Engineering Assistant – Kurtzon Lighting Inc

March 26 [addtoany]

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO:  Managing Engineer


SUMMARY: The Primary function of this role will be creating and maintaining Bill of Materials and data in the MRP software.  Additionally, this role will include pre and post sales support.


  • Create new part numbers.
  • Generate configure options for quotes
  • Quality check for picklist vs production to verify all components being used are accounted for BOM.
  • Ability to understand engineering policies and procedures.
  • Configure Bill of Material (BOM) for production use.
  • Print labels for products and manage precautionary markings (labels & label software).
  • Assist Customer Service in quote entry by answering questions about what options to select.
  • Answers technical questions for clients and sales agents.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • High School or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer skills required: Exact Max MRP, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of BOM’s
  • Knowledge of Lighting a Plus.


  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


    • Occasionally to stand
    • Continually required to walk
    • Continually required to sit
    • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
    • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
    • Continually required to talk or listen
    • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts

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