Our People

Our People & Leadership

Leadership is the key to Delco Automation’s success and creation of value-added benefits for our clients. At Delco Automation, leadership is the key to our culture, and we view Delco Automation’s people as leaders in their areas of responsibility. Our managers are driven, energetic, global thinkers who constantly challenge the status quo to find better ways to do things.

We reinforce our high-speed culture with continuous improvement plans. The continuous improvement plans include driving high-performance work teams through specially tailored management by objectives programs. Our culture encourages long-term thinking and rewards continuous improvement. Our management methodology ensures that we look at our business the same way our shareholders do… from the perspective of creating value. To accomplish that, we focus on turning managers into leaders and employees into owners.


The 4-D’s of Delco Leadership

The personal Drive to welcome and embrace change – enthusiastically Demonstrate passion for our business that will energize others, Decide to insure the customer is always the first beneficiary, and the ability to consistently Deliver.

The success of any project or company is dependent on management. The ability to make timely decisions, react to changing business environments and project challenges. We believe we have assembled a strong team of individuals that are specialists in their area. Our team has a relentless commitment to ensure client satisfaction, and corporate sustainability. Delco strives to continuously search for, and retain highly energetic and innovative people to compliment our organization.


Brian Rindall, P.Mgr – President and CEO, co-founder: Prior to starting Delco, Brian worked as an electrical designer for a power utility and with a systems integration firm providing site services to a variety of companies in the power utility, pulp & paper, and cement plant sectors. Brian received the Raj Manek Entrepreneurial Award for Business Excellence as a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan ’s College of Commerce Business Administration program. He also received the “Stellar Student Award” at the Queen’s University Executive Program for his top performance among 35 CEO’s and Professional Managers across Canada who attended the program. Brian specializes in process control automation and specifically, water treatment processes and the integration of membrane technologies.

Doug Muller – VP/Manufacturing & Safety, (Co-founder)

Doug is one of the founding members of Delco. Prior to starting Delco, Doug worked as a Journeyman Electrician with a local electrical contractor. Doug has been involved in the wiring of various industrial control panels at a multitude of sites. His experience in control panel fabrication, CSA Standards, and Safety Programs makes Doug an excellent resource to manage the Manufacturing and Safety side of the organization.

Niels Damgaard – Engineering Manager

Niels manages Delco Automation’s Engineering Group which oversees the delivery of all technical work packages for Delco’s portfolio of projects. The engineering group provides Delco Automation’s project deliverables: hardware and software design., IT, and technical publications services. Niels comes from a strong construction management background having supervised several large-scale multi-discipline projects. He is a Microsoft Certified Developer, and is highly regarded in his field.

Don Janzen – Sr. Project Manager

Don has been instrumental in the development of our process control and security products and services. With over 20 years of project successes behind him, Don is well recognized by the industry as a leader in his field. He has managed many of the integrated security contracts and remains as a trusted security system advisor to our Correctional Services Canada, Alberta Infrastructure, and Public Works & Government Services Canada accounts.