Design Engineer | Lighting | Brighton Park, IL

Chicago Permanent USD70,000 - USD80,000
  • Rapidly growing corporation centered on employee investment
  • Internal growth readily available to Leadership positions

About Our Client

The client is a rapidly growing manufacturer located in the city of Chicago that specializes in the LED industrial lighting industry. They have quadrupled in size over the last 8 years and are adding to their team due to the growth trajectory they have been on. They serve a multitude of markets, and have the heaviest share within the medical industry. This client heavily invests in it's employees both financially and developmentally career wise.

Job Description

  • Design new products with cost effective solutions
  • Modify existing product to meet customer requirements
  • Provide support with details on new products or changes to existing product
  • Maintain product files in our database for accuracy
  • Provide support to marketing department for market release
  • Provide product assistance to production, sales, customer service and purchasing departments
  • Support regulatory engineer with regulatory testing, photometry, and other industry certifications
  • Regular upkeep with lighting trends and styles, and technological advancements
  • Initiate and/or implement ECR's as necessary
  • On occasion, may be requested to travel to various seminars/trade shows
  • Perform other engineering duties as assigned

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors in mechanical engineer
  • At least one year experience in lighting manufacturing
  • Experienced in new product development and understanding of production
  • Proficient in Solidworks
  • Desire to grow into high level leadership position
  • Understanding of LED lighting and lighting fixtures

What's on Offer

  • Base salary between $70,000 and $80,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus based on profit share (paid out at over 15% previous years)
  • 401k contribution regardles of match (over 7% previous years)
  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)
  • 2 weeks PTO the remainder of 2022 (Goes to 3 weeks after that and increases every few years)
  • Growth potential
Jacob Browning
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Jacob Browning
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