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Power Gems workforce just got bigger

Return is the common theme in the new hires at Power Gems, as we welcome Jackie and Des to Manchester HQ. As announced in July, we were looking for an Electrical & Electronics Assembler/Packing Assistant. Our first joiner, Jackie Aston returns to loom work and full-time employment after s... Read Full Article

New general manager for Power Gems in LA

Power Gems has strengthened its US division with the appointment of Jeremy Walsh to lead the LA team. Previously National Director of Rental Maintenance for William F White in Canada, Jeremy started his career with Power Gems. We like to think we taught him everything he knows about screwdrivers ... Read Full Article

Michal of Power Gems celebrates a degree of success

Michal Nazarewski of Power Gems has graduated at a ceremony in Manchester, the culmination of three years hard work combining vocational learning with ballast assembly and testing. Michal graduated with an HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Trafford College, in an awards ce... Read Full Article

Summer student leaves – a year late

Russell Lea joined us 13 months ago as a summer student, keeping production flowing while full-time members of the Power Gems team take a well-earned summer break. Now, we often complain in Manchester that it’s difficult to tell when the summer starts or finishes – there’s a perpetual grey ... Read Full Article

End of an era: Longest-serving Power Gems employee retires

The longest-serving member of the Power Gems team is retiring. At the end of July, John Collins will be leaving after nearly 23 years with Power Gems. John, aged 70, joined in February 1995, and even though he has been with us for 23 years this is not his longest period of employment! He was ... Read Full Article

Fancy joining Power Gems? Recruiting at Manchester HQ

We are looking for an Electrical & Electronics Assembler/Packing Assistant to join the growing Power Gems team at our busy headquarters in Irlam, outside Manchester. Our UK headquarters are home to a team of fully qualified engineers and skilled assemblers who construct and test Power Gems pr... Read Full Article