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EMC Technician

Date: Apr 7, 2018

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105195 

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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:

  • Conducts physical testing of components following established procedures as required by in-house specifications or customer’s requests.
  • Operates electronic and electro-acoustical test and measurement systems.
  • Maintains all testing equipment including calibration and cleaning.
  • Maintains and updates files and test data as required.
  • Assists in the performance of lab testing and documenting of initial samples of new products for customers.
  • Assists in the preparation of statistical studies as required to establish reliability of electronic components.
  • Assists engineers by performing a wide variety and more complex range of duties such as testing, calibrating, adjusting and troubleshooting malfunctioning equipment.
  • Operates equipment, conducts tests, diagnoses problems, and assists in analyzing findings.
  • Works form detailed drawings, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, as well as verbal and written instructions.
  • Uses generally accepted methods to inspect, test, adjust and modify equipment.  Also performs work under regular supervision using accepted and basic principles, theories, practices and procedures.
  • Use machine tools, soldering equipment and computers to fabricate and document test setups.
  • Performs all types of mechanical and electrical testing including (but not limited to) the use of the following tools: multi-meter, o-scope, analyzers, digital analysis tools.
  • Performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving a sequence of related operations.
  • Assist engineers by investigating and researching textbooks, handbooks, records or other established and recognized resources to support technical data.
  • May check and review engineering drawing and calculations for accuracy.
  • Performs non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Develops or prepares schematics, designs, specifications, parts lists, or makes recommendations regarding these items.
  • May conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modifications of material, equipment or procedures.
  • May monitor or assist in scheduling of 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.
  • May direct the work of lower level technicians, or be responsible for training as required.
  • Responsible to perform other tasks as business needs require or as assigned by management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: 2 year Associates Degree or certification program, preferred in electronics.  Bachelors Degree in electronics preferred.  Additional experience can be substituted for education.
  • 5 - 7 years related electrical and/or mechanical experience.  Additional education can be substituted for experience.
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, supervise, train and direct a small operations team of contracted services.
  • Work requires a considerable variety of fairly steady active physical exertion with some lifting and/or continuous standing or walking.  Work requires regular speed, and high accuracy and adeptness to operate a limited range of equipment.  The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Experiences:                               Character Traits:                                             Skills:

Automotive electronics                                Integrity                                                            Analytical

Audio technician                                            Self-Disciplined                                               Inventive

Team environment                                        Self-motivated                                                Problem Solving Skills

Continual improvement                                Detail Oriented                                              5-why / Shainin

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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