Spotlight On Talent
Engineering | Manufacturing | Operations | Finance
Vice President Operations/Manufacturing
Multi-faceted operations and manufacturing executive with a track record of continuous improvement, driving increased revenue while focusing on quality, efficiency, and cost savings. Success managing and directing large teams in product development and implementation with coordination across functional areas. Strong experience in transforming manufacturing organizations to consolidate, stabilize and increase on-time performance. Deep knowledge in both interior and exterior architectural lighting fixtures. Skilled in implementing Lean methodologies, P&L accountability, and strategic analysis and planning.
Senior Product Development Engineer
Innovative design engineer with strong background in product design, design for low cost, and sustaining engineering. Listed inventor on multiple patents with delivered state-of-the-art products. Expert in SolidWorks and Photopia with designs optimized thermally, optically, for low cost and aesthetically. Designed high volume, high efficiency lighting fixture in 6-month development generating $12.0 million in first-year revenue becoming companies’ highest volume product. Experience designing unique architectural fixtures and commercial fixtures.
Director of Product Management
Experienced leader in product management and marketing of LED and lighting control product solutions. Excellent at distilling market trends and voice of customer information into product roadmap definition. Excel at interfacing between technical and commercial functions. Extensive international knowledge of lighting OEMs and distributors. Deep understanding of outdoor architectural, entertainment, retail, hospitality and horticulture lighting requirements. Consistently meet or exceed revenue and margin targets.
Manufacturing and Operations Consultant
Manufacturing and operations executive with extensive experience in specification grade architectural as well as commercial luminaires and components. Design, development, and production set up for both interior and exterior fixtures, with strong expertise in regulatory compliance, certification and quality assurance. Hands on experience with all manufacturing disciplines related to fixture and component production. Specializing in assisting North American and European companies locate manufacturing capabilities in Asia outside of China.
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About Joan Sberro
Joan Sberro is the Recruiter Associate specializing in Lighting Design and Architecture & Engineering with Pompeo Group, joining in 2017. Joan is a multiple Recruiter of the Month award winner with Pompeo group. Prior to joining Pompeo Group Joan managed a team within GE Capital and attended the GE Leadership Development Course. Joan excels in recruiting outstanding candidates resulting in long term placements and repeat clients.
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