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Shure Incorporated - Acoustical Project Engineer

Posted On: 2017-12-20
Location: Niles, IL, USA

Are you an acoustical expert? Our product development team is looking for talented engineers with MEMS or array development experience.

The Acoustical Project Engineer will executes Shure's multi-phase engineering projects involving the development and documentation of electroacoustic products and systems; work with minimal guidance from senior staff by obtaining assistance with new or complex assignments; conduct and evaluate experiments for development of new designs or production related design concerns by typically implementing the standard Scientific Method. Execution of the projects may involve multiple phases running either concurrently or consecutively; generate and analyze creative and effective design concepts using appropriate computer models. This would include applying equivalent design theory to transform a mechanical model into an electrical or acoustical model. Implement in-depth practical knowledge of electroacoustics and the important factors that affect designs including dynamic range, THD, frequency response, polar patterns, and sensitivity; Fabricate complex working models from design concepts using appropriate tools; understand and implement, from a theoretical and practical view, the typical materials used or suggested for use in the construction of electroacoustic transducers and systems; effectively use and recommend typical measurement tools for confirmation of new designs or to improve productivity and quality of existing designs; fully understand the many practical aspects of how the customer will use the finished product and often assume the role of a functional leader on a development team which may include mentoring less experienced acoustical engineers and team members.

Candidates must have earned a B.S. in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of related work experience, or M.S. with a minimum of 4 years of related work experience.

To be considered, please apply direct via Shure Careers at:

Please mention AES001100 when applying for this position.

About Shure Incorporated

5800 West Touhy Ave.
Niles, IL 60714

Phone: +1 847 600 6417
Fax: +1 847 600 1212

Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated ( is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones, wireless microphone systems, in-ear personal monitoring systems, conferencing and discussion systems, networked audio systems, award-winning earphones and headphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority.

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