Lighting and Energy Solutions--Indoff

September 30, 2014: 8:52am
Indoff is a nationwide distributor with over 400 Sales Partners located throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. For over 40 years we have served the needs of both Industry and the Office. Today our "divisions" - Material Handling, Commercial Interiors, Business Products, Promotional Products, Commercial Printing, Appliances, and Energy Solutions  supply customers in every industry imaginable - distribution, healthcare, education, legal, engineering, manufacturing, etc. We are looking to add experienced Lighting and Energy Solutions professionals to our nationwide group of Sales Partners. Qualifications: -       Minimum 3 years outside sales experience in lighting or energy solutions sales -       Minimum 250k in yearly sales -       Transferable Customer Base -       Ability to work independently outside of a traditional office environment Indoff Offers: -       50% commission rate of the Gross Profit -       W2 Status with access to 401K -       Access to thousands of vendors with competitive pricing -       Freedom from sales management or territory restrictions -       Access to Marketing, Technology and back office support -       Ability to work from a home office with expenses provided For more information about Indoff's Lighting and Energy Solutions sales opportunity please visit here: http://join.indoff.com/salesprofessionals/ To learn more contact John Vasquez, Indoff VP of Energy Solutions, at john.vasquez@indoff.com or 866.331.9244 EOE... Read More

Regional Sales Manager--Cree

September 29, 2014: 2:42pm
 Now is your chance to join the revolution!   Are you inspired by fast decision making, constant innovation, and passionate people?  How about a “startup” culture with the resources of a 20+ year-old, billion-dollar Company? Cree is a fast growing semiconductor company that is driving the LED lighting revolution.  We are a market leading innovator of LED chips, components, modules, and fixtures as well as transistors for wireless and power applications.  We do not accept the status quo.  We innovate and pioneer.  We invent barrier-breaking technology with no compromises.  Cree brings the most groundbreaking products to market and sets the industry standards through our commitment to innovation.  If you like being first to market with the highest quality products, keep reading… We currently have an opening for a Regional Sales Manager within our Sales group. The ideal candidate will be centrally located in the Pacific Northwest. Summary: The primary purpose of the Cree Lighting Regional Sales Manager is to initiate, develop and maintain a relationship with agents, specifiers, distributors and vertical market customers in the Commercial/Industrial market that will result in sales growth of Cree Lighting products. This position will have responsibility of working in the region, which includes training of customers and end users, sales forecasting for the region and day-to-day sales activity in the region, involvement in RFPs, resolving problems, and developing and implementing sales plans.  Travel requirements for this position could be at times up to 60% or more.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Establish a contact list, grading and roll out program for the region. To dramatically increase the specification and sales of our lighting products within the region. To utilize our internal support structure to facilitate the RSM efforts. Support the effort of vertical sales channels as needed. To communicate regularly with our internal support group with such items such as:  activity, list management follow up necessities, account management, lead generation and/or other items determined by the VP Sales. Requirements: Four year college degree or university program certificate or more than five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preferred: Strong technical background. Experience with LED lighting and the Lighting Industry. In return for your expertise, Cree offers a challenging work environment, along with a competitive compensation package. We offer a combination of group health and welfare plans and options to our employees to meet their personal needs. In addition, we offer a 401k Plan, Quarterly Incentive Cash Compensation Plan, Life Insurance, Educational Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, and an On-Site Fitness Center, just to name a few. Visit our website www.cree.com/careers and apply online today!  If we think you have what we’re looking for, a member of our Recruiting Team will contact you directly. Stay in touch with us… Follow us on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/CreeCareers & http://twitter.com/Cree Like us on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/CreeLEDRevolution Connect with us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/Cree Watch us on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CreeInc 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.... Read More

Customer Service Representative – Visionaire Lighting

September 29, 2014: 1:10pm
Visionaire Lighting LLC is seeking a dedicated and motivated employee looking for a rewarding job in Customer Service. Visionaire Lighting is a large architectural area lighting manufacturer looking to provide professional grade support to all of our loyal customers. We are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and are seeking a knowledgeable individual who can provide top tier support. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Be the main point of contact and provide exceptional customer service for end users needing support as it pertains to their account. Be familiar with the product offerings.  Must be able to understand current catalog front to back and respond to technical inquiries. Abide by all policies and procedures and keep up with the changes made to the policies. Actively listen and evaluate each client’s request and use problem solving skills to best help them. Data Entry Quotations Trouble shooting for a variety of technical calls Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: 3 years of professional experience within the lighting indusry Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet Excellent phone etiquette Strong organization and clerical skills Strong multi-tasking skills Ability to learn quickly Bilingual (not required) Position hours: 7:00AM to 4:00PM, Monday - Friday Benefits: Medical 401k option available Please send resumes to Cheryl Moorman at cmoorman@visionairelighting.com EOE  ... Read More

VP Sales and Marketing--Barron Lighting

September 15, 2014: 8:57pm
Headquartered in Glendale, AZ, Barron Lighting Group has a 41 year old history of manufacturing high quality lighting products and is comprised of four (4) core lighting brands, EXITRONIX – Life Safety and the inventor of the LED Exit Sign, TRACE*LITE – Commercial/Industrial lighting solutions and SPECIALTY LED PRODUCTS (SLP) – Architectural LED lighting solutions and INDOOR GROW SCIENCE –High performance lighting for the horticultural industry. Read the complete job description.... Read More

Professional Sales Associate--Industrial Lighting Products

September 15, 2014: 8:01pm
Job Description                                                                                                         Job Title:                                Professional Sales Associate Department:                          Sales                 Reporting Relationship:      National Sales Manager            Work Location:                     Sanford, FL                              FLSA Status:                         Exempt                                    EEO-1 Job Category:           4-Sales Workers Revision Date:                      09/03/2014      Company Overview: Founded in 2002 Industrial Lighting Products or ILP is a Florida based manufacturer of energy efficient lighting for commercial and industrial applications offering a wide range of lighting products for both retrofit and new construction that incorporates the latest technology of Fluorescent, Induction, and LED. ILP has had tremendous success because of a continuous commitment to only manufacture energy efficient lighting of the highest quality, using only the best components, and with unparalleled support. In just 10 years, ILP has gone from a simple concept to over 100 employees and up to 55,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The company has an impressive list of clients that include GM, Arm & Hammer, Williams-Sonoma, Merck, UCF, and Black & Decker. ILP takes pride in providing a relaxed, casual atmosphere where employees can feel good about the work they are doing. We firmly believe that strength comes from diversity and tolerance.   Summary: This role has the responsibility to grow company sales in designated territories by maintaining and developing current relationships with electrical distributors and contracted representative agents. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manage all sales initiatives for the given territories assigned. Identify new sales opportunities. Train contracted sales agencies on all products and capabilities. Create effective call plans for your defined territories. Support customers and agents within designated territories by providing quotes, layouts, lead times, marketing material, and responding to other sales related requests. Assist in planning and marketing of the company and its products. Provide after sales support and service to customers and agents. Maintain and increase your knowledge related to company products and other items related to the lighting industry. Maintain a high level of integrity and ethics while at work. Provide monthly and quarterly report updates to National Sales Manager on each assigned territory. Create a quarterly plan of action to grow each territory assigned to manage. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communication. Strong computer skills with the following programs: Excel Outlook Act ( other sales data base software) Negotiation Techniques Travel: Modest travel to meet with customers and agents assigned is expected on an annual basis. Working Conditions: Work is primarily conducted in an office working environment with some exposure to manufacturing facility. Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the direction of the employer. For information contact Dave@ilp-inc.com EOE... Read More

New Business Developer--Cree

September 15, 2014: 2:50pm
Now is your chance to join the revolution! Are you inspired by fast decision making, constant innovation, and passionate people?  How about a “startup” culture with the resources of a 20+ year-old, one billion-dollar Company? Cree is a fast growing technology company that is driving the LED lighting revolution.  We are a market leading innovator of LED chips, components, modules, and fixtures as well as transistors for wireless and power applications.  We do not accept the status quo.  We innovate and pioneer.  We invent barrier-breaking technology with no compromises. Cree brings the most groundbreaking products to market and sets the industry standards through our commitment to innovation.  If you like being first to market with the highest quality products, keep reading… We currently have an opening for a New Business Developer within our Sales group. The ideal candidate will be located in the New England and Pacific Northwest regions. Compensation & Benefits: Base salary + uncapped commission + car allowance + lap top +phone+ expense report+ home office expenses + full benefits + equity incentive program. Potential 1st year earnings could be between $60,000 – $100,000 and second year could be $150,000. This is a rare opportunity to gain a position into one of the most respected and fastest growing Lighting manufacturers in the world.  In an industry that is expected to double in size over the next 10 years, this is a great opportunity.  Summary: The New Business developer position is ideal for a driven aggressive hunter who is confident in his or her abilities to close deals which will provide opportunity to make significant commission potential.  Success in the new business developer role is ultimately measured by the amount of revenue generated from their respective marketplaces. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Opportunity development in collaboration with key channel partner (80%) Identify warm leads and opportunities from key channel partner and develop them through the sales process from prospect to proposal to closed business to repeat customer Develop and provide proposals that articulate ROI( Return on Investment)  and defined value to prospects (IRR, NPV, TCO)  by utilization of Cree centric sales tools such as ecoinsight, excel, PPT conduct baseline lighting end user audits to develop basic project scope and bill of materials Account management (20%) Active account development and planning with key partner personnel Customer support &  channel management Training and presenting Product and technology training to customer (end user) and channel partner groups that compliments the value of Cree LED in the market place Reporting - Must be able to manage selling and market activities with minimal supervision by using tools such as Outlook, Salesforce.com Travel within assigned geographic territory only Requirements: Competitive personality with drive to excel Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Passion for leveraging warm leads, LinkedIn, email, and other tools to initiate relationships with business partners. Ability to gain trust and develop relationships quickly A proven individual producer who enjoys working in a fast paced environment  In return for your expertise, Cree offers a challenging work environment, along with a competitive compensation package. We offer a combination of group health and welfare plans and options to our employees to meet their personal needs. In addition, we offer a 401k Plan, Quarterly Incentive Cash Compensation Plan, Life Insurance, Educational Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, just to name a few. Visit our website www.cree.com/careers and apply online today!  If we think you have what we’re looking for, a member of our Recruiting Team will contact you directly. Stay in touch with us… Follow us on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/CreeCareers & http://twitter.com/Cree Like us on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/CreeLEDRevolution Connect with us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/Cree Watch us on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CreeInc ... Read More

Northwest Regional Sales Manager--Halco Lighting

September 13, 2014: 12:05pm
Position:                      Northwest Regional Sales Manager Department:                Sales Reports To:                 Vice President of Sales Salary:                        Commensurate with level of experience Overview: Halco Lighting Technologies is a rapidly growing manufacturer of lamps, ballasts and LED fixtures serving industry distributors nationwide. Established in 1974, Halco is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia with additional distribution centers in NJ, OH, TX, CA and AZ. Halco is currently seeking a Regional Sales Manager for the Northwest Region to join our team.  The Northwest Regional Sales Manager is responsible for training and traveling with independent agencies servicing lighting and electrical distributors and lighting showrooms in the following states; WA, OR, ID, WY, CO, UT, NV and Northern CA. Responsibilities:                                                                  Manage the sales performance of independent agencies Manage existing customer and company programs, penetrate existing accounts and develop new customers in the territory to drive sales and profitability Travel extensively with the sales teams of each agency organization Training with customers and agencies on new product and service offerings Work with area specifiers and engineers Work with senior management to establish and execute a clear and effective plan for growing the customer base Appoint and terminate agencies, as needed. Establish and maintain key customer relationships and develop strategies for expanding the company’s customer base. Forecast, anticipate and communicate requirements, trends and variances. Model excellence in customer service, including resolving customer inquiries and challenges throughout the sales cycle Identify customer service areas of improvement and work with other key managers to strengthen customer service levels throughout the organization. Represent the company at tradeshows, conferences and other related sales and customer functions Communicate and enforce the company’s policies, procedures and values with all members of the sales organization Qualifications: Minimum 5 years’ experience in the electrical / lighting industry in a sales management position working with independent agencies Strong organizational skills Effective closing skills Successful history in achieving significant revenue goals in a distribution environment Highly effective leadership and management skills Excellent written and oral communication skills Excellent presentation and analytical skills Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels Ability to adopt the organization’s culture and practices of superior customer service Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work effectively within an entrepreneurial environment and as a team member Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team oriented environment High energy with willingness to travel up-to 60% Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Interested candidates should contact Suzanne Irvine at sirvine@halcolighting.com  EOE... Read More

Sales Engineer/Quotations Specialist--Sternberg Lighting

September 12, 2014: 11:58am
Sales Engineer/Quotations Specialist Excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with analytical and organizational skills who likes working with customers! Sternberg Lighting, a US manufacturer located in Roselle, IL has a Sales Engineering position available with at least 2 years of inside sales experience, strongly preferred within the lighting industry. We are an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) organization. Our ability to be a one-stop custom solution, gives Sternberg Lighting the distinct advantage to meet or exceed our customer’s expectations and we uphold the same standards for our employees.  Come be a part of our dedicated team! The Sales Engineer position reports to the Inside Sales and Customer Service Manager and focuses on support and follow up in the pursuit of projects with our national and international rep organizations with responsibility for providing design advice, pricing quotations, lighting layouts, submittal drawings and technical information. Qualifications: Lighting industry experience strongly preferred Inside sales background critical Autocad/Inventor skills desired AGi /photometric layout expertise a plus Computer capabilities required Excellent communication, organization and follow up skills needed Some college preferred Experience with Visual ERP software is a plus!  Relocation help is not available for this position. If interested, forward resume in an email with “Sales Engineer” in the Subject Line to: info@sternberglighting.com  EOE... Read More

Product Marketing Manager--Energy Focus

September 12, 2014: 8:02am
Energy Focus, Inc. is a leading provider of energy efficient LED lighting products, turnkey energy efficient lighting solutions and a developer of energy efficient lighting technology. Our solutions provide energy savings, aesthetics, safety, and maintenance cost benefits over conventional lighting. Our long-standing relationship with the U.S. Government continues to enable us to provide energy efficient LED lighting products to the U.S. Navy and the Military Sealift Command fleets.  Customers include national, state and local U.S. government agencies as well as Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. Navy, and many others. Company headquarters are located in Solon, OH, with additional offices in Nashville, TN, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit our web site at www.energyfocusinc.com. We seek a Product Marketing Manager that will be located in Solon, Ohio (NE Ohio). PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES: Determine and actively manage product portfolio. Research and provide analysis of external factors (markets and competition) and internal factors (capabilities, product line performance and others) as an input into strategy and decision making. Liaise between sales, R&D Engineering, sourcing, and operations in the implementation of new product ideas and product improvements. Ensure the best possible fit between selected target markets and customer needs in comparison to products offered in order to secure a continuous stream of profitable revenue. Develop and provide expert knowledge in TLED lighting: Understand impacts to the quality of our products. Understand our operations and assembly systems and capabilities. Be the repository of knowledge for LED lighting and retrofit. Work closely with R&D Engineering and operations to identify and address product performance issues.  Function as the central subject matter expert regarding products and product knowledge among all departments across the organization.  Provide consideration and insight into lighting fixtures and lamps for the retrofit lighting market. Work closely with sales and field personnel.  Collaborate in Voice of Customer activity. Champion the internal communication of product related issues. Identify product improvement priorities and facilitate solution activities. Collaborate with Finance on financial product performance. Collaborate with Marketing Communications to create brochures, sales tools, website, campaigns, social media, etc. Collaborate in stage gate reviews for new products.  Provide final authority for updates to existing sourced products. Collaborate with R&D Engineering on development projects. Lead innovation of new technology that will meet and exceed the scope of the development of a new product. Collaborate with development team in establishing proposal benchmarks and timelines. Present product qualification research and findings to executive management or others as needed. Determine and establish formal certification requirements for all Energy Focus products. QUALIFICATIONS: 3-7 years of experience in TLED lighting products and retrofits, and B2C. Excellent communicator.  Excellent listening skills and the ability to transfer information and data into a knowledge repository. Proven history of successful portfolio management in the lighting industry with emphasis in LED lamps and luminaires. Experience collaborating with teams of all sizes. Understanding of the stage gate process for product development.   Instinctive about and aligned with customers.  Politeness, tact, patience, and diplomacy are valued characteristics. Highly creative thinker with the ability to envision and bring ideas to life. Well-developed technical/computer skills. EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Engineering or related field of study required, MBA desired.   FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO TMATRISCIANO@ENERGYFOCUSINC.COM OR FAX TO 440-264-1991.  EOE... Read More

Lighting Design Engineer--Vantage Lighting

September 12, 2014: 6:18am
Vantage Lighting is an established and growing manufacturer of a full line architectural recessed and surface downlights, including high-performance LED products, for the commercial and institutional market. We are a privately-held, national company, based in New England. We are focused on developing innovative new lighting products and growing our business in North America. We are seeking a lighting design engineer for our Taunton, MA location. Position reports to Director of Engineering. Responsibilities include: Driving all aspects of new product design, testing, and certification, for new sold state lighting products. Developing new product specifications and roadmaps, product customization, technology and manufacturing transfer of products, and evaluating component vendor products. Troubleshooting of field service and returns and repairing of lighting products, including fluorescent, incandescent, and LED. This includes mechanical, electrical, and electronic assemblies and systems. Ideal candidate will: Have an in-depth knowledge of lighting fixture design and the application of products; and technical aptitude in lighting components. Have a demonstrated track record of delivering lighting products to market. Have knowledge and experience with LED system design including knowledge  of photometry, optics, and driver design as well as mechanical design experience. Have an engineering B.S. degree or equivalent. Have worked a minimum of 5 years in an engineering position in the lighting industry. Salary commensurate with experience, plus comprehensive benefits package and professional work environment. Vantage Lighting is an EEO employer. Please email resume and salary requirements in confidence to: HR@VantageLtg.com. No calls please. EOE    ... Read More

Manager, Optical Engineering --Cree

September 09, 2014: 1:17pm
It’s What’s Inside That Matters Cree is showing the world what is possible when market leading LED products, technology and engineering innovation are combined.  We are a premier innovator and manufacturer of semiconductors that enhance the value of solid-state lighting, power and communications products by significantly increasing their energy performance and efficiency. Not only is Cree at the forefront of the sustainable energy movement, but we are committed to leading the market and showing the industry what’s possible with our technology. We are the innovators, the pioneers, the dreamers. We do not accept the status quo. At Cree we know that what matters is what’s inside, because our people are what define us; acting alone, working together and leading others.  Are you a revolutionary? We currently have an opening for a Manager, Optical Engineering within our Lighting R&D group in Morrisville, NC.  We hope you’ll read on to see if you have what it takes to join the revolution. Summary: Cree Lighting is looking for a self-motivated, hands-on optical engineering manager with a lighting background to drive innovation within the industry leading LED based lighting products.  Individual will work within cross functional groups consisting of product development, component R&D, operations and marketing to identify and develop the next generation lighting platforms.  A successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver that is able to work around technical obstacles, implement practical solutions and successfully partner with the Cree’s worldwide design, project management and manufacturing organizations. You will have the opportunity to lead a team of optical engineers within Cree Lighting.  Deliver results by providing technical and project leadership with a focus on innovation while communicating with internal customers to develop strong relationships supporting a team environment. Continue to build the infrastructure which allows the fastest development cycle, and enables the best staff in the industry to invent the next breakthrough technologies.  Use this opportunity to lead a functional optical group across Cree to help deliver the best results possible by drawing on extensive and varied experiences.  Requirements: BS Optics, Physics or Mechanical Engineering Degree 10+ years of detailed, hands on optical design experience. 5+ years of managing a team of engineers in a technology environment.  Ability to effectively manage multiple development projects simultaneously. Resourceful, hands-on, problem solving individual with initiative and drive to work around technical obstacles. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. US Citizen or Green Card holder Willing and open to travel - both domestic and international. Self-starter, capable of keeping up with a fast development pace. Experience with solid modeling and optical modeling software Preferences: MS or PhD Thorough understanding of lighting system specifications and applications. Experience designing Solid State LED Lighting products. Strong simulation and modeling experience. Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative solutions that continually raise the bar.  TO APPLY: Simply follow this link to view the job posting and apply http://autohire.careershop.com/cree/JobSearch/JobCenterViewCndt.asp?JobAd_Id=954308 OR: Please visit our website to submit a resume for consideration – www.cree.com/careers Click the Job Listings Tab, then select US Staff Positions  Then search the job title or job # in the “Current Job Opportunities” window. Manager, Optical Engineering   -   #954308 EOE... Read More

Mechanical Engineer--PMC Lighting

September 05, 2014: 8:06am
ENGINEER -- MECHANICAL DESIGN, PMC Lighting, located in Warwick, RI is looking for an experienced mechanical product design engineer to join our engineering team.  Key requirements are: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering 5 years' engineering experience in a manufacturing environment 3-D Modeling experience (Autodesk Inventor preferred) Sheet Metal CNC Punching Software experience (Striker Systems preferred) MRP experience with BOMs, Routings and Item Masters A good understanding of manufacturing processes and materials  PMC Lighting is a custom lighting fixture manufacturer. As such Engineering is heavily relied upon to develop new products and adapt existing products to the needs of the job site. Engineers are expected to be hands-on, handling all aspects of their projects from fixture design and development thru manufacturing in this fast paced environment.  This is a full time position for PMC Lighting with competitive salary plus benefits and the opportunity for growth within the company. The position does not allow for working remotely or from home therefore the individual must be available to work normal business hours at the PMC Lighting factory in Warwick, RI. Relocation costs will not be paid.  Please send your resume along with salary requirements to cnevers@pmclighting.com... Read More