CAREERS

The people at Coolon come from diverse backgrounds and are united by passion for innovation in lighting.
Whether you are a brilliant sales person, lighting designer or engineer, Coolon may be the next step in your dream career.
Let us know you’re interested by emailing careers@coolon.com.au and attaching a cover letter and CV.
You may also check out these open positions:

Electronics Design Engineer

Posted 3rd August 2018


Location:
Hallam, VIC, Australia

Package:
$95,000 – $119,999 plus super

FLC Microdesign is a leading Australian electronics engineering firm providing technical solutions and services for Coolon LED Lighting. We are seeking a multi-skilled Electronic Design Engineer to join a diverse team of passionate and driven individuals from a powerhouse of innovation, design, and manufacturing. We are hiring the best and the brightest to accelerate the industry and engineer a brighter tomorrow. We operate in a fast-paced environment requiring adaptable, agile, ambitious engineers capable and interested in working individually, in small or in larger teams as projects and schedules demand.

Within this role, the Electronic Design Engineer duties and responsibilities include:

  • Take an active part in design, development and testing of electronic control circuits and systems for industrial, communication and LED lighting applications
  • Perform schematic capture, design PCB layout and assemblies, create library components and provide complaint outputs for the PCB manufacturing and automated SMT assembly
  • Design signal processing methods and control algorithms and implement them into embedded firmware for the developed applications and systems
  • Design, develop and debug embedded software using C/C++ for ARM Cortex and PIC16/24 cores
  • Build prototypes, samples and demo units and validate their performance and compliance on pre-production runs
  • Develop automated testing procedures and relevant equipment and apparatus for integration of hardware systems and components into production lines
  • Develop and maintain technical specifications, documentation and user manuals for all stages of hardware lifecycle
  • Perform and organise compliance testing of the developed circuits and systems according to the relevant EMI, safety and reliability standards
  • Research and implement application of new technologies and components in hardware design
  • Provide formal approval in line with company policies and industry standards

The individual in this role is expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Robotics, Embedded Systems or Digital Engineering, etc.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Electronics Design.
  • 3+ years of professional engineering experience in firmware and embedded systems.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Altium Designer and 3D CAD Software.
  • Extensive experience in high density power electronics design including high voltage.
  • Experience and good understanding of SMPS.
  • Good understanding of EMI and methodology of design for compliance.
  • High Speed digital and RF circuitry layouts.
  • Expertise in analogue circuitry.
  • Understanding of Embedded Microcontrollers and ARM Cortex architectures.
  • Experience programming, debugging, and analysing embedded software in C/C++.
  • Experience with digital serial communications (SPI, I2C, USART) applications and their implementation in embedded software.
  • Ability and willingness to design using sound engineering principles with efficient, effective, maintainable and testable code with appropriate documentation.
  • Understanding of automated manufacturing processes.
  • Overall good understanding and knowledge of physics, mechanics, optics as well as semiconductor and other electronic devices.
  • Proficiency in use of sophisticated measuring and testing equipment as well as small tools and soldering equipment.
  • A proven track record of successfully delivering projects on time.

If you believe you are the perfect candidate for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@coolon.com.au with subject title as Electronics Design Engineer

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Posted 18th July 2018


Location:
Hallam, VIC, Australia

About the company

Coolon LED Lighting is a leading Australian designer and manufacturer of LED lighting for architectural, commercial and industrial applications. We supply LED lighting products to global companies. Our world-class R&D specialists work with customer input to create award-winning innovative solutions that redefine industry standards.

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Coordinator to become an integral member of our team. Reporting to the Quality and Compliance Manager, you will be across all Quality Assurance procedures, compliance certification and other associated accreditations. You will be keen to learn and develop within your role as well as contribute to the growth and reputation of the company with our outstanding quality products and first-class customer service.

About you

In this role, your key responsibilities include:

  • Development and maintenance of company processes to comply with internal and external standards
  • Support internal and external audit requirements
  • Accurately and insightfully document processes, procedures, inspection and test results
  • Coordinate calibration of all necessary test equipment and fixtures used in the inspection and testing process
  • Manage the QMS maintenance plan to ensure ongoing compliance and process effectiveness
  • Participate in non-conformance investigations and root cause analysis
  • Provide QMS related feedback, support and training to various departments as required

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering – preferably Mechanical or Electronics
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role, preferably in the electronics manufacturing industry
  • Strong understanding of ISO9001 Quality Assurance principals and industry standards and practices
  • Knowledge of Ex, CE and UL auditing and certification is an advantage
  • Exceptional communication skills – written and verbal – to effectively interact with management, production, customers and engineering departments
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities
  • Superior attention to detail, problem analysis skills and technical reporting capabilities
  • Sound leadership qualities with a thirst for personal and professional development
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a various team environments

If this is you – email your CV and cover letter to careers@coolon.com.au. Strictly no applications from job placement agencies.

Accountant

Posted 4th July 2018


Location:
Hallam, VIC, Australia

Package:
$54,000 – $59,000 plus super

We are seeking a self-driven, high performing and brilliant accounting professional, with demonstrated interest and aptitude for IT, to provide the full spectrum of accounting functions within an electronics manufacturing business and drive implementation of accounting module into Odoo ERP system.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with all aspects of accounting and reporting (preferably within an electronics engineering manufacturing environment), excellent Excel skills and immaculate attention to detail. Experience with MYOB is essential, as well as exposure to another accounting system such as Xero and Odoo.

In addition to the accounting responsibilities described below, you will be working with the ERP implementation team as well all departments within the organisation to migrate from MYOB accounting system to Odoo, including ensuring that data is cleaned and set up in the most logical way to facilitate management reporting within the new environment.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring and evaluation of budget and financial performance, expenditure and position
  • Preparation of financial and management reporting, including P&L, BS and CF statement
  • Ensuring accuracy of financial reporting through data checking and maintenance of internal control systems
  • Evaluation and reporting to executive management on ongoing business and operational activities
  • Analysis of revenue and expenses and provision of advice to management on opportunities for cost reduction
  • Adherence to compliance with statutory law, financial regulations and taxation obligations
  • Preparation of annual tax returns and BAS

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Accounting (or equivalent) is required
  • Bachelor of Information Technology, Information Systems (or equivalent) is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Electronics Engineering industry experience is highly desirable
  • Solid knowledge of Australian accounting and taxation rules and regulations
  • High level of technical proficiency relating to business systems including MYOB, Xero and Odoo
  • Experience with ERP systems, databases, and knowledge of data organisation is highly regarded
  • Must have a mindset that is oriented to constantly drive process improvement
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to maintain an engaged, positive attitude in an ever-changing environment
  • Willingness to learn, ability to stay motivated and be proactive
  • Outstanding organisational skills

A fantastic opportunity for an exceptional candidate

With the right attitude and capabilities, this is a chance to further your career and have a tangible impact on the growth of Australia's manufacturing industry. You will enjoy a social and dynamic team environment in a truly innovative organisation.

About the company

Coolon LED Lighting is a leading Australian designer and manufacturer of LED lighting for industrial and architectural applications. The Coolon brand is recognized by global mining companies for its superior quality, and is backed by world-class R&D engineers who work with customers to create award-winning innovative solutions that redefine industry standards.

If you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position and satisfy the requirements listed above email your CV and cover letter to careers@coolon.com.au.

Immediate start. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Strictly no applications from job placement agencies.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 15th June 2018


Location:
Hallam, VIC, Australia

Package:
$85,000 – $119,000 plus super

FLC Microdesign is a leading Australian electronics engineering firm that provides R&D services to Coolon LED Lighting.

FLC Microdesign offers an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and highly qualified professional to join a team of engineers from various disciplines to develop, test and release into production a range of products for LED Lighting, Automated Testing, Energy Management and Control Systems.

This position requires a self-organised individual with strong technical and team-focused skills.

Development, manufacturing and successful sales of products in Australia requires fast thinkers, dedicated and capable team players, highly qualified, experienced and well-organised engineers, who never stop learning and are passionate about their work.

You'll have an opportunity to use your talent working in a multicultural environment, demonstrate and use your problem solving skills and be a part of our future, developing disruptive technologies and products.

If you are still reading this page, and have confidence that this is exactly what you've been looking for and have what it takes to become a part of the company, please read further to become familiar with job responsibilities for this position.

In this role, you will:

  • Design mechanical assemblies, components and mechanisms using Siemens NX™ CAD software
  • Lead design from concept to production hand-off including engineering analysis, simulation, part design, tooling design, test, prototype build, component and fixture qualification, safety approvals and production integration
  • Develop and check engineering drawings to ensure that necessary information for manufacturing and assembly is clearly communicated
  • Provide technical expertise in fabrication methodologies including extrusions, aluminium die castings, plastic injection moulding, sheet metal, DFMA, tooling and prototyping
  • Interface with manufacturers to resolve technical issues that may arise in manufacturing and to improve cost and quality of designs
  • Create and edit CNC programs that support the machining of complex, precision components fabricated on multiple-axis CNC milling (CAM file generation, post-processor machine code generation)
  • Identify and select appropriate tooling for job specific applications (based on part material, geometry, features, tolerances, system rigidity, and equipment capability)
  • Research new technologies, materials, and manufacturing processes
  • Be responsible for all levels of deliverables required to produce a quality part on time (production documentation & supporting data)
  • Participate in design review, risk assessment, and improvement planning
  • Provide training to other personnel to improve overall capabilities and knowledge
  • Work across company functional organizations to ensure project success.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of product design experience (concept to production), including design for test and manufacturing
  • Solid knowledge of disciplines related to mechanical engineering
  • Proficient with NX
  • Proficient with structural and thermal analysis, simulation, and modelling
  • Proficient in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Demonstrated experience in a variety of production environments involving aluminium die castings, injection moulding, extrusions, sheet metal and optical components
  • Ability to work independently and be self-sufficient while managing multiple projects
  • Ability to respond well to direction and adjust workflow when requested
  • Teamwork and communication skills at all levels are a must.

If you believe you are the perfect candidate for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@coolon.com.au with subject title as Mechanical Design Engineer.

Production and Plant Engineer

Posted 3rd April 2018


Location:
Hallam, VIC, Australia

About the business and the role

FLC Microdesign Pty Ltd is an Australian-based electronics research and development company that delivers full design life-cycle of LED lighting products and solutions to Coolon Pty Ltd.

Development, manufacturing and successful sales of products in Australia requires fast thinkers, dedicated and capable team players, highly qualified, experienced and well-organized engineers, who never stop learning and are passionate about their work.

FLC Microdesign offers an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and highly qualified professional to join a team of engineers from various disciplines to direct and coordinate manufacturing activities, to design processes and implement solutions to improve the flow of production.

As a Production and Plant Engineer, you have an extremely important role to make the production process as efficient as possible. You will achieve this by using various principles of engineering, technology, manufacturing and management knowledge.

Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Design and improve processes to increase production efficiency and quality
  • Design manufacturing layouts, coordinate equipment selections, interact with contractors, and evaluate quotes
  • Review existing production schedules and prioritize projects based on resources, current methods and company requirements
  • Design, program and simulate automated machinery and processes
  • Provide automated solutions for physical activities to reduce human labor and time, also increase accuracy
  • Commission and program automated units and design relevant mechanical equipment and components to achieve accurate measurements for new products testing
  • Estimate the production cost for products, evaluate and implement cost-saving methods
  • Apply the principles of statistical analysis to determine the feasibility of production processes and to determine staff needs
  • Provide annual reports about recent control systems, technologies, materials, and manufacturing processes
  • Prepare an efficient schedule for all production operations and assist in installing and maintaining machines and tools
  • Establish the sequence of steps necessary to build the items in the factory’s products lines
  • Direct the realignment of storage facilities to facilitate deployment of parts and goods to the production lines
  • Audit every process, equipment and every details associated with manufacturing unit
  • Establish standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations

Required skills and qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher in Electrical, Mechanical, Control system Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience setting up and operating 5 axis robots
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle high workloads and stress levels during peak periods
  • Ability to work independently and be self-sufficient while managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of practical statistics for process control and analysis purposes
  • Experience reading mechanical drawings and assembly per mechanical drawings
  • Experience in characterizing and validating new equipment and fixtures capability, repeatability and capacity prior to introduction to the production floor
  • Experience in Electronics Industry is desirable
  • Ability to respond well to direction and adjust workflow when requested
  • Teamwork and communication skills at all levels are a must

If you believe you are the perfect candidate for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@coolon.com.au with subject title as 2018 Production and Plant Engineer.