Lighting Application Designer

The Leathermarket
Salary commensurate with experience
24 Oct 2013
21 Nov 2013
Design, Engineer
Job Type

Company Background

Founded in 2006 in Montreal, Canada, Lumenpulse has a global presence through its US Headquarters and Global Technology Development Center in Boston, Massachusetts and EMEA Headquarters in London, UK.

While other LED lighting manufacturers have their roots in either electronics or traditional lighting, Lumenpulse’s distinctive combination of both industrial design and electronics knowhow has enabled the company to innovate ahead of its rivals and to offer more options for sustainable interior and exterior lighting.

Lumenpulse products embody a design philosophy that respects the aims of lighting specifiers and the needs of the end-user. The company designs and manufactures its durable, high-performance fixtures in families to ensure that they are simple to specify and configure. Its luminaires offer a ‘crayon box of options’ – myriad choices of optics, colors, accessories and finishes – that allow designers to solve all types of lighting challenges from small office interiors to large stadiums and resorts.          

For our EMEA office in London we are looking for a Lighting Application Designer that actively can support our rapid growing project portfolio!

Job Description

Located in our EMEA office in London and reporting to the Executive Vice-President of Sales Operations, Lumenpulse is seeking a Lighting Application Designer (LAD) that actively supports the implementation of the company’s sales strategy and objectives. The candidate is responsible for developing project concepts to a workable solution and assisting the sales team in their endeavours. Furthermore, the LAD is required to prepare bills of materials, produce schematic wiring diagrams, and lighting calculations. The LAD will also deal with daily technical enquiries from our partners across the international region.  Some international travel may be required for onsite project coordinator and trouble shooting.

Working Tasks

  • Provide technical support for Lumenpulse projects via email, phone or in person
  • Works with our customers and our Sales Representatives to understand the requirements of projects thereby providing the appropriate technical and application support to ensure all objectives are met.
  • Offers technical assistance and application guidance to the customer from project pre-design and specification through installation and follow-up
  • Acts as a liaison between customers, members of the sales team, as well as other Lumenpulse departments to ensure the project is well managed and coordinated 
  • Installation or integration for mock-ups, product demos, or project reviews
  • Manage relationships with onsite integration teams
  • Make commercial decisions regarding project implementation
  • Manage record keeping and project documentation for all work performed onsite or offsite in accordance with company systems and organization
  • Work along Inside Sales staff to assist in the preparation and delivery of detailed proposal / quotation packages
  • Provide project design assistance through photometric studies, fixture recommendations utilizing expert opinion on Lumenpulse products
  • Ensures each project is registered in company’s computer system and documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.
  • Provide product and project feedback through appropriate channels to encourage process improvement throughout company
  • Participate in regular project status meetings ensuring that the sales team and Applications Engineering Manager is well informed of project status.
  • Participate in technical and manufacturing coordination on large scale projects
  • Provide post sales technical support services whenever needed.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create recommendations
  • Recognize areas for process improvement and develop plans for implementation
  • Take charge, upon request, of certain special projects.
  • R&D, specify and test new 3rd party solutions as required
  • Represent Lumenpulse company vision and values in supporting quality lighting applications and successful projects

Qualifications / Required Skills

  • AutoCAD training and experience
  • DIALux and/or Relux training and experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience of lighting specification support
  • Project management and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of Lighting control systems, including DMX
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent English language skills

Key Performance Indicators

  • International sales turnover
  • Accurate project specification and delivery
  • Annual objectives as stated in appraisal

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