Hired in 2008, Nick Hitchcock has served in several engineering and management roles in the company’s Austin office. Starting out at the Michigan office, and moving to Texas in July 2010, he now serves as the Director of Texas Operations. Nick has extensive experience designing and developing automation hardware and software solutions with Siemens controlled equipment in transportation environments, including power train projects for diesel engine assembly lines and robotic gantry projects for machining processes.
Nick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Dearborn, and later became a licensed P.E. in Texas. Holding several certifications, Nick is among an elite group of industrial automation professionals to achieve Siemens Global Technical Certification in the SIMATIC Technology areas of S7 PLCs, SIMATIC HMIs, and SIMATIC Networking, and is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).