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Assoc Engineer, Electronics

Date: Mar 24, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105505 

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Position Summary

This position is within HARMAN’s Professional Division, based in Shenzhen Development Center (SDC). Harman is hiring the most passionate, innovative, and driven engineers on the planet to create the next generation of professional products. The desired candidate has a demonstrated record of delivering successful products to market. 


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any direct or indirect reports. 


Job Responsibilities

This Engineering Technician will work in a collaborative environment to create new products for Harman Professional. The position will support project teams by building prototypes, troubleshooting hardware problems, testing products, and maintaining an exemplary working lab environment.

  • Assemble parts kits.
  • Build prototype and pre-production products.
  • Track prototype parts and push vendors to meet delivery schedules.
  • Solder through hole and surface mount components.
  • Perform functional testing on prototype and pre-production products.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly lab.
  • Arrange for shipping and delivery of prototype components.
  • Review BOMs for accuracy and completeness.
  • Troubleshoot hardware problems and provide clear feedback to design engineers.
  • Support electrical and mechanical engineers.
  • Order and maintain lab equipment.
  • Work with contract manufacturers to solve problems in production.
  • Set up listening and evaluation tests for loudspeakers and other products.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electronics or related discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience working in an electronics lab or engineering environment.
  • Excellent soldering skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and solve electronic problems.
  • Ability to communicate issues to design engineers.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Excellent understanding of fundamental electronics theory.
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, results-oriented, matrix environment.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to make good decisions and follow scientific methods.
  • Professional-level written and elementary oral English skills.



Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronics or related discipline.
  • Fluency in written and oral English.
  • Passion for music and audio, including recording music, mixing live music, or playing a musical instrument.



Required Work Traits/Competencies

  • Motivated to take 100% ownership of assignments.
  • Willing to put in the necessary time and commitment to make projects successful.
  • Must rapidly identify and fix design and process flaws.
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork spirit and communication skills.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and work to tight deadlines. 
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must demonstrate character strength and personal integrity in all situations.
  • Must be a dependable, accountable self-starter.



Eligibility Requirements

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
  • Willingness to work in Shenzhen, PRC.
  • 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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