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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 1:59 AM

Req ID: 99024
Position Summary:
This position is within HARMAN's Lifestyle Audio Group located in Northridge. The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is the team leader for the ME function for Performance Audio and Connected Home loudspeakers. The primary role is the competent reduction of ID, EE, AE and marketing product ideas into successful manufactured products through the use of standardized specifications and methods.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has direct reports: Interns, contract ME, Junior ME

Job Responsibilities:
Interfaces with ID, AE, EE, PM and marketing teams to develop a concept into a manufactured product.
Ensures that specifications (3D models and 2D CAD) adhere to industry standards such as ASME Y14.5.
Develop mechanical design data, sketches, notes and calculations necessary to present design proposals. Create initial design considering such parameters as manufacturability, fit and tolerances, function requirements, suitability of material, human factors, reliability, maintenance, cost and design trends.
Provide technical direction for production of drawings, construction of experimental models and fabrication of prototypes.
Organizes design release packages and leads design reviews of those packages.
Contributes to the development program documentation, BOM's, FMEA, owners and technical manuals.
Supports scheduling activities of projects. Manage product timelines to meet NPI goals.
Originate and develop the mechanical packaging design for complete assemblies or systems.
Documents and reports on status and results of task assignments.
Perform liaison activities with outside organizations (customer, contractors, vendors, etc.) to obtain information and advise on technical problems.
:Directs the dimensional inspection of incoming parts and assemblies and reports results to vendors, PM and other functional teams.

Basic Qualifications:
:BSME, or the equivalent (to a degree) in appropriate related technical experience and education (high school graduate with some college level courses or (technical training)
:Non:degreed personnel in this category requires a minimum of 12 years of experience in mechanical engineering or the equivalent of appropriate education and related work experience as deemed necessary by management.
:Computer literate in MS Office and photo editing software.
:Highly skilled in SolidWorks
:Highly skilled in 2D CAD, eg. Autocad, Draftsight
:Working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 standards
:Working knowledge of dimensional metrology
:Familiar with manufacturing methods, tools for manufacturing and tools for measurement.
:Knowledge of DFM, DFMEA
:Basic understanding of production processes: wood milling, painting, PVC wrap, casting, die casting, injection molding, compression molding, CNC
:Basic understanding materials science
:Knowledge and experience in manufacturing database software as related to Bills of Material and MRP.
:Conceptual and detailed design within a CAD environment.
:Good communication and organizational skills
:Team player

Desired Characteristics:
:Bachelors degree with 5+ years of electronic packaging design and/or analyses experience
:Experience building prototypes
:FEA experience

Preferred Qualifications and Desired Competencies:
:Clear and strategic thinker; proven experience in translating strategies into actionable plans
:Capable of handling multiple projects / initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion
:Responsible for projects that have hard deadlines that must be met.
Team Player:
:Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with all levels of a global matrixed organization
Change Orientation:
:Must not only adapt, but must champion new and more efficient methods and techniques to meet the needs of the company
Customer Focus:
:Must treat all customers


• Location: northridge, San Fernando Valley

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