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Quality Engineer, Electronic Components

Date: Feb 19, 2019

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115277 

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Position Summary:

The position is a key member in NA Quality ECAFA (Electronic Component, Assembly and Failure Analysis) lab to help Harman engineering communities understand the design, material, structure, manufacture process, quality and reliability aspects of electronic components that will be used or currently used in Harman products.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The position is an individual contributor, he/she will report to Senior Principal Engineer in ECAFA Lab.

Job Responsibilities:

The position of Quality Engineer will provide detailed analyses and evaluations of electronic components and assemblies in the areas of design, material, structure, manufacture process, quality and reliability to help Harman make important decisions in the areas (but not limited to) of:

  • Component procurements and component/supplier selections;
  • Quality and Reliability assessments of components and solder joints in product design and production;
  • Continued improvements and Corrective Actions in all stages of Harman product life cycle.

The components will include (but not limited to):

  • Printed Circuit Board, mechanical and mechanical-electrical components;
  • Passive components, e.g., resistors, capacitor, inductors, thermistor etc;
  • Semiconductor devices, e.g., diodes, transistors, integrated circuits etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field.
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledgeable in electronic components.
  • Knowledgeable in component failure analysis tools, e.g., microscope, cross-section, X-ray, SAM, SEM/EDX etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a science or engineering field
  • Prior working experience in electronic components

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in lab environment in Farmington Hills, MI
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% time.
  • 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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