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Shure Incorporated - Senior Engineer, Acoustical Engineering

Posted On: 2019-7-24
Location: Niles, IL, USA

Here's your chance to transform sound! Shure's award winning Acoustical Engineering team is growing!
The Acoustical Engineer provides engineering expertise to multi-phase engineering projects across Shure; this includes the development and documentation of electroacoustic products and systems.


Work with senior staff by obtaining assistance with complex assignments.
Conduct and evaluate experiments for development of new designs or production related design concerns by typically implementing the standard Scientific Method.
Generate and analyze 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 practical knowledge of electroacoustics and the important factors that affect designs including dynamic range, THD, frequency response, polar patterns, and sensitivity.
Fabricate 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.
Learn and understand the many practical aspects of how the customer will use the finished product.
Potentially assume the role of a functional leader on a development team which may include mentoring less experienced acoustical engineers and team members.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of six (6) years of related work experience OR
Master of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience.

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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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