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Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/13/2020 2:58 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.    
ID
2020-2606
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/16/2020 3:01 PM)
Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, is an LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, first to deliver no compromise white light, and first to offer a sensor-integrated intelligent lighting platform with the push of a button. Our innovative LED solutions are designed for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications. 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.   Job Summary   The Regional Roadway / Utility Lighting Sales Manager is responsible for growing sales of the roadway product and utility vertical. They will identify opportunities, develop sales strategies, and build relationships with Cree Lighting agents, distributors, municipalities, DOTs and utilities within the West Region.   Customer and channel support functions include technical/application, product selection, pricing, LED lighting education, new product introductions and special product feature capabilities. Internal communication requirements include market pricing intel, customer spec requirements, competitive trends, sales pipeline updates and revenue projections.   - Opportunity to represent a premier manufacturer and innovation leader in the lighting industry - A chance to showcase your acquired knowledge in roadway / utility markets - Gain invaluable experience with an innovation leader, poised for success - High visibility in one of Cree Lighting's most strategic sales channels - Offer potential for upward mobility and broad career options within Cree Lighting and Ideal Industries. You will be responsible to: - Develop and implement sales strategies based on industry needs and company product offerings to utilities, municipalities, DOT’s and other users of roadway lighting - Be a source of information back to the business regarding product needs and competitive information in this sales channel - Interface with Product Technology Integration team, Marketing, Administrative Services, RSMs, CS, Account Specialists and Product Engineering on leading submittals of major RFPs and RFIs to cities, utilities and DOTs - Be active in strategic committees and trade organizations relating to this market - Build relationships with customers, reps and trade organizations - Make presentations to customers, reps and trade organizations regarding Cree Lighting and LED technology in general       What you need for success: - 4-year college degree - 5 years experience in the roadway, utility and DOT lighting markets - Sound working knowledge of IESNA RP-8 and other relevant standards for street & area lighting - 8 years field sales experience in the lighting industry    
ID
2020-2605
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/11/2020 5:52 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.     This internship position provides opportunities for student to experience practical application of mechanical/industrial engineering to supplement classroom learning. The internship will be within the Engineering department of IDEAL
ID
2020-2598
Type
Intern
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-WI-Racine | US-NC-Durham
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/17/2020 4:49 PM)
Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, is an LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, first to deliver no compromise white light, and first to offer a sensor-integrated intelligent lighting platform with the push of a button. Our innovative LED solutions are designed for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications. 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.   The IT Technical Analyst will report to the IT – Business Systems Manager and will serve as a key IT point of contact to IT team members as well as service partners for all ERP software development and technical integration areas.   The position will provide global stewardship over Cree Lighting ERP development and development testing standards, drive communication and adoption of standards, and ensure adherence to standards by internal and external parties. This role will also be instrumental in reviewing and auditing the quality of technical developments produced by internal and external parties to Cree Lighting ERP development and coding efficiency standards. In addition to providing stewardship over Cree Lighting ERP Development standards, this position will also work closely with vendor, external and internal consulting resources to provide high level of service and ensure adherence to Cree Lighting ERP Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile practices and Project Management Office standards.   The IT Technical Analyst will provide technical design and development leadership to key business system projects and enhancements, including technical work scoping and estimation, execution management, technical design review and approval, and general issue troubleshooting and resolution. This role is also expected to provide hands-on technical design and development services as required, converting business requirements into robust and scalable global solutions aligned with Cree Lighting’s broader enterprise architecture and integration strategies as well as executing on technical analysis and development activities in support of key project, enhancements, and critical incidents.   Lastly, as Cree Lighting’s business systems evolve over time to take advantage cloud-based offerings (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.), this role will help shape the direction of future ERP software development and technical integration standards.     Job Responsibilities - Provide global stewardship over Cree Lighting ERP development and development testing standards, drive communication and adoption of standards, and ensure adherence to standards by internal and external parties. - Review and audit the quality of technical developments produced by internal and external parties to Cree Lighting ERP development and coding efficiency standards. - Work closely with vendor, external and internal consulting resources to provide high level of service and ensure adherence to Cree Lighting ERP Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile processes and Project Management Office standards. - Provide technical design and development leadership to key business system projects and enhancements, including technical work scoping and estimation, execution management, technical design review and approval, and general issue troubleshooting and resolution. - Provide hands-on technical design and development services as required, converting business requirements into robust and scalable global solutions aligned with Cree Lighting’s broader enterprise architecture and integration strategies as well as executing on technical analysis and development activities in support of key project, enhancements, and critical incidents. - Shape the direction of future ERP software development and technical integration standards as Cree Lighting’s business systems evolve over time to take advantage cloud-based offerings (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc. What you need for success?  - 8+ years experience providing technical design, development, and integration services for Oracle ERP environments with broad exposure to order management, shipping, planning, manufacturing, procurement, inventory and warehousing, costing and finance. - 2+ years’ experience directly managing and supporting technical development of Oracle ERP information systems with integration to MSCA and label printing devices as well as external transportation management and MES systems. - Demonstrated expertise in Oracle ERP technology stacks, including Oracle Forms and OA Framework (Java / HTML) development, Oracle SQL & Oracle PL/SQL, Oracle ADF, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Workflow, Common Web Services standards and implementations. - Proven ability to architect the integration of distributed business solutions whether deployed on premise or in public or private cloud. - Proven ability to drive projects forward while leading internal and external resources through the requirements, design, development, testing, and deployment phases of complex ERP developments. - Ability to conceptualize and communicate potential solutions to business issues that may extend beyond your sphere of responsibility. - Ability to work within a 24/7 global organization. - Desired:   Experience with Oracle Payment Gateways and EDI Skills and certifications - IT Experience in a manufacturing industry. - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related fields
ID
2020-2597
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/11/2020 10:36 AM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.    IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.   This HR Internship will give the selected individual the chance to gain general knowledge of Human Resources through hands-on involvement in many of the HR initiatives within a global company.  The intern will have exposure to a wide range of HR projects. This is a part time opportunity working up to 30 hours per week.
ID
2020-2596
Job Location
Sycamore, IL
Type
Intern
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-MA-Sterling
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/5/2020 3:04 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   ANDERSON POWER PRODUCTS® (APP), a wholly owned subsidiary of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc., is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of electrical power connectors.  Anderson Power Products partners with leading edge companies to create innovative connector designs that leverage contact technology and high power expertise to provide superior value to the power electronics industry.  Applications include leading edge technology and next generation power requirements in industries such as alternate energy (wind, solar, fuel cell), datacenter and server power supply design and electrical distribution, electric vehicles, LED lighting, and battery charging.
ID
2020-2586
Job Location
Sterling, MA, USA
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/24/2020 2:24 PM)
Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, is an LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, first to deliver no compromise white light, and first to offer a sensor-integrated intelligent lighting platform with the push of a button. Our innovative LED solutions are designed for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications. 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.   Job Summary   The Regional Roadway / Utility Lighting Sales Manager is responsible for growing sales of the roadway product and utility vertical. They will identify opportunities, develop sales strategies, and build relationships with Cree Lighting agents, distributors, municipalities, DOTs and utilities within the Northeast Region.   Customer and channel support functions include technical/application, product selection, pricing, LED lighting education, new product introductions and special product feature capabilities. Internal communication requirements include market pricing intel, customer spec requirements, competitive trends, sales pipeline updates and revenue projections.   - Opportunity to represent a premier manufacturer and innovation leader in the lighting industry - A chance to showcase your acquired knowledge in roadway / utility markets - Gain invaluable experience with an innovation leader, poised for success - High visibility in one of Cree Lighting's most strategic sales channels - Offer potential for upward mobility and broad career options within Cree Lighting and Ideal Industries. You will be responsible to: - Develop and implement sales strategies based on industry needs and company product offerings to utilities, municipalities, DOT’s and other users of roadway lighting - Be a source of information back to the business regarding product needs and competitive information in this sales channel - Interface with Product Technology Integration team, Marketing, Administrative Services, RSMs, CS, Account Specialists and Product Engineering on leading submittals of major RFPs and RFIs to cities, utilities and DOTs - Be active in strategic committees and trade organizations relating to this market - Build relationships with customers, reps and trade organizations - Make presentations to customers, reps and trade organizations regarding Cree Lighting and LED technology in general       What you need for success: - 4-year college degree - 5 years experience in the roadway, utility and DOT lighting markets - Sound working knowledge of IESNA RP-8 and other relevant standards for street & area lighting - 8 years field sales experience in the lighting industry    
ID
2020-2569
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/10/2020 10:37 AM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   Casella, joining the IDEAL family in 2006, prides itself on providing precision instrumentation since 1799, and has supplied eminent figures like David Livingstone and Charles Darwin with instrumentation for their exploration and scientific work.  Casella has changed significantly over these 200 plus years but remains perfectly placed to offer reliable, trust worthy and credible solutions for Occupational and Environmental monitoring of  noise and dust, with over 40 years of  innovation in noise and 60 years in dust measurement.    Role Purpose To assist the company in achieving its business objectives and revenue targets by delivering a professional customer service operation in all aspects of day to day business and to aid in the USA strategic direction.
ID
2020-2554
Job Location
Buffalo, NY
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations IT-Fiorentino
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/26/2020 11:14 AM)
This position, which reports to the General Manager and Vice President of our Lighting EMEA and APAC business, will be located in Florence, Italy.  This person will be responsible for working with the EMEA team along with the Global Vice President of Quality to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve the Lighting Business Unit’s quality management system.  You will be responsible for influence and drive a zero-defect mentality with our suppliers and manufacturing partners.  In addition, you will be an active contributor in successfully qualifying our parts/components and final products as part of our new product development process.
ID
2020-2540
Job Location
Cree Lighting Europe
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/23/2020 11:00 AM)
In this role you will have daily communication with consumer retail channel partners regarding merchandising, products and promotions.  In addition, you will be monitoring and driving key sales performance metrics. The purpose of this role is to grow our consumer retail business with new channel opportunities. This role will be focused on the-East Coast market and is recommended for someone with easy access to an airport as it requires up to 30% traveling within the U.S.   Responsibilities - Work in conjunction with Director of Retail to establish strategies and tactics to grow both revenues and profits through consumer retail channels - Establish an effective and collaborative working relationship with merchant teams - Expand product offering and assortment through consumer retail channels - Establish new channel business opportunities and support existing channels - Measure/monitor weekly POS and drive actions that are focused on improvement - Proactively identify changes in the industries and competitive pressures to develop and modify strategies and tactics accordingly - Meet/exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts - Maintain competitive knowledge to create and adjust sales strategies - Build new product categories to expand offering - Attend meetings, seminars, and conferences as appropriate Qualifications - Minimum 5 years sales/account management experience within consumer retail - big-box retail experience preferred - Lighting/consumer electronics experience preferred - Creative, innovative and dynamic leadership qualities necessary to take the company to even higher levels of growth and profitability - Solid analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills - Effectively communicate to all areas and levels of the business - Ability to think strategically and act tactically - Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environments   Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, is an LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, first to deliver no compromise white light, and first to offer a sensor-integrated intelligent lighting platform with the push of a button. Our innovative LED solutions are designed for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications. 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.
ID
2020-2524
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/20/2020 10:51 AM)
Strategic Account Manager   We currently have an opening for a Strategic Account Manager within our Sales group. The ideal candidate will be located anywhere in the USA near a major airport, and drive revenue through solicitation and growth of new and existing Cree Lighting Customers.   Our Strategic Account business is going through a period of impressive growth.  We have a growing and ever evolving product line that positions Cree Lighting as a premier lighting brand in the industry.  We continue to deliver superior products to the market and our roadmap for the future is very promising.  Aside from world-class products, Cree Lighting offers a work environment that is fast paced and competitive without the organizational politics that you will find in other organizations.  We work as a team always for the betterment of our customers.    Responsibilities   The primary focus of this position is the development and management of Cree Lighting, Strategic Account end-user customers.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for the management of multiple strategic account distributor relationships, as they relate to end-user business. - Demonstration of a consistent track record of achieving and exceeding Cree Lighting sales and profit targets. - Nurture and grow key Strategic Account client relationships and resulting sales volume. - Develop annual business plans for each Strategic Account end user and National Account distributors supported by hard revenue targets. - Track and communicate competitive factors, trends, issues and opportunities at regional and national levels. - Build and maintain a strong business pipeline of Fortune 1000 caliber clients and relentlessly pursue opportunities to broaden our markets. This requires focusing on growing business with current customers and pursuing new customers. - Identify and book strategic opportunities that will flatten seasonality trends within the lighting market. - Maintain Salesforce.com records completely and accurately ensuring proper coordination with factory production. - Establish productive, professional and consultative relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts and with associated channel partners. Identify customer pain points and translate these into opportunities for Cree Lighting. - Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations. Work closely with Customer Service Representatives to ensure customer satisfaction and problem resolution. - Lead solution development efforts that best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and client personnel. - Coordination of customer purchases through existing or new distributors and contractors. - Understand and leverage relationships with key Cree Lighting distributors. Qualifications - Demonstrated confidence, hunter mentality sales approach with ability to build and maintain positive relationships that align with Cree Lighting’s values - Strong problem solving and conflict management skills - Ability to act as a trusted advisor to customers’ managerial teams and sales teams with a willingness to challenge the status quo when necessary - Sound technical aptitude with well-formed business and financial acumen - Selfless team player with ability to balance personal goals with those of the broader organization - Ability to seamlessly transition from strategic and tactical conversations as necessary - Healthcare, Industrial and/or Commercial lighting pedigree with documented, year-over-year success - Ability to forge positive working relationships and alliances with others to get things done - 10+ years of sales and management experience (sales and/or key account) in the lighting industry or with Industrial / Commercial distributor with a lighting related focus - Demonstrated history of key account sales/business development success - Computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Internet Research, PowerPoint & Salesforce.com - Excellent presentation and written communication skills - This position requires travel nationwide between 50% - 75% of the time and the ability to work remote with limited supervision Highly preferred skills and certifications: - End-user, customer-facing relationships that will enable the hire to hit the ground running with positive revenue contribution - 10+ years of Management responsibilities of/for National Account distribution or Fortune 1000 level client sales - Track record of 7-figure, year-over-year sales results in Industrial, Commercial and/or Healthcare verticals strongly preferred.
ID
2020-2520
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/20/2020 10:54 AM)
Strategic Account Manager   We currently have an opening for a Strategic Account Manager within our Sales group. The ideal candidate will be located anywhere in the USA near a major airport, and drive revenue through solicitation and growth of new and existing Cree Lighting Customers.   Our Strategic Account business is going through a period of impressive growth.  We have a growing and ever evolving product line that positions Cree Lighting as a premier lighting brand in the industry.  We continue to deliver superior products to the market and our roadmap for the future is very promising.  Aside from world-class products, Cree Lighting offers a work environment that is fast paced and competitive without the organizational politics that you will find in other organizations.  We work as a team always for the betterment of our customers.    Responsibilities   The primary focus of this position is the development and management of Cree Lighting, Strategic Account end-user customers.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for the management of multiple strategic account distributor relationships, as they relate to end-user business. - Demonstration of a consistent track record of achieving and exceeding Cree Lighting sales and profit targets. - Nurture and grow key Strategic Account client relationships and resulting sales volume. - Develop annual business plans for each Strategic Account end user and National Account distributors supported by hard revenue targets. - Track and communicate competitive factors, trends, issues and opportunities at regional and national levels. - Build and maintain a strong business pipeline of Fortune 1000 caliber clients and relentlessly pursue opportunities to broaden our markets. This requires focusing on growing business with current customers and pursuing new customers. - Identify and book strategic opportunities that will flatten seasonality trends within the lighting market. - Maintain Salesforce.com records completely and accurately ensuring proper coordination with factory production. - Establish productive, professional and consultative relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts and with associated channel partners. Identify customer pain points and translate these into opportunities for Cree Lighting. - Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations. Work closely with Customer Service Representatives to ensure customer satisfaction and problem resolution. - Lead solution development efforts that best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company and client personnel. - Coordination of customer purchases through existing or new distributors and contractors. - Understand and leverage relationships with key Cree Lighting distributors. Qualifications - Demonstrated confidence, hunter mentality sales approach with ability to build and maintain positive relationships that align with Cree Lighting’s values - Strong problem solving and conflict management skills - Ability to act as a trusted advisor to customers’ managerial teams and sales teams with a willingness to challenge the status quo when necessary - Sound technical aptitude with well-formed business and financial acumen - Selfless team player with ability to balance personal goals with those of the broader organization - Ability to seamlessly transition from strategic and tactical conversations as necessary - Healthcare, Industrial and/or Commercial lighting pedigree with documented, year-over-year success - Ability to forge positive working relationships and alliances with others to get things done - 10+ years of sales and management experience (sales and/or key account) in the lighting industry or with Industrial / Commercial distributor with a lighting related focus - Demonstrated history of key account sales/business development success - Computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Internet Research, PowerPoint & Salesforce.com - Excellent presentation and written communication skills - This position requires travel nationwide between 50% - 75% of the time and the ability to work remote with limited supervision Highly preferred skills and certifications: - End-user, customer-facing relationships that will enable the hire to hit the ground running with positive revenue contribution - 10+ years of Management responsibilities of/for National Account distribution or Fortune 1000 level client sales - Track record of 7-figure, year-over-year sales results in Industrial, Commercial and/or Healthcare verticals strongly preferred.
ID
2020-2519
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/10/2020 4:01 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-held, professionally led enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is a growing and energetic company which makes it compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to acquire businesses move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.    In this newly created role as Learning and Development Manager you will be responsible for assessing the learning needs and designing & delivering learning initiatives for IDEAL Industries as well as the IDEAL family’s professional development programs. This person will work with our business leaders and family leaders across the organization to strategically train and develop our future business and family leaders.
ID
2020-2509
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/31/2020 12:50 PM)
Specification Sales Manager - South US Region Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, is an LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, first to deliver no compromise white light, and first to offer a sensor-integrated intelligent lighting platform with the push of a button. Our innovative LED solutions are designed for indoor, outdoor and intelligent lighting applications. 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. The Specification Sales Manager actively promotes Cree Lighting products and intelligent controls to the lighting specification community, building relationships and raising the brand awareness of Cree Lighting in the territory. With these activities, the Specification Sales Manager will enable the company’s sales strategy to achieve sales and profitability goals.  This role will collaborate closely with other members of the Cree Lighting sales team, marketing, product development and other areas of the company, providing field input and feedback. The ideal candidate would be located in Texas. 
ID
2020-2505
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 5 months ago(12/23/2019 5:03 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.   The Production Supervisor directs and coordinates all plant activities and personnel within their designated areas of responsibility to deliver quality products on time to our customers and at a profit. This must be accomplished in an environment where safety is first and a balanced ‘Lean’ attack continually achieves and improves Quality/Housekeeping/Service levels/Productivity. This position must partner with other functional areas, customers and suppliers to align plant activities with established business objectives and product/customer requirements. The following includes a list of primary responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned by the manager to meet various business demands. **THIS IS A 1ST SHIFT POSITION.
ID
2019-2486
Job Location
Sycamore, IL
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-WI-Racine
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/23/2020 1:00 PM)
2nd shift opportunity!  Summary:  This position will be responsible for all aspects of printed circuit board assembly, from setup and installation of new equipment, to ensuring high quality product is delivered for top-level fixture assembly.   A successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver that is able to work around technical obstacles and implement practical solutions.  The SMT Process Technician is a core member of the Operations team and works with that team to realize world class manufacturing systems and processes.     Job Responsibilities: - Assist with the installation, setup, and qualification of new SMT equipment - Create, debug, and optimize machine programs - 1st level support for PCBA production - Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of electronic circuit board manufacturing equipment and systems - Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to assist in troubleshooting and to procure replacement parts - Identify, initiate and implement continuous improvement solutions for process optimization, cost reduction, and yield enhancements - Provide training and support to manufacturing personnel to improve overall capabilities and knowledge - Analyze data to identify and resolve systemic process and performance issues   What can Cree do for you?   Cree is an aggressive, innovative, industry leading company. We provide a dynamic work environment, a world class development team and the opportunity to incorporate your work into the best products on the market. We do great things and want great people to take part.     What can you do for Cree?   Use your SMT and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) skills, to help create and foster world class manufacturing systems and processes, that yield superior LED luminaires.    What you need for success: - 5+ years of experience in printed circuit board assembly - Working knowledge of all aspects of the PCBA process, including: - Stencil Design - Laser Etch Programming - Screen Printer Programming - Solder Paste Inspection Programming - Pick and Place Programming - Automated Optical Inspection Programming - Reflow Profiling - Conformal Coat Programming - Ability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components - Strong ability to troubleshoot and use analytical skills - Mechanically inclined to complete preventative maintenance and to correct machine repairs - Experience with creating equipment ‘standard operating’ procedures - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Ability to work independently and be self-sufficient while managing multiple tasks - Adaptability in a fast-paced environment with a focused execution of tasks - Strong computer software skills and aptitude to learn new software - Attention to safety, quality, and performance - Self-Starter with sense of self-reliance and sense of urgency - Excellent work ethic with the understanding that excellence is a habit - Ability to identify potential safety and performance issues and eliminate them   Highly preferred skills and experience: - Experience starting up a PCBA operation from scratch. - Experience with the following SMT hardware and software suppliers: - ASM - Yestech - Heller - Dage - Asymtek - CAM350 - CircuitCAM - Cogiscan - SMT experience with LED board assembly, including: - Metal Clad - Vacuum Reflow - LED Rework - LED Binning - PCBs up to 4ft in length - De-Panel Process
ID
2019-2468
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
2nd
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 5 months ago(12/16/2019 3:26 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   In 2010, SK Professional Tools became part of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, and they both share a commitment not only to quality and innovation, but also to the American tradesmen they serve.  SK Professional Tools has been trusted by generations of mechanics for its broad line of quality, American-made tools that include sockets, wrenches, ratchets, hammers, and screwdrivers. SK continues to manufacture each of our nearly 3000 products in the United States.  As SK continues to grow, it is focused even more solidly on quality control, new product design, and providing automotive professionals with the most innovative and reliable tools available anywhere, at any price.    SK is currently seeking an Operator I on1st shift 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.
ID
2019-2466
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US
Posted Date 6 months ago(12/9/2019 3:26 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   The National Account Manager is primarily responsible for the development, management and execution of sales to key strategic accounts in specific sales channels.  This position will also manage IDEAL sales growth by enhancing product offerings, doing competitive conversions and increasing IDEAL products in the market place. 
ID
2019-2453
Job Location
Remote
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 6 months ago(11/18/2019 3:11 PM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for over a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.    The Senior Manufacturing Engineer searches, plans, trains, executes, and facilitates operational improvement programs to create a culture of continuous improvement using Lean manufacturing methods that lead to employee empowerment, elimination of waste, and key results improvement. Specifically, the goal of this position is to improve safety, reduce cost, improve quality, reduce scrap, minimize rework, improve process reliability, and reduce set‑up times.   Assist in coordination of the capital spending program, insure accuracy of BOM and routing within the ERP system, and assisting in new product launch during and after implementation.
ID
2019-2418
Job Location
Sycamore, IL
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st
Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/8/2019 10:48 AM)
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.   In 2010, SK Professional Tools became part of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, and they both share a commitment not only to quality and innovation, but also to the American tradesmen they serve.  SK Professional Tools has been trusted by generations of mechanics for its broad line of quality, American-made tools that include sockets, wrenches, ratchets, hammers, and screwdrivers. SK continues to manufacture each of our nearly 3000 products in the United States.  As SK continues to grow, it is focused even more solidly on quality control, new product design, and providing automotive professionals with the most innovative and reliable tools available anywhere, at any price.   The Territory Sales Specialist - Auto position will be responsible for generating end user demand, building relationships and increasing sales within a defined geographical territory.  The EUS will be responsible for carrying out these responsibilities by operating a Company van.  This is an exciting, strategic opportunity and a chance to build an exciting career with IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. Currently, there are three (3) positions open in the Chicago, IL territory.  
ID
2019-2404
Job Location
Chicago, IL
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
1st

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