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Cost Engineer Summer 2019 Intern

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 113143 

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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. 

 

Position Summary:

HARMAN’s diverse portfolio of businesses and customers offer interns a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of projects and practices.  As a member of our team, your primary role will be to support the Best Cost Analytics team through the creation of tools and databases that can be used to improve the efficiency of HARMAN’s cost modeling efforts and improve the ability to effectively analyze/visualize the data used to build cost models.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Automation of cost model generation to account for multiple currencies and multiple regions
  1. Creation of database(s) and associated scripts that would enable automatic population of the database using cost model data
  1. Creation of tools/methods to analyze and visualize cost model database data
  1. Creation of database(s) to store cost model input data including labor rates, foreign currency exchange rates, machine rates, etc.
  1. Creation of database(s) to store electronic component data including pricing data
  2. Creation of documents & training to enable others to use databases and tools that have been created

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution having completed your Sophmore year or later, taking at least one class in the semester/quarter prior to participation in the internship program and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Must have taken courses in scripting languages such as Python or VBA.  Strong experience with Excel and databases (e.g., SQL) is highly beneficial.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to senior leaders and executives
  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI
  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work
  • Must provide full work availability from May 20, 2019 through August 9, 2019 and be able to work 40 hours per week
  • Highly prefer candidates who live within a commutable distance
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

HARMAN (harman.com) 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!  (www.harman.com)

 


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