Regional Sales Manager - Viscor

November 14, 2017: 2:23pm
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Product Design Engineer - Brownlee Lighting

November 13, 2017: 1:52pm
Brownlee Lighting, founded in 1977, is an energy efficient lighting manufacturer headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Focused predominantly on decorative, specification-grade LED luminaires, the company goes to market through independent lighting agencies and electrical distributors across the country and internationally, serving a variety of markets such as multifamily residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare and more. What We Need: A talented product design engineer to support in the development of new, innovative fixtures based on LED technology and controls. Qualifications: Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) or equivalent experience. Complete understanding of LED technology and controls in interior and exterior fixture design. Must be proficient in Solid Works and/or AutoCAD. Excellent communication skills required - must be able to create and manage a product development timeline from concept to launch. Thorough knowledge of metal fabrication, extruding design, plastics, glass and other pertinent manufacturing materials. Knowledge of UL compliance, LM79/80 testing and analysis, Energy Star/DLC certification processes and other certifications. Must have knowledge of product suppliers in LED and driver componentry. Being a self-starter and closer with personal motivation is critical. The ability to handle multiple projects at once is critical. Revit and AGi32 knowledge is a plus. Job Responsibilities: New product design and development along with improvement to existing products. Assistance in the design of custom projects. Keeping in close touch with lighting trends and styles, technological advancements, regulatory and market changes.   Thermal design and in house testing. Creation of BOM’s, assembly documentation, installation instructions and line drawings. Technical support to production, sales, customer service and purchasing. UL/CSA listings, LM79 reports and other certification work. Keeping the team on track for product launch deadlines. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed. We look forward to employing a motivated individual that is as excited to be here as we are, and has the self-drive needed to further not only the Brownlee product line, but their personal goals as well. We are a family owned and operated company with strong moral values, and want nothing more than for our employees to live positive, enjoyable, successful lives both at work and at home with their loved ones. Thank you for your interest in Brownlee Lighting. Please send resume to jobs@brownlee.com. ... Read More

Client Solutions Associate - Revolution Lighting

November 13, 2017: 9:59am
Do you enjoy problem solving? Do you like to think outside of the box? Can you think on your feet?  Do you want to be part of a growing dynamic team? Revolution Lighting needs someone to handle inquiries from our very diverse client base – both technical support and client assistance – maintain records and handle incoming orders with our suppliers. Also need to be adaptable to fluctuating responsibilities. Professionalism and organizational skills a must. Highly service-oriented position. Strong computer skills. Written and verbal communication skills are needed. Resume must show educational level with dates graduated/attended and computer software skills (computer literacy required). Please also include 3 professional references. Job Profile Increase revenue generated from all sales channels Manage client transactional experience Order entry Order tracking Product provider partner coordination Sales Force.com updates Manage client communications experience Focus on responsiveness Solutions oriented mentality Responsible for order tracking Responsible for fielding all direct sales force, agent and customer questions, concerns and comments Assist with project coordination Quotes backfill Project document coordination Gather market intel to develop New products New process New procedures Increase RVLT client services reputation Full time, Weekday hours. Health Benefits. Job Type: Full time Job Location: Plumbsteadville, PA Required education: High school or equivalent in industry experience   Please send resumes to mike.hunter@rvlti.com ... Read More

Contract Sales Manager - Artemide Inc.

November 09, 2017: 7:21am
Contract Sales Manager (based in Los Angeles)   Artemide is expanding the California sales team and seeking a Los Angeles based Contract Sales Manager (CSM). Territory covered in the Region (Artemide Region 6C) are: California and Hawaii This is a dynamic Sales position requiring the ability to drive Contract Lighting Sales in the territory and work closely with our Sales Agency network to promote the Artemide brand and products. Candidacies should be sent to HR at evitullo@artemide.net   Responsibilities: Professionally represents the company and its products in the geographic area assigned below. Accurately represent and state Company policies to all potential and current customers. The CSM’s main role is to represent Artemide in the contract market in promoting the Artemide Group products. Employee must promote the Artemide products through Architects, Interior Designers, Lighting Designers, Engineering firms, Corporate Retail, Hotels & Project-oriented business to represent the Artemide brand for the contract market. Promote, sell and secure orders from existing and prospective customers through relationship-based approach. Make telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective clients and project specifiers. Research sources for information on developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential. Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers. Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups. Expedite the resolution of client problems and complaints. Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory. Keep abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting wit marketing and technical service areas. Respect all current and potential clients as well as work colleagues. Where an Artemide showroom is in their home territory, the employee is required to make the showroom their base office when they are not travelling or on appointments. Employee is required, where an Artemide showroom is located in their home territory, to make the showroom their base office. Participate in trade shows and conventions. Book an average of 5 appointments per week with existing and/or potential customers. A minimum of 2 group presentations and/or lunch & learns and/or events per month is required. Required to participate in region sales team meeting once every 2 weeks to discuss: sales forecasts, projects, dealer sales & coverage, market trends, territory issues, sales strategies.   Skills/Qualifications: Self motivated, self directed, and committed to achieving goals Excellent attention to detail Respectful of brand image Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, customer service skills and the ability to prioritize while handling multiple tasks is required Strong negotiation skills Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment Ability to use basic Office and Outlook programs Previous experience or serious interest in design Experience in high-end sales  ... Read More

Product & Sourcing Manager - Commercial Platforms - Paraflex

November 03, 2017: 12:22pm
Job Title: Product & Sourcing Manager Location: Denville, New Jersey   Company Overview: For over 50 Years Paraflex Industries has manufactured high quality products for the Lighting Industry, including commercial & industrial LED fixtures for a wide range of applications.  Paraflex prides itself on providing customers with access to the latest advancements in lighting technology while staying true to its core values. Paraflex prides itself in providing an entrepreneurial environment that is fast paced.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ JOB DUTIES: Oversee the existing product line and provide appropriate product upgrades Responsibilities include sourcing and developing multiple vendor relationships Interacting with operations and both domestic & international vendors for all aspects of the product. Provide strategic direction towards the development and execution of the Commercial product roadmap Evaluate and balance the needs of the Product Plan against product development requirements in determining make versus buy sourcing strategies Determine the viability of sourced products or the level of adaptation necessary to meet product performance goals Lead the planning and implementation of multiple product development initiatives over a fiscal year. Work cross functionally with Operations, QA and Contract manufacturing teams Manage the support of new designs from concept to launch including: conceptual to detailed design, component and material selection, simulation/FEA, safety approvals, testing, certifications and production implementation Create a team environment EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND/SPECIFIC WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Engineering Degree from accredited institution (Mechanical or Electrical Engineer) prefered 5+ years professional experience in lighting industry Professional work experience in LED lighting Fixture design & new products ideal Strong mechanical aptitude Background in mechanical, optical and thermal systems for new or proposed product Improvements or value engineering projects Background in SolidWorks a plus Self-driven and able to work with limited supervision Excellent written and oral communication skills  Able to handle multiple projects concurrently and function in a collaborative work environment Extensive knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods preferred, e.g. die casting, injection molding, extrusion, product assembly, etc Experience navigating safety certification testing required Experience with DLC certification process an asset Ability to travel both domestically and internationally (<20%) Night/early morning calls required to interface with team and suppliers in Asia Ability to work 40+ hours per week SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS: In-depth knowledge of lighting products Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to convincingly persuade others as evidenced in personal and telephone interviews. Ability to clearly and effectively set and attain goals as evidenced by track record of setting goals, creating work plan, establishing reward, working diligently, measuring performance, adjusting as necessary and accomplishing goal. ADDITIONAL DETAILS: At Paraflex, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision & paid time off (PTO). Interested candidates should send resumé to Sameer@paraflex.com.  ... Read More

Director, Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering - KENALL

November 03, 2017: 10:23am
As a proud advocate for manufacturing in the U.S.A., Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for healthcare, cleanroom, containment and food processing environments.   The Director, Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering is a highly visible, hands-on leader responsible for developing and implementing solutions for manufacturing and industrial engineering projects. This position will lead continuous improvement efforts which in turn yield high results throughout assembly, paint, fabrication and surface mount technology (SMT) departments.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify, justify and deliver significant manufacturing continuous improvement and cost reductions Manage daily activities of manufacturing and industrial engineering team; Lead, motivate, coach/mentor and engage team to drive and maximize performance Provide project management leadership through direct reports and others Ensure manufacturing process optimization, capacity utilization, energy consumption and waste reduction Analyze manufacturing process flows for continuous improvement opportunities for quality, cost and throughput Provide leadership for lean strategies and activities  Coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised products Partner with production and engineering areas to conduct technical training and introduce new processes Drive the investments on new initiatives and other changes necessary to improve production efficiency, quality and operational safety Participate in engineering design reviews; evaluate and approve drawings, routings, specifications and other documents Support all efforts and implementation of ISO9001 Manage department budget and perform capital expenditure analysis   QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Operations/Manufacturing Systems; Masters preferred Related experience in an operational engineering leadership role Working knowledge of sheet metal design and assembly manufacturing methods, injection molded plastic design and manufacturing techniques (SMT preferred) Previous experience working in a high mix, low volume vertically integrated facility preferred Working knowledge of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lighting fixture operation, solid state or LED lighting, circuits, electrical components, reflector design, schematics, photometrics, and related options and accessories preferred Demonstrated experience with lean strategies Proven engineering project management experience Proficiency with Microsoft Office and 3D CAD/CAM systems   Committed to advancing the state of lighting, Kenall is an established organization with a proven track record of excellence and great corporate culture. If you share our drive, professionalism and enthusiastic spirit and would like to be a part of a growing organization, we would like to hear from you! Apply on line at https://goo.gl/qXJ3qH /  Visit our website at  www.kenall.com    ... Read More

Manufacturing Engineering Manager – KENALL

November 03, 2017: 10:20am
As a proud advocate for manufacturing in the U.S.A., Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for healthcare, cleanroom, containment and food processing environments. Kenall has an open position for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.   The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will be responsible for the manufacturability of new and existing lighting fixture designs to meet company goals related to safety, quality, and profitability.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise daily activities of Mfg. Engineer(s), Technician(s), and CNC Programmers in support of custom production jobs, product value engineering projects, and manufacturing continuous improvement efforts Research and establish the rationale for product or process change ideas. Gather presentation material for justification of project implementation and to demonstrate change where applicable Seek to improve existing products by leading team responsible for identifying alternative methods, materials, and design changes to reduce cost and manufacturing complexity Included in improvement ideas are the ergonomic/safety related concerns via product design improvements Lead value analysis reviews of existing product lines to optimize cost/performance factors and to benchmark against competitive products Generate make vs. buy analysis and lead implementation of changes to in house or outsourced production ensuring parts are produced with optimal quality and cost Follow through on value engineering and continuous improvement projects through entire Engineering documentation process including change requests, change orders, notifications, etc. Confirm manufacturing viability and specifications and industry standards are met for custom products released to Production Review bills of material, assembly drawings, routings, and other production support documentation to maintain accuracy and work closely with Product Sustaining Engineering for changes and proposed improvements Research, justify, and implement capital equipment for all manufacturing processes including metal fabrication, paint, and assembly QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or similar discipline Significant manufacturing engineering experience in a goods manufacturing environment Direct supervision experience with strong project management and leadership skills Strong working knowledge of sheet metal design and fabrication processes Proficiency with Microsoft Office and CAD software (AutoCAD/Solidworks) required Excellent written and verbal communication skills Resourceful and highly organized with attention to detail and accuracy High level of self-initiative and dependability; must possess positive, "can-do" attitude Ability to manage, prioritize, and balance multiple tasks and work successfully within a team environment   Committed to advancing the state of lighting, Kenall is an established organization with a proven track record of excellence and great corporate culture. If you share our drive, professionalism and enthusiastic spirit and would like to be a part of a growing organization, we would like to hear from you.  Apply on line at https://goo.gl/GoGqx5 / Visit our website at  www.kenall.com  ... Read More

Washington DC Metro - Virginia Lighting Specialist - Wesco

November 03, 2017: 7:45am
Job Title – Washington DC Metro - Virginia Lighting Specialist.   This is a remote position and can be based in Washington DC Metro or Virginia.   The Lighting Specialist is responsible for achieving lighting category (fixtures, lamps, ballasts, controls) sales goals for the assigned territory.  The specialist primary function is to act as the lighting expert resource for the sales and operation teams for all One WESCO branches in the territory.  The specialist will support sellers within One WESCO for business the sellers are actively developing as well as generate new opportunities within the assigned territory.  The successful candidate will be high energy, results oriented and possess a high lighting IQ.  This position will support sellers at One WESCO branches as well as assist and lead customer presentations.  Strong communication, planning and presentation skills are a must. Primary Responsibilities List: Act as One WESCO’s primary liaison to lighting agency partners and manufacturer representatives within the assigned territory.    Conduct joint sales calls with account representatives to educate customers and to communicate the WESCO / supplier value proposition.     Earn WESCO a preferred position with both customers and suppliers at the front-end, specification stage of lighting projects to maximize pull through and margin rates.     Improve non-category expert field sales team(s) capabilities to bring category solutions and value adds to customers.     Drive the adoption of category strategies to ultimately accelerate revenue growth across the various teams of the WESCO Organization.     Deliver presentations to end user customers, contractor partners and lighting channel partners (specifiers and designers.)     Help WESCO gain incremental market share by leveraging supply contracts, inventories and customer relationships between operating groups.   Additional Details:   At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, vacation, 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance, long term care and more.  To be considered for this opportunity, please apply online at www.wesco.com/careers or contact Todd Tiberi toddtiberi@aelux.com.  ... Read More

Director of Sales - Eureka Lighting

November 02, 2017: 2:44pm
225, De Liège ouest, suite 200Montréal (Québec) H2P 1H4514-385-3515eurekalighting.comTitle: Director of SalesEureka LightingFounded in 1987, Eureka is a North American leader in the design and manufacturing ofdecorative lighting solutions. We offer a wide range of award winning products designed to meetthe needs of architects and designers in order to enhance contemporary commercial andresidential spaces. Eureka is headquartered in Montreal and operates in all Canadian provincesand the United States.Eureka is a proud member of the Luminaires Group. The Luminaires Group is a platform ofmanufacturers of lighting solutions combining highly specialized brands. The Luminaires Group iscurrently made up of the following manufacturers: Eureka, Cyclone, Luminis and a-light. Theinternet address is: www.theluminairesgroup.comSummary/ObjectiveReporting to the President of Eureka Lighting, the director of sales is responsible for planning andimplementing sales, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets byperforming the following duties personally or through subordinates.Main ResponsibilitiesDevelops and implements strategic sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate salesobjectivesDevelops and manages sales budgetsDirects sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordinglyManages trains and support the regional sales team of 10 direct reports including 2 in Canada, 7in the USA and 1 based in Mexico. He or she will also support agents to ensure that sales targetsare met.Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed clientbase expansion and presents to executive managementLeads and coordinates sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goalsRepresents company at trade association meetings to promote productMeets with key clients, assisting sales representative by maintaining relationships, negotiatingand closing dealsMonitors competitor products, sales and marketing activitiesAnalyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirementsCompetencies in line with our company’s values225, De Liège ouest, suite 200Montréal (Québec) H2P 1H4514-385-3515eurekalighting.comCustomer Experience • Diligence • Innovation • Performance • TeamBusiness Acumen / Adaptability / Stress TolerantNegotiation SkillsLeadership / Influencing / Team PlayerCommunication / Presentation Skills / PersuasivenessCritical Thinking / Problem Solving / Descriptive AnalysisResults Driven / Conflict ManagementStrategic Thinking / Planning / OrganizingReporting and Data AnalysisBusiness travelThis position requires up to 60% Canada and U.S travel.Required Education / Experience / Additional qualificationsBA/BS degree in Sales & Marketing or Business Administration or equivalent number of years ofexperienceBetween 7 to 10 years of related experience with progressive management experienceBudget development and oversight experienceExcellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPointWhat we are offeringBe part of the Company’s Executive CommitteeCompetitive compensationBe part of a dynamic team within a renowned international multi-site growing companyWorking in a creative and evolving environmentYou are a great leader and communicator who is very persuasive and result oriented, you are theperson that we are looking for!RESUME at: web.hr@eurekalighting.comOnly selected candidates will be contacted.... Read More

Central Region Sales Manager - Pathway Lighting

November 01, 2017: 2:24pm
Central Region Sales Manager Pathway Lighting Products, Inc. – Old Saybrook, CT To learn more about Pathway Lighting please visit http://www.pathwaylighting.com/ Pathway Lighting an innovative designer and manufacturer of specification-grade LED Luminaires including, recessed downlights, wall washers, adjustable accents, decorative pendants, cylinders, emergency and exit fixtures, for the commercial and institutional markets in North America.  We are seeking an experienced Central Regional Sales Manager. Pathway Lighting is an equal opportunity employer.  The Central Region Sales Manager position pays a competitive salary plus quarterly sales bonus.  Send your cover letter & resume to staffing@PathwayLighting.com along with your salary requirements. Job Description: as a Central Region Sales Manager you will develop and manage account relationships as part of a professional regional sales team.   This position will focus on maintaining existing business and also growing and developing new business in the assigned sales territory through an independent manufacturer’s representative network. The successful candidate will possess an understanding of the specification sales cycle.  A strong background in LED lighting technology and good communication skills will be helpful in dealing with the specification community, which includes;  Lighting Design Firms, Consulting Engineers and Architects.   Responsibilities include: Working with Independent Lighting Reps to develop sales plans and goals. Motivate and support sales reps to implement plans and attain goals. Provides product and program training to manufacturers’ reps, specifiers, electrical engineers and designers. Periodic field visits to the agent’s territory to make joint calls and provide sales/marketing support. Assist in providing field service and product application support. Responsible for representing the company at national and regional trade shows. Stays current on new products, programs and policies. Communicates to agents about new products and programs, ensuring a clear understanding of company policies and procedures. Informs sales manager of travel scheduling and issues relative to assigned agencies. Assists in activities handled by inside sales/quotations department, when needed. Provides market intelligence to engineering to guide product development and planning. Provide intelligence to management regarding competitive activity and trends within the industry and assigned territory.   Qualifications: BA/BS degree in relevant field and 5+years equivalent experience required. Understanding of LED lighting fixture and control technology. Experience in developing, organizing and implementing sales strategies through independent reps. Track record of success in the Lighting Industry sales channels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Microsoft Office program proficiency. ... Read More

North East Regional Sales Manager - Revolution Lighting

October 31, 2017: 1:24pm
Revolution Lighting brings together industry-leading energy-efficient products with a team of unrivaled lighting expertise. Our team shares deep knowledge and experience of product, process, and the regulatory constraints our clients face and we work hand-in-hand with our clients to meet their needs on schedule and within budget.  The result is a seamless process that can achieve outstanding savings in operating costs, maximize capital improvement value and deliver a truly superior ROI.  More information about Revolution Lighting is available at:  www.rvlti.com The North East Regional Manager is responsible selling all Revolution lighting and lighting control solutions and services throughout the North East Region.  This position will generate revenue from all sales channels within the defined Sales Territory.  The Regional Manager will identify, create and supply the demand of new and existing customers. We expect the Regional Manager to utilize industry contacts from related fields, educate the customer through trainings and customer events.  This person will also work with specification community to incorporate Revolution solutions into new construction and retrofit project designs.  This role reports to the Vice President of Sales. This position will work out of a home office and can be located anywhere in the North East United States.  Average of 50% travel required.   For more information and immediate consideration please email: Mike Hunter Vice President, Services Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc.   Mike.Hunter@rvlti.com    ... Read More

National Account Manager – Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc

October 26, 2017: 7:43am
Revolution Lighting brings together industry-leading energy-efficient products with a team of unrivaled lighting expertise. Our team shares deep knowledge and experience of product, process, and the regulatory constraints our clients face and we work hand-in-hand with our clients to meet their needs on schedule and within budget.  The result is a seamless process that can achieve outstanding savings in operating costs, maximize capital improvement value and deliver a truly superior ROI.  More information about Revolution Lighting is available at:  www.rvlti.com The National Account Manager is responsible for selling all Revolution Lighting products and services directly to large, multi-location customers within the commercial retail, hospitality and industrial vertical markets.  Target customers include national retail chains, national restaurant chains, and Fortune 500 corporations with multiple locations, as well as key national account distributors.   The ideal candidate for this role has existing contacts and a record of successful experience selling lighting products directly to customers in these markets. This position works remotely and can be located anywhere near a major US airport.  Average of 50% travel required. For more information and immediate consideration please contact: David Springstroh Director, National Accounts Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. david.springstroh@rvlti.com  ... Read More

Regional Sales Manager, Architectural Division (Southeast) - Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting

October 25, 2017: 11:51am
Position: Regional Sales Manager, Architectural Division Territory Southeast United StatesDescription Vista is looking for an experienced Regional Specification Sales Manager who will be key in developing relationships with agencies, designers, engineers, specification community and distribution partners. This position requires the implementation of a strategic plan designed to increase brand awareness, sales and customer satisfaction. Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree in Business or two (2) years of C&I lighting related field experience.• Two (2) plus years of lighting industry management experience, preferred.• 60% + of travel is required.• Excellent presentation skills.• Strategic planning and execution skills. • Candidate must live in the territory.  Responsibilities • Have excellent knowledge of Vista's products and capabilities.• Perform sales calls on lighting designers, engineers, architects, distributors and end users.• Maintain professional appearance.• Ability to strategically plan calendar, execute as planned and follow up as promised.• Develop and maintain customer lists.• Support and execute corporate strategic initiatives.• Coordinate customer product presentations.• Gather and recommend a market product development strategy.• Attend regional and national trade shows as directed. Interested candidates please submit cover letter, salary expectations and resume to: Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting Attn: Sandra Levis, HR Director 1625 Surveyor Ave Simi Valley, CA 93063 or email HR Director          Posting Date: 10/25/2017... Read More

Engineering Managers - Kichler Lighting

October 20, 2017: 12:12pm
Engineering Manager-Commercial Platforms - Apply At: www.Kichler.com ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ JOB DUTIES: Provide strategic direction towards the development and execution of the Commercial product roadmap Evaluate and balance the needs of the Product Plan against product development requirements in determining make versus buy sourcing strategies Determine the viability of sourced products or the level of adaptation necessary to meet Kichler product performance goals Responsibilities include managing a team of Design engineer(s) Drive resolution of conflicts between projects and functional organizations Lead the planning and implementation of multiple projects over a fiscal year. Work cross functionally with Operations, QA and Contract manufacturing teams Manage the support of new designs from concept to launch including: conceptual to detailed design, component and material selection, simulation/FEA, safety approvals, and production implementation Participate in defining product specifications, Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Design Freeze, Design Validation, Product & Process Qualification Create a team environment   EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND/SPECIFIC WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Engineering Degree from accredited institution (Mechanical or Electrical Engineer) 15+ years professional engineering experience Professional work experience in Consumer Packaged Goods or SSL/LED lighting  Fixture design ideal Strong mechanical aptitude Background in mechanical, optical and thermal systems for new or proposed product Improvements or value engineering projects Background in SolidWorks required. Self-driven and able to work with limited supervision Excellent written and oral communication skills Able to handle multiple projects concurrently and function in a collaborative work environment Extensive knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods preferred, e.g. die casting, injection molding, extrusion, product assembly, etc Ability to travel both domestically and internationally (<20%) Night/early morning calls required to interface with team and suppliers in Asia Ability to work 40+ hours per week     Project Manager-Lighting Systems - Apply At : www.kichler.com   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ JOB DUTIES: Lead the planning and implementation of multiple projects. Work cross functionally with Engineering, Product Management, Operations and various vendors to streamline  product development process. Own project timelines.  Develop using Microsoft Project or similar software. Drive team to meet project goals and requirements within timeline. Drive resolution of conflicts between projects or functional areas. Alert team members of potential conflicts to avoid resource conflicts. Continuous improvement on project management and its processes. Train and develop others in project management skills. Own communication of project status, timing and risks Create a team environment.   EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND/SPECIFIC WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution, Master Degree a  plus. Minimum 5 yrs experience in product development environment. Minimum 3 yrs experience managing Projects. Must have strong planning and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to influence and lead. Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization. Ability to identify risk, develop and drive abatement plans. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Strong written and verbal communication skills.     ... Read More