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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
Additional Location:
Novi, United States of America
Job Family:
General & Administration
Worker Type Reference:
Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee) - Intern
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role

As a Technical Program Manager - Intern, you will be responsible for supporting the program management team with organizing and executing product development tasks. You will work to support the program management team with cross-functional role planning, communicating, team building and executing a development plan to Harman and customer requirements.

What You Will Do

  • Support Program Management teams with audio system (system, speaker, and/or amplifier) programs, requiring both applications and international development engineering. 

  • Support program management with Sales, Supplier Engineering, and Design Engineering to set system cost target.  Meet system cost target.

  • Interact with all internal functions: design engineering, manufacturing, quality, purchasing, marketing, and sales.

  • Identify program issues as early as possible and drive resolution at the team level.  If resolutions requires management intervention, escalate to appropriate management personnel with proposed alternatives.

  • Help with audit task completion. Report major deviations from plan to appropriate management.

  • Perform and support inventory task.

  • Help with project report compiling and new process creation.

What You Need

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution having completed your Sophomore year or later, taking at least one class in the semester/quarter before participation in the internship program, and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program

  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA

  • Must have taken courses in, or closely related to, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to senior leaders and executives

  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Must be self-motivated and can work both independently and effectively as part of a team

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in Novi, MI

  • Complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Be willing to travel up to 10% occasionally to customer locations

  • Must provide full work availability from May 20, 2024, through August 9, 2023, and be able to work 40 hours per week depending on workload

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Working knowledge of coursework in marketing, design thinking or finance

  • Interest in Product Management

  • Interest in the audio or automotive industry

What We Offer

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

  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies

  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration and collaboration in a global environment

  • 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.