James joined Beckwood in 2017 as an Electrical Controls Engineer in the Customer Service Department to facilitate program changes and updates to press systems around the world. He holds Associates’ Degrees from Ranken Technical College in both Control Systems Technology and Electrical Automation Technology. Prior to joining Beckwood, James worked as a shift electrician for a major steel producer and as a programmer and production supervisor at a local circuit board manufacturing company.
“I like being able to service and repair our customers’ presses because I get to see how they make the iconic products we use every day. During my third week at Beckwood, I serviced a press that was being used in a drawing application to make the dome-shaped lids for Weber Grills!”