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Legrand NA Sustaining Engineer (2nd Shift) in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Position Description

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for aSustaining Engineerto join theKenall Team in Kenosha, WI. We are seeking a talented and experienced Sustaining Engineer to join our team in the lighting sector. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the continuous improvement and maintenance of lighting products, systems, and processes. Position will also lead or participate in cost reduction and productivity process improvements as needed. This is a 2nd shift position, Mon - Fri: 11:30am-8:00pm.

What Will You Do?

  • Manage product design throughout the product lifecycle, maintaining all cost, performance, and schedule requirements.

  • Perform root cause analysis to identify and resolve product or process issues related to lighting technology.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to identify and implement design improvements for existing lighting products.

  • Conduct cost analysis and feasibility studies to optimize the manufacturing and efficiency of lighting systems.

  • Create and maintain documentation related to product specifications, schematics, and technical drawings.

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and quality assurance teams to ensure high-quality production of lighting products.

  • Support manufacturing inquiries and technical issues related to existing lighting products and systems.

  • Participate in cost reduction projects as required.

  • Participate in productivity process improvements with manufacturing engineering.

  • Work with manufacturing on VAVE projects to reduce cost and labor.

  • Serve as a technical resource for purchasing.

  • Perform ECNs, drafting, documentation, and prototype construction.

  • Develop layouts and detailed drawings using 3-D solid modeling software to prototype VAVE solutions.

  • Preparation of required documentation, such as bills of material, detailed drawings, component specifications, packaging, specification sheets, instruction sheets, and engineering change notices.

  • Occasional domestic travel may be required.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.

  • 2-5 years of manufacturing experience within the lighting industry preferred.

  • Proficient in Inventor and/or Solid Works.

  • Computer literate including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Strong written and verbal English communication skills as required to discuss training, general direction and other position-related tasks.

  • Must be professional in appearance and attitude and possess the ability to work in a professional manner with customers, vendors, and employees at all levels.

  • High level of self-initiative and dependability.

  • Must be flexible to perform overtime duties or adjust schedule when required.

  • Resourceful and highly organized with an attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to manage, prioritize and balance multiple tasks.

  • Ability to work within a team environment.

    This job is performed under direct supervision and within the guidelines of authorized company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and business ethics.

    This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and departmental objectives, covering only the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties, responsibilities, or qualifications.

Company Info

About Legrand

Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext ( Legrand SA EPA: LR ) with revenue of €7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers’ needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit

About Legrand’s Lighting Sector

Legrand’s Lighting Sector consists of five lighting brands; Pinnacle ( , Finelite ( , Focal Point ( , and OCL ( which focus on architectural, decorative, and downlighting and Kenall ( which focuses on lighting for demanding environments. We employ a talented group of employees that love lighting to design and manufacture high performance, energy efficient LED lighting solutions for applications in commercial, educational, healthcare, as well as challenging environments such as tunnels and correctional facilities. With an eye toward sustainable design, our focus is on specification-oriented products and solutions that meet the functional needs of spaces while working in harmony with the designer’s vision for those spaces. We work with architects, engineers, and contractors to supply lighting built specifically for their client’s projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Category Engineering