The Solutions Engineer is a degreed architectural engineer, lighting specialist, and creative problem solver who collaborates with clients to understand their challenges and create solutions. Solutions Engineering works closely with our sales partners and the architectural design community to understand their vision, and deliver renowned architectural lighting solutions around the world using BEGA’s portfolio of interior and exterior products. Strategically placed at the intersection of architectural design, product engineering, sales, marketing, and manufacturing, the Solutions Engineering team is foundational to BEGA’s strategic objective of delivering world class service across the entire customer journey. Areas of specialization include applications engineering, installation and site integration, product modifications, technical support, commissioning, post-sales, and trouble shooting.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: • Successful completion of a BS degree in architectural engineering, lighting, or similar field required. • No professional experience in lighting or an adjacent construction industry is required. • Candidates with professional training, industry certifications, or advanced degrees are preferred. • Demonstrates awareness of the lighting industry and its channels to market. • Experienced with lighting design software suites – Agi32, Dialux, Visual, or the equivalent. • Proficient with 2D and 3D modeling software suites – AutoCAD, Revit, Solidworks, or the equivalent. • Basic knowledge of electronics and their application within new construction practices. • Must have the capacity to learn and navigate software programs and business systems quickly. • Must have strong problem solving skills and an analytical approach to all tasks. • Possesses a positive, professional attitude, and a willingness to be part of a team environment.
TARGETED LEADERSHIP QUALITIES:
• Managing Processes – Consistently focused on driving incremental improvement; adopting company policies; utilizing systems; adhering to process; understanding methodologies; defining handoffs; measuring output; providing governance and guidance around process adherence. • Conflict Management – Relating to peers on a personal level; cooperating; joint problem-solving; navigating internal organization battles; establishing reputation for conflict resolution; managing partner organizations; avoiding conflict proactively. • Decision Quality – Reacting when under time or other pressure; weighing conflicting goals and commitments and making decisions based on core values; exhibiting wisdom in counsel; judging character; reading market place and internal company situations. • Managerial Courage – Adapting in a management environment where autonomy is valued; making decisions; setting priorities without intense oversight; volunteering; taking unpopular positions; addressing people problems; taking negative managerial action when necessary. • Drive for Results – Pursuing goals; maintaining focus; seeking out quantitative comparisons; demonstrating results in a variety of environments; relentless in the pursuit of key strategic goals; does not lose focus and is not easily distracted from core mission.
About BEGA North America
BEGA North America, a recognized leader in the lighting industry, offers an array of outdoor and indoor lighting products with an emphasis on quality, design, material, innovation and performance. We are a solid, privately held company in Carpinteria, California. BEGA North America is located in the heart of the picturesque “American Riviera” just south of Santa Barbara. Our Mission is simple: Illuminating what matters Our Values: Quality + Family + Growth Our corporate values are the key ideals that we live and work by every day at BEGA and are non-negotiable as we continue to grow and people join or leave the company. These values define who we are as a company and what we set out to accomplish each and every day.1. We have an unwavering commitment to QUALITY above all...in our people, products, partners and processes.2. We are a diverse FAMILY of passionate and self-driven individuals who act with integrity, fairness and respect, that hold one another accountable to the highest standards, and collectively promote work-life balance.3. We embrace perpetual GROWTH and development, continuous learning and consistent improvement, enabling the brand, the organization, and the individu...al to realize their full potential. We offer an attractive compensation package, including health care, 401K, Vacation, Educational Reimbursement Program, on-site gym, jogging path, an Exercise/Nutritional Program and of course a remarkable working environment!