Production Technician 1 ($28.38)

Auto req ID: 9501 
Title: Production Technician 1 ($28.38) 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time:Full Time  


This role is posted for future recruitment needs at our Pilgrim Road Facility. We will contact applicants upon confirming vacancies for the Production Technician role. Due to this, candidates may experience a longer wait time until they hear from Harley-Davidson.


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 Production Technician 1 ($28.38) and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.



Job Summary:  The Production Technician 1(also known as “PT-1”) plays an important role in helping Harley-Davidson achieve its critical business goals.  This position is responsible for operating pre-set equipment for basic and repetitive production tasks such as; placing parts in specified relationship to each other and checking those parts for fit, function and cosmetic quality. This role also performs simple adjustments on equipment as required, as well as duties such as aligning, tightening fasteners, general servicing and gauging. This role requires the use of a variety of tools, inspecting and evaluating parts, components, assemblies, and reports defects during all phases of the process. Must be able to perform in a high-speed manufacturing environment. Assembly - Powdercoat


Assemble a powertrain in part of a zone or in a sub-assembly area. Assemble and pack powertrains in multiple stations within a work rotation group or a sub assembly area.  The Production Technician 1 works in a variety of roles, such as assembly, equipment loading/unloading, and powdercoat.



  • Must have High School Diploma, OR GED, OR one-year work experience, OR a Manufacturing Skills Standard Certification (MSSC) 
  • Must be shift flexible  
  • Ability to stand for longer periods of time  


Attendance Policy

  • Harley-Davidson expects that all workers be punctual for their assignment. As such, the Company utilizes an attendance policy which requires regular attendance. Please refer to the Harley-Davidson Motor Company Employee Absence Management Program document for additional information.



  • Employees may have the opportunity to work voluntary overtime. Employees can also be mandated to work overtime. Overtime can include up to four hours before shift overtime, up to four hours after shift overtime, and/or weekend overtime. Overtime will be paid at time and a half after forty (40) hours worked.



  • Production Technician 1s are represented by the United Steelworkers (USW).



  • Harley-Davidson requires that employees be shift flexible.


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. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here


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


Direct Reports: Yes 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
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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