Simkar is an internationally known designer, developer, and manufacturer of lighting products headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Since 1952, we have provided a diverse selection of high-quality LED lighting fixtures, along with other technologies to contractors, specifiers, and other strategic partners.
In May 2018, Neo Lights Holding Inc., a renewable energy technology company developing and manufacturing LED technologies, smart sensors and networking systems, with innovative approaches to off-grid and on grid emergency management networked solutions acquired Simkar. The combination of Neo Lights Holdings’ innovative LED smart technology with off-grid solutions, and Simkar’s world-class large-scale lighting manufacturing capability, will allow the rapid deployment of new and innovative LED networked design products, as well as traditional lighting products to meet the various needs in the market place.
We’re proud to design and manufacture American made quality lighting fixtures at our 275,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, PA. With warehouse facilities located throughout the United States, Simkar is strategically positioned to quickly and efficiently meet the production and distribution needs of our customers. Our products are available through electrical distributors located across the country.
As needs continue to change in the lighting industry with new energy-efficient technologies, so will Simkar. One of the many positive results of the of the recent acquisition requires additions to our Engineering team in all disciplines.
Simkar is currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated Electrical Engineer for a full time employment opportunity. Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably 5 plus years of experience with Lighting and Power design. Candidate will work on a broad range of projects from commercial and municipal to industrial. Some knowledge of Design Master and REVIT is a plus. Successful candidates should have a strong understanding of the Lighting Industry, LED power supplies and related controls also, a strong knowledge of PCB circuit design and fabrication with emphasis in LED sources. Successful candidates will be production oriented and adaptable. Must be capable of working with architects, contractors and other members of the design team.
The functions of this position will vary but basic functions will include:
- Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity, electronics and materials.
- Evaluates AC/DC power supply systems designs
- Confirms system’s and components’ capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.
- Understands design, operation, and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution systems and equipment.
- Understands and designs control systems using WIFI, Bluetooth, Zigbee, and Mesh networks.
- Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
Candidate should have a degree in Electrical engineering, 5 plus years of experience. Have good understanding of engineering concepts pursuant to product design. Candidate should also have 3D CAD skills, preferably with Solid Works. Strong organizational, written, verbal skills and high attention to detail are a must. Knowledge and experience with UL/ELT and DLC (Design Lighting Consortium) requirements and qualification processes is preferred. Occasional travel required with overnight stay.