Sr Professional Supplier Quality

Auto req ID: 13004 
Title: Sr Professional Supplier Quality 
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 Sr Professional Supplier Quality and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.


Job Summary

This position will serve as a resource regarding supplier quality issues, problem solving, and continuous improvement. Assists in the implementation of change and communicates the value and need for change. Assures that purchased parts and assemblies are processed and tooled to meet optimum quality, quantity, and cost requirements.


Job Responsibilities

Demonstrates working knowledge and experience in Supplier Quality. Ability to drive results with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Impacts quality of their own work through problem-solving tools, techniques, and methodologies and the work of others on their team.
Solves Supplier Quality problems by analyzing possible solutions using technical experience, judgment with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Provides informal guidance to new Supplier Quality team members and impacts the work of others within the group.
Effectively communicates complex information involving Supplier Quality to others.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred


Experience Requirements



Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Assurance and key business drivers such as gathering and analyzing data to make decisions and recommendations that solve problems and prevent reoccurrence.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a group and/or team and provide guidance to new team members.
Proven track record of teaching problem-solving and quality system management techniques.
Experience in influencing all levels of an organization, both internally and externally and ability to help lead projects with cross-functional teams.
Travel required up to 50%.



Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)



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 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: Yes  
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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