As a proud advocate for manufacturing in the U.S.A., Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for healthcare, cleanroom, containment and food processing environments.
At Kenall, we understand sophisticated lighting control solutions will play a prominent role in the advancing the Internet of Things (IoT) world. Kenall’s TekLink™ controls product family monitors the environment, manages light levels, and provides notification services from the very places we know people are; by the light fixtures. Kenall lighting control systems are widely used for parking garages/lots, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, stairwells and multi-purpose rooms. The control systems monitor the environment, manage light levels, and provide notification services from our lighting fixtures.
Kenall has a great opportunity to be a controls specialist for our Engineering Department working as a Field Applications Engineer, Lighting Controls. This position will support the Sales Team by matching our customer’s interests with the right product from pre-sales product inquiries to full on-site system set-up and commissioning. In addition, this position will work closely with developers to test new features and evaluate existing electronic products. Additional responsibilities include:
Pre-Sales: Create controls layout and related document submittal materials for customers
Pre-Sales: Engage customers with TekLink™ controls related inquiries
Pre-Sales: Provide site-specific device bill of materials for quotation
Post-Sales: Provide on-site commissioning services such as system set-up, testing, and customer training
Post-Sales: Provide troubleshooting assistance, including on-site when needed
Create and maintain trouble-shooting guide documentation
Create and maintain controls commissioning documentation
Acts as a controls information resource for inside sales department
Acts as a controls information resource for outside sales representatives
Monitor high-profile projects from quotation to shipment
Test and verify new controls features and functionality for production software releases
Assist developers in various design stages and product iterations
BS engineering or related field
Proficient in AutoCAD
AGI32 layout experience preferred
2+ years of customer facing technical support experience
Strong written and verbal English communication skills
Travel availability up to 40%
Committed to advancing the state of lighting, Kenall is an established organization with a proven track record of excellence and great corporate culture. If you share our drive, professionalism and enthusiastic spirit and would like to be a part of a growing organization, we would like to hear from you!
About Kenall Manufacturing
Founded in 1963 by Ken Hawkins, Kenall Manufacturing carved a niche within the industry by creating the first impact- and vandal-resistant lighting products, and continues that mission today by providing intelligent, durable and sustainable solutions to complex lighting problems. As the company’s second generation CEO & Chairman, Jim Hawkins has expanded the company’s vision to include sealed LED lighting for containment or clean spaces; high abuse lighting for public access areas; correctional, healthcare and transportation lighting; with the exciting additions of Indigo-Clean visible light disinfection and TekLink lighting controls.
Headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Kenall’s manufacturing facility is vertically integrated with fabrication and finishing departments and a certified UL Test Lab. A full circuit board design, testing, and assembly facility is also located within the complex. Kenall owns the proprietary tooling and patents related to our innovative designs. We have achieved a leadership position within the industry by conducting business with honesty, integrity, and fairness, while respecting and satisfying the interests and needs of our esteemed customers and a...ssociates.
As a result of our strategic vision and the dedication of our team, Kenall has emerged as one of the most respected independent lighting manufacturers in the industry. The company’s plan is to continue our growth by strengthening our leadership in existing product segments, while continuing to find new opportunities in other specialized areas of the specification-grade lighting market. We are proud to say that Kenall products are manufactured in the USA.