Sr Regulatory Affairs Engineer

Auto req ID: 13822 
Title: Sr Regulatory Affairs Engineer 
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  Sr Regulatory Affairs Engineer.


Job Summary
The Sr Regulatory Affairs Engineer is responsible for developing and executing processes and activities required to certify motorcycles, systems and components in all markets in which Harley-Davidson does business. This role will also be a critical input into the product development process by helping define project requirements and supporting the smooth delivery of the product plan by determining certification test needs and working to enable undisrupted shipment, sale & registration of product. The incumbent will monitor and communicate new or developing regulations, at times engaging with industry associations, government representatives and other external stakeholders.


Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of new or developing regulations
  • Solves complex problems involving production activities and has basic knowledge of related areas such as certification processes and on-time product delivery
  •  Acts as a resource for department staff and project teams with less experience
  • Responsible for ongoing certification activities and may lead projects within a broader area
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of documentation processes
  • Communicates difficult or sensitive information and builds relationships with stakeholders
  • Travel to test facilities, government offices, associated meetings or conferences and to other H-D facilities, domestically or internationally
  • Flexible hours, hybrid work


Education Requirements 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred


Education Specifications


Experience Requirements 

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience in engineering and/or certification
  • Expertise in the use of project management techniques
  • Proven track record of improving processes and procedures
  • Proficient with standard Office tools – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Nuance


  • Advanced Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Motorcycle systems 
  • Experience with Computer Databases
  • International experience including working with people from other cultures where English is a second language is preferred.


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.


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. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here


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


Direct Reports: No  
Travel Required: 10 - 25%  
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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