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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.

Customer Service / Admin

Posted — May 12

Location

Hallam VIC 3808

About the role

Coolon LED Lighting is a leading Aussie manufacturer of industrial and architectural LED lighting.

We are seeking a highly-energetic, well organised and detail-oriented customer service/admin office support person, to run the customer service function, process orders, support the sales team, and assist in the day-to-day running of the business.

Interesting work, great opportunities for learning and professional growth, and a chance to make a meaningful impact in your role!

Required skills and qualifications

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Providing outstanding customer service over phone and email
  • Processing orders using the ERP system
  • Maintaining the appearance of reception and office areas 
  • Preparing and assisting in company reports and presentations
  • Filling and keeping records up to date
  • Managing office supplies and ordering new supplies as needed
  • Assisting in the smooth running of business operations
  • Actively contribute to the creation of a culture that is aligned with the company's values
  • Perform various ad-hoc tasks to achieve the organisation's goals which include partnering with other functional areas of business

You will be:

  • Professionally presented, punctual and positive!
  • Well-spoken and confident in speaking with customers
  • Intrinsically motivated to "get it right"
  • Resourceful and able to find solutions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Fully computer literate with fast and accurate data entry skills
  • Highly organised and deadline-driven
  • Keen to make a difference and improve processes

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Minimum 2–3 years experience in customer service / administration
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office PC applications
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong written & oral communication skills coupled with excellent organisation and superior attention to detail
  • Proven capability to notice details and be resourceful in resolving issues
  • Solid work ethic and dedication to doing the right thing by the customer

We offer you:

  • Career growth, development opportunities and a lot of learning!
  • Fantastic team and culture in a truly innovative company
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on the business
  • Excellent rewards for great work

How to apply for this position

If this is you, let's talk!

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@coolon.com.au with the subject title 'Customer Service'.

Don't forget to let us know why you'd be the perfect candidate to join our team.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for an interview.

Attention Electronics, Software & Mechanical Engineers!

Posted — March 08

Location

Hallam VIC 3808

About the role

We are saddened by the recent events taking place in Ukraine and are doing what we can to raise awareness of the situation, to promote peace and to support the citizens of Ukraine.

One way we look to extend our support is to provide employment opportunities to Engineering Specialists who are suitably skilled as Electronics, Software and Mechanical Engineering. A brief job description of each of the roles is as follows: 

Required skills and qualifications

Electronics Design Engineer

  • Proven track record of delivering commercial hardware development projects for embedded systems.
  • Deep understanding of digital and analogue electronics components and devices.
  • Solid knowledge of hardware and embedded software design patterns and best practices.
  • Extensive experience in high density power electronics design including high voltage.
  • Experience developing and testing electronic circuits and systems, including schematic capture, PCB layout design and PCB assembly design.
  • Research and implement application of new technologies and components in hardware design.
  • Creation and maintenance of Schematics and PCB library components in corporate CAD, PLM and ERP systems.
  • Development and maintenance of technical specifications, documentation and user manuals for production and test engineers, and at all stages of hardware lifecycle. 

Senior Backend Developer 

  • Proficiency with Java programming language, Spring Framework and build tools.
  • Proven track record of delivering commercial software development projects.
  • Solid knowledge of software design patterns and best practices for large scale distributed systems.
  • Fluency in any one database technology (RDBMS and/or NoSQL).
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests.
  • Experience designing distributed systems and event-driven architectures.
  • Experience with IoT and real-time protocols (MQTT, WebSockets).
  • Experience developing with front-end UI Frameworks (Angular, React).
  • Experience with continuous delivery and continuous integration practices and toolsets.
  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM).
  • Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS with hands on experience with public cloud provider (AWS, Azure).

Embedded Software Developer 

  • Development experience with common embedded operational systems (FreeRTOS, Zephyr, Linux).
  • Experience in adoption of mesh wireless technologies (Bluetooth Mesh, Wirepas, Thread, proprietary mesh).
  • Experience interfacing with cloud backend software using standard messaging protocols (MQTT, WebSocket).
  • Embedded software design utilizing TCP/UDP-based networking upon real-time OS or Linux.
  • Implementation of communication protocols: generic (ProtoBuf), industrial (Modbus) or lighting-specific (DMX/RDM, DALI).
  • Proven track record of delivering software/firmware development projects for commercial embedded systems based on ARM-core microcontrollers (ARM7, ARM9, Cortex) or wireless SoCs (Silicon Labs/Nordic).
  • Solid knowledge of embedded software design patterns, algorithms, data structures and best practices.
  • Experience debugging, profiling and analyzing embedded software using professional IDEs and toolsets.
  • High level of proficiency with C/C++ programming language, embedded RTOS and build tools.

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • 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.
  • 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).

How to apply for this position

If you believe you can fulfil any of the above listed roles, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@coolon.com.au with subject title as Engineering Specialist Application UKRAINE.

The information provided with each role is not the complete scope of requirements, but it does provide you with a good understanding of the key requirements and it does provide us with an opportunity to open a dialog with suitable applicants. Whilst our resources are not endless, our goal is to help as many people as possible though meaningful long-term solutions, and we see an offer of employment as one of those solutions.

If you are successful for the role we will discuss with you the most appropriate options for ongoing employment, be it based outside or in Australia.

Our thoughts and well-wishes are with all the people affected by the war in Ukraine, and we hope to see it come to a speedy conclusion. In the meantime, we are thankful to all individuals and businesses looking to make a positive contribution and we look forward to hearing from some of you in the very near future.

Best of luck and take care,

Coolon.

ERP Business Analyst

Posted — March 09

Location

Hallam VIC 3803

About the role

Coolon is constantly striving to improve efficiency and effectiveness through the adoption of intelligent business systems. This role will propel us further with our ERP implementation journey. 

Required skills and qualifications

In this role, your key responsibilities would include: 

  • Act as a business change driver to improve operational efficiency and productivity.
  • Capture, analyse and document business requirements and translate them into ERP solution.
  • Analyse and document ERP implementation decisions as technical requirements for the development team.
  • Manage the development, testing & implementation of ERP system enhancements.
  • Manage the installation of ERP module enhancements/updates through staging to production.
  • Facilitate user acceptance testing and deliver user training.
  • Monitor system performance and undertake basic system administration activities.
  • Provide the end-user documentation and training sessions for customised ERP features.
  • Provide ongoing support to ERP Users through the helpdesk system.

 

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

  • 3+ years of business requirements capture and analysis for the ERP/MRP/CRM systems implementation within a role of a Business Analyst or similar
  • Experience implementing and supporting ERP systems within a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with the ODOO ERP system
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels to document, design and implement ERP based business processes
  • Effective project management skills
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

How to apply for this position

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 ERP Business Analyst.

Please note due to the high number of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Embedded Software Developer

Posted — December 03

Location

Hallam VIC 3808

About the role

We are seeking a multi-skilled Embedded Software Developer 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.

Work Arrangements include results oriented flexible working hours within 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. 

Required skills and qualifications

Your duties and responsibilities in this role would include:

  • Development experience with common embedded operational systems (FreeRTOS, Zephyr, Linux).
  • Experience in adoption of mesh wireless technologies (Bluetooth Mesh, Wirepas, Thread, proprietary mesh).
  • Experience interfacing with cloud backend software using standard messaging protocols (MQTT, WebSocket).
  • Embedded software design utilizing TCP/UDP-based networking upon real-time OS or Linux.
  • Implementation of communication protocols: generic (ProtoBuf), industrial (Modbus) or lighting-specific (DMX/RDM, DALI).
  • Design of proprietary/customized networking protocols providing secure industrial communication.
  • Software architecture design for distributed communication/control systems.
  • Embedded software development for high-reliability industrial applications.
  • Design of signal processing methods and control algorithms and their implementation in the embedded firmware for target applications and systems.
  • Design and development of maintainable embedded software according to the corporate standards of quality.
  • Analysis, debug and testing of developed software on designated hardware.
  • Design and maintenance of software specifications, documentation and required user manuals for all stages of hardware lifecycle.
  • Research and implement application of new technologies in embedded software design.
  • Software design interfacing with or executing with a wireless stack (ZigBee/Bluetooth/Thread/LoRa).

 

To apply for this role, you`re expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven track record of delivering software/firmware development projects for commercial embedded systems based on ARM-core microcontrollers (ARM7, ARM9, Cortex) or wireless SoCs (Silicon Labs/Nordic).
  • Solid knowledge of embedded software design patterns, algorithms, data structures and best practices.
  • Experience debugging, profiling and analysing embedded software using professional IDEs and toolsets.
  • High level of proficiency with C/C++ programming language, embedded RTOS and build tools.
  • Experience implementing digital serial communications between micro-controllers and peripherals.
  • Deep understanding of digital and analogue electronics components and devices.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to analyse, decompose complex design tasks.
  • Effective team collaboration based on GIT version control toolset, task management and reporting tools.
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, Embedded Systems, Digital Engineering or similar.

How to apply for this position

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 Embedded Software Developer

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted to continue with the interview process.

All applications must have working rights in Australia and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for the interview.

Production Assembler

Posted — March 30

Location

Hallam VIC 3808

About the role

We are a Melbourne based electronics design and manufacturing company that specialises in the development, design and manufacture of innovative LED Lighting products for industrial and architectural applications. Due to continued growth and an increase in demand, we are looking for qualified candidates for a mechanical-electronic assembly position.

Job Description

  • read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, work orders, reports and assembly instructions
  • ensure control of assembly steps using the assembly drawings provided
  • prepare product components to be assembled and ensure that all of them have been quality-tested
  • perform assemblies to the highest quality standards using approved manufacturing procedures
  • inspect sub-assemblies for workmanship and compliance to documentation
  • pack finished assemblies for safe transit, affix shipping labels and layout for pickup
  • perform quality inspection throughout the assembly process
  • ensure that work tools are in good condition and that the work area is clean
  • keep work area organised, efficient, and productive
  • support various warehouse operations
  • maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Required skills and qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years experience in electronics manufacturing
  • LED lighting manufacturing a plus
  • Computer and software literacy required
  • Experience using hand and power tools to assemble products
  • Hand soldering experience
  • Good hand-eye coordination and excellent manual dexterity
  • Ability to read and interpret part drawings, understand dimensions and tolerances
  • Ability to work with small, detailed objects
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks without losing focus
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and remain focused with exceptional attention to detail
  • Positive team-oriented attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Exceptional communication, organisational and time management skills as well as being well presented and fluent in English

How to apply for this position

If you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position and satisfy the requirements listed above, please submit your resume, cover letter and any supporting documentation via Seek.

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted to continue with the interview process. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for an interview.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted — August 14

Location

Hallam, VIC, Australia

About the role

Coolon LED Lighting, a leading Australian design and manufacturing company specializing in advanced Industrial and Architectural LED Lighting solutions is offering an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified professional to join the R&D team.

This position offers a highly qualified multidisciplinary team of engineers, developing world class products and solutions as well as methods and equipment for their efficient production and testing.

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 the job responsibilities for this position.

  • 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.

Required skills and 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.

How to apply for this position

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

Please note that we are only accepting direct candidate applications at this time.

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted to continue with online interview process. All applications must have working rights in Australia and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for interview.

Electronics Design Engineer

Posted — August 14

Location

Hallam, VIC, Australia

About the role

FLC Microdesign is a leading Australian electronics engineering firm providing technical solutions and services for Coolon LED Lighting. We are seeking a multi-skilled Electronics 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.

To apply for this role, you`re expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven track record of delivering commercial hardware development projects for embedded systems.
  • Deep understanding of digital and analogue electronics components and devices.
  • Solid knowledge of hardware and embedded software design patterns and best practices.
  • Effective team collaboration based on version control toolset, task management and reporting tools.
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, Embedded Systems, Digital Engineering, etc.
  • Extensive experience in high density power electronics design including high voltage.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to analyze, decompose complex design tasks.
  • Good understanding of EMI and methodology of design for compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience with latest versions of Altium Designer.

Experience in the following areas will be advantageous for your application:

  • Experience debugging, profiling and analyzing embedded software using professional IDEs and toolsets.
  • Proficiency with C/C++ programming language, embedded frameworks and build tools.
  • Experience implementing digital serial communications between microcontrollers and peripherals.
  • Proficiency in use of sophisticated measuring and testing equipment as well as small tools and soldering equipment.

How to apply for this position

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

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted to continue with online interview process. All applications must have working rights in Australia and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for interview.