Jason Hicks

General Manager - Production for PWR Australia

Jason Hicks, General Manager of Production, joined PWR in 2002 after completing a dual Trade Certificate of Fitting and Turning and Boilermaker. He initially worked in the Machine Shop for 9 years, where he became the Machine Shop Manager before transitioning to a role managing a small fabrication team for an O.E program. Upon completion of the O.E program, Jason was tasked with developing and growing the quality department where he served as the Production Quality Manager. He led and mentored a driven and passionate team of quality inspectors for 8 years. In 2022, Jason was promoted to the role of Production Manager, and in May 2023, he was appointed as General Manager of Production, becoming a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

In his current position, Jason excels as a highly motivated manager overseeing a skilled workforce specializing in advanced manufacturing processes. He is dedicated to mentoring staff and is deeply passionate about quality, employee development, and workplace safety. Jason is driven by a continuous improvement approach to enhance PWR’s production environment through training, staff and culture development, system implementation, and strategic development. Additionally, he actively participates in PWR’s Work Experience and Apprentice programs, ensuring the future success of young employees and promoting positive production outcomes for PWR.