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Sr Test Engineer, Lighting

Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105413 

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Position Summary:

We are looking for a Senior Test Engineer to help test and qualify lighting products for both retail and professional markets globally.

As a test engineer you will be part of both in-house development projects and JDM/ODM/OEM development projects. For in-house projects you will be part of ensuring that our products are verified and validated according to specification. For JDM/ODM/OEM development projects you will be part of the entire process from sourcing JDM/ODM/OEM suppliers to delivering products according to specification. This includes working with suppliers focusing on ensuring product verification and validation as agreed and in accordance with standards and conduct critical test in-house or at 3rd parties. All this in close cooperation with both Systems Engineers, Project Managers and Product Managers.

As Senior Test Engineer you will become part of a talented team of engineers in our Shenzhen Development Center (SDC) and refer to Name, Department.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Job Responsibilities:

In close cooperation with the Systems Engineer, the Test Engineer performs and manages tests for in-house projects and supports the JDM/ODM/OEM suppliers in executing product test and verification plans that are in accordance with standards, reviews all test documentation and associated reports, and conducts critical tests in-house or at 3rd party test facilities.

  • Manage test plans and perform test and verification activities for in-house development projects according to the Product Requirement Specification (PRS), standards, and use-scenarios.
  • Support test and verification activities at JDM/ODM/OEM supplier according to the Product Requirement Specification (PRS), standards, and use-scenarios.
  • Critical review of all test and verification documentation and associated reports.
  • Contribute to design reviews of samples, prototypes, and 0-series products, incl. FMEA and knowledge sharing.
  • Plan, execute, analyze, and document test and verification activities in-house or at 3rd party.
  • Ensure availability of test equipment, either in-house or at 3rd party.
  • Ensure proper product test documentation.
  • Participate actively in development project engineering risk assessments and support defining and executing proper technical risk mitigation plans
  • Communicate closely with Systems Engineer (and Project Manager).
  • Provide effort estimates for own work packages to project management within product development projects
  • Support delivering products to the market on scope, time, cost, and quality.
  • Support quality assurance and supplier quality control.
  • Ensure or execute relevant performance measurements of products.
  • Act as a role model within discipline; especially for peers, engineers and technicians
  • Scout for discipline-specific input to technology and platform roadmaps


Basic Qualifications:

  • MS in engineering, e.g. mechanical or electrical, and min. 5 years experience in test and verification of electro-mechanical products.
  • BS in engineering, e.g. mechanical or electrical, and min. 10 years experience in test and verification of electro-mechanical products.
  • Experience with software testing.
  • Experience with reliability testing including application relevant stress tests, vibration test, temperature tests and humidity tests.
  • Strong interest for product test/qualification and product quality.
  • Analytic, systematic, and pro-active approach to test and verification tasks.
  • Strong interest in technical root cause analysis.
  • Able to organize own time to ensure project progress.
  • Fluent in Chinese and English speech and writing.
  • Comfortable with fast-paced and multitasking environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with compliance test and verification.
  • Experience with lighting products.
  • Experience with JDM/ODM/OEM suppliers.
  • Experience with professional market (BtB) and associated standards.
  • Experience with retail market (BtC) and associated standards.
  • Experience with products for external use (application environment) and associated standards.


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.



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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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