Our People

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Scott Begbie

Managing Director

“Since 2009 I have been fortunate enough to lead the very talented group of people that make APC Technology what it is today; a highly respected organisation at the forefront of custom, rugged solutions. The close knit nature of our team also means I still enjoy daily involvement in the design of every product we produce.”

Profile & Contact

Responsible for

  • Full P&L responsibility for the APC group of companies
  • Formulate and execute the APC strategic plan
  • Customer / Contract Management domestically and internationally
  • Technical Authority for all R&D projects

Experience

  • 30+ years of electronics and computing design experience from semiconductor to full system level
  • Contract and project management for defence and major industrial customers

Education

  • HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Company Directors Course
  • South Australian Defence Industry Leadership Program

 Previous Roles

  • APC – General Manager, Engineering Manager, Snr Project Engineer, Project Engineer
  • BAE Systems – Test Engineer

Contact Details

Linkedin Profile
08 8363 0400  

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Kevin Young

Director

Responsible for the development and management of the defence & aerospace sectors. 

Profile & Contact

Responsible for 

  • Defence sector
  • Aerospace sector
  • Account Manager for APCT partners Aitech, Esterel Technologies & Greenhills
  • Monitor overall company performance
  • Contribute to company development strategies
  • Ensure growth of asset value of company

Experience

  • Sales of industrial and process control sensors
  • Military business development; air, sea, land
  • Design supply installation commissioning of electrical engineering solutions in numerous and diverse applications
  • PLC SCADA computer based industrial control systems

Education

  • Post graduate diploma in management
  • Electrical apprentice, A class electrician
  • Electrical technicians certificate
  • Private pilot licence

Previous Roles

  • Baulderstone Electrical – Electrician, electrical estimator
  • FR Mayfield – Electrical sales engineer
  • Honeywell-Sensor and PLC products sales engineer

Contact details

Kevin heads up the APC Technology Sydney office. 

LinkedIn
Mobile: 0414 951 346
Office: 02 9358 6944

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Ross Merchant

Business Development Manager

Responsible for the development and management of the food & beverage, rail, medical & pharmaceutical sectors. 

Profile & Contact

Responsible for 

  • Developing core relationships with new clients
  • Providing customised, problem solving solutions for existing clients
  • Key focus on rail, food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries
  • Front line customer service
  • Tendering and submissions

Experience

  • 5+ years in sales and account management
  • 10+ years in field operational roles
  • Diverse technical background across multiple industries and disciplines
  • Extensive experience in ISO9001, dangerous goods and hazardous substances

Education

  • Certificate in Sales & Business Management
  • HND Electronic Engineering
  • Front Line Management Training

Previous Roles

  • Business Development Manager, SGS
  • Business Development Manager, Baker Hughes
  • Operations Manager, Baker Hughes
  • Field Engineer, Baker Hughes
  • Avionic Technician, Turner Aviation

Contact details

Mobile: 0428 625 901

LinkedIn

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Ken Duldig

Regional Sales Manager

Responsible for the development and management of the mining, oil & gas sectors.

Profile & Contact

Responsible for

  • Mining sector
  • Oil & gas sector
  • Rail sector
  • Account Manager for APCT partner Nexcom
  • Front line customer service
  • Sales presentation and proposal preparation

Experience

  • Experience in product life cycle including; design (electronic and mechanical), manufacturing, validation and servicing 
  • Extensive experience in technical sales
  • Extensive experience in ISO9001 and ISO13485 systems
  • General Management

Education

  • Certificate in electronics
  • A Class electrical license
  • Certificate in sales & marketing
  • Certificate in management and leadership 

Previous Roles

  • Flinders University- Senior Technical Officer 
  • Amdel/Thermo Scientific- Instrumentation Sales/Product Manager 
  • Entech Electronics- Sales Manager
  • Micronix- General Manager – Manufacturing

Contact Details

LinkedIn
Mobile: 0401 226 529
Office: 08 8363 0400

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Keith McDougle

Project Engineering Manager

Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering department.

Profile & Contact

Responsible for

  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering department
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures and enforcing policies
  • Assign, direct, and evaluate work, and oversee the development of engineering staff

Experience

  • Over 25 years experience in the electronic defence industry
  • Management, training and development of teams
  • Planning and budgeting of annual operating costs
  • Implementation of modern planning and electronic scheduling tools
  • Background in ISO 9100 quality and 14001 procedure compliance

Education

  • High performance management diploma
  • BAE Manufacturing Developing You
  • ONC electronic and electrical engineering
  • City & Guilds electronic servicing

Previous Roles

  • APC Technology – Project Engineer
  • Selex SAS – AIT Team Leader
  • BAE Systems – Test Department Team Leader

Contact Details

LinkedIn Profile
Office: 08 8363 0400

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Paul Andrzjczak

Purchasing & Logistics Manager

Oversee the purchasing and shipping departments, establish and maintain the relationships of APC key suppliers.

Profile & Contact

Responsible for

  • Oversee the manufacturing department ensuring all jobs, projects and products align to our customers’ requirements and expectations
  • Assist the sales dept. in generating product pricing, quotes, sales orders and defining delivery dates
  • Identify, establish and maintain the relationships of APC key suppliers

Experience

  • Proven experience in establishing, managing and maintaining successful teams/groups within APC for over 15 years
  • Comprehensive knowledge of APC extensive product range and customer base
  • Proven experience in identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships with APC key suppliers
  • Sound knowledge of APC suppliers with regards to their limitations, capabilities and current technology
  • Demonstrated experience working to production schedules and time frames ensuring they align to APC’s customers’ needs and expectations

Education

  • Diploma high performance management
  • Cert IV Frontline Management
  • Cert II, III and IV purchasing & inventory management

Previous Roles

  • Stores & Purchasing / Team Leader, APC Technology 
  • Product Engineering / Design Implementation Technician, APC Technology
  • Manufacturing / Workshop Supervisor, APC Technology 
  • Manufacturing / Assembler, APC Technology
  • Diesel Mechanic, Croft Transport

Contact Details

Office: 08 8363 0400

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