Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Auto req ID: 22128 
Title: Sr. Manufacturing 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 Sr. Manufacturing Engineer and help build the world’s most sought-after motorcycles.

PTO Scrap cost is approximately $13/unit or ~ $2.5M annually combining internal and external supplied materials.  A dedicated engineering resource assigned to reducing/eliminating top scrap contributors can significantly reduce the scrap spend.  Current engineer and quality resources are tasked with day-to-day tactical problem solving.  The Scrap Engineer will use data analytics to focus on top contributors and deep dive root cause. 

Target/Focus Areas:

  • Steel machined parts
  • Purchased parts damaged in Assembly
  • Engine Pulls

A 10-percent ($250K) reduction in scrap is targeted for year 1.  Contributing requirements and pre-requisites to be successful is system data analytics through improved machine and PowerBI reporting from the Mechatronics Engineers. 


Resource Tasks and Job Description:

  • Combine aspects of a Sr Quality and Sr Mfg Engineer.
  • Six Sigma, Black Belt, and Red X problem solving skills required.


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: 76,000 to 114,000
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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