Deon Wessels

Engineering Manager, Austin Engineering

Hailing from South Africa, with a background of leading innovation and development of new product ranges for OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) including Chubb, ZF Friedrichshafen and Joy Global (Komatsu Mining). Deon joined the Austin group in 2019 after an introduction to Pilbara based mining operations, working as an Engineer onsite, across multiple mining operations.

Now based in Perth, his passion and drive for improvement is both valued and perfectly positions Deon, paving the future path as the Engineering Manager, at Austin.

As the global leader of manufacturing loading and hauling solutions, of customised mining attachments with over 50 years of experience, Austin has welcomed Deon’s experience and the exciting future of product development that lies ahead.