Drafting and Department Head--Scott Lamp

August 24, 2016: 7:27am
The Scott family of companies - Scott Lamp, Scott Architectural Lighting & Innovative Reflections - is looking for a full-time department head for our Drafting & Design Department. Your office will be located at our headquarters in Fairfield, CA just south of the premier wine country, Napa Valley, in the beautiful North San Francisco Bay Area.  You will oversee a staff of 5 drafting employees and will work closely with the sales staff to interpret customer requirements in order to direct the staff to implement those requirements in the design and drafting of new products and modified versions of our extensive product line.  This position requires an experienced & well-rounded knowledge base in lighting, with a strong emphasis on Hospitality and/or Architectural lighting; and an established job history of 5 years or more demonstrating the following requirements: Required Skills and Experience: Ability to direct and guide the department to function with an acute sense of efficiency and organization, logic and the need for finding the best solutions. Ability to organize & set procedures for the department to follow, and set guidelines to ensure that these procedures are followed. Demonstrated proficiency at SolidWorks version 2016 and a minimum of 5 years experience using SolidWorks drafting software. Possess current lighting design & specification knowledge, obtained through 5 years or more work experience in the industry. Thorough understanding of UL Standards for our product areas. Detail-orientated with the analytical skills in order to design & resolve problems as they occur in the design development process. Possess excellent verbal and written (ie. email) communication skills. Multiple language skills are a plus. Oversee and guide the department to work on multiple projects or a variety of items in an efficient manner. Understand foreign manufacturing methods and general procedures that are and can be used to obtain the best quality products. Must be able to travel internationally without restriction 2 to 3 times a year or as required. SLC would welcome a highly-skilled person into our family and would provide an opportunity as if you were running your own company and possessed these skills. We look forward to you joining us in our fast-paced, challenging environment which has allowed the Scott companies to help supply lighting to many hospitality & commercial customers. We will offer a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, 401k, profit-sharing, sick leave and paid vacation time. Please send your application / resumes to the following email address:  HR.SLC@Scottlamp.com. EOE... Read More

Regional Manager--Ligman

August 23, 2016: 10:47am
Job Description of the South Eastern Regional Sales Manager Outstanding professional sales skills, a “can do” attitude, a quick study, and goal driven. Excellent organizational skills, ability to take initiative, and attention to details. Able to build trusting relationships with customers helping them meet their respective company and individual sales goals. Experience in sales development and a track record of increasing sales in spec grade outdoor lighting. Develops open lines of communication with customers and Ligman Lighting sales agencies by building trust based relationships. Prepare annual market analysis; develop sales strategies and tactics for the region assigned with the assistance of the Sales Manager. Seek out new opportunities and applications. Review and discuss with each agent their monthly sales performance and monthly quotes. Follow up and track all monthly quotes Work with local agencies on imputing complete and accurate sales orders for entry with the factory. Excels at coaching, training, growing, motivating, and holding teams accountable to their respective sales goals. Develop relationships with specifiers involved with spec grade architectural outdoor products.(architects, lighting designers, engineers) and design build contractors Schedule and promote new products introductions through a comprehensive territory sales program in coordination with the territory agencies. Knowledge of Territories National Account Distributors is a key asset. Effectively communicate and assist with the coordination all customer special requests and projects sales Candidate should have residency in the SE Territory and close to a major airport . Qualifications Education and Work Experience Required / Preferred / Desired: Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in the Lighting Industry (Specifier relationships) Prior outdoor RSM experiences would be an asset. Proactive anticipation of market developments. (Understands the future of the lighting industry in the market of responsibility. Excellent speaking, writing and agent/specifier presentation skills are a must as the candidate will be in front of the territories top designers., many of whom are considered in the top 5% of their field. Able to travel overnight 50% to 75% as required. Must be capable of booking their own travel plans and able to adjust when travel conditions unavoidably change. Adhere to all company expense/customer entertainment, and travel guidelines, Attend all company directed local product shows in conjunction with the local agent and arrange for incoming/outgoing sample freight/set up/tear down, as required. Attend annual Lightfair product presentations on either coast. Additional information: Ligman Lighting USA will offer to the right candidate an opportunity to develop a high potential market with exciting product offerings, a friendly professional team as back up, a proactive customer oriented environment, and an attractive compensation package. About the Company: Ligman Lighting USA is a leading design-manufacturer of energy efficient commercial lighting products. Ligman Lighting USA focuses on high-end architectural products designed for specification by architects, lighting designers, interior designers and engineers. Ligman Lighting USA operates out of our 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, and builds state-of-the-art, energy efficient lighting for installation into commercial, institutional, industrial and government building projects throughout North and South America. Candidates direct resumes to: Kevin Gettmann, National Sales ManagerLigman Lighting USA – Hillsboro, Oregonkevin@ligmanlightingusa.com    ... Read More

Design Engineer II – Embedded Microcontroller Engineer--IOTA

August 22, 2016: 3:26pm
Position Title: Design Engineer II – Embedded Microcontroller Engineer Position Summary This position is a product-based engineering position, writing and implementing software microcode for embedded microcontrollers for commercial/industrial mission-critical Life-Safety energy conversion equipment, DC to DC converters, AC to DC inverters, Power electronics-based products; such as, emergency lighting LED drivers, emergency lighting inverters, emergency lighting controls/communications products, battery chargers, and sensor interface & communications/controls.  Includes primarily “hands-on” microcontroller SW development, and functional realizations such as: capture/compare, counters, real-time clocks, power supply PWM, sensor data measurements, etc.  Secondarily, it includes Electrical engineering HW implementation and development as related to microcontrollers and associated product circuitry: I/O, A/D, D/A, DAQ functions, DSP, ASP, power supplies, filters, timers, buffers, interfacing, communications, etc.  Requires ability to perform hands-on troubleshooting and problem-solving for HW & SW.  Guide and direct design of PCBs, enclosures, packaging, and/or related equipment as applies to the implementation of microcontrollers and associated circuitry.  Perform “real-world” performance, functional, and feasibility R&D for new technologies and new product ideas, pre-development, and product development from conception to initial production.  Participate in early-stage selection of microcontrollers, and supporting IC’s, electronics circuits, tools, etc.   Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct. Primary Responsibilities Write and implement software microcode for embedded microcontrollers for new products such as; emergency lighting LEDs drivers, emergency lighting inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics that meet specified quality, reliability, performance, and costs targets. Write and implement software microcode for embedded microcontrollers for new battery charger & battery management circuits. Write & develop a thorough SRS for each project. Design, coordinate, and hold design reviews, providing deliverables such as: SRS, complete Bill-of-Materials, block-diagrams, schematics, drawings, PCB design documentation, specifications, test data results, and other necessary documentation and information. Work within or as a member of a development team. Perform all related end-to-end development functions related to writing SW or programming embedded microcontrollers, modeling, documenting, creating BOMs, developing SRS, developing test plans, performing tests (bench-top, Use-Case, Alpha-Site, Beta-Site, Customer field testing, manufacturing testing, and performing troubleshooting/de-bugging at all levels). Secondary Responsibilities Includes Electrical engineering HW implementation and design/development of HW as related to the embedded microcontroller, associated circuitry, or product functions. Guide and assist product/sustaining engineers in SW & HW testing, in ensuring product quality & reliability particularly as it applies to Failure Mode and Effects analysis for new or major redesigned products. Develop and execute reliability studies including HW & SW, which includes successful on-site & off-site installations and conduct reliability tests and analysis for new or major redesigned products. Write, document, provide, communicate, and implement special manufacturing guidelines, tools, equipment, and test specifications for new products, materials, or processes. Evaluate product or material performance as necessary to support the Quality, Manufacturing, and Field Service functions. Issue complete and concise reports regarding the performance of new or improved products, as well as competing products. Participate in the initial production phase of manufacturing inquiries and problems. Utilize analytical modeling tools, when applicable, to insure initial design can meet target specifications. Stay abreast and current with new technologies and developments as related to embedded microcontrollers. Champion innovation, new ideas, utilization of best-practices, and the implementation of new technologies that result in successful fulfillment of our goals. Other tasks as necessary. Skills Proficient in the successful application of Microchip PIC microcontrollers to provide embedded microcontroller solutions for commercial/industrial products, product functions, internal & external controls/communications. 5+ years’ experience in the design & development of real-time, product-based, embedded microcontroller SW. Proficient in writing highly-reliable structured software/firmware micro-code for real-time, product-based, embedded microcontroller. Must be fluent in C/C++ Proficient in the use and utilization of PIC development & programming tools (MPLAB IDE, C compilers, software libraries, reference designs, application notes, Third-party software, In-Circuit Debuggers, LAB REAL ICE™ In-Circuit Emulator to speed evaluation and prototyping of application circuitry. etc.) Experience in connectivity communications: SPI, I2C, UART, USB, Ethernet, etc. Ability to utilize the RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 electrical layer standards. Experience with PSPICE, Matlab/Simulink or other circuit simulation software is helpful Ability to use standard electrical engineering lab equipment such as: multi-meters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, logic analyzers etc. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Office Products Strong technical leadership abilities with good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to conduct research, and quickly learn and adapt new technologies and apply toward the design of new electronic products Ability to work with a team in a matrix organization and interact with and contribute to cross-functional teams, supporting senior personnel Analytical and problem solving skills and good organizational and communication skills Ability to manage functional elements of a project and balance innovation and creativity with mindful regard to a project schedule with strong sense of urgency Problem Solving/Decision Making Make technical decisions based upon his/her observations and consults with more experienced/senior engineers and team Superior ability to create documentation and advance the teams product development efforts, and create transparency throughout the design/development process Use own judgment in overcoming minor technical problems that arise, readily informing team members, and effectively seeking direction/advice from senior members/supervisor.  Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques and procedures using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Experience and Education BSEE with some post graduate work in an appropriate Engineering discipline with 5+ years of appropriate design/development experience of embedded microcontrollers. Physical Requirements Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. *We offer a competitive salary and opportunity for advancement within the organization. Visit our website at www.iotaengineering.com *Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Please send resumes to jsaldana@iotaengineering.com with “Embedded Microcontroller Engineer” in the subject line. EOE... Read More

Design Engineer III/R&D Engineer--IOTA

August 22, 2016: 12:32pm
Position Title: Design Engineer III/R&D Engineer              Position Summary Design and develop emergency lighting drivers for LEDs, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics, including controls, and interface circuitry.  Also guide and direct design of PCBs, enclosures, packaging, and/or related equipment.  Application of power electronics, switchmode power supply circuit design, and electronics for lighting, includes design of voltage, current, and power regulators, and analog & digital controls.  Perform feasibility studies for new technologies and new product ideas, pre-development, and product development from conception to initial production.  Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct. Primary Responsibilities Design and develop new products such as; emergency lighting LEDs drivers, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics that meet specified quality, reliability, performance, and costs targets. Design and develop battery charger & battery management circuits. Design, coordinate, and hold design reviews, providing deliverables such as: complete Bill-of-Materials, block-diagrams, schematics, drawings, PCB design documentation, specifications, test data results, and other necessary documentation and information. Sr. Lead Development Engineer on team projects. May supervise or coordinate the work of other engineers, PCB & Mechanical, technicians Prepare completed working prototype samples, including samples for the UL Client Test Data program, and production. Guide and assist product engineers in the UL Client Test Data program, particularly as it applies to Failure Mode and Effects analysis for new or major redesigned products. Develop and execute reliability studies, which includes successful on-site or off-site installations and conduct reliability tests and analysis for new or major redesigned products. Write, document, and provide special manufacturing guidelines and test specifications for new products, materials, or processes. Determine the proper materials that are to be used in each product and participate in test programs for new materials. Specify and monitor tests for product compliance with the applicable standards required by qualifying agencies; i.e. UL, FCC, etc. Evaluate product or material performance as necessary to support the Quality, Manufacturing, and Field Service functions. Issue complete and concise reports regarding the performance of new or improved products, as well as competing products. Participate in the initial production phase of manufacturing inquiries and problems. Utilize analytical modeling tools, when applicable, to insure initial design can meet target specifications. Other tasks as necessary Skills Ability to conduct research, and quickly learn and adapt new technologies and apply toward the design of new electronic products Skilled at hands-on bench-top design of electronics for lighting or related fields Strong Electrical Engineering and technical skills with expert knowledge in an appropriate discipline Ability to work with a team in a matrix organization and interact with and contribute to cross-functional teams Ability to use personal computers, especially using spreadsheets and word processing software Analytical and problem solving skills and good organizational and communication skills Ability to manage a project and balance innovation and creativity with mindful regard to a project schedule with strong sense of urgency Knowledge of UL standards and compliance standards such as FCC EMI Knowledge of embedded microcontroller products helpful.   Problem Solving/Decision Making Make technical decisions based upon his/her observations and consults with more experienced engineers as needed. Use own judgment in overcoming minor technical problems that arise, referring only unusual and/or difficult cases to supervisor. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques and procedures using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Experience and Education MSEE or Master’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline with 2-5 years’ experience, or BSEE with 6+ years design & development experience. Physical Requirements Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. *We offer a competitive salary and opportunity for advancement within the organization. Visit our website at www.iotaengineering.com *Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Please send resumes to jsaldana@iotaengineering.com with “Design Engineer III” in the subject line. EOE  ... Read More

Lighting Sales--Midtown Electric

August 22, 2016: 7:13am
Lighting Sales Busy Manhattan electrical supply house and lighting showroom located in Chelsea seeks experienced inside lighting salesperson for quotation, project management and fielding various lighting inquiries as well as showroom sales. Outside Lighting and Electrical Sales Also seeking outside lighting and electrical salesperson with local territory experience to call on architects, designers, contractors, developers, builders etc.  Benefit package; salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume to tgold@midtownelectric.com and mattgold@midtownelectric.com. EOE... Read More

Regional Sals Manager--alight

August 19, 2016: 7:43am
alight, a product division of AmerillumBrands, is Hiring! www.amerillumbrands.com We are an exciting architectural design and manufacturing company located in the Oceanside area of sunny San Diego, California. AmerillumBrands is an innovative, cutting edge leader in lighting design for commercial use. As we expand our team, we are seeking a North Central, USA, ( IL, WI, IA,OH, NE, KY, MN, IN, Mo) Regional Sales Manager to join our outstanding sales team. This key role requires successful sales experience in the Lighting Industry and the ability to work independently, develop lasting long term relationships and understands the meaning of world class customer experience. The successful Regional Sales Manager North Central candidate will have a history of dedicated attention to details and effective communications. If you are qualified and enthusiastic, please apply through the link on this page or on the AmerillumBrands Corporate website at: http://www.amerillumbrands.com /careers.html.   Regional Sales Manager _ North Central ( IL, WI, IA,OH, NE, KY, MN, MI, IN, MO) alight, a product division of AmerillumBrands, is hiring! www.amerillumbrands.com   or http://smrtr.io/zr4aAA We are an exciting architectural design and manufacturing company located in the Oceanside area of San Diego, California. AmerillumBrands is an innovative, cutting edge leader in lighting design for commercial use. As we expand our team, we are seeking a North Central, USA, ( IL, WI, IA,OH, NE, KY, MN, IN, Mo) Regional Sales Manager to join our outstanding sales team. This key role requires successful sales experience in the Lighting Industry and the ability to work independently, develop lasting long term relationships and understands the meaning of world class customer experience. The successful Regional Sales Manager North Central candidate will have a history of dedicated attention to details and effective communications. If you are qualified and enthusiastic, please apply through the link on this page or on the AmerillumBrands Corporate website at: http://www.amerillumbrands.com /careers.html Job Description Attributes of the outstanding Regional Sales Manager we will select: Team Player Outstanding professional sales skills, can do attitude, a quick study and goal driven. Excellent autonomous organizational skills, ability to take initiative and attention to details. Able to build professional trusting relationships with customers helping them meet their respective company and individual financial goals. Experience in sales development and a track record of increasing sales in commercial lighting / residential lighting. Develops open and improved lines of communication with customers and manufacturing sales agencies by building trust relationships. Prepare market analysis; develop sales strategies and tactics for the region assigned with the assistance of the Director of Sales. Seek out new opportunities and applications. Excels at coaching, training, growing, motivating, and holding teams accountable to their respective goals. Develops relationships with Specifiers involved with decorative and architectural grade products.(architects, lighting designers, interior designers, engineers) Schedule and heavily promote new products roll outs through promotion program. Prior knowledge of buying group practices and the service of National Accounts is a key asset. Effectively communicate and internally coordinate all customer special requests and projects sales Qualifications Education and Work Experience Required / Preferred / Desired: Minimum of five years’ experience in the Lighting Industry (Specifier relationships) Outdoor / Indoor lighting experience would be an asset Electrical Technician Background.( Hands on experience and knowledge in working with electrical fixtures.) Prior RSM experiences would be an asset, but not required Proactive anticipation of market developments. (Understands the future of the lighting industry.) Excellent speaking, writing and presentation skills are required Bachelor’s degree, in a related field of study. MBA desirable. Able to travel overnight 50% to 75% as required. Additional information: alight, a product division of AmerillumBrands, will offer to the right candidate an opportunity to develop a high potential market with exciting product offerings, a friendly professional team as back up, a proactive customer oriented environment, and an attractive compensation package that includes base Salary and Commission, 401K and health insurance contribution package. About the Company: AmerillumBrands is a leading design-manufacturer of energy efficient commercial lighting products. Two distinct Divisions fall under the AmerillumBrands umbrella: a•light Focuses on high-end architectural products designed for specification by architects, lighting designers, interior designers and engineers. Alumen8E Our energy products division, marketing primarily to energy service and lighting retrofit companies; Both divisions operate simultaneously out of our 54,000 sq. ft. facility in Oceanside, CA and build state-of-the-art, energy efficient lighting for installation into countless commercial, institutional, industrial and government building projects throughout North and South America. EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) Disclaimer: "The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in the job description restricts the company's rights to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason."  ... Read More

Regional Sales Director--Echelon

August 19, 2016: 7:32am
The Echelon Regional Sales Director is responsible for all aspects of developing the regional “go to market” strategy and implementing the same in order to grow Echelon’s lighting controls business in the municipality street and roadway lighting as well as the outdoor area lighting marketplaces. Your skill set includes previous experience selling project-oriented solutions within the commercial and industrial construction marketplace for new and existing/retrofit projects. Prior experience in outdoor lighting and/or wired and wireless networked control systems is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be able to handle a multi-channel strategy that involves driving direct end-user sales as well as channel sales via VARs and ESCOs. This territory leader will be called upon as the product expert to develop and present sales proposals, develop systems solutions, and to drive closure of complex sales opportunities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as a project “hunter-closer” but also will understand how to develop VARs and other resellers to create a “farming” business model for recurring revenues.  Prior experience selling to municipalities would be a plus.  Responsibilities: Sell and promote lighting solutions to new and existing customers, to include enterprise customers within identified vertical markets and national accounts, utilizing a manufacturers rep and independent dealer sales channel.  Establish new customers and maintain current client relationships within all levels of the account.  Identify new business opportunities and develop marketing strategies to grow the territory.  Maintain a high level of the market intelligence on distribution dynamics, customers, competitors, regulatory landscape, etc. in order to provide targeted guidance internally and externally.  Understand each product platform and its value drivers as seen through the eyes of our customers; communicate these value drivers to the Product Management teams and other related functions.  Interface with customers, marketing teams, sales team and others across multiple functions to support and implement ongoing training programs for RSMs, agents and customers. Resolve customer issues in a timely and accurate manner. Execute and deliver all sales and operating plan goals.  Develop and execute promotional strategies and programs within each territory, channel and account to drive sell-through and maximize growth.  Prepare presentations, proposals and sales materials including developing and leading product sales training.  Prepare a variety of status reports including activity, follow-up and adherence to goals. Impact on the business:   Achieve targets as assigned in accordance with corporate strategy. Responsible for all sales activities within assigned territory. Manage all aspects of the customer experience including quality and consistency of product delivery. Key relationships: Sales, Marketing, Business Development.  Echelon competencies: Resourceful and strong collaboration demonstrated with internal team members. Possess high energy, drive, and a positive can-do attitude. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Does the right thing.  Treats everyone with respect; gets input to make high stakes ethical choices. Innovates, has fun, and takes pride. Competencies: BA/BS degree in relevant field or 10+ years equivalent experience is required. At least 5 years outside direct sales and/or territory sales leadership experience within the industrial lighting controls technology/industrial lighting fixture industry.  Proven understanding of the lighting and lighting controls industry and sales channels, especially with networked solutions. Experience in developing, organizing and implementing sales plans.  Ability and willingness to travel to current and potential customers within assigned territory.  Must be willing to travel at least 60% of the time. Strong communication and presentation skills.  Strong organizational skills.  Proven self-starter; takes initiative and works proactively; ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Ability to build relationships and find win/win solutions.  Proven track record of driving results.  Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques.  Proven negotiating skills.  Ability to interface with all levels of management and peers. Direct relationships across the US within lighting groups, standards departments and marketing organizations.  Experience selecting and managing a diverse group of manufacturers’ reps and distribution partners to serve customers within a defined market area.  Apply here. EOE... Read More

District Sales Manager--RAB Lighting

August 18, 2016: 6:43am
RAB Lighting is growing rapidly and is seeking an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial District Sales Manager to cover a territory to include Northern California and Nevada. The District Sales Manager will be responsible for reaching district and corporate goals for sales growth and profitability through market development, managing the sales life cycle, and providing superior service to our customers. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong interest in LED and other lighting technologies, and a commitment to serving customers. Primary Responsibilities Collaborate with Regional VP to develop and recommend annual sales plan as well as forecasts for individual manufacturer’s representatives in his/her region Collect, compile, and analyze pertinent information into goals for the market and region Coordinate with manufacturer representatives, distributors, and others to promote and maintain successful profitable business relationships with current and potential customers Call on key end-users and contractors with and without agents to promote the company into progressive markets Provide appropriate training, technical guidance, and assistance regarding product and lighting applications Responsible for ensuring reps, distributors, and contractors are trained and using the company’s application tools Travel up to 75% Requirements 3+ years of lighting or electrical sales experience Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills Strong organizational skills Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business Administration, or Marketing preferred Sales experience managing manufacturer’s representatives preferred Compensation RAB offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Benefits include: insurance (health, dental, disability), 401(k) matching, education assistance (tuition reimbursement), paid vacation, holiday, and sick/personal days. We're serious about finding good people and treating them well. About RAB RAB Lighting is committed to creating high-quality, affordable, well-designed and energy-efficient LED lighting and controls that make it easy for distributors to sell, electricians to install, and end-users to save energy. Founded in 1946, RAB has a vibrantly growing infrastructure of manufacturing facilities and engineering capabilities that ensure great product design and quality. Please send resume and cover letter to Alissah@rabweb.com... Read More

Quality Inspector--Coronet

August 17, 2016: 2:23pm
Coronet (coronetled.com) manufactures a wide variety of recessed, surface, and pendant mounted luminaires for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. We operate two facilities in New Jersey where we manufacture, assemble, and house all our LED and fluorescent products.  At Coronet we believe that investing in people, product development and continuous improvement drives quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction. Coronet’s primary business focus is on producing high-end architectural luminaires customized to meet the individual needs of our discerning customers. Our fixtures are architecturally sleek in appearance and integrate perfectly in modern commercial spaces.  We custom configure and build on demand, deliver quickly and efficiently and provide support before, during and after installation.  We are looking for a Quality Inspector to join our team to assist in maintaining our high standards as we continue on our path of rapid growth. Primary Responsibilities Inspect parts / materials and documenting inspection results in accordance with company procedures Process non-conforming material Process incoming inventory Conduct in-process audits and reporting Conduct Quality Assurance testing Process  Final Inspection Skills & Experience Ability to follow inspection procedures and make decisions based on these documents General hands-on experience required in assembly, disassembly, measurements and calibration Experience with Excel spreadsheets, photo editing and PowerPoint presentation required Motivated, responsible individual who can work independently Understanding of control of non-conforming product Understanding of corrective and preventive actions Associate's degree in technical field a plus Working experience in Quality Control field preferred Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus Please send resume to mario@coronetled.com  EOE... Read More

Quotations Specialist--Feelux Lighting

August 11, 2016: 11:01am
JOB TITLE:        QUOTATIONS SPECIALIST LOCATION:       Peachtree Corners, Ga. DEPARTMENT: SALES OPERATIONS REPORTS TO:  SALES OPERATIONS MANAGER SUPPORTS:      TERRITORY SALES Feelux Lighting, Inc. is a LED Lighting manufacturer providing architectural grade lighting to the North American market. Our innovative products are specified by Lighting Designers and Architects for use in commercial, retail, and high end residential applications. You will work on Projects for brands you recognize in the retail environment, high-rise buildings, and beautiful architecturally designed residential spaces.  POSITION OVERVIEW The Quotations Specialist position supports the sales efforts of the Outside Sales Managers and communicates directly with Feelux manufacturer agency representatives quoting lighting projects and providing product information. The quoting process entails reviewing drawings, lighting fixture schedules, and confirming the overall project requirement details that result in a complete bill of material and pricing.    FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Generate detailed lighting quotations for territory projects. Respond to product information and technical questions relating to project applications.    Provide product brochures, cut sheets, and technical documentation as required. Generate system reports for tracking quotations and sales.   Work directly with Order Entry and Customer Service in support of orders and projects. Attend and represent Feelux at trade shows as required. Miscellaneous tasks (answering calls, responding to email, checking inventory). EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: College degree preferred EXPERIENCE/ KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: Detail Oriented – Strong Organizational Skills Technical & Mathematical Aptitude Ability to Read Blueprints and Drawings.  Time Management – Ability To Meet Deadlines Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills (English) Ability to Multi-task – Work under pressure Windows/Microsoft Office Suite – Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook Following would be a plus: CAD Experience Lighting experience Knowledge of Oasis Interested candidates should contact Gordy Jamieson at gordy@feeluxlighting.com EOE... Read More

Regional Sales Manager, Topaz Lighting

August 11, 2016: 7:21am
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER-WESTERN REGION Topaz Lighting and Electric is looking for a Regional Sales Manager-Western Region.  Reporting to the National Sales Manager, this position manages all selling activities of Topaz’s Lighting and Electrical products through electrical distributors while increasing sales, building brand awareness, and growing profitability.  Successful candidates will reside in the Southern California area and will have the following qualifications: Responsible for achieving sales, profit, and growth goals for ALL TOPAZ products within an assigned territory. Promote Topaz value proposition and increase Brand awareness.  Ensure that sales are profitable and meet or exceed expectations and requirements as set by Management. Build direct relationships with Electrical distributors, contractors, MRO’s, and other users to Topaz products. Direct, coordinate, manage and motivate the activities and efforts of the independent sales representatives throughout regional territories. Develop measurement tools and reports with which to establish, verify and measure sales force effectiveness and profitability. Travel as required in order to effectively manage and train the outside sales staff and monitor territory activities, trends, issues and opportunities for growth and increased market penetration.  Prepare detailed sales forecasts and projections as required and present plan to applicable employees. Must have a minimum of 5 years sales experience in the Lighting and Electric industry.  Please email your resume to Laurie Darnaby, VP of Human Resources:  laurie.darnaby@topaz-usa.com.  EOE... Read More

Product Manager – Simkar Corporation

August 10, 2016: 9:48am
Simkar’s Product / Market Manager position exists to manage a strategic portfolio of products to meet customer needs.  This includes understanding core customer needs and market trends, managing the product line (adding new product lines, line extensions, modifications, and partner/vendor decisions) recommending product pricing, and developing marketing strategies and tactics to support the sales staff.  Job Duties and Responsibilities: Analyze core customer and market trends Complete a needs diagnosis to identify unmet needs and upcoming market trends Identify opportunities for future sales growth (by developing new products and sales channels) Understand competitive product strategy and pricing Spend at least 25% of time performing market research (including, but not limited to telephone surveys, field visits, trade conferences, vendor visits Conduct customers and end user interviews (qualitative) and perform quantitative research Participate in brainstorming sessions to help identify potential customer approaches Help size, prioritize, and recommend lead ideas for future development Work with Sales department to gather and assess competitive data (marketing campaigns, product positioning, pricing, etc.) Make recommendations for product line strategy and pricing Establish product line strategy and manage the product line to meet customer needs Identify and manage new product development projects and interact with the  Product Development, Purchasing and Operations functions through concept development and product definition Manage product development after product definition Achieve sales and gross profit goals for product lines and customer groups Manage product budget (assume complete data access) Track product line sales and profitability. Eliminate poorly performing product lines in a timely manner. Recommend product pricing in conjunction with sales and monitor outcome Identify and evaluate new supply/partnership opportunities (both current and new products).  Lead/assist in semi-annual review of all major product line vendors (line review concept) Identify and implement product cost reductions as necessary to achieve product line income goals Manage budget Manage all marketing communications for the product line Provide marketing/sales strategy Develop marketing collaterals to support assigned product lines including catalogs, sell sheet and other channel specific collateral Assist in completing product digest and price books for assigned product lines Participate in sales meetings Act as a product resource for sales personnel Oversee product development team through product launch Work with Sales to develop the market launch plan Miscellaneous Attend monthly new product meetings Set up and conduct regular project management meetings for projects Spend approximately 25% of time conducting sales visits and interfacing with sales reps and end-user customers Provide management with business analyses as needed Requirements: Experience: 3-5 years of lighting product development Experience in Product Management, People Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control, Financial Planning and Strategy. Good organizational, written, and verbal skills are necessary. Ability to evaluate and resolve problems with multiple concrete variables in standardized situations. Proficient computer skills, including MS Office. Handles high pressure situations while maintaining controlled, professional manner.  Ability to work well in a team environment.  Compensation: Simkar offers a very competitive base salary and bonus structure. Contact: Interested candidates should send an updated resume to kelmer@simkar.com EOE... Read More

Regional Sales Manager--TechBrite

August 09, 2016: 7:30pm
The Regional Sales Manager position will be responsible for sales and support of TB partners. Partners can be defined as (but not limited to) distributors, manufacturer’s reps and ESCOs. The position will be responsible for achieving revenue objectives as determined by TB management. Some travel will be required each quarter. Primary Responsibilities Manage TB partners responsible for selling TB products. Achieve quarter and annual sales targets. Prepare quotes for TB sales partners. Prepare lighting layouts for TB sales partners. Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients. Complete monthly sales activity report and sales contact report. Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity. Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned. Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts. Provide technical support and problem resolution to partners. Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge. Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships. Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-up. Identify and resolve client concerns. Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals. Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff. Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock. Additional Responsibilities Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows and telemarketing events. Follow-up for collection of payment, as needed. Please send resume and salary requirements to Mandy.Peck@TechBrite.com. EOE... Read More

Marketing Manager--EIKO

August 08, 2016: 4:05pm
Key duties/responsibilities of the Marketing Manager: Create, implement, and monitor a process that allows the company to implement the Brand and Communication strategy, standards and practices for each of the related companies that elicit the behavior, emotion and recognition objectives of the each company, while maintaining uniformity in message, including templates, tag lines, and logo usage. Author the key messages for all audiences to communicate our core brand identity. Manage both external and internal resources where appropriate to effectively and efficiently execute all communication activities and public relations (marketing materials, advertising, client communications, direct mail, marketing campaigns, press releases, content for trade publications, etc.) by set deadlines and within budget. Author annual strategic marketing plans for each company. Provide strategic and tactical Marketing support to Focus Distributors. Develop and approve press releases, copy for marketing materials, advertisements, and other related material. Oversee all packaging development Manage media relations, research editorial opportunities and build relationships with key industry media. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders to ensure proper messaging of company beliefs and service offerings. Develop and manage both the Communications calendar and the Marketing budget. Contributes to the total growth and effectiveness of the department, communicating openly, solving problems proactively, offering creative ideas, mentoring and fostering professional growth opportunities, and serving a positive, engaged leader. Perform related work as required. Marketing Manager Job Requirements A Marketing diploma or degree (MBA preferred) followed by a minimum of ten years of professional services in marketing and communications leadership role. Preferred experience in lighting (lamps, fixtures, LED) and/or electrical wholesale industries. Proven ability to create successful strategic Marketing plans. Extensive experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements. Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals. Proven ability to oversee and manage all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities. Thorough understanding of branding principles and tactics through multimedia including the Web. Proven ability to design, develop and implement both strategic programs and supporting tactics. Superior written and verbal communications skills, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills. Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within tight time lines and high client expectations. Ability to quickly grasp complex technical and business concepts and express them in clear language. Flexible and open to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within compressed time frames. Willing to travel when necessary (up to 15%) Job:  Marketing Management Primary Location:  Shawnee, KS - USA Schedule:  Full-time Interested candidates should submit their resumes to: careers@eiko.com About EiKO For 38 years, EiKO Global, LLC has delivered the industry's best lighting products. Carrying over 5,000 SKUs and the broadest selection of any manufacturer in its class, EiKO is committed to providing innovative products, unique solutions and unmatched support to its customers. Headquartered in Shawnee, KS, with offices in Canada, China, Europe, Korea and Taiwan, EiKO is truly a global presence in the lighting industry... Read More

Regional Specification Manager--Litelab

August 07, 2016: 5:00pm
Litelab Corp. is a growing leader and World Class manufacturer of architectural lighting equipment.  We are located in Buffalo, NY with an office in Long Island City NY.  Currently have an immediate opportunity for a talented, organized and self-motivated Regional Specification Manager for the following area:  New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Miami.             Responsibilities: Identify, develop and establish new sales relationship opportunities Call on key accounts in the architectural and design community Collaborate with design engineering on new product ideas Work with engineering on requests for custom products Work to develop a sales forecast for the specifiers you service Demonstrate strong technical and product knowledge as well as a commitment to continuous improvement with your customers and sales skills Required Experience/Qualifications: Good knowledge of lighting design and fixture manufacturing techniques Must be able to solve lighting problems working directly with specifiers Minimum of 2 years of experience in the lighting, design or architecture industry Must be successful in working with various levels of customer management and different business groups, both internal and external to your customer Demonstrate a high level of account retention and performance in a competitive market Computer skills to include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel Understands fundamentals of business, finance, selling and customer relations Personal Attributes: Ability to develop and grow customer relationships Excellent presentation and written communication skills Strong negotiating skills Self-motivated with a strong desire to achieve business and sales objectives Organized, creative self starter Litelab offers a challenging work environment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package.   If you are interested in joining a growing successful company please apply on line in the career section at www.litelab.com or send resume to mingle@litelab.com        ... Read More

Director of Sales

August 07, 2016: 4:56pm
Title: Director of Sales Industry: Commercial Lighting Manufacturing Reports to: Company President Compensation Range: Depends on Qualifications; Strong benefits package; relocation assistance available Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Experience Level: Minimum of ten (10) years of experience selling commercial lighting products to electrical distributors; management experience required. Travel: 25-50% estimate; may vary in order to meet business requirements Position Summary: The individual we are seeking will be responsible for leading our sales team and independent manufacturers’ representatives to successfully execute our sales strategy. Responsibilities: Hire, develop, and lead a professional sales team; provide effective supervision and drive performance to achieve our sales goals. Work with our independent manufacturers’ representatives to ensure proper execution of our marketing strategy and achievement of our sales goals. Develop strong relationships with key customers and prospects; assist in negotiating and closing significant opportunities. Analyze sales data and obtain market intelligence to help our sales team target underperforming accounts, improve our sales strategy, and close more opportunities. Use interpersonal and problem-solving skills to quickly and successfully resolve significant customer-related issues. Strengthen strategic communications within the sales department, among other operating departments, and with our manufacturers’ representatives. Company We are an established firm in the commercial lighting industry with a positive track record of continuous growth.  We provide a wide selection of quality, energy-efficient and fast-selling products—all manufactured and quality tested in the USA.  For consideration, please send resume to Angie Hullfish, admin@edisonreport.net and she will forward to client.... Read More

Northeast District Sales Manager – Simkar Corporation

August 04, 2016: 7:53am
Simkar is looking for an experienced, motivated and strategic lighting/electrical sales professional to help promote the Simkar brand.  Focus will be on invigorating current customers and identifying new potential opportunities in the Northeast region of the United States.  Job Duties and Responsibilities: Calling on distribution contractors, end users, and strategic verticals. Become the “go to” entity for both internal and external customers. Provide field training, information/documentation support and trouble-shooting assistance. Provide on-going product feedback and marketing updates. Process sample, quotation, and product information requests. Monitors and communicates business trends, distribution patterns, consumer and trade attitudes, competitive practices, and product performance. Meet or exceed company budget expectations. Requirements: Experience in lighting or electrical sales, with a solid understanding of the lighting and electrical industry. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Travel throughout region to meet with prospective clients and solicit orders. Strong organizational, written, verbal skills and high attention to detail are a must. Outgoing and friendly with the ability to drive sales that will produce excellent results. Ability to evaluate and resolve problems with multiple concrete variables in standardized situations. Compensation: Simkar offers a very competitive base salary and bonus structure. Contact: Interested candidates should send an updated resume to kelmer@simkar.com EOE... Read More

Specification Manager--Cree

August 04, 2016: 6:58am
We currently have an opening for a Specification Manager, within our Cree LED Lighting Group.  This position will be based on the West Coast of the USA, preferably in Southern California. The primary focus of this position is to be an External Salesperson of Cree Lighting to strategic customers in the Vertical markets (as well as the design community) and to drive revenue growth, forecasting and development of, and an on-going evolution of, an overall sales plan. The position will require close collaboration with members of the Cree Lighting sales team, marketing, product development, and customer service, while maintaining a relationship with management and engineering personnel, applications personnel, production and manufacturing staff. What can Cree do for you? Allow you to have a huge impact on the future growth of Cree, especially on the West Coast Able to join a fast growth company, that is “just getting started” in the Lighting Market Ability to make your own decisions and given the freedom to make your own decisions, with no red tape What can you do for Cree? Drive the message of “Why Cree?” to end users & design professionals Drive revenue in partnership with both the internal and external sales teams at Cree Prepare product forecasts based on input from assigned and prospect customers Responsible for inputting and routinely updating sales progress in Salesforce.com Publically present the benefits of LED and supporting technologies Understand dynamics of key customers in your assigned market and adjust sales plan and approach accordingly Collaborate with key internal support agencies (quotes department, Application Engineering, etc) to ensure superior customer service and response time for aligned customers What you need for success: Proven Record of Revenue success within the specification community and sales channel Outside Sales experience, working with end users and the specification community 5-7 years of experience in the Lighting Industry LC Certification College degree or equivalent industry work experience required Ability to travel, up to 75% of the time to meet with customers and end clients Computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Internet Research, and PowerPoint Highly preferred skills and certifications: NCQLP Certification MBA a plus 7+ years of experience in the Lighting Industry Overview At Cree, we’re always on. We believe that meaningful change happens through sheer force of will and the determination of a team solving a problem, and we’re unafraid to kick down the door to make it happen. That’s how we inspired the LED revolution and continue to create brilliantly affordable, radically simple, uncompromisingly efficient solutions that transform the way we experience light. From inventing America’s best-selling light bulb to commercializing the brightest lighting-class LEDs, our vision isn’t just to cultivate a thriving business – it’s to better the world. And we don’t take no for an answer. Be part of what’s next. Join our growing multi-billion dollar start-up, named a 2014 MIT Technology Review “50 Smartest Company,” to revolutionize energy efficiency and transform the way we experience light. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested candidates should apply here.... Read More

Electrical Engineer--Keystone Technologies

August 02, 2016: 1:53pm
Since 1945, Keystone Technologies (www.KeystoneTech.com) has been serving the lighting and electrical industry with competitive, quality-driven, energy-efficient lighting products. Based in North Wales, Pennsylvania, Keystone Technologies reaches customers across North America with a distribution network and sales organization around the USA. To meet our expansion objectives, we are seeking a qualified Electrical Engineer to assist in product development, testing, qualification, and quality assurance. Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience with power supply products, transformers, and lighting technologies Exceptional communication skills Desire to excel and grow in a fast paced environment Strong initiative with the ability to take projects from inception through completion US Citizenship Responsibilities of this position include the following: Defining key product requirements and communicating with design engineers to ensure product conforms to expectations. Developing testing protocols and testing products to ensure specifications are met. Supporting product management and sales teams with technical expertise. Benchmarking performance of Keystone products against competitor offerings. Resolving field issues and providing warranty support as necessary.  This opportunity is at our North Wales, PA headquarters. Keystone is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering attractive benefits including 401K, health and disability insurance, and an excellent work environment. Please send your resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements to Opportunity8809@KeystoneTech.com.  Keystone's core values that drive the company's success are: 1. We are a customer service obsessed company. 2. We bring a positive, can-do attitude to all of our efforts. 3. We are a company that is easy to do business with in every aspect. 4. We treat all associates, both internal and external, with respect and professionalism. 5. We operate with efficiency and continue to find better methods for conducting business. 6.  We share our ideas, thoughts, responsibilities, and accountability to succeed as a unified team.    ... Read More

Quotes & Applications Specialist--Birchwood Lighting

July 29, 2016: 8:45am
We have an immediate opening for a technical-minded, personable, self-motivated individual to work in our Quotations & Applications department. Responsibilities   Process and respond to requests for quotation; includes system entry and fact checking for critical processing information   Ensure quotes are returned to clients accurately and in a timely manner   Answer client product questions and provide pertinent guidance or data when appropriate   Follow-up on quotes to determine status of the project   Interact with various internal departments as needed to effectively perform job duties  Read the job description.... Read More