Sr Engineer Manufacturing

Auto req ID: 23425 
Title: Sr Engineer Manufacturing 
Job Function: Engineering 
Location: TOMAHAWK 
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 Sr Engineer Manufacturing.

Job Summary

Implements continuous improvement opportunities in manufacturing operations ensuring work processes integrate safety and ergonomics into standardized work practices. Lead manufacturing control systems to ensure optimum quality, quantity and cost requirements are met. Develop cost reduction programs through manufacturing efficiency improvements, schedule attainment and first run capacity. Leads complex and functional implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead complex Project Appropriation Requests (PAR's) and ensures the PAR process deliverables are completed on time and within budget
  • Provide productivity improvements to reduce total manufacturing cycle time by identifying and eliminating waste in the manufacturing process
  • Coordinates, communicates, and implements Process Change Notices and Engineering Changes Notices
  • Lead and support work group advisors, engineers, maintenance and operators in the development of tools, fixtures, and machines to support existing and new product and process design and solve complex production-related issues
  • Performs industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering and tool design activities
  • Collaborates with New Product Engineers to develop new product processes and equipment
  • Maintain and improve process documentation, routings, job aids and standards and obtain and prepare necessary training documentation
  • Prepare project plans, cell layouts, monitors progress and expedites plans to meet established deadlines

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Education Specifications

Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline

Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience


  • Knowledge and prior implementation of cellular manufacturing, J.I.T. and S.P.C.
  • Experience in a variety of fabrication, machining, finishing and assembly processes including inspection, equipment selection, tooling selection, and new product/design introduction.
  • Experience in detail process planning and continuous improvement, including specifying process parameters, process equipment, tooling, fixturing, and gauging.
  • Knowledge in CAD, network/software and PC applications.
  • Practical application of ergonomics and safety process controls.
  • Knowledge in machining operations and equipment, familiarity with cellular and JIT concepts, equipment justification and procurement, costing methods and value analysis.
  • Knowledge in capacity planning, including productivity measurements, manpower planning and material flow.


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: 88,100 - 136,700
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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