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Barbizon Lighting
New York, NY
Production House

Expires: 12/05/18

Job Dates

Full Time Job

Pay

$75,000 + Bonus + Fully Paid Benefits per week

The Company
Open for business for over 71 years, the Barbizon Lighting Company (Barbizon) is the worlds leading provider of turnkey entertainment lighting systems and products - specializing in the sale, service, and installation of lighting, rigging, and control equipment for television, film, live productions, performing arts, themed environments, houses of worship, and architecture. From Barbizons 14 locations in North America, Europe and Australia, we provide industry leading solutions for our wide range of customers. Known as the industry leader, Barbizon boasts uncontested range of experience, time tested relationships with product manufactures, and a first-class team of Systems Integrators, Project Managers, Field Service Technicians, Specifiers, Sales Associates, General Administrators, and Managers.
Barbizons completed projects list includes jobs ranging from the lighting of the spire crowning the top of New York Citys 1 World Trade Center to broadcast studios for NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, Telemundo and ESPN. Other examples include the Oprah Winfrey Theater at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History, the galleries of the Renwick Gallery, and exhibit spaces at the Newseum, Spy Museum, and the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Other completed projects include the Crown Fountain in Chicagos Millennium Park, the Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, the Citi Field Stadium, and the custom programing of pixel-mapped skyscrapers for the 2017 broadcast of the NFL Draft.
The Job Position
The Systems Manager oversees the entire operation of our New York offices Systems Department. The team is comprised of Systems Integrators, Project Managers, Field Service Technicians and administrators who provide the integration and project management services for installations and projects of varying sizes whether our customers are lighting the top of the worlds tallest sky scraper, illuminating an historical 3-level bridge, designing an amusement park attraction, or renovating a smaller community theater, our Systems Department has them covered every step of the way.

Key Tasks + Responsibilities
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the New York Regions System Department.
Oversee the activities of the Systems Team; hire, train, mentor, and evaluate new employees
Ensure that the Systems department is on track to meet financial goals through the design and execution of business plans and strategies to promote + attain financial performance. Develop and implement budgets, prepare reports for senior management and ensure the department complies with company policies.
Ensure that the Systems Department has the adequate and suitable resources to complete its activities.
Organize and coordinate operations in ways that ensure maximum productivity and staff development.
Assess departmental performance against objectives.
Represent the department at industry events and internal meetings.
Responsible for developing and implanting departmental strategy.
Responsible for directing contractual negotiations and assisting/participating in the negotiations as may be necessary.
Responsible for contributing to the corporate strategic growth via multiyear departmental plans.
Maintain productive working relationships with all employees, manufacturers, customers, and industry leaders
Develop, revise, and maintain standards for systems pricing, project management and field service.
Employee mentoring + performance reviews.
Responsible for supervising and executing all approvals for insurance, liens and contracts.
Work with Sales Lead to assess profitability and other criteria on specific jobs to determine which jobs to bid and which not to bid.
Other duties as assigned.

Skills + Attributes
Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
Business Acumen
Financial Management
Strategic Thinking
Customer/Client Focus
Communication Proficiency
Leadership
Decision Making
Performance Management
Product Knowledge.
Effective negotiator.

Experience + Educational Requirements
BS, BFA or MFA in technical theatre, television, engineering or related fields preferred but not required.
Minimum of 7 years industry, systems integration and sales experience at the dealer or manufacturer level.

The Benefits
The Barbizon Lighting Company is deeply invested in the well-being and happiness of our employees and their families. Barbizon provides competitive compensation, including comprehensive health care to the employee and the employees spouse and children at no cost to the employee. Additionally, the company provides a match to each employees 401(k) deferment, company-paid life and disability insurance, paid time off, and participation in both the companys Profit Sharing and Employee Stock Ownership Program.


Contact

Fred Null

Director, Human Resources

fnull(at)barbizon(dot)com

(212) 586-1620

Business Address

456 West 55th Street

New York, NY 10019

Posted: 06/05/2018 16:42:48 EST

Last Updated: 06/05/2018 19:00 EST

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