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Wrightbus to create 300 permanent jobs

Bus manufacturer expands workforce as it puts electric and hydrogen double deckers into production

Mark Moran
17 August 2021
The StreetDeck Electroliner was unveiled by Wrightbus at the ITT Hub event in Farnborough during June
The StreetDeck Electroliner was unveiled by Wrightbus at the ITT Hub event in Farnborough during June

 

Bus manufacturer Wrightbus is to create up to 300 permanent jobs after winning a string of orders from the UK and Ireland. It will also convert 120 existing temporary jobs into permanent positions as it looks to ramp up production at its Ballymena headquarters in what will be a welcome boom to the Northern Ireland economy.

The firm, which was bought out of administration by entrepreneur Jo Bamford in October 2019, had 56 members of staff when he took over. Since then the company has launched a...

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