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Supplier Quality Analyst

Auto req ID: 1144 
Title: Supplier Quality Analyst 
Job Function: Materials and Procurement 
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  Supplier Quality Analyst.

Job Summary

This position will serve as a resource regarding supplier quality issues, problem solving, and continuous improvement. Assists in the implementation of change and communicates the value and need for change. Assures that purchased parts and assemblies are processed and tooled to meet optimum quality, quantity, and cost requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates working knowledge and experience in Supplier Quality. Ability to drive results with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
  • Impacts quality of their own work through problem-solving tools, techniques, and methodologies and the work of others on their team.
  • Solves Supplier Quality problems by analyzing possible solutions using technical experience, judgment with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
  • Provides informal guidance to new Supplier Quality team members and impacts the work of others within the group.
  • Effectively communicates complex information involving Supplier Quality to others.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Experience Requirements


  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Assurance and key business drivers such as gathering and analyzing data to make decisions and recommendations that solve problems and prevent reoccurrence.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a group and/or team and provide guidance to new team members.
  • Proven track record of teaching problem-solving and quality system management techniques.
  • Experience in influencing all levels of an organization, both internally and externally and ability to help lead projects with cross-functional teams.
  • Travel required up to 50%.


  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)


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: 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

Job Segment: Product Development, Supply, Procurement, QA, Quality, Research, Operations