Design and develop complex mechanical systems, components and assemblies for loudspeaker cabinets, transducers, rigging, suspension, brackets and fixtures among others.
Work closely with systems and transducer engineering teams to define and develop key mechanical assemblies, requirements and specifications.
Work closely with Harman and partner manufacturing facilities to transition and support the manufacture of loudspeaker systems, components, transducers, electronics and subassemblies.
Communicate, interact and leverage technology partners.
Discover and propose new ideas and technologies to the engineering and marketing teams
Research design options and perform experiments to determine potential design feasibility or application.
Construct prototypes, evaluate and document their performance, identify improvements
Explore new and existing materials and methods to solve design and/or cost challenges
Perform structural and thermal analyses of components and assemblies using finite element analysis software
Create and implement suitable tests to verify designs meet mechanical requirements including applicable international safety regulatory aspects
Collaborate with vendors to prototype mechanical components and assemblies
Create engineering models, drawings, test plans, and technical reports
Responsible for design/development activities which may include leading, participating in, coordinating or supporting:
Concept, planning, design and execution stages
Verification & Validation
Serve as a technical leader for major product development projects or multiple simultaneous projects.
Prepare technical reports.
Assist in the creation and release of Product Requirements, Design Specifications, and Design Descriptions for assigned designs, applicable standards and procedures. Responsible for recording and sharing technical knowledge gained with colleagues.
Review technical documentation for accuracy.
Evaluate product non-conformances and recommend design modifications.
Mentor other engineers and technicians.
Corporate / senior
Northridge , United States