Job Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS


Our client---a well-respected architectural lighting manufacturer with whom we’ve placed people before---is seeking a calm, flexible and hardworking Director of Operations to oversee the day-to-day operations and factory floor, improve processes and mentor your team!    

You will use your lighting fixture background, your stamping, punch press, binding, welding turret press and tooling knowledge, your strong time management skills and your experience running a facility in addition to your MRP experience as you schedule people and jobs to meet timelines. Your experience in assembly and a machine shop environment will also serve you well. 

Our ideal candidate is currently an Director or Manager of Operations, Plant Manager or Manufacturing Manager, is a multi-tasker, is cool under pressure and is able to keep the workflow going to meet timelines!  Our ideal candidate also must also be a multitasker.  BS/BA Degree is highly preferred; little to no travel. 

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Mary Lindenmuth at: mary@pompeo.com

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


Our client---an Innovation Award winning manufacturer of power products---is looking for an Electrical Engineer who is interested in Bluetooth and Smart Lighting technology, an out-of-the box creative thinker and who can hit the ground running (no training available). This is a ground floor opportunity with an equity position.

You will utilize your previous experience designing light engines or drivers and should have some experience with AC direct current, UL 1598 regulations and DLC requirements.  You will also use your understanding of voltage and thermal management with the ability to conceptualize PCB board layouts.

Our ideal candidate is currently an Electrical Design Engineer or R&D Electrical Engineer, experienced with power products and has working knowledge of light engines or drivers used with LED products.  You should also have a collaborative style, appreciate a great work environment and enjoy the excitement of being part of a forward-thinking innovation team. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required.  No travel.

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Mary Lindenmuth at: mary@pompeo.com

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER


Our client---a well-respected architectural lighting manufacturer---is seeking a Global Supply Chain Manager with a successful track record of meeting the demands of manufacturing to fulfill our client’s shipment goals and commitments to customers for on-time delivery.

You will use your previous experience overseeing planning, purchasing, inventory, as well as global sourcing and validate new vendors for quality, manufacturability, and meeting delivery dates.   You will utilize LEAN tools to help you achieve continuous improvement, while managing backorders, shortages, inventory turns, as well as avoiding obsolescence by overstocking items, and assist with new ERP system implementation.

Our ideal candidate is currently a Supply Chain Manager with at least five years’ experience in this role, who has strong leadership skills, a great attitude, a track record of success in supply chain, LEAN training, and people development skills. BS/BA Degree is highly preferred (but not essential).  Minimal travel. 

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Mary Lindenmuth at: mary@pompeo.com

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER, RESIDENTIAL


Our client [a lighting manufacturer whom we’ve placed with before that is very proud of their employee longevity] is seeking a very aggressive, hardworking National Sales Manager with excellent people skills to increase sales with existing customers in the builder market and develop new customers as well! 

You will use your excellent knowledge of residential and/or decorative lighting, your strong planning skills and your willingness to learn new things as you strengthen our client’s relationships with existing builders, developers and contractors as well as increase market share in the builder sector and make joint calls with your rep agent network.  

Our ideal candidate is currently a National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales, or Regional Sales Manager who has experience with residential lighting (ideally in more than one region).  Additionally, our client will consider someone working for a rep agency (either as a Principal/Partner or sales representative) if in a major market. You must be very familiar with calling on residential builders, contractors and developers and have good relationships with independent sales reps.   A minimum of 10 years’ decorative and/or residential lighting experience is essential.  BS/BA Degree preferred (but not essential); 30-50% travel. 

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Krista Keay at: krista@pompeo.com

PROJECT MANAGER


Our client [a very stable, established company who continues to experience robust growth] is seeking a detail-oriented, very organized Associate Project Manager to handle order management and post-sale follow-up! 

You will utilize your extensive lighting product knowledge, your strong follow-up skills and your ability to multi-task as you follow up with manufacturers and put together submittal packages for approval.  You will also use your knowledge of commercial and residential lighting, your knowledge of the commercial process to manage post sales. 

Want to work 100% remotely from home?  That is a possibility for the right candidate!  Our ideal candidate is currently an Associate Project Manager, Project Manager, Inside Sales/Quotations/Customer Service Representative with project management skills or a Sales Representative  fed up with bumper-to-bumper traffic and looking for a better quality of life!  Our ideal candidate also should be very self-motivated, able to wear a variety of hats and is currently based in New York City, Philadelphia, Connecticut and/or New Jersey.   If you’re looking for a great opportunity with a rapidly-growing company with no travel, then this is for you! BS preferred but not essential.     

If you want a career, not a job, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at: joan@pompeo.com

REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR, NORTHEAST


Our client – a manufacturer of cutting-edge, high-quality, cost-effective, and easy-to-use lighting controls and software – is seeking a knowledgeable, quick-thinking, aggressive and self-starting Regional Sales Director for the Northeast to get our client’s products specified into projects in the Northeast while working with multiple fixture manufacturers, develop and prove their sales model and create a productive region!  

You will utilize your experience with and knowledge of controls, your ability to think on your feet, your intellectual curiosity, strong technical interest and aptitude to ensure your success.  You’ll also use your ability to see sales from a process perspective as well as understand the arc of the engagement, and even be shameless about mobilizing internal resources to get things in front of the customer as needed!  You will chart the path and then deliver to the customer, which will be ensured by your network of business contacts in your local territory. Your ability to be sociable and not afraid to get out there and close deals, large and small will also be extremely beneficial.  The New York area is a key area of activity for them, and you’ll spend much of your time in the New York and Westchester County area. 

Our ideal candidate is able to work without a lot of structure, is not shy in asking for what they need and currently is a Regional Sales Manager, National Accounts Manager, Specification Sales Representative, or possibly even an outgoing, well-connected Applications Engineer with an understanding of the sales process!    Our ideal candidate also has a background in controls, working for a manufacturer or a rep agency and is able to deliver on sophisticated controls projects working with partner companies and knows control systems enough to ‘talk the talk’, prove our client’s model, and determine whether they should set up a rep network or a network of specifiers.  If you’re currently living in the New York/Westchester County/Connecticut or New Jersey area, that is a real plus, but Boston, Philadelphia or Baltimore will be considered.   BS/BA Degree preferred (but not critical); 25-40% travel.  

If you’re excited about where lighting is going and want to be part of our industry’s future, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.   

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at: joan@pompeo.com

REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR, WESTERN U.S.


Our client – a manufacturer of cutting-edge, high-quality, cost-effective, and easy-to-use lighting controls and software – is seeking an entrepreneurial, energetic, scrappy and hands-on Regional Sales Director for the Western U.S. to get our client’s products specified into small and mid-size projects (often buildings of 5 stories or less), create revenue by creating design wins and develop a go-to-market strategy and then execute your plan!  

You will utilize your experience with and knowledge of controls as you take the initiative, identify business opportunities with ESCOs, condos, municipalities, parking garages, warehouses and/or schools, and then assemble and sell the solution and facilitate the install and follow-through to completion, concentrating on small to medium-size buildings (new construction or retrofit projects) where there is no professional energy manager, facilities manager or building manager in place.  You will initially focus on new build or retrofit projects in the $2-10M range and will find that your ability to ‘roll up your sleeves’ and focus on revenue generation is a great asset with the exciting and ground-breaking products our client continues to develop!   California is a key area of activity for our client, and you’ll spend much of your time in LA/Orange County, the Bay Area as well as the Western U.S.  

Our ideal candidate is a Sales Representative, Controls Specialist or Regional Manager with a rep agency, manufacturer or ESCO, has a background in controls working with partner companies and knows control systems enough to ‘talk the talk’ and is currently living in the Los Angeles/Orange County/San Diego area or in Northern California.  Additionally our ideal candidate has worked for a start-up and enjoys the excitement and thrills that come with this environment!   BS/BA Degree preferred (but not critical); 25-40% travel.  

If you’re excited about where lighting is going and want to be part of our industry’s future, send us your resume along with an accomplishment that best demonstrates your most significant work. Include this in your email response and we’ll read it first.    

E-mail your resume to Joan Sberro at: joan@pompeo.com

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Julie Lamontagne