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Staff Engineer Advanced Manufacturing


Rayong, 21, TH

Auto req ID: 1555 
Title: Staff Engineer Advanced Manufacturing 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: RAYONG  
Additional Location:   
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 


We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can’t do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?


Our International Markets are focused on delivering the H-D strategy to build the next generation of riders, these markets support creating and fulfilling the dreams of our existing and the new riders.  The International Market is made up of diverse locations within our Emerging and Developed Markets across nearly 900 dealers in circa 95 countries and is part of the larger Harley-Davidson Motor Company.


From the UK to Japan and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success.  The developed markets region represents sales, marketing and many other associated activities of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company across nearly 400 dealers in circa 15 countries and is part of the larger International Region of Harley-Davidson Motor Company.  The team works closely with the local regional office and the wider organisation including the Company Headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA).

At Harley-Davidson Motor Company we do much more than just build motorcycles; we fulfill dreams of personal freedom.  We are customer led in all we do. We believe and invest in our people and our communities.  Harley-Davidson believes that its people are the only real long-term competitive advantage and their energy and commitment is what has made us successful since 1903. 


The Staff Advanced Manufacturing Engineer for assembly is well-versed and knowledgeable in the following areas: Design for Assembly/Manufacturing (DFA/M) principles, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools & methodology, assembly process planning, procurement and installation of capital equipment, and material handling/flow.  They perform a key role in manufacturing process development and implementation (both internal to H-D and externally with the supply base); and should have experience with motorcycle, vehicle, or powertrain assembly.   As the process expert, the role is focused on opportunities to influence design for assembly through development of: integrated manufacturing systems, standardized processes & templates, risk assessment & mitigation (PFMEA), and after action reviews (AAR). This role will also provide technical help chain support across H-D and the Supply Base.  A strong focus on Continuous Improvement and manufacturing innovation are also critical for success in this role. Domestic and international travel will be required through the life of the projects that this role supports.

Key Deliverables


  • Employees at all levels are expected to keep abreast of new and changing technology and methods that enhance their skill set. This can be accomplished through continuing learning at outside classes, seminars, reading and other related training opportunities.

Continuous Improvement

  • Continuously improves processes and responsibilities in their job.


  • Employee will interact with a variety of stake holders via various communication mediums (written and/or verbal).
  • Is comfortable interacting at all levels within and outside the company.
  • Actively listens and seeks others opinions.
  • Focuses on facts and process, not the person.
  • Shares information honestly and transparently.

Advanced Technology/Innovation

  • Interacts closely with the design community, manufacturing, as well as the supply base to work in a collaborative nature on new product & process development.
  • Proactively pursues new technology that may provide benefit to our organization

Job Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or a related field is preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 8 years of manufacturing experience is required.
  • The ability to communicate technical subjects in a clear and concise manner to multiple levels of the organization.  
  • Demonstrated success in solving challenging technical problems within a focused team environment.
  • The candidate must also demonstrate proven success managing medium-to-large-scale projects from concept development, through capital funding planning and approval, and ultimately through successful implementation.

Preference will be given to candidates that also demonstrate they are able to:

  • Influence part design related to Design for Assembly (DFA), error proofing, fixture design, torque strategy development and incorporating quality improvement measures.
  • Participate in “Should Cost Analysis” for new tooling and parts.
  • Work with suppliers to develop best practice assembly methods and procedures.
  • Implement JIT and Lean Manufacturing principles (5s, Six Sigma, CI system, etc.)
  • Apply problem solving techniques (root cause analysis, 5whys, DOE’s, 8D’s, etc.) to resolve technical coating related issues.
  • Perform supplier Technical Assessments and implement supplier technical development plans.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001 or TS16949 standards and demonstrated experience in ensuring practical and consistent application of these standards to quality policies and procedures.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, employee discounts on motorcycles & related products, general merchandize, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 10 - 25% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 

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