Machine Repair

Auto req ID: 3301 
Title: Machine Repair 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time:Full Time  
Shift: 2nd or 3rd Shift

Pay Rate: $44.84


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 replacement parts for sale through Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories business.

Join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic and help build the worlds most sought after Motorcycles.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the production operation by providing immediate response to all breakdowns to minimize CNC equipment downtime and follow all escalation processes as defined.
  • Utilize advanced welding techniques to repair machine components.
  • Ensure machine availability goals are met by participating in and organizing Root Cause Analysis and Continuous Improvement activities to increase equipment up time.
  • Assist in training employees in production roles to perform simple Maintenance tasks as associated with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
  • Perform routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) activities.
  • Perform Predictive Maintenance (PdM) activities, Vibration Analysis and Ultrasonic leak detection.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of automated equipment including Robotics, Gantries, Conveyor systems and part washing machines.
  • Spindle rebuild and balancing of components and sub-assemblies
  • Repair and Maintenance of Assembly line equipment.
  • Operate necessary material handling equipment to transport supplies and to make installations and repairs with associated rigging.
  • Precision alignment and scraping.
  • Machine Tool leveling and geometries.
  • Safety!


Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Journey-level card as a Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic, Machine Repair, CNC Service Technician, or equivalent experience.


Experience Requirements 

Five (5) years of CNC machine repair experience including:

  • Troubleshooting and repair of CNC metal working equipment, Horizontal Machining Centers, Vertical Machining Centers, Slant Bed Lathes, Twin Spindle Lathes, Gear Hobs, Gear Shapers, Grinders, and Hones.
  • A good understanding of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Operating manual metal working equipment such as:  Drill presses, Mills, Lathes, and Grinders to make or modify machine replacement parts.
  • Interpreting prints of machine assemblies, layouts, hydraulic and pneumatic systems for troubleshooting and repair.
  • Utilizing Microsoft Office and Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP), or equivalent program.

Post job offer screening includes successful completion of a drug screen, physical, post offer employment test (POET), and background check. The POET will include items such as cardiovascular intake, range of motion measurements, hand grip and pinch strength testing, static lifting, pushing and pulling at various heights and positions, dynamic lifting with progressive weight loading, functional dexterity testing and positional tolerance testing.


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.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time hourly 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.


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


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country) 





Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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