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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
Additional Location:
Novi, United States of America
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the execution of an RFI/RFQ. This includes managing the team of architects, engineers, and supporting roles to complete required deliverables for the RFI/RFQ as defined by the HARMAN process.  You will ensure the RFI/RFQ response is completed per the defined schedule and expected quality.  You will partner with Customer Group teams to ultimately deliver the RFI/RFQ package to our customers.

What You Will Do

  • Form and lead a cross-functional team developing the RFI/RFQ following HARMAN Process, maintaining the RFQ schedule

  • Leverage products and platform components aligned with the portfolio strategy and the overall Sales pursuit strategy.

  • Ensure the RFQ milestones and reviews are prepared with expected quality levels (e.g. Concept Reviews, Business Case Reviews, Customer Technical Presentations, etc).

  • Consolidate the plan-of-record and assess risks, opportunities, assumptions, and deviations for a particular program to enable a robust decision process by management.

  • Maintain dashboards for executive review of RFQ status, showing pertinent KPIs and consistent tracking.

  • Ensure delivery of all technical inputs to the program Business Case

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering

  • 8+ years of industry-related experience

  • Fundamental knowledge of Program Management processes in project estimation, execution, and process implementation.

  • Excellent organizational skills and comfort with detailed information, including financial, technical tasks and workstreams, and deliverables/action items.

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

  • In-depth understanding of all the supporting business functions and principles.

  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills to have effective communication at all levels of the organization.

What Makes You Eligible

  • 5+ years of Automotive Experience in Infotainment, Car Audio, Speakers, Electronics, Clusters, ADAS or Central Compute Units

  • Experience working on automotive RFQs

  • Automotive business landscape knowledge

  • Be willing to travel up to 15%, domestic and international travel

  • Be willing to work in an office in Novi MI

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)

  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University

  • Competitive wellness benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development


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.