Principal Mechanical Engineer

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

Risk assessment


Design reviews

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

North America

Northridge , United States


United States



Corporate / senior