Lighting Products Engineer

Location: Clearwater, FL
Date Posted: 10-23-2018
Zaniboni Lighting’s Mission is to inspire with world with beautiful lighting. Our vision of a brighter world begins with our beautifully designed lighting.
We believe that each one of us can make a difference, and that the passion and pride we put into our work every day brings about an infectious vibe of fun and excitement. 
We are seeking like-minded individuals that want to contribute to our culture of confident, respectful and team spirited people geared towards expansion.

Your mission:
As a Product Engineer, you are responsible for designing cost-effective, high-quality products to continuously elevate our brand. This will include customizing existing products or engineering from scratch. This involves research, compatibility testing and collaborating with production in order to design our products for optimal quality and manufacturability.

Job Duties include, but not limited to:
  • Get familiar with our products, while learning and understanding the lighting, electrical standards and technology.
  • Work in close collaboration with production, manufacturing, technical lab and other engineers for the design of products for optimal quality and manufacturability.
  • Test and validate the performance of the product design with prototypes, simulations, calculations, etc.
  • Produce component, welding and assembly drawings.
  • Create simple and easy to read work instructions for production.
  • Work with technical support to resolve and troubleshoot product issues. Documenting and implementing solutions.
  • Train production personnel as needed for manufacturing and assembly.
  • Provide technical documentation, such as installation instructions and wiring diagrams for use internally and externally by the end-user/installer.
  • Design aesthetically pleasing 3D model concepts for new products or product improvements. 
  • Manage new product safety certifications as well as maintaining current listings through Intertek.
  • Your job will be evaluated based on the quality of well certified products with all relevant documentation. 

Required experience & qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or higher is required (or equivalent).
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D software drafting knowledge, proficient in SolidWorks.
  • Experience with the National Electrical Code (NEC). Knowledge of product safety compliance regulations (ETL and/or UL).
  • Experience with thermal analysis is a plus. Must be able to consider thermal management on product designs.  
  • LED lighting experience is a plus,, knowledge of fundamental electronic circuits.
  • Experience designing parts for die-cast, injection molding, extrusion and CNC machining. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication - will have to be clear and precise in documentation and instructions.
  • Must be able to work with tools, mechanically inclined in order to assemble prototypes and products.
  • Able to work in a team-based environment, collaborate with Engineers, Production, Sales and Support personnel.
Drug Free Workplace:
We are a Florida Drug Free Workplace. The company requires all employees to complete a pre-employment 10 panel drug screen; employment status will be dependent on ability to pass this screening and partake on a quarterly random screen.

Hours, compensation and benefits:
Full-time salaried position, expected to deliver and meet deadlines. 
Salary for this positions $75,000 annual compensation, negotiable based on experience.
After a successful 90-day performance review and probationary period, employees become eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, paid holidays and paid time off that increase with longevity. 
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