PHOENIX — Rigid Industries, a supplier of LED lighting, has hired accomplished technologist and electronics industry leader Jim Heckman to assume the vice president of engineering post at a time of phenomenal growth and continued innovation at the firm, the company announced today.
Prior to his arrival at Rigid Industries, Heckman held a succession of positions in fields such as materials and process engineering, failure analysis, quality engineering, product management and resource management, at companies ranging from Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, and most recently with Ball Aerospace. At each company, his level of responsibility and resource management increased, the release noted.
“At Rigid Industries, Heckman will be tasked with ensuring the company continues to deliver superior lighting solutions in some of the toughest, most demanding conditions in the industries it serves,” said spokesperson Miranda Fuller. “As a product where failure is not an option, Heckman will oversee development of Rigid’s extremely rugged, durable product line, backed by a world-renowned warranty program and customer service by an American-made company located in Gilbert, Ariz.”
SOURCE: Rigid Industries press release