Responsible for product design and modification to meet customer needs. Position will also assist Program Manager in facilitating product planning and development. Responsible for meeting schedules and technical product development. Position will also lead or participate in cost reduction and productivity process improvements as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage product design throughout the product lifecycle, maintaining all cost, performance and schedule requirements.
Primary interface between customer service and operations to create Bills of Material and Methods of Manufacturing for efficient product delivery.
Initiate and coordinate new vendors and alternate components.
Lead and participate in cost reduction projects as required.
Lead and participate in productivity process improvements with manufacturing engineering.
Serve as a technical resource for purchasing.
Assist in the training and development of junior engineers.
Perform ECNs, drafting, documentation, and prototype construction.
Develop layouts and detailed drawings (flat, form, weld assemblies, etc.) using 3-D solid modeling software.
Preparation of required documentation, such as bills of material, detailed drawings, component specifications, packaging, specification sheets, instruction sheets, and engineering change notices.
Occasional domestic travel expected.
CRITICAL SKILLS / EXPERTISE:
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
- 5+ years of experience within the lighting industry preferred.
- Proficient in the use of CAD/CAM systems, and other related experience acquired from lower grade positions.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to determine the origin of problems and initiate corrective action.
- Strong written and verbal English communication skills as required.
- Must be professional in appearance and attitude and possess the ability to work in a professional manner with customers, vendors, and employees at all levels.
- High level of self-initiative and dependability.
- Must be flexible to perform overtime duties or adjust schedule when required.
- Resourceful and highly organized with an attention to detail and accuracy.
- Ability to manage, prioritize and balance multiple tasks.
- Ability to work within a team environment.
Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of €7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit
About Legrand North and Central America
Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers' needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us
About Legrand's Lighting Sector
Legrand's Lighting Sector consists of five lighting brands; Pinnacle, Finelite, Focal Point, and OCL which focus on architectural, decorative, and downlighting and Kenall which focuses on lighting for demanding environments. We employ a talented group of employees that love lighting to design and manufacture high performance, energy efficient LED lighting solutions for applications in commercial, educational, healthcare, as well as challenging environments such as tunnels and correctional facilities. With an eye toward sustainable design, our focus is on specification-oriented products and solutions that meet the functional needs of spaces while working in harmony with the designer's vision for those spaces. Our focus is on specification-oriented products and solutions that meet the functional needs of spaces while working in harmony with the designer's vision for those spaces. We work with architects, engineers, and contractors to supply lighting built specifically for their client's projects.
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