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. As LED technology rapidly evolves, Acuity continues to recruit bright and innovative talent. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.
As a member of the Light Sources and Optics team you will:
Have responsibility for optical design and evaluation across all Acuity Architectural and Downlighting brands and interaction with brand managers and various engineering disciplines to develop products with integrated optical systems
This position can be based in Des Plains, IL or Decatur, GA.
This role requires:
Utilization of optical design technologies including reflector, TIR, lens, and hybrid systems
Forward thinking reflective, refractive and diffusion techniques our systems often require multiple beam spreads
Design collaboration in a cross functional team atmosphere to develop world class products in an accelerated timeframe while meeting product definitions for performance, quality, reliability and cost effectiveness is a major element of this role
Collaboration with other on/off site team members as well as vendors offers the opportunity to contribute to multiple methods of product development
Work on concept feasibility studies, investigating potential innovations, and conducting technical presentations and internal training sessions related to the science of lighting
Ability to travel up to 15%
In this role you will need:
BS in Physics, Optical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline from an ABET accredited university
Minimum of 5+ years experience in designing optical systems for LED light fixtures
Design knowledge of primarily non-imaging optics, light pipes, color mixing optics and diffusers
Experience with LightTools optical simulation tool or other similar tools
Experience with LED vendors and their product line
Design experience in LED/Source selection, connectors, drivers, heat sinks, etc
Understanding of how optics are produced (such as spinning, molding, etc), optic materials and finishing properties, and relative tooling & production costs
2D & 3D design software (AutoCAD and SolidWorks)
Design and compliance knowledge per LM79, LM80, Energy Star Luminaire Standard, and DLC
Testing experience with optical test equipment including Goniophotometers and Integrating Spheres
We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!
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