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Date: May 26, 2019

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116002 

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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:

Coordinate and manage Supplier Quality on a global basis. Drive or assist in supplier selection, approval, and development processes. Support component selection, supplier changes (PCNs), risk analysis and mitigation, supplier audits, problem solving and corrective actions processes.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any direct or indirect reports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive supplier improvements in quality systems and performance through the utilization of clear and effective data-driven measurements and statistical methods.
  • Perform supplier site visits to assess supplier’s quality management systems, processes, and technical abilities.
  • Work with Harman manufacturing plants, engineering, and sourcing to resolve supplier problems.
  • Provide support in the analysis of supplied part warranty and 0KM returns.
  • Review supplier problem solving activities and failure analysis reports, drive improvements in responsiveness and effectiveness.
  • Work within Harman cross functional project teams to ensure that purchased parts comply with specifications throughout the production life cycle.
  • Administer quality improvement activities, controlled shipping, and complaint handling

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial or Equivalent).
  • Knowledge of the principles and procedures related to Supplier Quality Engineering, Mechanical and/or Electronics manufacturing, statistical process control (SPC), problem solving, automotive production part approval process (PPAP), auditing to IATF16949 and VDA6.3 requirements, and quality management systems.
  • At least 5 years of previous experience in manufacturing (Injection molding, Stampings, Castings) and/or supplier quality.
  • 5-7 years experience in manufacturing and/or quality control of mechanical, Modules (Functional and Class A Plastics, Metals,).
  • Experience with Statistical Methods, Problem Solving Methodologies, Reading Engineering Drawings, GD&T, PPAP, FMEA, measurement system assessment (MSA), APQP and Automotive Quality Management Systems.
  • Tracking of data and information in computer databases or spreadsheets. Communicating and presenting data to stakeholders to drive for resolution of issue.
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Team oriented and self-driven

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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