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SQE Engineer - Business Unit Interface

Székesfehérvár, Hungary Job ID: 119601 Additional locations: None

HARMAN’s engineers and designers are creative, purposeful and agile. As part of this team, you’ll combine your technical expertise with innovative ideas to help drive cutting-edge solutions in the car, enterprise and connected ecosystem. Every day, you will push the boundaries of creative design, and HARMAN is committed to providing you with the opportunities, innovative technologies and resources to build a successful career.

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A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

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  • Work within cross functional project teams at Harman to ensure, that the purchased parts in compliance with the specifications from the beginning of series delivery up to hand over to SQA (PPAP release, APQP process). Determine and drive preventive actions of quality assurance.
  • Maintenance of quality related data for the suppliers in SAP until hand over to SQA staff. (usually at internal SOP)
  • Participation at the process for the Supplier Assessment System. Coordination and execution of Supplier Assessment to identify good supplier performance and/or any possible deficiencies, so that appropriate measures can be taken. Internal and external communication of the result of the Supplier Assessment.
  • Ensure that suppliers use appropriate statistical methods for significant characteristics at product and process controls. Correlate supplier and Harman measurement methods to insure resilient inspection results.
  • Coordination of change requests or product termination from suppliers in consideration to the impact for the Harman product and finally for our customer (minor or major change).
  • Monitoring supplier quality performance during mass production through the utilization of data-driven measurements, that are clear and effective, statistical methods and tracking the measurements. Insure suppliers provide appropriate action plans to resolve performance deficiency when expectations are not achieved.
  • Complete audits at assigned suppliers according to internal procedure of Harman.
  • Representation of SQE-E-tasks at internal and external process and system audits.
  • Active participation and representation of SQE on Team-1 Project meetings, successful launch of new Projects by coordinating SQE tasks and communicating with Responsibles.
  • Regular Reporting of the status and progression of new Projects, escalating significant isses to upper Management and actively participating in Problem resolution process.


  • Engineering education
  • Knowledge of automotive standards, i.e IATF 16949, 8D, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, Pareto, CP, MSA, VDA 6.3
  • Some years of working experience in quality and manufacturing processes
  • Experience in automotive industry
  • Strong experience in quality problem solving
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication, coordination, analytical and teamwork skills
  • SAP experience strongly preferred

Our offer:

  • Be a part of an international team working with the world’s largest automotive manufacturers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Extensive technical trainings
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee discounts on our HARMAN (JBL®, AKG®, HARMAN Kardon®) and Samsung products

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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Career Path

  1. Engineer

    An entry level role, the degreed Engineer knows and applies basic concepts and techniques of the profession under direct supervision and guidance. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree

  2. Senior Engineer

    A Senior Engineer provides a wider variety of technical support tasks using a combination of advanced engineering principles and techniques. They operate with little guidance/supervision as Subject Matter Experts (SME) in their defined area of specialization. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years’ experience.

  3. Principal Engineer

    Principal Engineers are recognized as an emerging expert. They lead the conceptualization, design, implementation and testing of technologies, tools, or process while consistently demonstrating technical expertise and ingenuity. They demonstrate the ability to plan, define, and execute projects with no supervision. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 12 years’ experience.

  4. Senior Principal Engineer

    Recognized as a technical expert, Senior Principal Engineers consistently demonstrate high levels of technical expertise, ingenuity and creativity. They develop and apply advanced technologies, engineering principles, theories and concepts, and have broad knowledge about the design and operation of systems outside of their specialty. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 16 years’ experience.

  5. Distinguished Engineer

    A Distinguished Engineer has a strong record of creativity and innovation. They advance engineering principles, theories and concepts, and are recognized as a Company-wide authority in one or more technical areas. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 20 years’ experience.

  6. Fellow

    A Fellow is an industry recognized expert with a significant body of peer reviewed research and journal publications and frequently speaks at conferences. Acts as a HARMAN ambassador. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 25 years’ experience.

  7. Senior Fellow

    A Senior Fellow is the most accomplished of an elite group of engineers, widely recognized as a World renowned expert in their field of expertise. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 30 years’ experience.

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Employees Say


When faced with challenging projects, I ask the opinion of other engineers, make more mockups and try as many solutions as it takes to find the best one.


I feel like our commitment to excellence drives me to make sure I collaborate with the right people and teams to deliver great results.


I work with some talented and experienced people at HARMAN. They drive me to find better solutions, and working with them helps me grow.


  • On Demand Technical
    Training Resources

    Deepen your technology knowledge in Product Security, Android, Python, System, Software, and Hardware Architecture, and System testing.

  • Career Progression

    Transparent career progression with tangible and specific goals to work towards in preparation to meet your ultimate career aspirations

  • Collaboration

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  • Global Impact

    Work with engineers from across the Globe to create world class design and production solutions.

  • Diversity & Inclusion

    Our engineers to take pride in their unique character, cultural and work identities and are encouraged to bring this valuable perspective to their work.

  • Health & Wellness

    Local health and wellness initiatives, resources and activities are provided to help you achieve work/life integration and support maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.

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