Mechatronics Engineer

Auto req ID: 20661 
Title: Mechatronics Engineer 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: PILGRIM 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


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 Mechatronics Engineer and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.

Resource Tasks/Description of Scope:

  • Technical and process owner for implementation of connected factory software (ex Ignition) and/or reporting software (ex Power Apps/Power BI and Sharepoint)
    • Collects customer and stakeholder input
    • Prioritizes pilots, implements solutions, plans future projects, implements strategy
    • Partners with Adv Mfg Dig Mfg Tech Lead to set the vision for connected factory
  • Participates in / member of Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence (COE)
    • Supports creation of standards for new and existing equipment
    • Implements connected factory/digital mfg transformation at the site level
  • Leads/Implements connected factory solutions
    • Digital Cockpit: Machine and data connectivity, Data collection/Data lake, Live OEE tracking, Electronic defect mapping – SCADA view
    • Andon (non-assembly)
    • Digital work instructions
    • Creates reports and digital dashboards
    • Automates shopfloor performance tracking
    • Creates focused reports to drive OEE, Scrap, FPY, etc continuous improvements
    • Analyzing data and present data through reports that aid in decision-making within operation/manufacturing processes.
    • Ability to convert raw data into interactive and easy to understand dashboard report out
    • Design/define and develop reports, databases, and technical aspects of the system
    • Chart creation and data algorithms, parameters, models, queries, and scripts
    • Familiar with data science, business intelligence, and data analytics
    • Data integration, data warehousing, modeling, business intelligence, and business concepts
    • Creating data dashboards, custom BI products, scripting languages and programming
    • Ability to convert data into stories
  • Identifies, benchmarks, pilots, and implements digital, IoT, and automated innovations within manufacturing to realize operational cost reductions
  • Supports and/or leads manufacturing digital innovations
    • Supports new CAP projects to ensure new equipment meets connected factory/digital specifications
  • Analyzing data and present data through reports that aid in decision-making within operation/manufacturing processes.



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: 58,000 to 88,000
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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