Production Technician 1 ($26.21 per hour)

Auto req ID: 7521 
Title: Production Technician 1 ($26.21 per hour) 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: KAPHAEM   
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time:Full Time  
Shift: Must be shift flexible


This role is posted for future recruitment needs at our Tomahawk Facility. We will contact applicants upon confirming vacancies for the Production Technician role. Due to this, candidates may experience a longer wait time until they hear from Harley-Davidson.


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 Production Technician 1 ($26.21 per hour). 


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, 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 hourly 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% 
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: [[customVaccine]] 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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