Paul Wilkinson is Day Support Operations Manager at our Concast (Continuous Casting) plant. He first joined us in 2006, left in 2016 but quickly returned in 2018. Find out more...
What was your previous experience before joining British Steel?
My previous work included:
How much time have you spent with the business?
In its various guises, I’ve worked for British Steel from 2006 to 2016 and then from 2018 to present.
What knowledge do you bring to the business?
I have 11 years’ casting experience on all casters, where I started as a production operative and progress to Shift Manager. I also have great people management and leadership skills.
Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years’ time within British Steel?
To be the best person I can be and to keep progressing as high as I possibly can.
Why did you chose to apply for a job at British Steel?
My family has a proud tradition within the Scunthorpe steel industry – I want to continue this and be proud myself.
I want to pass my knowledge and experience onto my fellow colleagues about the challenges of working outside of the steelworks. Hopefully I can educate them and tell them how lucky they are to have such a great job.
What does your day-to-day role involve?
As Day Operations Manager at Concast, my role covers the following on a day-to-day basis:
What advice would you give to others considering a career at British Steel?
Enjoy it! It’s a well-paid job with great benefits. Get stuck in and be the best person you can be.