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Sr Engineer, Mechanical(Lighting)

Date: May 22, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Position Summary:

We are looking for a new colleague to:

Develop and integrate static and dynamic mechanical designs into our lighting products. Engage in project work as mechanical engineering resource.

As Senior Mechanical Engineer you will become part of a talented team of engineers in our Shenzhen Development Center (SDC) and refer to Professional Solution.


Job Responsibilities:

The job responsibilities as a Senior Mechanical Engineer links into the development of leading products and solutions for automated, intelligent lighting. The mechanics are used in stage lighting, video products, and architectural applications. In the job lies a need for attention to detail, as well as the overview and understanding of the relation between mechanical design and the electronics, optical and software designs – in order to secure that we get outstanding quality in light-output, movement via stepper motors, among other parameters that makes our products outstanding.

This entails:

  • Design/Re-design of the mechanical systems forming the automated, intelligent lighting products both for individual product developments and for sustaining projects. This covers calculation and design of the mechanical product scheletons as well as the exterior shells of the products.
  • Design/Re-design of the motion systems enabling fast, smooth and reliable operation of the automated lighting products both for individual product developments and for sustaining projects. 
  • Verification of mechanical designs covering different stress tests, vibration tests and temperature tests both in-house and external.
  • Act as a role model within discipline; especially for peers, engineers and associate engineers
  • Participate actively in development project engineering risk assessments and support defining and executing proper technical risk mitigation plans
  • Provide effort estimates for own work packages to project management within product development projects
  • Scout for discipline-specific input to technology and platform roadmaps


Basic Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in mechanical engineering and min. 5 years’ experience in development of electro-mechanical products or B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and min. 10 years’ experience in development of electro-mechanical products.
  • Experience in Mechanical design and specification.
  • Experience in design and specification of motion systems.
  • English, spoken and written.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to actively work as part of a team/project team.
  • Ability to connect the dots between own tasks and project/team deliverables, work proactively and independent, and engage in technical debate with other functions.
  • Good understanding of tolerance-critical design.
  • Good understanding of electrical motors and motion control.
  • Ability to use Matlab, Simulink or similar simulation tools.
  • Ability to work in Solid Works.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work in an office
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


  • Open and positive attitude
  • Good sense of humor
  • Able to communicate well with colleagues
  • Actively seek transferring of knowledge with colleagues

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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