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Shure Incorporated - Acoustical Engineer II

Posted On: 2018-11-19
Location: Niles, IL, USA

Have a passion for audio?
Want a great career?
Shure wants to hear from you!
Our coveted Acoustical Engineering group is growing!

Under general supervision, the Acoustical Engineer II assists with the design and implementation of high quality and highly reliable transducers, microphones, and integrated electro-acoustical systems and supports new product development teams by designing electro-acoustical circuits, building and evaluating prototypes, performing experiments, and generating documentation.

Representative Duties:

• Conduct and evaluate electro-acoustical experiments for the development of new transducer designs and systems by understanding how the customer will use the finished product and by implementing the standard Scientific Method.
• Fabricate and test working models of various design concepts using appropriate tools.
• Develop and implement practical knowledge of frequency response, polar patterns, sensitivity, dynamic range, and distortion.
• Generate and analyze electro-acoustical design concepts using appropriate computer models including the application of equivalent design theory to transform a mechanical model into an electrical or mathematical model.
• Develop an understanding, from a theoretical and practical view, of the typical materials used or suggested for use in the construction of various transducers.
• Assist in the improvement of productivity and quality of existing designs by using or recommending the use of appropriate measurement tools.
• Provide multi-disciplinary support to manufacturing and production by resolving technical issues associated with components, parts, products or systems.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience
• Master of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering

How to Apply: Go to the Shure Careers Page at
Choose the link for Engineer II, Acoustical, Niles, IL
Click on "Apply"

Please mention AES001208 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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