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Harman International - Senior Principal Engineer, Acoustics

Posted On: 2020-3-2
Location: Struer, Denmark

About the Role & What you will do:

Harman EPIC UeX, located in Struer Denmark, is proving all of Harman’s automotive brands with strong iconic User Experiences concepts created with understanding and respect for each brand’s DNA - based on creative innovation and technologies within acoustics, interaction, material technologies and industrial designs.
Located in the Harman EPIC Sound UeX team, your responsibility is to create, drive and deliver Advanced Sound-field Control concepts for In-car solutions and create and delivery Harman’s newest acoustical technologies enabling cutting edge user experience concepts across a broad range of Automotive products and Brands. You will collaborate with other parts of Harman’s advanced acoustic research and development teams, to drive sound and acoustic technologies from idea over proof of concept, prototyping to hand-over for mass production preparation. Responsibilities include development of acoustic concepts technologies in connection with industry leading Automotive OEMs globally. You will also work with external partners and Universities to develop acoustic concepts and solutions for integration into high performance car audio experience systems and potentially consumer devices and infotainment systems.

What you need:

•Master or PhD degree in Acoustics engineering or similar
•Strong Expertise in Sound-field control and complex concept and product development within Acoustics
•Substantial experience in relevant tools like Matlab and Comsol
•Expertise in general Audio technologies – both digital and acoustics
•Passion for high quality audio experience and products
•Proven history of delivering multiple products containing new sound technology
•Expertise in automotive-based acoustics and automotive market dynamics is a benefit
•Must be able to work effectively in a globally distributed environment, occasional international travel is required
•Strong English written and verbal communication skills – able to influence both technical and sales based audiences
•Proven adeptness at navigating joint development projects with external partners

What is Nice to Have:

•Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition
•Having a proactive, goal-oriented approach to decision making
•Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with all levels of a global matrixed organization
•Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs
•Understanding and working in past organizations that have centralized and de-centralized structures as business requirements change

What Makes You Eligible:

•Willingness to travel 10-20% of the time
•Willingness to work in the Harman office in Struer, Denmark

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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