HARMAN's engineers and designers are creative, purposeful and agile. As part of this team, you'll combine your technical expertise with innovative ideas to help drive cutting-edge solutions in the car, enterprise and connected ecosystem. Every day, you will push the boundaries of creative design, and HARMAN is committed to providing you with the opportunities, innovative technologies and resources to build a successful career.
A Career at HARMAN
As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you'll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do everyday.
About the Role
In this role you will guide the Intelligent Cockpit Strategic Business Unit's operations for the Product and Platform organization, working with the operations teams within these organizations. The HARMAN product portfolio is planned to generate annual revenue of greater than $3.5B for the SBU and includes over 1300 engineers globally. This includes planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing business operations for these teams. This also includes working with global manufacturing teams to ensure manufacturing footprint capacity meets current and future roadmap for projects in the region.
What You Will Do
Support the Intelligent Cockpit business unit with day-to-day business operations at peak efficiency, developing and executing the "rhythm" for business operations.
Ensure the HARMAN Resource Management Process is executed, tracking changes to project staffing needs and ensuring accuracy in the data and the reporting.
Coordinating reviews for hiring requests to ensure alignment with the latest product business case and change requests.
Develop Operation Review material along with the product operations teams, ensuring a single source of data is used in a consistent way.
Drive resolutions of procurement and production issues that impact the profitability of the SBU.
Driving achievement of SBU targets in terms of Schedule, Budget, Cost, and Transformational Goals related to your region.
Support SBU contributions to the Automotive division's profitability initiative for the Product and Platform organization.
Interfaces with supporting organizations and provides reporting data for making key decisions.
Presents performance reports and metrics to the SBU and Divisional leadership as needed.
What You Need
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Engineering
10+ years of industry-related experience
Fundamental knowledge in terms of Project Lifecycle Management methodologies, PM processes in project execution, project management, and process implementation.
Experience with Agile Methods (SCRUM), especially as it relates to project-level information and reporting.
Excellent organizational skills and comfort with detailed information, including financial, technical tasks and workstreams, and deliverables/action items
Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
In-depth understanding of all the supporting business functions and principles.
Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills to have effective communication at all levels of the organization.
What Makes You Eligible
Be willing to travel up to 15%, domestic and international travel
Be willing to work in an office in Novi MI (hybrid; must be local to the Metro Detroit area)
Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment
What We Offer
Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer location
Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
Competitive wellness benefits
Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria
An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development
HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. ()
HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.