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Preventive APQP Engineer (m/f)

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: Garching, Germany, BY, DE

Company: HARMAN International


Job Responsibilities:


  • Creation of quality plans and assurance of adherence
  • Implementation of „lessons learned“
  • Definition of product quality gates
  • Execution of document reviews and quality gate reviews
  • Assurance of product maturity level, if required through escalation and closure of open issues
  • Check of effectiveness of measures
  • Moderation of workshops to predict the reliability of the product (functional block analysis)
  • Execution of internal audits and assessments
  • Creation of quality assurance reports
  • Interface to the customer related to preventive quality assurance questions
  • Assurance of adherence to handover regulations and processes from the development to operations including the application of the HARMAN PLM processes
  • Support the new product quality in product and process development phase, evaluate the potential quality risk/support to eliminate
  • Support the customer specific requirements evaluation and implementation throught the organization


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor / Master degree in Electronics Engineering, Communications Engineering or similar
  • Good knowledge in the following areas and with the following tools:
  • IATF 16949, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, Pareto, CP, MSA
  • VDA knowledge
  • ISO 14001 Knowledge
  • Experience (at least 4 years) in product development (HW / SW) and product manufacturing (production and supplier management processes)
  • Knowledge in Quality Management according to IATF 16949 and Environmental Management according to DIN EN ISO 14001 and other relevant quality assurance methods
  • Prior experience in APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) or Quality Control in a product engineering organization



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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