to congratulate Steve Kitchen as he takes on the Production Manager role.”

Hallamshire Engineering Services, a business that can trace its origins back almost 300 years, has a wealth of experience in manufacturing conveyor and materials handling equipment, including drums and pulleys. 

As a major worldwide exporter of bespoke equipment for the mining, quarrying, agriculture and recycling industries, Hallamshire Engineering Services has a proven track record of designing the highest quality conveyor pulleys and is part of Group Rhodes, one of the largest Original Equipment Manufacturers in its field.

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