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Find out why more than 2,300 people choose to work at Rotork.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Company name: Rotork

Company website: www.rotork.com

Address: Brassmill Lane, Bath, BA1 3JQ

Contact details: information@rotork.com

Number of employees: 2,300+

Company summary: Rotork is an established leader in the flow control market, serving the oil and gas, power, water, process industries, marine and mining markets. Engineers have relied upon Rotork for the most innovative and reliable solutions to manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders in their applications. From safety shutdown systems that may be needed just once in a lifetime to process controls that are constantly operating, Rotork actuators remain the clear choice, worldwide.

Pay and benefits: Rotork believes in creating a family environment and rewards employees for their hard work and commitment. All of our employees benefit from share schemes, private health cover, company pension and our bonus scheme.

Promotion and development: We have continued to invest in our employees and their commitment makes possible the delivery of our promises, obligations and ambitions. Our commitment to staff development over the long term is evidenced by our apprenticeship programmes, our extended graduate recruitment programme and other training initiatives across the group.

Company culture: Rotork aims to be a great place to work, with strong core values common to all of our business units worldwide, with clear adherence to our published group ethics policies. Our entrepreneurial, open culture is an enabler to getting the job done.

Corporate social responsibility: Rotork is determined to embed the group's corporate social responsibility values within all its activities. Rotork has an ethics, health and safety, social issues and environmental committee that aims to do just that.

Environment and sustainability: Rotork is undertaking research to reduce its emissions and raw material usage. Research is also being conducted to reduce the environmental impact of our packaging, transport of components and assemblies and business travel. Rotork is also working with its suppliers to improve its waste recycling systems and increase the percentage of recycled waste.

Innovation: Rotork's innovative approach to valve actuation and flow control has led the market for over 50 years. At every stage in the company's history, Rotork's engineers have focused on solving customer challenges - and developing new solutions - with levels of engineering skill and creativity that our competitors still cannot match. Our research and product development involves many thousands of hours of testing and certification before the products are offered to our customers. With every product that Rotork develops, you can be sure one of thing, that quality and reliability are an integral part.

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