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Senior EMC Engineer

Date: Feb 22, 2019

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114846 

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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 Responsiblities:

  • Lead other department EMC Intern and Technicians.
  • Developing and rewriting test plans and reports looking for continuous improvement.
  • Meeting with the customer for the overall EMC test plan and design approval process.
  • Assisting in troubleshooting at vehicle level with customer as needed.
  • Preparing presentations and summaries as needed.
  • Stay informed of all new customer specifications make recommendations of new equipment requirements.
  • Assist with ISO17025 as available and needed.
  • May act as technical lead in EMC lab.
  • Design, develop, implement and verify new EMC test methods.
  • Specify test equipment for current and new EMC test methods.
  • Design and build test support equipment for EMC testing.
  • Build automation for test methods where practical and technically sound.
  • Completes other related duties as assigned by the manager.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

May require supervision of EMC Technicians and/or EMC Interns.        


Basic Qualifications & Skills:


  • BSEE, BSEET, BSCS, BS Physics or equivalent minimum requirement.
  • 5+ years EMC qualification or related experience, automotive industry background highly desirable.
  • Advanced EMC and test solutions knowledge for automotive industries.


Physical Demands:

Manual Dexterity

  • Limited manual dexterity required.


Physical Effort

  • Work requires handling lightweight materials or equipment with no special speed or exertion.


Working Conditions


  • Ordinary office, shop, field, or warehouse working conditions with some slightly disagreeable features.  Must be able to travel to Harman and customer sites as needed. 



  • Negligible.  Little or no exposure to hazards.


Preferred Qualifications:

Character Strength

  • Overcomes obstacles to meet commitments. 
  • Demonstrates personal integrity in all interactions.


  • Maintains a professional demeanor during the development process.
  • Demonstrates the ability to accept criticism.


  • Demonstrates a belief in self and the organization.
  • Maintains confidence when presented with challenges.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrates ability to clearly communicate the design process.
  • Effectively leads meetings, speaks in public and prepares correspondence.

Memory Recall

  • Recalls details, precedents, and prior events to ensure consistency in action.
  • Recalls experience, training, and education and applies concepts to the job.

Mental Alertness

  • Demonstrates ability to conceptualize. 
  • Solves problems through deductive reasoning.


  • Challenges self to greater levels of achievement.
  • Strives to meet and exceed customer (internal or external) needs.

Technical Skill

  • Applies education, training, and experience toward mastery of job requirements.
  • Well developed technical skill set related to EMC concepts.
  • iNARTE Engineering Certificate highly desirable.

Verbal Ability

  • Communicates detailed information logically and clearly.
  • Makes effective presentations.

Work Habits

  • Effectively organizes time and work.
  • Meets commitments when made. 

Work Teams

  • Demonstrates sufficient business vocabulary to communicate effectively and develop a professional rapport with others.
  • Leadership skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 20%
  • Willingness to work in an office (Novi, 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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