Harris Pye provides opportunities for young employees
HARRIS PYE GROUP BECOMES IMarEST MARINE PARTNER
The Harris Pye Group, specialists offshore and marine related project managed repairs and upgrades of all types, who are also a world leader in pressure vessel, boiler and combustion system repairs, upgrades and installations. Harris Pye have repair facilities around the globe has become a member of the Marine Partners initiative run by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). This corporate partnership programme works on building relationships with marine and offshore organisations, and offers a customised package for each Marine Partner organisation.
With its headquarters in Barry, South Wales, the Harris Pye Group has 500+ employees within their global offices, which are strategically placed in the United Kingdom (head office), Dubai and Singapore, Scandinavia, Portugal, Brazil, Bahrain, Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan. The future professional growth of the young trainees whom they employ was the principal catalyst for their involvement with the Marine Partners scheme.
“We know how active the IMarEST are on behalf of young marine engineers, scientists and technicians, and we are eager to ensure that youngsters working within the group benefit from all that the Institute has to offer,” explains Chris David, Technical Director of Harris Pye Group and the person behind their own fast-track £350,000.00 graduate, traditional apprenticeship and vocational traineeships schemes that has seen young engineers and craftsmen receiving academic and expert vocational training.
“Young people are the future of our industry and we want to ensure that all Harris Pye employees are given the opportunity to be kept informed of future developments and changes occurring in this industry which is evolving on a constant basis, and there is no better way of ensuring that they receive this information than from the IMarEST, the international membership organisation and learned society charged with furthering the development of marine science, engineering and technology. We will be taking full advantage of all that is offered by Marine Partners membership including the institute’s investment in continuing professional development.
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