Engineer Manufacturing (2nd shift)

Auto req ID: 18726 
Title: Engineer Manufacturing (2nd shift) 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: PILGRIM 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT2 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


Our Powertrain Operations facility, located on Pilgrim Road in Menomonee Falls, WI, is where the “jewel” of the motorcycle comes to life. Pilgrim Road employees produce engines and transmissions for the final assembly plant in York, Pennsylvania, as well as transmissions, and replacement parts for sale through Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories business. Join our team as a Engineer Manufacturing (2nd shift) and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.

Job Summary

Enhance assembly manufacturing by assuring that the process tooling, documentation, and equipment is set up for optimum safety, quality, delivery, and cost requirements.  Provide technical support to analyze and develop manufacturing control systems.  Interface with Advanced Manufacturing, Quality, Product Engineering, Process Engineering, and Operations to ensure successful New Product Launch events and drive day to day improvements for current production.  Develop LEAN initiatives to drive manufacturing efficiency improvements for safety, quality, delivery, and cost. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction, guidance and training in the development of new processes and in the resolution of manufacturing problems
  • Participate with product engineering to design parts for manufacturability
  • Provide productivity improvements to reduce total manufacturing cycle time
  • Reduce overall costs through tooling and process improvements
  • Provide robust processes, tools and gages to reduce variation in the manufacturing process.
  • Provide processes that meet Harley-Davidson's standards in quality, ergonomics and safety along with sustaining required production rates
  • Support the development and implementation of systems and processes to ensure continuous improvement, world-class-level quality, and a high performance work environment
  • Interface with supervisors, process leads, product engineers and operators in the development of tools, fixtures, and machines to support existing and new product and process design

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications


Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding and practical application of lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Detail process planning including work balancing, work standard development, operator and equipment utilization, ergonomics, PFMEA, quality controls, tooling, fixturing, and gaging.
  • Knowledge of process control and quality assurance, SPC, and process capability, documentation/information using CAD, Network/software and PC applications.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000 standards and their relationship to company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Experience with formal problem solving methodology.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting capability.


Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We welcome everybody to join our family and be united no matter who you are or where you come from. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No  
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
Pay Range: na
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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