60 seconds with Paul Barlow, Production Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Barlow, to the new role of Production Manager.

Paul used to work in a Paint Ball Centre before graduating from University with an Electronics degree.  He joined Speedboard (now NOTE Windsor) in 2011, being promoted to Test Supervisor in 2014 and now appointed Production Manager.

Paul has achieved and earned this promotion based on merit, hard work and commitment – it is a real success story for Paul and NOTE Windsor.



We caught up with Paul this week to find out a bit more about his interests and what motivates him to succeed…


What do you foresee as the biggest challenge in your job?
Not being able to satisfy everyone as a manager, you have to make difficult decisions and it is disappointing when you have to make a decision that will annoy someone.

What three words best describe yourself?
Dedicated, loyal, logical.

Where would you be and what would you be typically be doing on a Tuesday morning? 
Meeting with the production supervisor team to discuss plans for the week and month ahead.

What interests do you have outside of work?
I follow many sports and have a passion for most but my biggest is Formula 1.  I also have three dogs and we love going on holiday exploring the UK.

If you weren’t working in the electronics industry, what would be your ideal job?
Back running a paint ball site.

What’s the best advice you’ve been given?
Don’t try and do it all yourself, let others help you.

What are your three top tips to succeed in life?

  • Embrace change.
  • Learn from your mistakes.
  • Enjoy what you do (at work and outside of work).