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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical Systems

Auto req ID: 9642 
Title: Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical Systems 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
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 Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical Systems and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.

Job Summary

Sr Engineer Manufacturing Elec Systems position will Lead some develop processes, systems and best practices associated with world class manufacturing and testing automation in support of the operation and maintenance of production assets. Coordinate projects and provide technical support on new and existing machine tools for the production operations. There will be direct involvement in new equipment selection, approval drawings, component specification, recommend spare parts attainment, maintenance training requirements, preventive maintenance recommendations, manual and documentation procurement.

Job Responsibilities

• Continuously improve the Assembly lines, Work Cells and by reducing cycle time, reducing downtime and improving output.
• Support Trades in troubleshoot any controls related downtime events on the Assembly lines and Work cells as a priority.
• Maintain, modify, and properly version control equipment programs, configuration files, and documentation as changes are implemented. This includes but is not limited to hardware, electrical, safety, pneumatic, network, PLC, HMI, Robot, SCADA, and MES.
•    Experience in all aspects of machine tool controls (CNC & PLC)
o    Siemens and Fanuc CNC’s.
o    ControLogix/RSLogix 5000, Power Flex 700 Variable Frequency Drives, and EtherNet IP Communication
• Ensure proper implementation of and modifications to (ANSI/RIA15.06/OSHA compliant) control reliable safety systems for safeguarding robots, gantries, conveyors, and other high volume manufacturing equipment.
•    Knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance and Predictive
• Participate in development of controls standards and specifications by feeding back lessons-learned and gaps from each project to ensure that future projects will run smoother.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications


Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Experience with PLC software and Graphical Design Systems


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% 
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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