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Engineering Manager - EV Battery Pack

Auto req ID: 1523 
Title: Engineering Manager - EV Battery Pack 
Job Function: Engineering 
Location: PDC 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can’t do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?


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  Engineering Manager - EV Battery Pack.

Job Summary


The Engineering Manager works with colleagues in Product Development to deliver designs and specifications for products that satisfy customers while balancing stakeholder interests. The Engineering Manager provides technical leadership and expertise to a team of engineers focused on system design and development and system issue resolution. In addition, the Engineering Manager will be responsible for resource forecasting and allocation, budgeting, collaborating with Platform Teams, and managing the performance others.

Job Responsibilities


  • Assemble and lead the EV Battery Pack team to integrate modular and scalable EV battery components and systems from high-confidence proven designs in conjunction with Advanced development teams.
  • Set direction for direct reports by making appropriate Electrical, Software, and Mechanical design tradeoffs during vehicle integration of EV components.
  • Utilize individual and group design reviews in development of component specifications to optimize vehicle performance, quality, DFM/DFA, and cost
  • Build the culture: Help establish a consistent mindset that’s relentlessly focused on the highest value work. Lead and reinforce application of best practices to streamline the product development process and deliver world-class engineering to efficiently lead the industry.
  • Identify and set direction for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage H-D’s extensive product development assets including test labs, proving grounds and expert product development capabilities to deliver best-in-class performance, usability and quality. 

Education Specifications


  • This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Software Engineering.  Advanced degree appreciated.

Experience Requirements


  • Design and development of EV Battery Pack components and systems.
  • Deep understanding of EV battery chemistry, electronical and mechanical integration, underlying physics, functions and how they can be optimized to drive customer-valued differentiation and business value.
  • Experience designing and developing systems/components utilizing multiple manufacturing processes.
  • Success in solving challenging technical problems in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects in a clear, concise manner to multiple levels of the organization.  
  • Success in directly or indirectly leading a team to meet aggressive quality, cost, timing, and performance objectives.



At Harley-Davidson it is not just about the degree you have or what you know. You must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything you do:

  • Be accountable
  • Model Integrity
  • Value Individuality and Diversity
  • Inspire Teamwork
  • Encourage Creativity


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 believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: Yes 
Travel Required: 10 - 25% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country) 





Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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