Supervisor Manufacturing

Auto req ID: 11903 
Title: Supervisor Manufacturing 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: TOMAHAWK 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT2 


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 windshields, composite and plastic parts to our final assembly plants. Join us as a Supervisor Manufacturing.

Job Summary

Supports bargaining unit employees in rotation groups with team leaders in the manufacturing, assembly, fabrication, distribution, and/or development of motorcycles or motorcycle component parts. Provides resources, tools, and direction needed for the value adders to be as effective and efficient as possible. Balances resource complaints to ensure the delivery of products are on time and within budget.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support continuous improvement and strives to achieve cost effective results
  • Hold teams accountable to processes, systems, and results
  • Participate in scheduling and production planning
  • Set the stage for the day (i.e. schedule changes, previous shift performance, quality issues, etc)
  • Work with stewards to prevent and/or resolve issues early
  • Provide feedback to team members to ensure good quality throughout the group
  • Ensure standardized work and process discipline are followed
  • Perform layered audits and prevents passing defects to the next group.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Operations Management, Manufacturing Technology or related field Preferred

Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Previous direct supervisory or similar leadership experience.
  • Experience in a unionized high-volume production or manufacturing focused environment.
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience advising high performance work groups and experience with implementation and monitoring of Statistical Process Control systems, ISO90001 processes


  • Ability to jointly lead work groups with Union leadership


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 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: Yes 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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