Engineer Advanced Manufacturing

Auto req ID: 23471 
Title: Engineer Advanced Manufacturing 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: KAPHAEM 
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 plant in Tomahawk, WI manufactures, finishes and ships composite and plastic parts to our final assembly plants. Join us as a Engineer Advanced Manufacturing.

Job Summary

Works collaboratively with Product Development and Manufacturing to yield innovative products and processes. Supports and delivers the Life Cycle Plan from concept to production at Harley-Davidson’s various manufacturing plants. Impacts opportunities to influence designs as they relate to paint schemes and stylized surfaces.  Solves problems with development of integrated manufacturing systems, standardized processes and templates, risk assessment and mitigation, and after action reviews.

Job Responsibilities

•    Demonstrates working knowledge and experience in Design for Manufacturing as it relates to part design, fixture development, robotic paint lines, and application processes. Experience in a highly automated paint environment is preferred.
•    Understanding of project management skills with the ability to analyze and drive metrics to make critical decisions. Shows the ability to create and maintain large scale project budgets.
•    Impacts quality of their own work utilizing Just-In-Time (JIT) and Lean Manufacturing principles (5S, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement system, etc.).
•    Solves problems related to development into processes, procedures and parts by analyzing possible solutions using technical experience, judgment with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
•    Provides informal guidance to new Advanced Manufacturing team members and impacts the work of others within the group.
•    Effectively communicates complex information involving best practices with suppliers to others.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Education Specifications

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is preferred.  

Experience Requirements

Requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience. They will also have demonstrated the following:
•    Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a group and/or team and provide guidance to new team members.
•    Experience in overseeing medium to large scale projects from concept to development.


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: 70600 - 105700
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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