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Sustain Engineer, Supplier Quality

Shenzhen, Guangdong Additional Location: Shenzhen, China Job ID: R-13088-2022

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Position Summary: Briefly describe the primary purpose and function of this position.

This position is within HARMAN’s Pro Division, The Supplier quality team is looking for the ultimate team player to support supplier quality development and project release.  The Successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of success with hands on execution in supplier quality improvement

Job Responsibilities: List the professional and/or technical competencies needed when performing the key responsibilities of the position.  Explain the degree to which this position affects the business (i.e. making decisions, defining or setting strategy, etc.). Please further explain the breadth of the impact this position has (i.e. affects own team, department, function, division, geography, etc.)

  • Lead quality solution with supplier and do supplier quality development.
  • Lead the outgoing sampling inspection in supplier side.
  • Involve in the changes with engineering/supplier, follow up improvement action with engineering and supplier.
  • Drive supplier FPY and PPM improvement to meet company’s goal, monthly supplier meeting review the progress; yearly supplier audit and follow up audit findings.
  • Do data analysis to find out quality focus and work on the focus to reduce or prevent the quality failures.
  • Aggressively handling customer quality complaint and implement corrective action quickly, lesson learning report to project team and manager.
  • Work closely with sourcing team on new supplier audit and cost reduction /supplier transfer project
  • Support supplier on 6Sigma project, use proper quality tool to support supplier at issue analyzing and verification.
  • Support BU sourcing on new component development and BU factory on critical quality issue resolution

Basic Qualifications: List the minimum and desired education (including degrees, licenses, certification or registrations) and experience needed to perform the key responsibilities of the position.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electronics engineering, quality engineering
  • At least 8+ years of product/component design, supplier quality, product quality experience. Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment
  • Good English in speak and writing

 Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies: Please list the preferred qualifications and ideal behaviors needed for this position based on the following:

  • Having a proactive, goal oriented approach to decision making.
  • EMS supplier quality experience, more prefer Audio experience
  • Product/ component design experience or manufacture process experience, DFM/DFA experience
  • Acoustic knowledge, GD&T knowledge
  • Lead ISO auditor
  • PPAP/MSA/SPC/PFMEA/Control plan deep understanding

Team Player: Having respect for colleagues; leading teams with clarity and accountability.

  • Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with project team and supplier.

Change Orientation:  Able to adapt to changing demands and conditions.

  • Act as a Change Management expert and enabler on various projects and programs across the business

Customer Focus:  Providing exceptional service and quality to external and internal customer.

  • Understanding and working in past organizations that have centralized and de-centralized structures as business requirements change

Self-Awareness:  Accepting responsibility for personal development and actions.

  • Have clear objectives and strives to exceed them
  • Takes ownership for personal career and skill development


Eligibility Requirements: List specific location of position and % of willingness to travel

  • Willingness to travel 50% of the time
  • Willingness to work in Guangdong factory can be base on the Shenzhen.

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. (


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