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Associate Hardware Test Qualification Engineer

Date: Jan 16, 2018

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105367 

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Job Description

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Position Summary: Interface with relevant groups to ensure that necessary validation activities are included in the project plans and that all planned qualification activities occur.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have any direct or indirect reports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) for responsible products.
  • Maintaining and updating reports, files, and test data as required.
  • Supporting and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.
  • Develops and prepares preliminary drawings or sketches showing proposed specifications, design characteristics, wiring diagrams, BOM (Bill of Material), etc. and also makes recommendations regarding these items for consideration and evaluation by Manager.
  • Schedule testing activities for an assigned project, e.g. estimate required hours and record actual vs. estimated, assist with and resolve scheduling problems for assigned project/job and determine feasibility.
  • Works from customer requirements, detailed drawings, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, as well as verbal and written instructions.
  • Use multi-meter, o-scope, analyzers, digital analysis tools, signal generators, soldering equipment and computers to design and document test setups.
  • Responsible to perform other tasks as business needs require or as assigned by management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree Electrical Engineering or equivalant, (i.e Physics or Applied Sciences) 
  • 0-3 years relevant engineering experience.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of specific lab equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with a small team of technicians to complete projects.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Visio.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience with audio components: speakers, amplifiers, head-units, etc, and how they are designed, operate, and interact with each other
  • Experience in computer languages: C/C++, LabView/LabWindows, etc.
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques
  • Prior experience working with a team of technicians
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality systems (i.e. TS16949 and ISO17025)
  • Familiar with automotive communication protocols


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, MI
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (


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