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DK_Aarhus N_Olof Palmes Alle 44 No.35
Additional Location:
Aarhus N, Denmark
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

Harman Professional in Aarhus develops automated lighting fixtures under the Martin brand. Martin by Harman is one of the world leaders in R&D and manufacturing of automated, intelligent entertainment and architectural lighting.

Harman Professional offers a good work environment, which is dynamic and informal. The daily work offers many exciting challenges that will bring you further both professionally and personally. We value a high degree of freedom, with clear responsibilities. In Harman Professional, you become part of a team with highly qualified and motivated employees and an exciting future in a growing company. The R&D team operates globally (DK/China/India/Hungary) and in this role will interact across all teams.


You will join our Lighting Engineering department based in Aarhus, Denmark in the position of: 

Manager, Electronics Engineering

About the Role:

The Manager of Electronics Engineering is responsible for leading the Danish Electronics R&D Engineering department of HARMAN Lighting R&D, which is tasked with the Electronics development for new technologies, platforms, products, product enhancements and product redesign of HARMANS lighting products in close corporation and synchronization with the China based Electronics development team and the global Optical, Mechanical, Firmware, Systems and Test & Validation teams. Moreover, the position includes responsibility for quality assurance and product qualification during product development from the Electronics side.

The Manager will assume responsibility for a department consisting of a mix of engineers and technicians including our Electronics prototype laboratories in Denmark. Whereas our Electronics teams are located both in Denmark and in Shenzhen, China, this Manager is responsible for the Danish team only. The Manager is directly responsible for the Danish team setup, people development and the project task and resource alignment in close corporation with the Manager of the China based Electronics development team, to define which teams run which activities.

In this role, you are expected to act as a role model for good global collaboration and to have a focus on continuous improvement to drive and promote improvement in working processes.  You will ensure that the team can develop innovative technologies whilst delivering projects within specification on time. The Manager will assume responsibilities of the continued development of the department Systems and Tools across the different Engineering departments.

What You Will Do:

  • Management of the Danish Electronics development teams including resource management and employee development.

  • Timely execution of all Electronics solutions assigned to the Danish team in all roadmap projects, both technology, platform and NPI.

  • Challenge the design solutions to ensure right electronics design solutions is chosen by the project team.

  • Setup right processes to ensure high quality deliveries by the electronics development team.

  • Lead electrical laboratories development and maintenance.

  • Lead innovation, technology and platform development of electronics systems used in lighting products.

  • Alignment and standardization of tools and processes needed for smooth integration of all technologies and platforms into NPI projects – for the global team and in alignment with other functional areas; Optical, Electrical and Firmware Department and Systems Engineering and T&V Department

  • Budget responsibility and follow up.

  • Cross departmental systems and tool development.

  • Selection of correct design concepts used for new products or improvement for existing concepts.

  • Development of product variants, based on known products.

  • Ensuring that product quality issues reported from the marked or production sites are solved together with the Engineering Sustaining organization.

  • Support sustainability tasks to keep production running smoothly of released products and to support customer demands.

What You Need:

  • High level of drive and motivation to lead a global R&D organization around research and development.

  • Capability to continuously improve work systems and tools.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering.

  • Proven ability in leading highly skilled employees through changes – and in a global context.

  • Ability to communicate and align processes and interfaces across a global organization.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes linking ideas, technology projects and platform projects to product development projects.

  • Ability to drive activities in an agile setup.

  • Good understanding of electronics development tools example Mentor Graphics, Matlab, Simulink, or other similar tools

  • Knowledge of electronics technology used in lighting products.


  • This role requires you to have Danish / European right to work, we are unable to offer any sponsorship for this role.

  • Willingness for occasional travel to other Harman Pro development centers.

  • Occasional international travel

What We Offer:

HARMAN Professional offers a good work environment, which is dynamic and informal. Daily work offers many exciting challenges that will bring you further both professionally and as a person. Also, we value a high degree of freedom, with clear responsibilities. In HARMAN Professional, you become part of a team with highly qualified and motivated employees and an exciting future in a growing company.

  • At HARMAN, we value diversity and inclusivity, and foster a friendly and supportive global working atmosphere. We believe in investing in our employees through career development opportunities, professional training, and competitive market-based compensation. As part of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer a commuter travel package, pension, and employee discounts on world-class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.).

  • As a HARMAN employee, you will have access to professional development opportunities through HARMAN University's business and leadership academies, internal talent management leadership acceleration programs, and our "Be Brilliant" employee recognition and rewards program.

And a few reasons you might love it:

  • We're seeking talented and passionate individuals to join our team and help us transform the way people experience sound. As a global leader in the audio industry, HARMAN offers the chance to work with iconic brands like JBL, Harman/Kardon, and AKG, as well as cutting-edge technology and industry-first features.

  • We value excellence and brilliance in all our 30,000 employees and we're looking for talented individuals who share our passion for innovation and superior sound technology. If you're looking for a career full of brilliant possibilities and the chance to work on industry-first features, then HARMAN is the place for you!

Don't miss out on the chance to be part of a culture that values excellence and brilliance in all our employees. Apply now and take the first step towards a career full of brilliant possibilities!

We look forward to receiving your application! Send your application with your resume and letter of motivation. We will process the applications as we receive them.

For more information about the position or the recruitment process, feel free to contact our Recruitment department on: or call +31 6 48 449 645

Join HARMAN and discover a world of endless possibilities!


HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.