Management Team


Ian (Knobby) Jones

Knobby Jones founded Independant Parts in 1990, putting his previous 15 years of industry experience to good use, creating a company based on exemplary service and extensive experience with customer satisfaction as the ultimate goal. Under Knobby’s guidance, Independant Parts has continued to evolve and grow, maturing into the company it is today, supplying a comprehensive range of parts for an extensive range of heavy truck and trailer models.


Ray Alberts

Ray joined Independant Parts in 2016, contributing 30 years of industry experience.  His background in management roles including 15 years at Truckline in a Branch Manager role and 7 years as State Manager for Fuwa KHitch has resulted in Ray acquiring immense knowledge the products and people that make up the industry.  Ray ensures that all staff remain united in our aim to keep Independant Parts strong and growing through continuously exceeding our customers’ expectations.


June Bradford

June Bradford has been Independant Part’s Administration Manager for 6 years, bringing 26 years of industry experience into the administration area. June’s experience includes 16 years as Cummins western region credit manager and 10 years as Goldfields Truck Power’s Financial Controller.


Don Rowland

Don joined Independant Parts in 2017 bringing 45 years experience in the transport industry.  His background includes extensive sales and management roles including 15 years at Repco in Management and 15 years as State Manager for CR/SKF, a further 5 years as Branch Manager MTU Detroit Diesel Bunbury and 6 years at KHitch in sales.  Don’s comprehensive knowledge of products makes him an expert in the business.   For information regarding the latest products in the truck and trailer market give Don a call.


Dion Symons

Dion joined Independant Parts in 2017. Being a Qualified Diesel Mechanic, and with over 10 years experience in the transport, mining and civil sectors.  Dion brings a wealth of knowledge and technical assistance to the team at Independant Parts.

Dion is driven by his determination to service his clients requirements, finding cost-effective and alternative solutions while ensuring that the best practice is achieved and maintained.

Sales Staff


Martin Kocken

Martin Kocken is a recent addition to Independant Parts already highly experienced parts sales group. Martin contributes a long and diverse range of experience in his frontline role of customer service in the truck parts industry.


Steve Ford

Steve Ford our longest serving employee has completed 13 years with Independant Parts, following his previous 36 years in the industry. Steve offers a wealth of general knowledge covering all aspects of heavy truck parts.

Regional Managers


Doug Bradford

Doug Bradford joined our sales team in 2014. With only a couple of years’ experience, Doug is providing a new perspective and energy to our sales team, looking after our customers is very high on Doug’s priorities, resulting in his current promotion to Branch Manager of Port Hedland.


Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford commenced with Independant Parts in 2011. Mark has about 40 years experience in the truck parts industry. His knowledge of parts is extraordinary and includes a vast range of makes and models, from bumper to bumper. Mark’s extensive knowledge of parts has been gained through his roles as State Manager of Truckline, Truck Division Manager of Amcap and General Manager of Goldfields Truck Power.