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Sr Engineer, Packaging

Date: Jun 20, 2019

Location: Shenzhen, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116079 

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Position Summary:

Assigned to support the Design Team in the development of new products packaging, through Harman’s New Product Introduction (NPI) process.  Develops design and or feasibility studies to support the NPI teams regarding packaging specification, quality and reliability.  Supports customer testing to observe consumer behaviors and help to mitigate present and future project risks.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing new packaging and improving existing packaging for a variety of products in whole NPI process.
  • Submit packaging solutions to meet or improve safety, customer satisfaction, costs, quality, and environmental footprint.
  • Play a major role in strategic decisions such as standardizing packaging spec & BOM & assembly across all business teams and deploying sustainable packaging strategy throughout HM ODM supply chain network.
  • Lead or manage multiple projects on packaging details while participating in cross functional working groups, supporting key technology development for packaging design, spec, quality & reliability, assembly, warehouse, transportation and printing


Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the use of software such as AutoCAD and Illustrator, with the ability of review and editing packaging dieline & artwork files.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English, including technical documentation using Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Knowledge of common manufacturing methods and “best practices” involving packaging, soft pouch and hard case.
  • Knowledge and experience with packaging structure practices, including forms of 3D printing and post processes such as finishing, die-cutting, handwork, assembly.
  • BSME, or equivalent, with 8+ years of packaging engineering. Lifestyle audio packaging experience would be preferred.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Honest, with the ability to accurately report both good and bad news
  • Ability to work diligently in order to meet a schedule
  • Innovative and willing to take calculated risks
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to advise or mentor members of the design team
  • Able to work with aggressive goals on multiple programs
  • Ability to work closely and effectively amongst members of a design team


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.

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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