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Lighting Applications Specialist

Company: Cree Lighting
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:


Cree Lighting a Company of IDEAL Industries is a market-leading innovator of LED lighting for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications that improve society and safeguard our planet. Additionally, our cutting-edge technology delivers reliable performance and value beyond light for office and industrial buildings, schools and universities, municipalities, automotive dealerships, healthcare facilities, and more!

As part of the Lighting Sales group, the Lighting Applications Specialist performs a mixture of design, pre-sales and post-sales customer support responsibilities. In this role you will design and recommend the installation of appropriate lighting equipment and systems, create lighting site plans and 3D models, use local building code requirements to perform energy calculations, and also interact directly with customers. You will be part of a team, while applying project management skills to drive your own projects to completion.

A successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver who can work in a high-speed environment around technical obstacles and will be adept at the implementation of practical solutions or test procedures.

This work and team are primarily onsite at our Headquarters in Racine, WI.

Cree Lighting a company of IDEAL Industries is an equal opportunity BELONGING employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws. We realize that providing a culture that represents a diverse background and skillset only makes us a brighter place to work.

We have an outstanding benefits package that starts DAY ONE! We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K with match and a pension plan! We are values-based organization that seeks people that integrate with our culture and grow with the business over time. We are privately held - so we think in terms of generations, not quarters.


Pension Plan (4% company contribution)
A maximum of $5,250 each year for tuition reimbursement
Choice of Medical Plans (company contributes/HSA/PPO)
Telemedicine / virtual medicine options
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Wellness Program and discounts
Basic Life/AD&D
Supplemental Life/AD&D
Disability Insurance
Retirement 401(k) (4% company match)
Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Identity Theft Protection
Up to $325 per year gym membership reimbursement
Employee Assistance Plan

Study lighting requirements of client to determine lighting equipment and arrangement of fixtures that will provide optimum illumination with economy of installation and operation.
Design layouts with the appropriate type, number, and arrangement of fixtures for required light intensity and output. Recommendations are made within the customer's specifications, electrical and municipal codes, energy limitations, and bid/budget requirements. Provides designs verbally or through computer assisted lighting layouts.
Respond to both internal and external customer questions regarding products.
Occasionally promote products and represent company at trade shows.
Accurately document and maintain information pertinent to customer projects.
Use your knowledge to visualize and interpret blueprints and rough line drawings and utilize measuring scales.
Associates Degree (A.S.) in technical field such as Engineering or Mathematics.
Zero to two years experience in a related role or field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Ability to operate computer assisted drafting and lighting software (AGI).
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports and provide detailed project analysis.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Keywords: Cree Lighting, Racine , Lighting Applications Specialist, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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