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Design Engineer Job
at Acuity Brands
Decatur, GA

Design Engineer Job
at Acuity Brands
Decatur, GA

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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.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About This Location

This team is located in a recently renovated Innovation center in Decatur, GA, which houses state of the art design validation equipment, teams and facilities.  The onsite café, game room, indoor/outdoor exercise facilities and four-day work week offer competitive work-life balance opportunities to achieve the collective business and personal goals.

About This Team

If you want to be on the cutting edge of technology and touch all facets of business, then this is the group for you! This position will give you exposure to the Indoor and Industrial Portfolios, and your efforts will make a direct impact to top line revenue via new products, product enhancements, and technology integrations.  This position works directly with Sales, Software, and Firmware Deployment teams, and has direct interaction with the end Customer.  This role gives you a platform to be a Project Manager and a Design Engineer while being on the forefront of IOT Technology and Integrated Digital Solutions.  If you want to Light the Way and be Connected, be Brilliant, and be Productive, this is the role for you.

How You Will Contribute
  • Developing concepts and prototypes for Strategic Corporate Account Customers (high volume)
  • Supporting Lean Activities and seeking Continuous Improvement
  • Creating Best Practices for technology integration into products
  • Developing test plans for luminaire certification (UL/CSA), product validation, and interoperability of new components
  • Managing project timelines while interfacing with cross-functional teams throughout Acuity
  • Traveling to production facilities to support Pilot and Pre-Production Assembly Runs
  • Owning and delivering new luminaire solutions
  • Filing IP for new systems and new product designs
Qualified Candidates Will Have
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Mechatronics preferred
  • 3+ years of engineering work experience in lighting, or a related field 
  • Demonstrated successful experiences collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in CAD (SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCAD) preferred
  • Knowledge of GD&T
  • “Make-it-happen” mindset


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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