Our people

Austchrome team values delivering high quality products and customer support.

Our team includes dedicated business managers, operations manager, and customer support representatives. This team works collaboratively with our customers to ensure we understand their needs, before developing tailored repair solutions and proposals that aim to reduce costs and maximise componentry performance.

Austchrome’s leadership team, all skilled with trade and management qualifications, have over 75 years of combined industry knowledge.

This experience and specialised understanding of reclamation service supports our operations. We know the value of this knowledge and ensure we provide up-skilling for all staff through in-house training and apprenticeship opportunities.

The TEam

We are a company built by our people. Building relationships with
our customers for over 25 years.

Craig Williamson

GM – Reclamation & Engineering Solutions

10 Years SDIS Family

18 Years industry experience. Senior leader, with vast experience across Mining, Construction, Marine, Oil & Gas

“Customer experience & employee development are key elements to ensure Austchrome continue to be an industry leader in the future”

Col Nevins

Operations Manager

25 Years Mining industry experience

10 Years as SSE

"Austchrome is looking to the future for growth. With this team, we know we can solve our customers challenges."
Austchrome Mackay David Kahler

Dave Kahler

Facility Manager

26 Years Austchrome Family 

30+ Years industry experience

Qualified Fitter Machinist; Trainer Assessor; Project Manager and Frontline Manager.  

“Seeing Austchrome grow from 9-115 Employees”

Craig Petzer

Service Supervisor

3 Years Austchrome Family

14 Years industry experience and trades in Engineering and Machining
Cert III Engineering – Mechanical Trade

“Opportunities to grow from Machinist, to Leading Hand and onto Service Supervisor, which I am extremely grateful for"

Tracee Williamson

Business Development Manager

10 Years SIDS Family & 1 Year Austchrome Family

15+ Years industry experience

Over 20 years in Mining and retail sales and reclamation 

“It's the people. At Austchrome we have a great supportive group"

Wayne Sammut


12 Years SDIS Family  

From commencing as a fitter and progressing with the business through to Leading Hand with Austchrome in 2015 and commencing as Supervisor in 2021

Shane Thompson

Service Supervisor

2 Years Austchrome Family

15 Years industry experience

Qualified Fitter and Turner 15 years 

"I've found Austchrome to be a great place to work with workforce that is passionate and cares about the place."

Nat Brownsey

Work Management Supervisor

2 Years Austchrome Family 

10 Years industry experience

Financial & Commercial Management

Stephanie Wix

Administration Team Leader

26 Years Austchrome Family.

As Administration Team Leader Stephanie brings decades of experience from various areas including payroll, accounts payable and receivable

"Austchrome provides
work/ life balance with flexible working arrangements."
Drew Brodie

Drew Brodie

Planner / Scheduler

2 Years Austchrome Family 

10 Years industry experience

OUR Long serving team

Peter Weiss

20 Years

Darryl Simmons

17 Years

Neil Decourcey

16 Years

Craig Cardwell

15 Years

Harvey Maritz

16 Years

Rodney Stanford

15 Years

Keith Willard

15 Years

Our knowledge and expertise in the craft of machining, chroming and repair is unmatched