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Design Engineer

Auto req ID: 10861 
Title: Design Engineer 
Job Function: Engineering 
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.

Job Summary

Harley-Davidson is on a mission to the lead the electrification of the Motorcycle Industry while staying true to our heritage of V-Twin powertrains in new and exciting ways. We are looking for a Design Engineer to help drive the design and development of chassis systems for H-D’s future portfolio of vehicles at the Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) in Wauwatosa, WI.

Job Responsibilities

•    The primary responsibility of this position is the design and development of class A composite components including project management, guideline and specification development, and an overall deep knowledge of related parts and processes. 
•    Job functions include part development, requirements setting, test plan development, FMEA and DVP&R template creation, and drawing template creation. 
•    As an Engineer the expectation will be to feed project and part knowledge into department standards that can be incorporated in future LCP projects. 
•    The ability to create CAD models, large virtual assemblies and detailed drawings for motorcycle components/systems while utilizing advanced surfacing techniques within Creo. 
•    Willingly works with others up, down, and across the organization to get results. 

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Education Specifications

  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Experience Requirements

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. In addition, they will have demonstrated the following: 
•    Vehicle component & system design 
•    Design for manufacturing processes (DFM) 
•    Design for Assembly (DFA) 
•    Translating styling models to ProE geomet


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: 10 - 25% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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