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Project Manager

Date: Oct 19, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 110342 

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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. 


Supervisory Responsibilities:  Team manager ~ 8 direct reports


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the active management of our portfolio of software development, customer demonstration projects, and series production tuning of HALOsonic technologies.
  • Lead and develop the project management skills of the PM and coordinator that report to this position.
  • Serve as the administrator for the other team members urganized under this position (development plans, performance reviews)
  • Serve as Scrum master for assigned Agile projects
  • You will be responsible for integrating proof of concept cars for Halosonic product lines.  Responsibilities also include creation and maintenance of project schedules, working with pre-development teams to acquire the right products for each project and managing the day to day execution of internal fabrication\system engineers. 
  • Active customer alignment with respect to schedules, deliveries and technical contents
  • Participation and support during the budget planning of programs and compilation of development requests
  • You will also cultivate relationships with external engineering partners to deliver technology components that are outside of Harman’s core capabilities, create and manage SOW and related business agreements. 
  • Other responsibilities include providing regular project status reports, representing Systems engineering in business strategy and planning activities, building technical collateral such as design guides, product integration procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of speaker and  amplifier technology as well as acoustic systems
  • Fundamental knowledge of active noise management technologies is highly desireable
  • Experience with Digital Signal processing algorithms and audio technology is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in project or line management leading automotive electronics system projects and/or engineering teams.
  • Proven history of achieving on time product delivery.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a globally distributed environment, occasional international travel is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – able to influence both technical and sales based audiences.


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:



  • Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance
  • Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition


Change Orientation:

  • Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things
  • Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs


Collaboration:  Connect, engage and communicate with others

  • Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships


Judgment: Make sound decisions

  • Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions


Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results

  • Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 15-20% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test




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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