Michael Stewart, General Manager
Michael joined the FELK team in February 2017 as General Manager. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Deakin University, where he majored in Management and Commercial Law. Michael is also an accredited Justice of the Peace in the state of NSW. For more than 10 years Michael was a national award-winning Business Manager in the automotive industry. He brings to FELK Engineering a wealth of market leading knowledge, industry experience, and exceptional customer service skills.
Caleb Felk, Operations Manager
Caleb represents the 3rd generation involved in FELK Engineering, and he joined the FELK team in 2003. He has been mentored by his grandfather Ted Felk, (who founded the business in his Newcastle backyard garage in 1969), and his father Shane Felk, both engineers and product developers. Caleb is a highly experienced Operations Manager with a Diploma of Engineering- Advance Trade (Fabrication). He is also a certified RMS Proprietor/ Examiner of Light Vehicles.
Vaughan Felk, Design and Product Manager
Vaughan is another 3rd generation Felk, who joined the team in 2009. Vaughan has a Diploma of Engineering- Advance Trade (Fabrication) and is experienced with SolidWorks (CAD) programs. Vaughan has a sharp eye for detail and is behind most of our custom fabrications. Vaughan looks forward to turning your ideas and sketches into reality as our Design and Product Manager.
Rhys Felk, Service Manager
Rhys, another 3rd generation Felk, rejoined FELK Engineering in 2019 after a 7-year hiatus spent attaining a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) from the University of Newcastle and then starting his own IT business. Rhys has also worked in the automotive industry. Rhys brings exceptional management, customer service and problem-solving skills to his role as Service Manager, leading a team of experienced technicians. Rhys is also a certified RMS Proprietor/ Examiner of Light Vehicles.
Matthew Portus, Assistant Service Manager
Matthew joined the Felk team as General Hand in 2017 coming from the automotive & air conditioning industry. Through his hard work, eagerness to learn and strong commitment to customer satisfaction, Matthew has been promoted to Assistant Service Manager. Matthew is also an accredited RMS- AUVIS Examiner and looks forward to discussing all your trailer repair / modifications / requirements with you.
Rhys Hughes, Marketing Manager and SEO
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Rhys is a respected SEO specialist in the Newcastle region, with a passion for supporting local business. Rhys joined the FELK team as Marketing Manager (sub-contracted) in 2018 and has been working tirelessly to promote the elite FELK brand and their esteemed reputation within the trailer industry. Rhys gets satisfaction in knowing that his work increases sales, resulting in more quality FELK manufactured trailers on our Australian roads.
Our team of highly experienced managers are here to make your guest experience at Felks a memorable one.
“The highest compliment we can receive is the referral of your friends, family and business associates. Thank you for your trust!”