• Senior Engineer, Acoustical Engineering

    Job Locations US-IL-Niles
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  • Overview

    Here's your chance to transform sound! Shure's award winning Acoustical Engineering team is growing!


    The Acoustical Engineer provides engineering expertise to multi-phase engineering projects across Shure; this includes the development and documentation of electroacoustic products and systems.


    • Work with senior staff by obtaining assistance with complex assignments.
    • Conduct and evaluate experiments for development of new designs or production related design concerns by typically implementing the standard Scientific Method. 
    • Generate and analyze design concepts using appropriate computer models.  This would include applying equivalent design theory to transform a mechanical model into an electrical or acoustical model.
    • Implement practical knowledge of electroacoustics and the important factors that affect designs including dynamic range, THD, frequency response, polar patterns, and sensitivity.
    • Fabricate working models from design concepts using appropriate tools.
    • Understand and implement, from a theoretical and practical view, the typical materials used or suggested for use in the construction of electroacoustic transducers and systems.
    • Effectively use and recommend typical measurement tools for confirmation of new designs or to improve productivity and quality of existing designs.
    • Learn and understand the many practical aspects of how the customer will use the finished product.
    • Potentially assume the role of a functional leader on a development team which may include mentoring less experienced acoustical engineers and team members.


    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of six (6) years of related work experience OR
    • Master of Science Degree in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or Acoustical Engineering with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience.


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