Beckhoff Automation Increases Size of Technical Support Team

  • August 12, 2012
  • Beckhoff Automation
  • News

August 12, 2012 - Beckhoff Automation hired five more technical support engineers at the company’s Burnsville, Minn. headquarters. The new personnel will help meet the growing demand for Beckhoff’s free technical support services.  “The need to train young engineers in modern automation technology is a real challenge facing US manufacturers,” says Graham Harris, President, Beckhoff Automation. “With this in mind, Beckhoff continues to work with progressive technical schools in the Midwest on their automation curriculum and provides opportunities for their top graduates to apply their education in the challenging world of industrial automation.” These new hires represent new engineering talent, recently graduating from technical schools, universities and colleges with impressive knowledge of advanced PC-based control, Industrial Ethernet technology, PLC programming and electrical engineering in general.  “The past year has been a period of intense and rapid growth in the technical support team at Beckhoff’s US headquarters,” reported Nathan Eisel, Support Manager, Beckhoff Automation. “We pride ourselves on identifying and hiring the most talented new engineers in the industry so they can apply their skills and enthusiasm to the benefit of Beckhoff customers. Of course, we will continue to facilitate professional development among our new personnel via on the job training and application engineering experiences.” Some of the most recent hires to begin or continue their professional careers in the Beckhoff US Technical Support Team include:

Jeremy Braun, who graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis

Brian Harrington, a recent graduate from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior, Wisc.

Bryton Jobe, who earned his degree from Alexandria Technical & Community College in Alexandria, Minn.

Cameron Johnson, who is currently a Beckhoff US Technical Support Team Intern and will graduate from Minnesota State Mankato in spring, 2013

Peter Rathke, also a Technical Support Team Intern, will graduate from Dunwoody College of Technology in 2012.  

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