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Process Engineer

Auto req ID: 1639 
Title: Process Engineer 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: YORK 
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 Vehicle Operations facility in York is our final assembly plant. Employees at York also perform a variety of manufacturing operations, including fabrication, welding, polishing and painting and produce a wide range of current and replacement parts for all models. Join our team as a Process Engineer.

Job Summary

Enhance component manufacturing by assuring that parts or assemblies are processed and tooled to meet optimum quality, quantity and cost requirements. Provide technical support to analyze and develop manufacturing control systems. Interface with Work Group Advisors/Process Leader, Work Groups, Quality and Product Engineering, and Manufacturing Support Services. Develop cost reduction programs through manufacturing efficiency improvements, schedule attainment, and first run capacity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction, guidance and training in the development of new processes and in the resolution of manufacturing problems
  • Participate with product engineering to design parts for manufacturability
  • Provide productivity improvements to reduce total manufacturing cycle time
  • Reduce overall costs through tooling and process improvements
  • Provide robust processes, tools and gages to reduce variation in the manufacturing process.
  • Provide processes that meet Harley-Davidson's standards in quality, ergonomics and safety along with sustaining required production rates
  • Support the development and implementation of systems and processes to ensure continuous improvement, world-class-level quality, and a high performance work environment
  • Interface with supervisors, process leads, product engineers and operators in the development of tools, fixtures, and machines to support existing and new product and process design

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Experience Requirements



  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding and practical application of lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Detail process planning including work balancing, work standard development, operator and equipment utilization, ergonomics, PFMEA, quality controls, tooling, fixturing, and gaging.
  • Knowledge of process control and quality assurance, SPC, and process capability, documentation/information using CAD, Network/software and PC applications.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000 standards and their relationship to company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Experience with formal problem solving methodology.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting capability
  • Labor & capacity planning
  • Warehouse capacity planning and routing
  • Standard work development/approval
  • Material Handling Equipment procurement
  • EJMS – Ergonomic Job Measurement Score


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) 





Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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