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DE_Garching_Parkring 1-5, DE_Karlsbad_Becker Göring Straße 16
Additional Location:
Garching, Germany | Karlsbad, Germany
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the role:

In this role, you will be a key contributor for driving implementation of Reliability mindset and best practices across our Automotive Division.

You will work in a global environment ensure our Product Reliability strategy and Automotive graded mindset is successfully achieved by using your expertise, training/coaching skills and strong multilevel communication capability.    

What You Will Do

  • Drive the creation of Product Reliability best practices
  • Drive establishment of new reliability methods and tools supporting the Product Reliability strategy 
  • Ensure alignment and acceptance of Product Reliability roadmap and implementation planning with key stakeholders and Senior Management across all SBUs 
  • Lead the implementation of Product Reliability best practices, methods and tools
  • Monitor and report the status of implementation planning to Senior Management
  • Use your expertise to guide and train projects in test to failure, highly accelerated life testing (HALT) and use of simulations
  • Lead creation and tracking of reliability growth models and escalate issues to key global stakeholders
  • Drive training, implementation and coaching in the program use of product usage profiles 

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other science related degree
  • 10+ years of experience in Engineering / Reliability / Quality field
  • Effective communicator at all levels incl. senior leadership within organization
  • Certified Reliability Engineer would be a plus
  • High degree of initiative, responsibility taking and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)
  • Background in design or testing of Automotive ECU’s as well as experience in training and coaching global development teams and a structured failure analysis / problem solving experience would be a plus

What We Offer

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Attractive salary package based on the Metall & Elektro Tarif Baden Wurttemberg and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program

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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.