Solutions Engineer
Job Details
BC1 - Carpinteria, CA
Full Time
Engineering

Position Profile

The Solutions Engineer is a degreed architectural engineer, lighting specialist, and creative problem solvers who collaborate 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 BEGAs 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 BEGAs 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 & 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.

What youll do

  • 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 an environment where autonomy is valued; making decisions; setting priorities without intense oversight; volunteering; taking unpopular positions.
  • 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.

Performance Measurements

  • Demonstrate a high standard of work ethic, professionalism, punctuality and reliability at all times.
  • Challenge the process! Evaluate, promote, and support continuous improvement every day.
  • Act with respect, integrity, ownership and accountability at all times BEGAs pillars of leadership.
  • Ensure quality above all, always working towards the most knowledgeable & effective service team.
  • Actively support of BEGAs desire to deliver world class service across the entire customer journey.

Leadership Principles

And finally, BEGA has put forth a set of governing principles. If values govern behavior, principles govern consequences, and weve established four principles to provide the entire organization with a set of hierarchical direction for decision making. First and foremost, as a leader at BEGA, you are the Brand. Be proud of it and protect it. Second, People are BEGAs most valuable asset. Our decisions should always reflect this. Third, Safety is our first priority. Zero lost-time accidents is not a goal, its an expectation. And last but not least, we strive for Excellence in everything we do!

Position Dimensions

  • Minimal travel requirements in support of market engagement activities.

Illuminating What Matters:

A guiding light for elevating our thinking beyond day-to-day activity in a clear and memorable way, BEGA North Americas vision intentionally possesses more than one meaning. Naturally, as an architectural lighting company, to illuminate a surface or an object makes perfect sense. Theres a deeper meaning, however. To illuminate can also mean to make lucid or clear, or to shed light on an important concept or idea. Whether its for our industry, our community, or our family, we want to matter to people who want to matter to us. And most importantly, to illuminate can also mean to enlighten, as with knowledge. We invest heavily in our people, and believe this simple idea is why they ultimately choose BEGA for a lifetime, because were focused on illuminating what matters to them.

Who we are

Intended to articulate the organizations culture and used as a tool to govern behavior and shape critical decision making throughout the enterprise, BEGA has established three core values.

  1. Quality We have an unwavering commitment to Quality above all in our people, products, partners and processes.
  2. Family 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. Growth We embrace perpetual Growth and development, continuous learning and constant improvement, enabling the brand, the organization, and the individual to realize their full potential.

What we believe in

Respect we treat everyone with respect by being polite and kind.

Integrity we act with integrity by being honest and following our moral and ethical convictions. Ownership we possess an attitude of ownership and a mentality that desires us all to thrive. Accountability we lead by example, always accountable for doing what we agreed we would do.

Diversity & Inclusion we promote creating a culture of inclusive and diversity in order to achieve a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully with equal access to opportunities and resources

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