Our People

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Work Truck West is the service truck equipment division of West Coast Machinery Ltd. Along with our excavator attachment and mobile crushing equipment division, ShearForce Equipment, we continue to uphold the West Coast Machinery promise – to provide our customers with Service you Deserve, People you Trust.


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Our Story

A family-run business for three generations, West Coast Machinery takes great pride in our history and in our reputation for being the best. Work Truck West will continue to uphold this high standard of excellence.

 

 

 

Our Mission

To provide our customers with a level of quality and value of both service and products that meet their needs and exceed what is available from our competitors.

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Our Team

Our People

Work Trust West prides itself on its people — from the management team and support staff to the production personnel and service technicians, we’re all working for you to ensure your needs are met.

Our Facility

In 2017, Work Truck West moved into its new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of B.C.’s Fraser Valley. With a larger shop and streamlined operating space, we look forward to serving your needs for years and years to come.

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Our Team

Rob Beukema

Vice President/Sales Manager

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Rob manages the sales arm of the business and assists and advises on overall management decisions. Rob is a co-owner of the business with 18 years of experience in the company.

Mike Rolleman

Accounts Manager

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Mike works with customers across Canada to ensure their work truck equipment needs are met. He has been with the company for 13 years.

Shawn Vandersluis

Sales Coordinator

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Shawn assists our sales team with logistics of new truck projects, including chassis arrivals, documentation, liaising with the production team during the build, and finished vehicle delivery.

Andrew Young

Business Development Manager, Alberta

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Andrew recently joined our team and has more than 13 years of experience in sales roles within full-line equipment dealerships in BC and Alberta.

Travis Ostermeier

Product Support Manager

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Travis is an experienced parts and service manager and has more than 13 years of experience in automotive, agricultural equipment, and heavy-duty repairs. His technical skills and knowledge are heavily relied on both internally and from our customers. His expertise is vital to keeping your down time to a minimum.

Ed Louwerse

Operations Manager

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Ed oversees scheduling, design, supply, production, and quality. He has 12 years of experience in mechanical engineering and management and has led our production team for four years.

Darren Ginther

Production Manager

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Darren is responsible for day-to-day planning and coordination in the Work Truck West shop. He has over 16 years of experience in production management, supply chain, and logistics and has provided integral support to our team for four years.

Shawn Hoogstra

Inventory Control Manager

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Shawn is responsible for day-to-day purchasing and buying of components. He started at Work Truck West as an assembler for three years, worked as a shipper/receiver for three years, and has been purchasing for five years.

Owen Chute

Designer

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Owen recently joined our team in a new position to design truck packages for our production team. He has a background in Mechanical Engineering and is looking forward to applying his skills to work truck designs and configurations.

Carly Wethersett

Marketing and Communications Director

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Carly has more than 13 years of strategic marketing experience and has been with our team for four years. She is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of all our marketing strategies, marketing communications, and customer relations activities.

Brad Dewit

President/General Manager

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Brad oversees all day-to-day business activities. Brad is a co-owner of the business and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and in managing the business.

Cheryl Buholzer

Controller

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Cheryl handles the financial side of the business and has been overseeing our accounting for five years.