Supply Chain Leadership Experience Accelerated Program (LEAP)

HARMAN International - Novi, MI4.0

Requisition Id : 115825

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.

Position Summary:
Ready to explore a world of opportunities? If so, the Leadership Experience Acceleration Program (LEAP) is just for you. At HARMAN, we invest in the future talent of our organization by developing early career professionals. Over the two-year program, the Operations LEAP member will rotate through three Operations roles within the HARMAN Group, with one being an international rotation. In the process members will gain global experience, enhance their operations skills and build an in depth understanding of the technology, businesses and functions within HARMAN.

In addition, you will participate in a mentoring program to help guide your experience, gain access and exposure to HARMAN University courses, in-person group learning, virtual and self-paced programs while developing a strong peer and global network.

Are you driven to solve complex problems? Do you thrive in a results-oriented environment? In addition, are you seeking an opportunity that strikes your creative and technical abilities? If yes, then LEAP is for you!

Supervisory Responsibilities:
For the initial rotations, it is expected there are no direct reports. As the Operations LEAP member progresses through their assignments, they will acquire supervisory responsibility as part of the development program.

Within any projects set during the assignments, the member may retain supervisory responsibility for team members as required within the specified project.

Job Responsibilities:
There are 3 rotations over the 2 year life of an Operations LEAP program member. Below are examples of the rotations:

Materials Analyst

Collaborate with a cross functional business team in all stages of the Integrated Demand Planning Process
Support managers within the SIOP team in preparing and analyzing forecasted data to identify business constraints
Work cross functionally to mitigate the constraints and realize a forecast that can be supported by the business
Support the team in analyzing the integrity of master data especially with revision level changes to ensure a clean data setup
Assist with the NPI planning process from initial data planning to ensure plants are ordering needed material on time

Logistics Analyst

Collaborate with Shared Services on Procure to pay project for bookends and deliverables, sorting out issues and developing a better process
Work with external service provider to tie transactions back to financials and budgets as part of a Supply chain tracking milestone project
Engage in logistics sourcing activities, including analysis of offers and selection/recommendation of service providers

Product Sourcing Analyst

Assist cross-functional VA/VE project team to identify cost down and design to cost opportunities in telematics programs
Collaborate with Global platform in identification and implementation of alternative components for viable long term suppliers for risk mitigation
Create proposals for potential future diverse suppliers in supply chain
Create database for sustainability of continued technology growth

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors or Masters degree preferably in Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain, or related
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Highly analytical
Strong work ethics and principles
Team player with positive attitude to succeed
Strong aptitude for manufacturing and business operations

Desired Competencies:
Leadership: Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance

Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition

Change Orientation: Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things

Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs

Collaboration: Connect, engage and communicate with others

Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships

Judgment: Make sound decisions

Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions

Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results

Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence

Eligibility Requirements:
Willingness to travel
Willingness to work in an office initially in Novi, MI
Willingness to relocate to an international Harman office for a 6-month assignment in Budapest, Hungary or other international location
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Any offer of employment for any position that requires use of a HARMAN or customer owned vehicle is contingent upon the applicant having a clean driving record, which will be evaluated and determined in Harman’s sole discretion; however, applicants may have no more than 4 active points for moving violations (issued by any motor vehicle agency), and applicants must have no references to operating a vehicle under the influence of controlled substances within the last 10 years.

Commitment to the program and assignments over the two years


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. 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. HARMAN offers 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! (