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Sr. Process Engineer - SMT

Date: Mar 2, 2019

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, QUE, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 109170 

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Position Summary: This position is focused within HARMAN Automotive Electronics. The Electronics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Process Engineer to support local and remote Electronics process/equipment activities.  The ideal candidate will have a background in Electronics high-volume manufacturing, Assembly automation, Tooling Design, Machining, CAD, PFMEA and project management, with excellent problem solving skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any direct or indirect reports.

Job Responsibilities: This position will have strong influence on Harman's OEM Electronics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering initiatives; supported through frequent interactions with regional and local colleagues to deliver on AME prototype and plant process/equipment launch requirements. As a functional expert, this role has design concept and collaborationresponsibility on new manufacturing processes and equipment through the following responsibilities:

  • Using Harman's AME Standard Operating Procedures, ensure pilot Design Validation activities meet the Product Lifecycle Management milestone objectives.
  • Work closely with AME assembly and process engineers to launch, test and validate new tools, machines and processes in Queretaro plant.
  • Work on Manufacturing RFQ for new electronics product designs. Prepare process, tooling, and equipment cost quotes and justify project cost.
  • Simultaneously work on multiple projects. Work closely with the Product Engineering team to ensure that new product design for manufacturing per Harman process specifications.
  • Work with cross-functional team to close any open Design Validation issues prior to the transfer of launch information to the manufacturing plant.
  • Support manufacturing launch team on daily activities during Process Validation (PV) phase.
  • Using robust Design of Experiments, develop new and additional high-volume manufacturing capabilities with outside integrators from concept through successful operation.
  • Work with all engineering disciplines and manufacturing to identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Initiate design changes for value engineering.



Basic Qualifications:

  • BSMET, BSEET  with 3 to 10 years of related experience
  • Thorough knowledge of machine design concepts
  • Solid Modeling CAD experience required, like CREO, Solid works or equivalent is preferred
  • Machine runoff and statistical analysis (gage R&R etc) experience
  • Should be able to create process documentation and work instructions (VJIs)
  • Demonstrated experience with mechanical automation and integration
  • Knowledge of PLC and PC machine control (Omron, Rockwell, Visual Basic, C Sharp)
  • Project finance knowledge/capital budgets and request for appropriations
  • Project management of timelines and budgets


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in leading a global team
  • Knowledge of machining & fabricating processes.
  • Knowledge of quick changeover methods and practices
  • Assembly tool/fixture design experience
  • Ability to work within time and budget constraints.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel upto 20%.
  • Willingness to work in Qro. MX office and travel to international manufacturing facilities.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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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