Job Opportunities

Design Engineer


Our client, [a fast-growing company with whom we have placed several people] is seeking an easy-going, creative, self-reflective and capable Design Engineer to be actively involved in design engineering, project management across procurement, marketing, operations and manufacturing!

You will utilize your broad range of mechanical engineering experiences with a lighting manufacturer creating 3D models, BOMs, estimating timelines, designing to meet UL, Energy Star standards, and driving the projects. Your good communication skills, willingness to wear a lot of hats and your ability to establish better processes and best practices will all come in handy on a daily basis.

Our ideal candidate is a Mechanical Design Engineer currently using SolidWorks, Solid Edge (or similar drawing software) to produce prototype models, utilizing an ERP system to create BOMs and helping to develop and train junior engineers. A Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering is highly desired but experience will be considered.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Mary Lindenmuth: mary@pompeo.com

Director of E-Commerce


Our client (a company with whom we’ve placed many people) is seeking a passionate, sales-driven, charismatic, entrepreneurial-thinking, very tech and on-line savvy Director of E-commerce to join their senior management team. You will work with companies like Amazon and Google to put promotions together, work with our client’s sales & marketing team and be the face of their entire E-commerce business!

You will utilize your familiarity with state-of-the-art E-commerce, your sales and marketing focus and your ability to understand the whole business (not just top and bottom-line) and the management of it, focusing on profitability as well as sales as you go out and make the sale, interact with customers (Wayfair, contractors, Overstock.com, Amazon, distributors and OEMs) and manage and grow your E-commerce team.

Our ideal candidate is currently an E-commerce leader with a large company, a start-up, running their own company or is acting in a consultant role and is willing to fight for what they believe in! Our ideal candidate is aggressive, has a high level of digital E-commerce knowledge, is able to work with an older and diverse culture, is passionate about growing our client’s online business. Our ideal candidate is also able to get the ‘big picture’---a visionary, with great leadership capability! You should be very comfortable with analytics but not someone who is buried in them. A degree is preferred but not essential with a successful track record in E-commerce; minimal travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Mary Lindenmuth mary@pompeo.com

 

Global Business Line Manager, Architectural Channel


Our client company---who possesses a world-class culture with great work-life balance---is seeking a collaborative, action-oriented very self-directed and entrepreneurial Global Business Line Manager to determine go-to-market strategy, lead market research efforts and spearhead our client’s new product development efforts in the architectural products channel!

You will utilize your excellent network of contacts in the architectural, engineering and lighting space, your successful track record in market intelligence, product development and market research and your strong understanding of manufacturing as you develop the business case for new products and are responsible for revenue and profitability growth. Specific product knowledge is not as important as your wealth of contacts in the architectural channel.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Vice President/Business Development, Business Unit Manager, Director or VP of Marketing or Channel Management or is in a very senior Product Management role, is very familiar with the specification channel and is a bridge builder, leads by consensus and is a ‘serial entrepreneur.’ Our ideal candidate also has previous international business experience. Your experience with strategic planning, marketing and competitive analysis experience are all big pluses. This is no job for wallflowers as this will be a very visible role within our client’s organization. Bachelor’s degree is also required, MBA preferred; Spanish, French and/or Mandarin experience would all be a plus. Travel 20-35%, both domestic and international.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at joan@pompeo.com

Lighting Specialist


 

Our client who is passionate about the relationship between form and light is seeking a Lighting Specialist who has current knowledge of all components (fixtures, light source, controls) to help our customers, sales and engineering teams in the selection of products to fulfill their vision.The team here boasts of their balanced/relaxed environment that produces a congenial healthy culture.

You will utilize your experience (internships will be considered) from a lighting manufacturer, an engineering firm, or lighting design firm in assisting internal teams and their customers with technical issues, reviewing complex orders, project drawings, cross-overs, doing lighting calculations and modifications. Good communication skills, a tenacious ‘don’t give up until a solution is found’ attitude to solving customers’ technical issues, the ability to feel comfortable asking questions, and patiently dealing with all involved, will lead to success.

Our ideal candidate is a Lighting Specialist or Applications Engineer currently using SolidWorks or similar drawing software to create drawings and layouts.You will be asked to train others (sales team, customers) on product features, and be comfortable interfacing with clients often. Hands-on experience with AGi32 is a plus.A BS in Architectural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree with lighting concentration is desired, previous experience in a similar role will be considered; 5% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work.Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Mary Lindenmuth: mary@pompeo.com

 

Product Marketing Manager


Our client is looking for a collaborative, aggressive, driven and motivated Product Marketing Manager to work closely with their engineering team to determine the markets they should play in, what categories to be in and grow those product lines!

Your experience as a Product Manager, Marketing Manager or Marketing Communications Manager, your excellent presentation skills, familiarity with the distribution channel, good business insight, excitement about learning new things and your drive towards innovation will be of great value to you as you get involved with pricing, sales tools, marketing collateral and work closely with our clients MarCom department.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Product Manager, Marketing Manager, or a Marketing Communications Manager who is a great team player with excellent people skills. Your ability to develop a strong relationship with our client’s engineering and marketing teams will serve you well. Matrix structure experience is a very big plus, as is NEMRA rep experience or familiarity. Degree is required; 10% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Jenelle Glanz at jenelle@pompeo.com

Regional Manager, Western U.S.


Our client company (who is going public at the end of this year/early next) is looking for an entrepreneurial, aggressive Regional Manager/Western U.S. to work with local lighting rep agencies calling on municipalities, utilities and grow their market share in the smart cities arena!

Your excellent sales and closing skills, your experience with outdoor lighting fixtures, controls and/or components and your experience with or excitement about the smart cities channel will all come into play as you help our client set up their rep agent network in the western U.S. and work with luminaire manufacturers to partner with them using our client’s software.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Sales Representative or Regional Manager based in Southern California who is a quick learner, eager to learn new things and is excited about technology! Technical knowledge is a very big plus, degree is preferred; 40–50% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Jenelle Glanz at jenelle@pompeo.com

Senior Design Engineer


Our client, a highly respected manufacturer who focuses on quality and growth of both their company and people, is seeking a Senior Design Engineer with excellent problem-solving and communications skills to review and improve their NPI process by eliminating waste and reduce development time.

You’ll use your solid product design experience, your great speaking skills and ability to engage socially with visiting architects and lighting designers, your experience designing high-end lighting fixtures and controls, as you do hands-on design, work closely with our clients manufacturing and marketing departments, mentor the younger members of the engineering team, as well as engage socially with visiting architects and lighting designers.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Product Designer, Senior Design Engineer or a hands-on Engineering Manager and has at least 10 years of solid product design experience, is big on continuous improvement, is very presentable, is easy to talk with and is a nice person! Management experience is a real plus but not essential. Familiarity with WorkForce or a similar software is highly desired, as is having worked for a European company. ME or EE degree highly preferred, MBA or master’s a plus. Minimal travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

Email your resume to Joseph Vigil at: joseph@pompeo.com

 

Vice President of Sales


Our client company (an innovative and well-respected manufacturer of architectural lighting) is seeking a polished, collaborative, and strategic Vice President of Sales to lead their sales team, continue to develop and enhance relationships with their agency network and the specification community, and drive strong growth!

You will use your sales leadership success in architectural lighting fixtures (indoor or outdoor), your understanding of channels and ability to think strategically from a go-to market viewpoint as you lead your sales team and work closely with the board and CEO.

Our ideal candidate is currently a National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales, Agency Principal, or possibly a senior Regional Vice President with a proven track record of generating and increasing revenue, is an aggressive closer who still understands nurturing, growing and leading a team! This is a key position in the company, reporting directly to the CEO and will contribute to the strategic vision going forward. One of the candidates we placed with this company said of them, “I was hoping to find a place that felt like family and this is definitely it!” Management experience is required, experience with SalesForce (or a similar) software is a huge plus, but not essential. 3-5 years management experience is required. BS/BA degree preferred (but not critical); 50-75% travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Paul Pompeo at: paul@pompeo.com

 

Vice President/Business Unit Manager


Our client (a highly regarded manufacturer whose products are in some of the most unique and beautiful places in the United States) is looking for a strategic, open-minded, fact-oriented and humble Vice President/Business Unit Manager to develop a culture of open communication, lead positively and build on their strategic plan as you run their business in the U.S. and Canada and are involved with key rep agencies and on the market side of the business!

Your experience as Vice President of Operations, Business Unit Manager, Division Manager, General Manager, VP of Product Development or VP of Product Management, your track record of success in interior lighting fixtures, your willingness to learn from others, your superior listening and people skills and your ability to think outside of the box will all come into play as you assure that all necessary resources are in place.

Our ideal client is currently a Business Unit Manager, Vice President of Operations, Division Manager, VP of Product Development, Vice President of Product Manager, Vice President of Engineering or GM with a minimum revenue responsibility of $20-$50M who thinks outside the box, is a great team player with excellent people skills and is someone who can speak for the business. Your ability to develop a strong relationship with the Business Unit Managers of our clients’ other companies/divisions is also important. Shared Services and/or a matrix structure experience is a very big plus. BS/BA very highly preferred; MBA a real plus. Travel 35–40%.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.

E-mail your resume to Paul Pompeo at paul@pompeo.com

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