21 Aug 2019

Full-Time Mechanincal Engineering Technician – Focal Point Lights

Focal Point Lights – Posted by lizdom84Anywhere

Mechanical Engineering Techinician Position at Focal Point Lights

Job Description

Focal Point has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Engineering Technician!  Focal Point has advanced integrated manufacturing all on one campus in the city of Chicago. This encompasses on-site fabrication, paint, and assembly along with regulatory, photometric and engineering labs with 3D printing and rapid prototyping capabilities.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Focal Point engineering team, developing and supporting world-class luminaire designs.  This person will work as part of a highly collaborative multi-disciplinary team to bring new or enhanced products to the market, along with providing a developmental opportunity to learn more about the systems and processes at Focal Point. In addition, the successful candidate will find that the opportunities to grow within Engineering are numerous.


  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to bring custom luminaires to market
  • Ownership of complete project deliverables, including design drawings, design review action items, supporting documentation, bill of materials, packaging, instruction sheets, effective and timely communication, etc.
  • Assist project teams with design, bill of material generation, CAD drawing modifications
  • Create submittal and record drawings detailing information to be used by the customer during installation
  • Support production through training, communicating custom requirements and troubleshooting
  • Assemble prototype designs and install in mockups
  • Simultaneously support multiple projects
  • Collaborate with regulatory and warranty teams as needed
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with all support functions
  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve engineering processes


  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Self-motivated and has a drive to continuously improve
  • Ability to recognize when assistance is needed and seek out appropriate help
  • Detail-oriented, with a desire to “roll up your sleeves” to help your team get the job done
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn, comprehend and apply new concepts
  • Customer-focused with a sense of urgency


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology or an Associate degree in a technical program.
  • Basic knowledge of 3D CAD software.  SolidWorks preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials (BOM) is a plus
Focal Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D CAD software, lighting, and mechanical engineering jobs. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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