Director – Business Development
Steve is responsible for building and developing new customer relationships for Ingersoll Axle. In his role, Steve brings value to Ingersoll Axle customers by applying his skill and experience to ensure that the team provides the best solution to a customer application in terms of cost and required quality performance. Steve is presently working with all departments within the company to reduce costs, and to increase axle volume.
An industry veteran, Steve applies his vast knowledge and understanding of the technology and the market to create connections that bring value to customers and Ingersoll Axle alike.
Director of Operations – Transportation Group
As Director of Operations of the Transportation Group, Doug brings with him over 16 years of manufacturing experience. Most notably, he has held positions with TRW Automotive and Ingersoll Axle as both a Quality Engineer and Quality Manager.
Doug holds an Honours B.A. from the University of Waterloo with additional education in Operations Leadership from the Ivey School of Business. He is registered as a Quality Engineer with the American Society of Quality with experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Problem Solving. Doug’s background enables him to lay the foundation for future growth and development to make Ingersoll Axle a competitive, quality-driven organization.
General Manager of Axles
With over 30 years of experience as Quality Manager, Director of Engineering, and Plant/Operations Management spread across various automotive component and commercial product manufactures, Brian brings a wide variety of knowledge to Ingersoll Axles. He is educated as a Manufacturing Engineering Technologist at Fanshawe College in London as a foundation received additional training in QA Management at Guelph University, Process control at Conestoga College, APQP/Error Proofing in Japan, and endless list of Lean/QFD/SPC/DOE and employee empowerment training sessions over the years.
Customer satisfaction has always been the focus of all activities striving to ensure Customers receive what they want, when they need it using Lean tools to flow product through the supply chain avoiding waste at all levels. Brian believes: Solid people, solid processes = solid product and service.
Head of Design Engineering
Neil and his team can be credited with the creation and development of the ISS Suspension. The ISS was the first suspension system introduced by Ingersoll Axle and since its launch there are now 15 models available with new versions being released frequently.
Neil graduated with a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Ryerson University, and went on to work for Reyco Granning as a project Engineer for several years where he handled engineering for all Canadian products. Neil is currently responsible for the coordination and design of new products launched by Ingersoll Axles. Neil and his team are continuously releasing new products, for the most recent developments, be sure to check with your sales representative, or check out the news section of our website.
Technical Service Representative
If you see an Ingersoll Axles branded truck driving down the 401 corridor, make sure to wave as you are passing either Rudy or Phil. Rudy has been with Ingersoll Axle for over 30 years and has had experience with every aspect of the business. Having started on the shop floor, Rudy has an intricate understanding of axles and exactly what goes into making them. Rudy held several positions from welder to assembler, to supervisor, to production manager. Rudy’s background makes him the ideal technical service rep. On the road constantly, Rudy is there to help new customers with their first installations, to conduct training classes, or to simply take a look and help diagnose axle related issues. Rudy is an industry guru and his blog contains some of the best technical expertise around.
Technical Service Representative
Phil worked at Ingersoll Axles in an engineering role for more than 17 years and recently has joined Rudy Wosing in the role of Technical Service liaison. Most of Phil’s time in engineering was spent in the design and development of new products, but he also provided technical support to customers and was involved in the production process. He is a co-inventor on several patents related to Ingersoll Axles products and processes. In his new role of Technical Service Liaison, Phil brings an essential mix of engineering expertise and production experience. Phil will be able to take any of your product concerns and design solutions that will work going forward. Phil received his Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology (with an emphasis on Design and Analysis) from Conestoga College in 1990.