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EMC Hardware Validation Engineer

Date: Oct 19, 2018

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112083 

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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. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates, the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) for responsible products.
  • Interface with other Harman quality organizations to ensure all qualification issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for developing electrical and mechanical tests and analysis for electronic components to determine that processed materials are meeting required standards and specifications, while maintaining and updating reports, files, and test data as required.
  • Responsible for planning 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 form detailed drawings, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, as well as verbal and written instructions.
  • Responsible for training as required for specific test setups.
  • Responsible to perform other tasks as business needs require or as assigned by management.
  • Must have the necessary experience to review and suggest improvements to EMC test setups when necessary as well as to supervise the job performed by both EMC technicians and coops
  • Must get familiar and follow the quality system, contributing to the overall success of the laboratory to keep both the ISO 17025 accreditation as well as our customers' recognition

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Electrical Engineering minimum degree required, or other related engineering fields. i.e. BS Computer Engineering. 
  • 5 years related electrical engineering experience.
  • Willingness to work in a Second Shift Position
  • Prior experience with audio components: speakers, amplifiers, head-units.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Prior experience working with a team of technicians
  • Knowledge of audio components (speakers, amplifiers, head-units etc) and how they are designed, work, and interact with each other.
  • Understand how to use specific lab equipment including data acquisition systems, oscilloscope, multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, digital analysis tools, machine tools, soldering equipment and computers to design and document test apparatus.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and work with a small team of technicians to complete projects.
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.
  • iNarte Certification is a plus


Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Experiences:                                    Character Traits:                               Skills:

Automotive electronics                                       Integrity                                             Analytical

Audio engineering                                             Self-Disciplined                                  Inventive

Team environment                                             Self-motivated                                   Problem Solving Skills

Continual improvement                                     Detail Oriented                                  5-why  

ISO 17025 Experience

Proficiency in computer languages: C/C++, LabView/LabWindows, etc.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • 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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