Meet the Ryan team

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Steve Deans

Consultant Industrial

With 10 years’ practical experience and critical insight into the manufacturing and logistics industries, Steve is well equipped to provide relevant support and drive success.

Steve’s focus on finding the right solution for clients and candidates ensures beneficial outcomes, all round, every time. His experience is hands-on and his achievements are impressive.

Prior to his career in recruitment Steve’s working life started on the factory floor, progressing up the ranks to managing a site of over 50 employees and maintaining a record six-year LTI-free (Lost Time Injury) workplace. He has a thorough appreciation of the needs of employers within uncompromising environments where a reliable workforce and health and safety are paramount.

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    Our story

    Established by Managing Director, Felicity Ryan in 1988. Ryan has been 100% focused on helping Canterbury businesses grow for 30 years.

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    Why choose Ryan

    If you're thinking, "Give me one good reason to partner with you." Our response is simple. "How about ten good reasons?"

Who we work with

View a small sample of the feedback we get from clients that we have been partnering with to help them grow their business.

  • "Due the very low unemployment rate in Christchurch the labour market is tight and finding the right staff is not easy."
  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "We have used Ryan Recruitment to service our temporary staffing requirements for over 5 years."