Design Engineer - Rider Interface/Infotainment

Auto req ID: 20106 
Title: Design Engineer - Rider Interface/Infotainment 
Job Function: Engineering 
Location: PDC 
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?

 

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI is home to the mantra – You dream it. We build it. Join our team as a  Design Engineer - Rider Interface/Infotainment.

Job Summary

 

This position will be responsible for overall ownership of the motorcycle electrical system relating to design functions at the vehicle level, acting as the owner of their design from concept and evaluation to production launch and in-field quality control. Demonstrate understanding of specific components and vehicle system level interactions while possessing technical skills in electronic modules, software and overall system development and performance.  Ensure release of a great motorcycle and riding experience.  This specific role will be focused on Rider Interface systems including delivery of motorcycle hand controls, instrumentation and infotainment.

Hybrid Location

  • Position will be hybrid with time split between a home office and on-site at our Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver robust, optimized designs for vehicle functions and systems while adhering to project targets, performance objectives, high quality, and cost minimization.
  • Author requirements for vehicle functions and system architecture with focus on ISO26262 compliance.  Generate plans for development and feature maturity.  Partner with a cross-functional team and suppliers to meet program and build milestones.  Identify risks and propose mitigations.
  • Verify component & system performance to H-D standards, approve supplier validation, and work with test and verification entities to ensure EE system meets or exceeds targets.
  • Resolve technical issues by applying problem solving techniques and facilitating cross-functional engineering & test support as needed 
  • Perform Design Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (DFMEAs), Design Verification Plan & Reports (DVP&Rs), analyze test results and bring closure to test findings.
  • Support pre-production and launch build events and participate in product test & evaluations.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Education Specifications

 

  • This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related technical Degree.  

Experience Requirements

 

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of related experience. In addition, they will have demonstrated many of the following:
 

Required

  • Strong interest in motorcycle engineering and design.
  • Knowledge of whole-vehicle systems with detailed electrical system/component choice, software design, electrical design & integration experience.  Ability to work beyond electrical engineering and apply basic electro-mechanical engineering skills/experience.
  • Creative approach to solving problems and able to own issue resolution from data collection, data analysis, root cause identification, solution set generation, and selection of optimal solution.
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects in a clear, concise manner to multiple levels of the organization.
  • Success using project management tools and principles to deliver on-time and within budget.
  • Ability to work with diverse global teams both internally and externally (suppliers).

 

Preferred

  • Direct motorcycle or vehicle engineering experience (e.g. automotive, power sports, construction, agriculture, aerospace, marine).
  • Experience developing user interface systems and components.
  • Electrical System design/development experience from concept through production launch. 
  • Experience authoring requirements, developing test-cases, and establishing traceability in a process that supports product development in accordance with a functional safety process, ISO26262 preferred.  
  • Experience with Quality Engineering deliverables, including DFMEAs and Design Validation Plans and Test Reports.

 

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. 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: 
 
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: [[customVaccine]]  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)  

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