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In return, all positions offer a competitive remuneration package and a unique opportunity for professional and personal development.

Job Title: Retail Projects Programme Co-ordinator

Department: Programme Management

Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Swindon

Job Purpose

To work closely with the Project Manager in the development of short and long term plans for projects and tenders. Work with Aurora hubs and customers - supporting multiple projects from inception to finalisation. Assist in ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, achieving objectives within guided timelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure objectives are met – managing priorities to meet the changing needs of hubs and customers.
  • Managing the receipt/turnaround of lighting proposals, and ensuring quality and accuracy of data supplied to co-ordinators.
  • Working with the IOT and Engineering team to incorporate CONNECTED technology in to lighting designs.
  • Attending meetings with Business Development Managers to understand in depth brand design requirements and to ask appropriate questions to get a clear brief.
  • Creating/developing new store concepts for existing and new brands either from client meeting or Business Development Manager briefing.
  • Working with Lighting Design, Engineering, Purchasing and Manufacturing to ensure the highest level of quality and detail to achieve the required outcome.

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally an experienced lighting designer with a qualification such as LIF/LIA.
  • Adept in the use of design software - Illustrator, Sketchup, Autocad, Dialux/Relux, photoshop, Vectorworks (not all of these are absolutely necessary in the short term – and training can be made available if necessary).
  • Able to understand a client brief and reflect this in lighting.
  • Used to working on multiple projects.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent time manager able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Person Specification

  • Methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Be obsessed with design excellence.
  • Works quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload to be an ambassador for the team and business.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate at all business levels.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.
  • An enthusiastic and determined individual who takes ownership and strives to deliver.
  • Team orientated, yet able to work independently.

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Job Title: Product Design Engineer

Department: Engineering

Location: Swindon

Reports to: Design Manager

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Design Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the product design, engineering and development of the next range of smart luminaires for the Aurora Projects division. The Product Design Engineer will produce high standard solutions that reflect the design, manufacturing and technology capability of the Aurora Group.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop the next range of innovative Aurora smart luminaires integrating LED, wireless, sensor & other IOT related technologies.
  • Manage projects from brief through to concept, design, production and launch, utilizing standard company design processes to ensure products meet the requirements of the design brief both in performance and function.
  • Create concept proposals, drawings, models, and prototypes.
  • Produce manufacturing drawings and specifications, preliminary bills of materials, costings, assembly instructions, datasheets and user guides where required.
  • Ensure products and design of products include the consideration of all relevant standards and legislation as required.
  • Assist and advise production teams on new product builds as required.
  • Ensure products are developed with thermal and photometric consideration and instruct engineering colleagues to perform required tests.
  • Liaise with sales and marketing to ensure product designs meet customer and company requirements.
  • Liaise with purchasing and manufacturing teams accordingly to ensure pertinent information is communicated in a timely and consistent fashion and delivery of the product to market is realised within deadlines.
  • Provide input and assistance to other members of Engineering towards achievement of departmental objectives.
  • Take a proactive approach to research and learning.
  • Identifying product improvements to reduce costs and processes.
  • Assist in recommending new methods of manufacture & assembly of Aurora products to help increase sales, reduce costs, increase capacity & improve quality.
  • Recommend improvements to existing systems or new systems, policies & procedures.

Person Specification

  • Methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Works quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate at all business levels.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.
  • An enthusiastic and determined individual who takes ownership and strives to deliver.
  • Strongly customer focused, team orientated, yet able to work independently.
  • A fast learner with sound business sense.

Skills & Experience

  • Skilled and efficient user of CAD & 3DCAD or associated packages, preferably educated to HNC or OND / degree level as a minimum, in a product design or engineering field.
  • Creative and analytical approach to solving problems through design, prototyping & testing.
  • Ability to work on individual projects as well as concurrently within a team environment.
  • Hands on & practical approach.
  • A good understanding of engineering fundamentals and manufacturing methods, design processes and testing.

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Job Title: Graduate Product Design Engineer

Department: Engineering

Location: Swindon

Reports to: Design Manager

Job Description

Reporting to the Design Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for the product design, engineering and development of the next range of smart luminaires for the Aurora Projects division. As a graduate member of the NPD team they will work with and assist senior members of the Engineering team to support the development of products within a concurrent engineering process He or she will enjoy producing high standard solutions that reflect the design, manufacturing and technology capability of the Aurora Group.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop the next range of innovative Aurora smart luminaires integrating LED, wireless, sensor & other IOT related technologies.
  • Collaborate with and support more senior Engineers to manage projects from brief through to concept, design, production and launch, utilizing standard company design processes to ensure products meet the requirements of the design brief both in performance and function.
  • Create concept proposals, drawings, models, and prototypes.
  • Produce manufacturing drawings and specifications, preliminary bills of materials, costings, assembly instructions, datasheets and user guides where required.
  • Ensure products and design of products include the consideration of all relevant standards and legislation as required.
  • Assist and advise production teams on new product builds as required.
  • Ensure products are developed with thermal and photometric consideration and instruct engineering colleagues to perform required tests.
  • Liaise with sales and marketing to ensure product designs meet customer and company requirements.
  • Liaise with purchasing and manufacturing teams accordingly to ensure pertinent information is communicated in a timely and consistent fashion and delivery of the product to market is realised within deadlines.
  • Provide input and assistance to other members of Engineering towards achievement of departmental objectives.
  • Take a proactive approach to research and learning.
  • Identifying product improvements to reduce costs and processes.
  • Assist in recommending new methods of manufacture & assembly of Aurora products to help increase sales, reduce costs, increase capacity & improve quality.
  • Recommend improvements to existing systems or new systems, policies & procedures.

Skills & Experience

  • Skilled and efficient user of CAD & 3DCAD or associated packages, preferably educated to HNC or OND / degree level as a minimum, in a product design or engineering field.
  • Creative and analytical approach to solving problems through design, prototyping & testing.
  • Ability to work on individual projects as well as concurrently within a team environment.
  • Hands on & practical approach.
  • A good understanding of engineering fundamentals and manufacturing methods, design processes and testing.

Apply Now

 

Job Title: Retail Projects Programme Co-ordinator

Department: Programme Management

Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Swindon

Job Purpose

To work closely with the Project Manager in the development of short and long term plans for projects and tenders. Work with Aurora hubs and customers - supporting multiple projects from inception to finalisation. Assist in ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, achieving objectives within guided timelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure objectives are met – managing priorities to meet the changing needs of hubs and customers.
  • Managing the receipt/turnaround of lighting proposals, and ensuring quality and accuracy of data supplied to co-ordinators.
  • Working with the IOT and Engineering team to incorporate CONNECTED technology in to lighting designs.
  • Attending meetings with Business Development Managers to understand in depth brand design requirements and to ask appropriate questions to get a clear brief.
  • Creating/developing new store concepts for existing and new brands either from client meeting or Business Development Manager briefing.
  • Working with Lighting Design, Engineering, Purchasing and Manufacturing to ensure the highest level of quality and detail to achieve the required outcome.

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally an experienced lighting designer with a qualification such as LIF/LIA.
  • Adept in the use of design software - Illustrator, Sketchup, Autocad, Dialux/Relux, photoshop, Vectorworks (not all of these are absolutely necessary in the short term – and training can be made available if necessary).
  • Able to understand a client brief and reflect this in lighting.
  • Used to working on multiple projects.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent time manager able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Person Specification

  • Methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised.
  • Be obsessed with design excellence.
  • Works quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload to be an ambassador for the team and business.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate at all business levels.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.
  • An enthusiastic and determined individual who takes ownership and strives to deliver.
  • Team orientated, yet able to work independently.

Apply Now

 

VACANCY: Website Sales Support & Customer Service Co-ordinator

LOCATION: St. Albans (position will relocate to Welwyn Garden City)

SALARY: To be discussed at interview

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Customer Service and Website/Product Support Operative, initially based at our St. Albans office, but will relocate to Welwyn Garden City. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting clearance website sales with existing and new customers; along with managing the associated shipping and payment requirements. The job also involves updating order information for existing and new customers, managing and updating product detail, photography and pricing information on the website and product database. Responding to enquiries regarding product information, pricing, returns, volume discounts, and related product compatibility are vital components of the job. Applicants should have a solid background of telephone customer service and/or technical support experience from within the lighting industry.  The perfect candidate will demonstrate an excellent telephone manner and strong IT skills. Prior successful telesales experience is highly desirable. If you are interested in this opportunity and believe that you have the required skills and experience, please email your cv to cindy.gemmell@auroralighting.com

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Job Title: Social Media & Content Executive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

Reports to: Communications & Campaign Manager

Job Description

Do you enjoy writing? What about compiling corporate articles and profiles for websites as well as witty one-liners for social media platforms? Do you enjoy spotting interesting, relevant news and informing others about it? What about engaging with other users online? Can you spot a trend and or even create one? We’re on the lookout for a social media and content writing intern who thoroughly enjoys and thrives when communicating with the online community. Continuously engaging with various targets, you will play an active role in the development of all online content, including images, ideas and content for all platforms. From Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin to Pinterest, you will help with writing and publishing all content for three brands. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with a multinational company that has already built a following online and takes social media marketing extremely seriously. With this position, there is a possibility to go permanent at a later date.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the Social Media strategy.
  • Create content targeted at audiences across various platforms including web, social, blog and email. Convert complex materials into simple, easy-to-understand value propositions. Update the company’s Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn account ensuring brand consistency across all communications.
  • Approach potential clients and end users through various social media channels and email marketing campaigns. Lead the development of the company’s online presence, i.e. maximising engagement and growth.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in PR/ media/ marketing or equivalent in experience
  • Fluent in English: written and oral
  • Excellent in written and oral communication
  • Computer knowledge Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social media platforms, (Photoshop, Indesign preferrable but not essential)
  • High knowledge & usage of social media tools such as: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs, YouTube etc.
  • Preferably some content management/content marketing & editorial experience within a corporate environment
  • Knowledge of social media monitoring/ analysis systems & ability to translate this data into valuable insights (preferable)

Apply Now

 

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