Design Engineer Job
Acuity Brands
Des Plaines, IL
We Light the Way!

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.

About this Team
As a part of the Downlighting team you will participate in a number of efforts aimed at expanding our leadership position in specification grade, commercial downlighting, and track by developing products which delight our customers by integrating the latest technologies in the areas of mechanical, electrical, optical, controls and IoT.
Have exposure to a number of core products within Acuity's portfolio and collaborate with all cross-functional members of the design team.

How you will contribute:
You will have responsibility for new product development and design and sustaining engineering for existing product, which may involve resolution of field problems
Work in an electro-mechanical environment to do overall product design and redesign, part assembly and detailed part drawings
Work on prototyping, testing, and assembling prototypes and samples
Attend various Product Design/development projects

Qualified Applicants will have:
Knowledge of engineering fundamentals
Proficiency in 3D CAD and MS Office
Understanding of LEAN & Six Sigma methodology and practices such as standard work, time study, cause & effect, 5WHY analysis and other tools of DMAIC
The ability to communicate verbally, in written form and through sketches, and engineering drawings
Understanding of manufacturing methods such as stamping, drawing, casting, extruding of metals and plastics
Mechanical Engineering degree
1-3 years directly related experience

Travel Requirements
1-20%
Physical Requirements
Light work

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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