CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Please scroll down the page to see the five new opportunities we have within UK Design, Sales, Customer Service and Digital Marketing plus 3 roles across Sales, Design and Supply in the Middle East and India.

Lighting Designer
Sales Administrator
Technical Assistant
Senior Lighting Designer, India
Supply Chain and Purchasing Analyst, Dubai

 

 

  • Lighting Designer

    Design

    The Role

    The DESIGNER is a creative position within the Design Studio. The role incorporates the duties of design and self-management of your own design projects as well as assisting more Senior Designers and Directors with larger design projects as directed.

    Key Attributes

    You must be creative, highly organised, flexible, a good listener and a good learner. You must be a John Cullen ambassador and should conduct yourself accordingly by acting in a professional manner at all times and by setting a good example to customers, suppliers, colleagues and visitors. You must be proficient in CAD.

    Responsibilities

    Creative:

    • Deliver high quality design schemes, specifications and creative advice to John Cullen clients.
    • Deliver the highest level of customer service to John Cullen clients.
    • Design and present lighting design schemes for John Cullen clients to a high level and to deadline.
    • To be fully aware of the latest insights, trends and creative influences in lighting design.
    • Demonstrate and advocate the highest creative and technical design skills. Demonstrate and advocate the highest technical knowledge of lighting.
    • Be knowledgeable about all design practices, regulations and company products.

    Design Management:

    • Produce fee proposals and to ensure that they are produced and dispatched in a timely manner to meet customer expectations.
    • Manage, record and report your follow-ups on fee proposals to convert the highest number into fee-paying design projects.
    • Generate the maximum personal billable creative hours for the Company and to achieve your billable hours target.
    • Attend on and advise customers in the showroom, give product demonstrations and take part in the showroom rota.
    • To liaise with the John Cullen Sales Team to convert as many sales opportunities as possible.
    • To work additional hours as required commensurate with the responsibilities of a DESIGNER.
    • To assist with CPD seminars and Master classes if required in accordance with the Company CPD/ Master class programme.
    • Support and to report the Design Director and take responsibilities as delegated by your line manager and Company Directors.
    • Help manage specific tasks involved in the day-to-day Design Studio as required and oversee the smooth running of the studio in the absence of more senior colleagues.
    • Attend client sites visits, instigate site visits and site surveys as necessary as part of project work.
    • Carry out commissioning of lighting schemes after installation when required including during antisocial hours.
    • To work additional hours as required commensurate with the responsibilities your role including, but not exclusively
      • CPD seminars
      • Masterclasses
      • Site visits / Commissioning
      • Showroom manning
      • Saturday showroom manning.
    • To manage office personal admin in accordance with company processes.
    • To manage, monitor and report on your own personal development and targets by way of meetings and appraisals.

    Project management:

    • Demonstrate excellent project management skills and practices in dealing with customers, suppliers and staff to deliver tasks and projects on time and on budget.
    • Produce design specifications, fee proposals and quotations to the highest quality commensurate with the John Cullen brand.
  • Sales Administrator

    Sales

    Purpose of the Role

    A broad administrative role in Sales but with specific requirement to provide sales quotations (from lighting specification documents and from AutoCAD tender drawings) and also to process sales orders effectively. The role provides a key link between Sales, Supply Chain and end customers. This role requires all-round administrative skills combined with an excellent customer service ethos.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Accurately raise sales quotations alongside the responsible Sales team member
    • Prepare accurate bills of material, budgetary quotes, indicative drawing schematics
    • Accurately process and cross-check sales orders
    • Raise sales invoices and pro-forma invoices; produce order acknowledgements and monitor order payments to process delivery notes
    • Work closely with the Supply team to ensure products are delivered to the customer in a timely manner, proactively confirming lead-times to the client and Sales team
    • Update and maintain client records on the Company CRM system
    • Support incoming telephone enquiries, taking clients details and requirements accurately and politely and communicate clearly and concisely to the Sales team and other teams
    • Have a good understanding of the Company’s product and service offering
    • Work additional hours as required commensurate with the responsibilities of the role
    • Prepare accurate Sales and activity KPI data to the Sales director

    Key Skills and Attributes

    • Energetic and enthusiastic
    • Highly organised with attention to detail
    • Good communication skills
    • Customer service ethos
    • Proactive and flexible
    • Collaborative
    • Numerate
    • Excellent knowledge of SAP, MS-Office skills (especially Word and Excel) with ideally additional IT skills and familiarity with CRM systems, and the ability to interpret AutoCAD tender drawings to prepare bill of materials
    • Excellent time keeping and organisation skills

    This is a full-time position and the vacancy is available immediately. Bonus + benefits included.

    To apply, please email with CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for John Cullen Lighting to sales recruitment.

  • Technical Assistant

    Sales

    Job Purpose

    • To provide technical support and advice using in-depth understanding of lighting installations and control systems, supporting the field-based technical team and the Sales and Design teams.
    • To be responsible for offering the correct technical solution relevant to the situation. Promoting our services and products to offer the best solution for the client whilst maximising the sales opportunity.

     Key Responsibilities

    • To be fully aware of the latest products, technology and technical information on the John Cullen Lighting product range.
    • Communicate and report on weekly/monthly basis regarding support topics.
    • Ensure that all field documentation (incl. site visit reports, handover documents) are fully completed, signed and archived.
    • Analyse potential fault finding and advice in suggesting technical solutions.
    • Exhibit high level customer service and technical skills in proactively dealing with and resolving customer issues whilst tracing the chain of fault back to a root cause.
    • Monitor and communicate any technical or project installation issues to the Technical Support & Service manager.
    • Minimise any remedial cost to the company as a result of rectifying projects both in terms of product supply, returns and 3rd party labour costs involved in completing the work.
    • Log all product defects and inform Supply Chain or Product Development and regarding defects.
    • Provide technical guidance to electrical installers, distributors and other business partners.
    • Support the Technical Support & Service Manager in suggesting content for technical support documentation including application notes, technical tips, frequently asked questions.
    • Perform bench testing of suspected faulty products taking into account Health and Safety procedures.
    • Assist Sales, Design and R&D Teams in and out of the office
    • Keep technical documentation up to date.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum good grades in English and Maths GCSE
    • Ideally, HNC in electrical / electronic engineering or manufacturing

     Experience

    • Strong technical knowledge within the electrical and lighting manufacturing industry, in particular experience with LED fittings and LED drivers
    • Proven practical experience in testing and fault finding desirable
    • Practical, theory or maintenance background in electrical and electronic workings

     Knowledge and Skills

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Can demonstrate an ability to deliver above expectation and on time.
    • Ability to producing technical info and training documents
    • Reading technical drawings
    • Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Good timekeeping
    • Assertive and Proactive
    • Highly organised
    • Analytical
    • Project management experience is desirable
    • Additional software skills such as CRM, SAP and AutoCAD preferred

    This is a full-time position and the vacancy is available immediately. Bonus + benefits included.

    To apply, please email with CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for John Cullen Lighting to technical recruitment.

  • Senior Lighting Designer

    Indian Subcontinent

    The Senior Lighting Designer role based in our Mumbai office is responsible delivering our world class lighting
    design service to our clients across the region. As a professional lighting design expert, you will be responsible for
    all aspects of the lighting design process from initial client project meeting, through concept, schematic,
    developed design and on to full supervision of our award winning projects.

    Key Attributes:

    As a confident and knowledgeable senior lighting designer with experience designing and managing high scale
    and detailed projects worldwide. Attention to detail is incredibly important and the confidence to work alone and
    as a part of our design team. You are expected to have excellent organisational skills and you must be a John
    Cullen ambassador and act in a professional manner at all times, setting a good example to customers and
    colleagues.

    Requirements:

    • Fluent in written and spoken English
    • A minimum of 5 years experience as a lighting designer
    • Have project managed varying residential and commercial projects from concept through to commissioning
    • Have a deep knowledge of the lighting industry, lighting products and relevant standards
    • Confident in taking the lead on projects and within the team
    • Pro active and assertive when managing own projects, deadlines and own diary
    • Incredibly focused on detail and quality of work
    • Knowledge on various lighting control systems, wiring and installation in order to manage site visits
    • Willing to travel for projects on a global scale
    • Dedicated to allowing extra time to all projects when deadlines demand

    This is a full-time position and the vacancy is available immediately.

    Bonus + benefits included

    To apply, please email with CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for John Cullen Lighting to; studio@johncullenlighting.ae

  • Supply Chain and Purchasing Analyst

    Dubai

    The Role:

    The DESIGNER is a creative position within the Design Studio. The role incorporates the duties of design and self-management of your own design projects as well as assisting more Senior Designers and Directors with larger design projects as directed.

    Key Attributes:

    You must be creative, highly organised, flexible, a good listener and a good learner. You must be a John Cullen ambassador and should conduct yourself accordingly by acting in a professional manner at all times and by setting a good example to customers, suppliers, colleagues and visitors. You must be proficient in CAD.

    Responsibilities:

    Creative:

    • Deliver high quality design schemes, specifications and creative advice to John Cullen clients.
    • Deliver the highest level of customer service to John Cullen clients.
    • Design and present lighting design schemes for John Cullen clients to a high level and to deadline.
    • To be fully aware of the latest insights, trends and creative influences in lighting design.
    • Demonstrate and advocate the highest creative and technical design skills. Demonstrate and advocate the highest technical knowledge of lighting.
    • Be knowledgeable about all design practices, regulations and company products.

     

    Design Management:

     

    • Produce fee proposals and to ensure that they are produced and dispatched in a timely manner to meet customer expectations.
    • Manage, record and report your follow-ups on fee proposals to convert the highest number into fee-paying design projects.
    • Generate the maximum personal billable creative hours for the Company and to achieve your billable hours target.
    • Attend on and advise customers in the showroom, give product demonstrations and take part in the showroom rota.
    • To liaise with the John Cullen Sales Team to convert as many sales opportunities as possible.
    • To work additional hours as required commensurate with the responsibilities of a DESIGNER.
    • To assist with CPD seminars and Master classes if required in accordance with the Company CPD/ Master class programme.
    • Support and to report the Design Director and take responsibilities as delegated by your line manager and Company Directors.
    • Help manage specific tasks involved in the day-to-day Design Studio as required and oversee the smooth running of the studio in the absence of more senior colleagues.
    • Attend client sites visits, instigate site visits and site surveys as necessary as part of project work.
    • Carry out commissioning of lighting schemes after installation when required including during antisocial hours.
    • To work additional hours as required commensurate with the responsibilities your role including, but not exclusively
      • CPD seminars
      • Masterclasses
      • Site visits / Commissioning
      • Showroom manning
      • Saturday showroom manning.
    • To manage office personal admin in accordance with company processes.
    • To manage, monitor and report on your own personal development and targets by way of meetings and appraisals.

    Project management:

    • Demonstrate excellent project management skills and practices in dealing with customers, suppliers and staff to deliver tasks and projects on time and on budget.
    • Produce design specifications, fee proposals and quotations to the highest quality commensurate with the John Cullen brand.

    This is a full-time position and the vacancy is available immediately.

    Bonus + benefits included

    To apply, please email with CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for John Cullen Lighting to; studio@johncullenlighting.ae

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