Zaniboni Lighting Is expanding fast – Looking for a dedicated
Mechanical Design Engineer Clearwater, FL
Our lighting solutions are produced here in the USA, with our Italian culture of style and function, and bringing together a group of talented minds from around the world who love their craft, who value each other’s genius, and who enjoy a good laugh while sipping some of the finest espresso the world has to offer.
In essence, what drives us is our willingness to ask, “Why not?” and our culture of challenging the normal conventions of how things get done in today’s world.
Why you should join our group:
We design, manufacture, and sell in the USA and abroad some of the best lighting in the world. We believe that each one of us can make a difference, and that the passion and pride with which we approach our work every day brings about an infectious vibe of fun and excitement. We are seeking like-minded individuals who want to contribute to our culture of confident, respectful and team spirited people focused on innovation and growth.
You will be 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.
This is a very active, key position and an integral part of our brand that will require dedication, interest in new design and technologies with achievement of deadlines.
Mechanical Design Engineer’s duties and responsibilities:
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, simulation, and calculations.
Produce component, welding, and assembly drawings.
Work with technical support to resolve and troubleshoot product issues. Documenting and implementing solutions.
Help 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 and qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or higher is required (or equivalent) with minimum of 2- years design work experience and portfolio.
Proficient and certified in SolidWorks with AutoCAD 2D and 3D software drafting knowledge.
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
Experience designing parts for diecast, injection molding, extrusion, and CNC machining.
Must be able to work with tools, mechanically inclined in order to assemble prototypes and products.
Knowledge of fundamental electronic circuits.
Preferred soft skills and personality traits:
Excellent written and oral communication - will have to be clear and precise in documentation and instructions.
Able to work in a team-based environment, collaborate with Engineers, Production, Sales and Support personnel.
Problem solver. Solutions finder.
IMPORTANT: This is a hands-on, designer / drafting position. You must be willing to do the work.
Offered salary and other compensation:
Based on your experience and performance record, we offer $76,000 - $100,000. Additionally, we offer