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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 take a central position in driving implementation of simulation tools, methods and best practices across the automotive division

What You Will Do

  • Lead the creation of processes to ensure uniform application of simulation tools during product development.
  • Provide insight into the latest research direction of the simulation industry
  • Provide leadership for the evaluation of new simulation tools
  • Drive roadmap planning and technological evolution of simulation capabilities.
  • Act as the corporate expert for the use and interpretation of simulation tools and methods
  • Utilize simulation methods to produce reliability estimates without the need for physical testing
  • Correlate simulation methods and tools to physical testing to ensure known relationships can be developed for simulation methods vs. physical testing.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science
  • 10+ years of simulation experience
  • Ability to lead teams which have no direct reporting authority
  • Effective communicator at all levels within organizations

What is Nice to Have

  • A PhD degree in simulation use with Automotive industry
  • Experience with design of Automotive ECU’s

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic and international travel
  • Be willing to work in an office where the regional validation laboratory is located
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer location
  • 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.