Linetec has appointed Mike Schauls as vice president of operations overseeing production and scheduling of the company’s paint, anodize and related services.

Schauls joins Linetec from Northwire Inc., a designer and manufacturer of custom technical wire and cable and provider of contract engineering services. He worked at the company for six years and most recently served as Northwire’s vice president of operations and engineering.

Prior to this, Schauls was with Oshkosh Corp., an industrial company that designs and builds specialty trucks and vehicles. During his 14 years there, he held various engineering and management roles in test and development, quality, Six Sigma and lean manufacturing; advanced operations and Department of Defense programs.