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Harman International - Principal Engineer, Acoustics

Posted On: 2019-7-25
Location: Shenzhen, China

Job Description:

• Responsible for audio system acoustic design, responsible for sound quality of all audio products. Micro speaker system tuning experience is a plus;
• Support GPLM to define and review the product concept. Contribute innovation and provide technology roadmap to support marketing strategy;
• Support Product Specification and Program Execution teams in the development of headphone products, define acoustic requirement, interact and communicate with related functions as required.
• Support sound quality control in collaboration with Quality and other team;
• Reviews product designs with the Program Manager and supplier to insure the understanding of all product acoustic requirements prior to supplier quotation.
• Provides input to Product Specification team to match potential supplier's development capability with product requirements and design.
• Responsible for assisting suppliers with acoustics design help.
• Monitor acoustics testing of new products and components at suppliers and Contract Manufacturers as required.
• Responsible for conveying, communicating, and preserving original product definition, design integrity, performance and cost expectations, and scheduling requirements of assigned projects
• Perform acoustic tests on headphone products using proper test systems as required.
• Perform subjective listening test and evaluate sound quality of headphone product.
• Stationed at key suppliers design and manufacturing facilities, as an on-site "advocate" and "extension" of the development.
• Assist line manager to improve sound development process.

Basic Qualifications:

• Must have good hearing and be capable of accurately evaluating sound quality of audio product.
• Bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical or acoustical engineering.
• At least three years experience working as a headphone engineer in new product development.
• Experienced in headphone testing using proper equipment;
• Good at communication;
• Good spoken English language skills and write technical documents in clear and concise English.
• Experienced with computers, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply:

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About Harman International

400 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: +1 203 328 3500

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Harman (NYSE: HAR) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets— supported by 15 leading brands including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with Harman audio and infotainment systems. Harman has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Harman is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with Harman!

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