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Our People

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Work Truck West is the work 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 Facilities

In 2017, Work Truck West moved into its new state-of-the-industry facility in the heart of B.C.’s Fraser Valley. In 2019, we opened our Alberta office branch in the heart of Airdrie, Alberta. Our team is growing and committed to meeting your needs across Western Canada.

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Our Team

Join Our Team

We are continually searching for new talent to join our progressive team in our new shop facility in the Fraser Valley in the Gloucester Industrial Park in Langley, BC. Check out our current openings now.

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 20 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 15 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

Branch Manager Alberta

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Andrew has been on the Work Truck West team for three years and possesses more than 15 years of experience in sales and service roles within full-line equipment dealerships in BC and Alberta.

Steve Van Oene

Product Support Manager BC

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Steve is a certified Red Seal Automotive Technician who has 15+ years of experience working as a diesel technician and service manager. His expertise is vital to keeping your down time to a minimum.

Travis Ostermeier

Product Support Manager Alberta

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Travis is an experienced parts and service manager and has more than 15 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 experience and skills ensure you get back on the road as quickly as possible.

Jeremy Huebert

Product Support Representative

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Jeremy is the point person for any parts-related inquiries, he also manages parts inventory, is responsible for stock handling, identifying and cataloging parts and assemblies as well as ordering, receiving, inspecting, sorting, pricing and selling. He has more than six years of service technician and parts experience.

Ed Louwerse

Operations Manager

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Ed oversees scheduling, design, supply, production, and quality. He has 14 years of experience in mechanical engineering and management and has led our production team for five 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 18 years of experience in production management, supply chain, and logistics and has provided integral support to our team for five 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 seven years.

Fraser MacWilliams

Designer

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Fraser designs truck packages for our production team to bring to life. He has a background in Mechanical Engineering and is proud to be applying his skills to work truck designs and configurations.

Carly Wethersett

Marketing and Communications Director

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Carly has more than 15 years of strategic marketing experience and has been with our team for six 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 25 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 program for seven years.

Christina Jones

Office Manager Alberta

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Christina is responsible for Accounts Receivable for Work Truck West and ShearForce as well as administrative functions at the Airdrie, Alberta office.

Natalie van den Bosch

Administrative Coordinator

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Natalie recently joined our team and handles reception activities and special projects from the Langley, BC head office.