Summit Engineering Solutions

Helping Businesses Reach Their Highest Level of Profitability

About Us

Who We Are

Summit Engineering Solutions provides innovative business product and process solutions that enables our customers to reach their highest level of profitability. Serving most Market Segments, Light & Heavy Industrial, Security, Oil & Gas, Heat Pumps and Refrigeration, Medical and Aerospace, we develop relationships and work with customers to assess their current engineering, product development, and / or operations effectiveness and implement solutions to reach their goals and objectives.  This company was founded by James Wardlaw on the idea that there are many ways to attack business issues and therefore Summit does not prescribe necessarily to one approach, but we analyze the current business environment determining the customer's most critical needs and draw on broad experiences, expertise, improvement tools and a network of partners to implement the fastest and most cost effective solutions to achieve the desired result.


Our Approach

Each company is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach its full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you – your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges.​​​​

Our approach includes the following:

  1. Perform an assessment of the current state of your organization, processes and capabilities.
  2. Develop with your leadership a recommended implementation pathway to reach your goals and objectives.
  3. Teach, train, and educate to ensure permanent improvements and changes are implemented.
  4. Oversee and monitor your progress.

​The solution is customized, with a change model execution method and train - the - trainer approach that gets results. Our solutions focus on four particular agendas:

  • Preserve Your Strengths
  • Improve target areas according to a priority you approve
  • Provide only solutions the organization needs​
  • Ensure a behavior change is evident and part of the improvements realized

Why We Succeed

Our capabilities are based on years of practical experience along with effective business alliances that broaden our depth of knowledge and capabilities.  To ensure your business internalizes these improvements we believe in the “teach a man to fish” approach to change the culture. We work along side you providing education and training as we improve your business. 

Our Services

What We Do

Summit Engineering Solutions, LLC offer a wide  range of consulting services, providing innovative product and process solutions that enables your business to reach its highest level of profitability and organizational efficiency.  Whether you're looking for incremental improvements or a complete overhaul, we have you covered. Our services are available a la carte so you can get precisely what you need.

We work with you to appraise and assess your key engineering and or operations organizational and process strengths and weaknesses and to develop a plan to improve toward reaching your business goals and objectives.  

Key Services:

Business Process Improvements
Summit has in-depth knowledge and capability in mapping, evaluating and improving processes in many areas (i.e. Office Administration, Sales, Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, etc.)

Product Development Process Improvements
Evaluate the client's product development processes. 
- Are there processes in place - documentation and execution
- Skills/Capability-do you have the bench
- Organization - alignment to meet objectives

Productivity – COGS – Direct Material Focus Summit will work with your key business, engineering and operations leaders to identify Direct Material saving opportunities; 20-30% savings expected.  

Engineering Product Development Coaching Summit will work with the Business and Engineering leaders after an assessment to provide coaching to improve the organizational and process effectiveness.  

Training Programs​  

Voice of the Customer Quality Function Deployment  

Program / Project Management Concept Selection Design & Process Failure Modes & Effects Analysis Design for X  

VA/VE Design Reviews Reliability & Testing DFSS Tools  

Lean and Six Sigma

Problem Solving 

Contract  - Engineering/Project Management 

Summit provides contract services for mechanical/electrical engineering and project management short or long term. Given the client's needs Summit will utilize its network to find the right resources

Testimonial from Assa Abloy

Concerning the FMEA Training received from Summit Engineering Solutions of 150 Leaders, Project Managers, Product Managers, Engineers and Operations associates..."Summit runs impactful workshops with practical examples from years of experience and detailed guidance towards the goal.  When working with the leadership team, they ensure alignment on the end result and conveyed sensitivity towards the corporate culture and its processes. When teaching the technical topics, everyone sees immediate value in the skills to be developed because of the easy to use and scalable methods promoted." 


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Summit Engineering Solutions

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921, United States


Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed