Our People

Mike Salter Asset Consultant and Technical Officer

Professional Overview:

Mike has been employed as a Technical Officer by Ingenia since its inception and has worked under Ivan Winter since 2007.  

Mike has 6 years CAD drafting experience and during this time he has developed 3D designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and performed stress analysis using Autodesk Inventor Finite Element Analysis tool.  

Mike is also an integral part of Ingenia’s Asset Management team, assisting in the implementation of the Mainpac software for various clients, carrying out end user training. 
Prior to joining Ingenia, Mike was employed in the wine label printing industry for 18 years. A trade-qualified Senior Graphic Reproducer, he spent 2 years in the USA as Pre-press Manager implementing Collotype Labels overseas expansion. 

Upon returning to Australia, he joined Collotype’s research & development team and played a key role in the installation of CTP (Computer To Plate) technology.

During Mike’s time at Ingenia he has shown to be very adaptable to change and technology, developing procedures and process improvements to assist in the company’s rapid growth. He is a key part of the engineering team and has developed some strong working relationships with a number of clients.

Summary Experience:
•    Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
•    Mechanical Design & concept development
•    Detail Manufacturing Drawings 
•    P&ID development
•    Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
•    Failure Analysis
•    Vibration Analysis & Condition Monitoring
•    Risk Management Software
•    Mainpac Asset Management Software 
•    SQL Server & Visual Studio
•    IT support
•    Senior Graphic Reproducer/ Pre-Press Manager – Collotype USA & Australia 2001 -2007
•    Graphic Reproducer - AQ Australia 1989 – 2001

Industry Experience - Highlights:

Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd
•    Structural and P&ID drafting (High temperature blend project)

Michell Pty Ltd
•    Process design and drafting for effluent treatment project

Soil and Groundwater Pty Ltd
•    Containerised water treatment plants (P&IDs and 3D design)

Education, Certification and Memberships:
•    Diploma of Engineering Technology - Panorama TAFE (currently undertaking) 
•    CAD - Inventor, AutoCAD
•    Finite Element Analysis
•    Steam Course (Spirax Sarco)
•    Graphic Reproduction Trade Certificate – Douglas Mawson Institute of TAFE 1994
•    Electronic Pre-Press Certificate of Achievement – Dynamic Graphics 1993
•    Employee of the Year Runner-up – Collotype 2006,2004
•    Employee of the Year Runner-up – AQ Australia 1998
•    Employee of the Year – AQ Australia 1996
•    SICPA Award 1992