Engineer Product Manager

New York, NY, 10001

Posted on 09/01/2019

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Product Manager


Work within a design team to effectively drive new product developments with a focus on sustainability, and efficiency.

About the Company:
This is a well-established, privately held, financially secure company that sells lighting fixtures into commercial and residential channels. They strive to provide the highest quality, most innovative LED lighting solutions.

This is a high energy, cutting-edge company with a highly professional attitude. Employees are team players and have good job tenure, as well as ample opportunity to grow within the company.


  • Use creativity to design new quality products utilizing cutting edge technologies, while managing the development process to meet market needs.
  • Develop new product proposals including design sketches, design engineering, line drawings, and new technology recommendations.
  • Present product designs and specifications including lamping, style, finishes, and technology for presentation to sales and senior management.
  • Drive new product development projects through manufacturing phase by remote management of China factory engineers.
  • Manage preliminary design review between the product department (in NY) and manufacturing facility (China). Handle product sample reviews, prototype tooling release, preliminary process / manufacturing review, and pilot run definition.
  • Measure ongoing success of each assigned product line developed.
  • Work with the Marketing team to drive new products in target market.
  • Handle photo metrics download & Application PDFs.
  • Coordinate product, photometric and heat testing on assigned products. Manage UL Testing and design modification. Coordinate order of UL samples, and verifies and approves tooling
  • Validate installation instructions by mock installation of products.
  • Work with the Product Development team to set preliminary schedules for production including pilot run, product and finish review, label production, and initial order quantities (IOQ)
  • Work with the Marketing team to create market strategy and market positioning statement


  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering.
  • Lighting industry experience.
  • Superior organization and project management skills are a must.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years product development experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and facilitate solid presentations to Executive level decision makers.
  • Strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Cad via Solid Works or Professional Engineer.


  • Great company culture.
  • Very entrepreneurial
  • This is a full-time position with a strong benefits package.
  • Company will relocate.
  • Opportunity to grow in your career. Company supports career development.