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About Us

Our passion for Hydraulic Systems will become apparent as soon as you contact us

ISO 9001 - 2027 certificateZeus Hydratech Limited was established in 2004, fulfilling a demand to supply a broad range of clients with quality Hydraulic components.


The reliable and efficient way we supply high quality components has meant that our reputation has grown over the years, which has led to an extensive and well-established client base. In 2016 we relocated to the South West to larger premises with improved warehouse, workshop and office facilities.

From the outset, Zeus Hydratech made the conscious decision to promote a selection of high quality hydraulic products and systems that have a reputation for reliability and performance. Many of our clients’ projects fall within the Rail industry, off-shore diving industry, aircraft development sector and food processing industry. Within Zeus Hydratech we have manufacturing facilities that allow us to design, build and supply our own hydraulic cylinders, rotary actuators, manifold assemblies and hydraulic power pack units.

Using our combined Hydraulic experience, Zeus is able to evaluate outline concepts and turn them into fully functional hydraulic systems.  As part of our component supply, Zeus offers a complete rebuild & service for all hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, actuators & power units.

For your total peace of mind, Zeus Hydratech operate to the industry recognised  ISO 9001 quality management system, a copy of our certificate can be found here. 

Our company policy documents can be downloaded below: 


Meet The Team

Our combined skill set ensures we are best positioned to assist you, our customer.

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Oliver Starr Managing Director

Oliver is the Managing Director of Zeus Hydratech, taking over the reins of the family-run business in 2013. Having a keen eye for detail, efficiency and performance, Oliver continually strives to achieve the very best results for all of our customers; you can be assured he will find the correct solution for your hydraulic system. Oliver began his career in the waste management industry over 20 years ago, since his takeover in 2013 he has actively developed his hydraulic knowledge, achieving multiple industry recognised qualifications. His experience of technical sales, key management and marketing experience bring great value to Zeus Hydratech.

Away from work, Oliver and his young family enjoy exploring local Somerset. He is a keen MTB cyclist and also enjoys walking, cooking, travel, DIY and watching Formula 1.

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Amy Starr Finance Director

Amy is Zeus Hydratech’s financial director, overseeing all key financial operations within our business. Amy’s career began within a fast-paced international food processing factory environment.

Her combined hands-on experience, coupled with her formal accountancy qualifications saw her achieve promotion to commercial accountant within a major food manufacturer. Zeus Hydratech now benefit from her extensive financial experience which brings improved efficiency to our business model.

Away from work, Amy enjoys spending time with her young family, keeping fit and baking exceptionally tasty cakes. Amy also loves spending time looking after and riding horses. 

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Jon Else Lead Hydraulic Design Engineer

Jon is the lead hydraulic design engineer at Zeus Hydratech, dealing with all hydraulic power pack and system enquiries. Having a deep understanding of hydraulic system design is critical for the manufacture of efficient and reliable hydraulic power units, fortunately for our customers, Jon has a wealth of experience in all aspects of hydraulic system design. From an early age, Jon has worked at various design & manufacturing facilities where he honed his 3D and 2D CAD modelling skills. In his previous role based in Barcelona, Jon was responsible for a team of hydraulic engineers working on super yacht hydraulic systems.

It's unusual to find a hydraulic design engineer with both design and practical hands-on experience, and it is here where Jon can add true value to our customers hydraulic projects.

Away from work, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife and is also a keen golfer with an enviable handicap of just 12.

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Phil Russell Sales & Purchasing Coordinator

Phil is a key member of the internal sales & purchasing team at Zeus Hydratech; taking your calls and providing customers with written quotations on a daily basis. Previously managing a team within a large food distribution company, Phil's proficient at dealing with the demands of a busy business environment and a master at spinning plates, knowing the right way to oversee multiple projects without dropping the ball. 

Phil totally understands that customer service is paramount; responding quickly with customer quotations, providing technical information and building relationships is all in a day's work.

Away from work, Phil enjoys spending time with his Wife and family, racing in Ford's official E-Sports sim racing team and watching both Rugby and F1 motorsport. 

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Thomas Jones Accounts/Sales Administrator

Thomas (Tom) is the most recent member to join the Zeus Hydratech team and has taken on a hybrid role within the business, looking after our key supplier accounts, and supporting our internal sales processes. Tom has a laser focused and very organised approach to his work, making sure our suppliers are paid in accordance with the agreed payment terms, and that components are delivered on time to meet our build schedules.  

In his previous employment, Tom was a team leader for a major retail group so is well versed in the art of multi-tasking and thinking on his feet.

With a strong drive to succeed, we have no doubt  that Tom's will have a very positive impact within Zeus Hydratech.   

Away from work, Tom enjoys spending time with his partner and sharing a combined interest in walking, travelling, and watching a variety of sports.  

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Watson Starr Security/Motivational Leader

Watson is a pivotal member of the Zeus Hydratech team, primarily responsible for bringing positive vibes to the office, keeping staff feet warm and periodically dealing with any inbound security risks.

It's not uncommon to find Watson carefully assessing our next commercial strategy from his workspace, currently located by the main server - typically, with his eyes closed for extended periods. 

Away from work, Watson enjoys spending time with his best friend, Edie - walking, eating, and fetching balls. 

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