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Sr Supply Management Analyst

Auto req ID: 1717 
Title: Sr Supply Management Analyst 
Job Function: Materials and Procurement 
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  Sr Supply Management Analyst.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting product development by executing purchasing activity, developing and implementing commodity strategies or managing supply chain. This position is responsible for negotiation, contract management and change management while measuring quality, cost, and delivery performance of all suppliers. Will work as an interface between the supply management process and various process areas within manufacturing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates in depth conceptual and practical knowledge Supply Management and basic knowledge of related areas such as Developmental Purchasing, Indirect Procurement, Supply Chain, or Supply Base.
  • Impacts Developmental Purchasing, Indirect Procurement, Supply Chain, and Supply Base within Supply Management, Product Development and Manufacturing.
  • Solves complex Supply Management problems and enacts a new perspective on existing solutions. Works independently and receives minimal guidance.
  • Acts as a resource for Supply Management colleagues with less experience.        
  • Responsible for ongoing activities, objectives and may lead projects or steps within a broader project.
  • Communicates difficult or sensitive information and builds relationships with Suppliers, Product Development and Manufacturing.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Product sourcing experience with a focus on software licensing, supplier management and project management.
  • Experience negotiating complex technology Agreements including SaaS, services, licensing, support and hardware.
  • Experience creating RFx and supplier management activities.
  • Being able to multitask and work under pressure.
  • Track record driving cost out of evaluations and unit price.  
  • Ability to apply knowledge of best practices in Developmental Purchasing, Indirect Procurement, Supply Base, or Supply Chain and how their own area integrates with others to drive results.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within and / or lead a group or team providing guidance to members.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Motorcycle riding experience and knowledge in Harley-Davidson motorcycles and accessories.


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: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country) 





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