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Program Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Garching, Germany, DE

Company: HARMAN International


Tasks / Responsibilities:


  • Overall program responsibility for realization of Car Audio Programs
  • Responsible for the development and industrialization of new car audio programs and products while meeting cost, quality and timing milestones
  • Steering of Team1 with related sub-teams and external suppliers
  • Top level planning and controlling
  • Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments
  • Responsible for Change Management process (incl. internal/external Change Control Boards)
  • Program & technical interface towards OEM-customer for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment
  • Responsible for transition from prototyping to production incl. ramp-up 
  • Lead support during RFI/RFQ-phase to compile feasibility studies and to complete product performance specification
  • Reporting towards customer and internally incl. top management
  • Program execution according to HARMAN Project Life Cycle Management Processes (PLM / PMI PM Book)


Required Skills:


  • University degree in engineering (electrical engineering, information technology, mechanical engineering or appropriate graduation)
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in project or line management
  • Ability to manage very large multifunctional teams in worldwide locations
  • Strong customer focus required
  • Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management
  • Experience with functional safety considered a plus
  • Experience with electronic manufacturing
  • Fluent technical and commercial English skills
  • Ability to motivate and to communicate
  • Ability to mediate between conflict parties
  • Willingness to travel



Our Offer:



  • Work in international teams with the biggest worldwide automotive customers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Employer contribution to company pension plan
  • Training on the job and extensive technical trainings
  • Further career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as
  • flexible working time
  • free parking spaces or allowance for public transportation
  • language courses
  • daily lunch allowances
  • employee discounts on our HARMAN products (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon)
  • and much more...





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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