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EU Halosonic Manager (m/f)

Date: Jun 8, 2018

Location: Garching, Germany, DE

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 106741 

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  • Manage EU HALOsonic engineering team responsible for demonstration vehicle builds and series production tuning.
  • Forecasting of resource requirements (e.g. personnel, equipment, track time)
  • Program responsibility for realization of internal and external strategic projects like System Concept Development and Concept Cars for Harman Sound Management programs
  • Planning, controlling esp. cost/budget controlling of customer specific demonstrations.
  • Active customer alignment with respect to schedules, deliveries and technical contents
  • Participation and support during budget planning of programs and compilation of development requests
  • Follow corporate product development (or applications) process.  Ensure the compliance of team members.
  • Technical steering for selected functional areas.
  • Regular meetings with OEM-customer and internal stakeholders for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment of audio systems
  • Presentations and information reports and analysis to internal and external customers
  • Identify program issues as early as possible and drive resolution at the team level.  If resolutions requires management intervention, escalate to appropriate management personnel with proposed alternatives.
  • Audit task completion.  Report major deviations from plan to appropriate management.
  • Provide monthly reports in requested format.
  • Recommend continuous improvements development process.  Complete other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  • 5+ years of experience in project management 
  • Experience managing small engineering teams
  • University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering or appropriate graduation)
  • Profound knowledge of acoustic systems and NVH
  • Beneficial: knowledge in Active Noise Cancellation
  • Good presenting and reporting skills
  • Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management especially w/r to planning and controlling
  • Technical and commercial English fluently
  • Ability to analyze, to communicate and to present
  • Willingness to travel (15%)  



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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