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Lead Industrial Designer 1 Job

Job Classification:  Semi-Remote

About this Location

Title: Design team leader

Eureka - an Acuity Brands company, Montreal

Since 1987, Eureka, an Acuity Brands company, has been working relentlessly to enhance the environment of the end user with compelling lighting solutions. Our passion for designing and manufacturing best-in-class, distinctive, specification grade decorative luminaires enable lighting designers, designers, and architects to transform their concepts into reality. Our multi-award-winning contemporary lighting products are available throughout North America. More information about Eureka is available at www.eurekalighting.com.

What we offer

  • Regular position with group insurance coverage
  • Competitive base compensation
  • Be part of a dynamic team within an internationally renowned and constantly evolving company
  • Acuity Brands annual gain share
  • Access to free parking

Job description:

Reporting to the Director of Design, the design team leader will be responsible for the design of the luminaires as well as the supervision of the projects.

Supervisory responsibility

  • Supervise a cell made up of industrial designers in the creation of new products and in the continuous improvement of existing products
  • Guide the design of new lighting according to the high design and innovation criteria established at Eureka
  • Ensure compliance with deliverables and deadlines
  • Implement and monitor the design and development process of lighting products;
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) with regard to resources, workloads and quality of execution
  • Perform TSA (active supervision rounds)
  • Solve manufacturing, assembly or engineering problems
  • Coordinate interactions and joint projects with other departments (marketing, buying and selling)

Responsibility for design

  • Design architectural decorative lighting for the specification market
  • Execute manufacturing, assembly, and installation drawings
  • Create models and prepare photometric studies
  • Work with the ERP system (integrated management software package) and create bills of material (BOM)
  • Follow up with suppliers, resolve production issues and deal with the sales department
  • Collaborate on marketing and graphic design projects


  • BAC in industrial design or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience 
  • Excellent team spirit, communication, and leadership
  • Experience in the field of lighting, LED, or the electronic world
  • Concrete and creative approach to design issues
  • Quick learning ability and openness to new technologies
  • Realistic understanding of market demands and cost optimization
  • Mastery of 3D / 2D design
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as extrusion, die casting, sheet metal, glass, and plastic.
  • Excellent bilingual communicator (French / English);
  • Knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, an asset

Are you an excellent communicator and showing leadership? Do you advocate the highest standards of design quality and pay close attention to detail while remaining very creative and organized?


Do not wait any longer and send us your CV, as well as your portfolio in electronic format!

Req ID:  2967

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