Sr Analyst Product Quality

Auto req ID: 23428 
Title: Sr Analyst Product Quality 
Job Function: Continuous Improvement and Quality 
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  Sr Analyst Product Quality.

Job Summary
The Sr. Analytics Product Quality position provides critical business support for our global Quality organization. The Senior Analyst will provide analytics and related expertise within the motorcycle and parts & accessory businesses. Responsibilities include providing analytics support related to quality issues and concerns which provide insight into and guidance into decision making. The role will also be expected to assist on larger ad-hoc projects identified by company leadership. The ideal candidate will be very comfortable with ambiguity and has an insatiable curiosity to uncover why, not just what.

Job Responsibilities 
Effectively analyze and distill data into patterns, trends, and insights meaning you will:

  • Identify clear lines of questioning
  • Extract, wrangle, and structure data from multiple sources
  • Dive deep with question appropriate methods and tools to uncover new insights
  • Create clear and concise presentations of project results with business implications
  • Prepare, report, and disseminate quality metrics and other information to the organization
  • Perform ad-hoc analytics requests to drive product quality improvement
  • Proactively research and analyze trends, opportunities, and risks related to product quality
  • Translate business needs to design metrics and dashboards for insight, reporting, and self-service analytics
  • Support initial investigation and data gathering of potential quality concerns
  • Champion resolution of quality problems spanning product development  and manufacturing
  • Lead weekly cross-functional warranty review meetings
  • Facilitate the return of warranty parts from the field, including assessment and disposition


  • Work with cross-functional groups up, down, and across the organization to obtain results
  • Support and participate in activities to ensure effectiveness of Harley-Davidson’s Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Participate in projects that drive increased product quality and customer satisfaction

Education Specifications 
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant quantitative discipline is required. Advanced training in statistics, predictive analytics, business intelligence or a related field is preferred.

Experience Requirements 

  • Typically requires 5 years of related experience
  • Proven expertise with various quantitative techniques, data formats, and methodologies
  • Proven expertise with data analytics software and/or languages (e.g. Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBI, R, Python, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SQL and proven ability to work with diverse data sources, formats, and frameworks
  • Strong communication skills in written and oral presentations and reports
  • Understanding or experience with statistical data analysis methods (e.g. Weibull)
  • Success in solving challenging technical problems with innovative solutions in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects in a clear, concise manner to multiple levels of the organization
  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes (assembly, machining, welding) a plus


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: 79,100 - 112,500
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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