Our team thinks like your team. It’s a commitment to partnership, excellence, and success.
We may provide electronic manufacturing services but at the heart of our business, it’s really about being innovators. Our approach to working with our clients is to focus on how we can best apply innovation and technology to improve your product. From concept to commercialization, it’s a partnership rooted in giving you the competitive edge.

Our Process

Critical to a successful result is an efficient process to get there. Our hands–on approach is customized to meet the unique needs of every project which allows us to maximize the application of our expertise. Our process boasts a proven track record, ensuring that everything goes as planned with open communication and minimal issues.

Getting Started Checklist

If you’re a new client to Sunsel, we look forward to getting to know you and your project, it’s application and time frame. We’re often asked what we need to get started from a technical point-of-view.

Customer supplied files:

Gerber files
Pick and place files
BOM in Excel
Assembly drawings with instructions
Specialized parts instructions
Panelized gerbers (if supplying)

The Team

Julian Taylor

President, CEO

As president, CEO, and co-founder of Sunsel, Julian maintains the original vision of the company to be a leader in electronics manufacturing by employing expert professionals and investing in cutting edge technology. With a focus on sustainable growth, Julian manages the business and direction of Sunsel’s future. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Chemistry from Saint Mary’s University and Mechanical Engineering from Dalhousie.

Jeff Levy

Chief Technical Officer

As Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of Sunsel, Jeff has led the company’s success by developing Sunsel’s manufacturing capabilities and overseeing all aspects of its technical growth and evolution. He has unique technical strengths in power electronics, energy management and conversion, high efficiency designs and control systems, signal processing, mechanical systems, thermodynamics, pneumatics, hydraulics and robust industrial grade design. His skills have allowed Sunsel to become internationally competitive in its bid to provide manufacturing solutions for OEM companies and in growing its client base and business success.

David Rae

General Manager

As general manager, David keeps things running on a smooth track when it comes to the daily operations at Sunsel and manages the sales and marketing activities. If you’re looking to partner with Sunsel, David is your man. A graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University with over 16 years of experience in the electronics industry, David’s strong relationship and project management skills has helped Sunsel grow and prosper.

david@sunsel.ca

Greg MacDonald

Sales Manager

With over 15 years experience aiding customers with the design, production, and lifecycle requirements in electronics, Greg MacDonald brings a knowledge and positive attitude to the sales team at Sunsel. As the Sales Manager, he works closely with our partners to ensure their quoting and manufacturing needs are met in a timely manner. If a creative solution is needed, he coordinates with all levels of the company required to find an answer. When Greg is away from work, you will most likely find him on a soccer pitch coaching, and ice surface playing, or a swimming pool or Atlantic Cirque watching, one or more of his three children.

greg.macdonald@sunsel.ca

Troy Martin

Production Manager

Troy is the engine that makes Sunsel run. His years of experience in manufacturing allows Sunsel to respond to any challenge our clients bring us and makes sure that all requirements are met. While working with local companies such as XEOS Technologies and Seimac Limited, Troy acquired a valuable range of technical skills that provide a competitive advantage for Sunsel and our clients.

troy@sunsel.ca

Laurie Oakley

Quality Assurance Manager

Laurie’s focus is to maintain and improve Sunsel’s systems and processes, and to be point of contact for any client related quality issues. He brings to Sunsel more than 25 years of experience in the electronics industry, including manufacturing quality assurance of commercial, military, aerospace, homeland security, meteorological, oceanographic, and search and rescue products. Laurie holds a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Tech, from DeVry Institute of Technology, a Diploma in Quality Assurance from NSCC, is a certified IPC J-STD-001, A-610 instructor and was on the executive committee of the local Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA).

Chris McNulty

Purchasing Manager

Sunsel’s strong, long-term supplier relationships and quality product offerings are a direct result of Chris’ 25 years of experience as a purchaser and product manager, and in supply chain management. He has worked with companies like Dell, Dynatek Automation, Arrow Electronics, and Keltic Technologies. His resourcefulness, versatility, and extensive knowledge of electro-mechanical assembly technology are extremely beneficial when sourcing options for our clients. If you’re looking for Chris off-hours, you might find him shutting down goals in the rink or tinkering with vintage cars in his backyard.

Graham Collins

Senior Process Engineer

Graham oversees the technical and management responsibilities of the surface mount assembly area and provides support for other processes like conformal coating, selective solder, and CCA cleaning. With 20 years of engineering experience working for companies like IBM, Celestica, and Litton Systems / L-3 Communications ES, Graham has contributed to the design development, production, and resolution of technical issues on many military and commercial high reliability products. Graham holds a B.Eng in Mech. Eng. from TUNS, and is a SMTA Certified Process Engineer. He was a founder of the local SMTA chapter, and has contributed to IPC standards development.

graham@sunsel.ca