Production Technician 1 ($24.35 per hour)

Production Technician 1


Location: KAPHAEM   
Additional Location:   
Career Band: Hourly Manufacturing 
Job Function: Manufacturing 


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 International Markets are focused on creating an inclusive and expanding rider community that appeals to new and existing riders. We strive to deliver an H-D experience with an unequivocal customer focus. 


From the UK to Singapore and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. Our efforts are concentrated on the highest priority markets, primarily North America, Europe and parts of Asia Pacific. We have concentrated our resources in-market for maximum impact in line with our future strategy. Our regional offices and in-market teams have the freedom within a clearly defined framework to make decisions to drive their business. In-market teams are agile and equipped to understand consumer needs, provide focused attention to dealers, and respond more quickly to local market conditions. 


Job Summary:  


The Production Technician 1(also known as “PT-1”) plays an important role in helping Harley-Davidson achieve its critical business goals.  This position is responsible for operating pre-set equipment for basic and repetitive production tasks such as; placing parts in specified relationship to each other and check those parts for fit, function and cosmetic quality. This role also performs simple adjustments on equipment as required, as well as duties such as aligning, tightening fasteners, general servicing and gauging. This role requires the use of a variety of tools, inspecting and evaluating parts, components, assemblies, and reports defects during all phases of the process. Must be able to perform in a high-speed manufacturing environment.  


Varied Responsibilities:

  • Paint: Work on a rotating paint line doing a variety of tasks such as tack, wash, sort, fine sand. Work in the support department which could include striping/masking parts, buffing parts to remove defects, or packing parts to ship to other plants.  

  • Materials Forklift operation, delivery of materials, and operate shuttle truck between two Tomahawk-area plants 

  • Injection Molding I-mold: work on a variety of injection mold machines and inspect parts for quality 

  • Windshields: could include molding of windshields, assemble windshields, and package to ship to the other plants 



  • Must have High School Diploma, OR GED, OR one-year work experience, OR a Manufacturing Skills Standard Certification (MSSC) 

  • Must be shift flexible  

  • Ability to stand for longer periods of time  


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. 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 salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, employee discounts on motorcycles and related products, general merchandise, 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).


Hiring Manager: Benjamin Powell   
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
Location: KAPHAEM  
Additional Location:   
Job Expires: 
Direct Reports: No 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Auto Req ID:7521 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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