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Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Welding

Auto req ID: 10646 
Title: Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Welding 
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: YORK 
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 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 Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Welding.

Job Summary

Join our team as a Senior Engineer in Advanced Manufacturing-Fabrication and help develop and implement new manufacturing processes and products.

This position can be located in York, Pennsylvania or Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Responsibilities

•    Play a vital role in process simulation for welding and automation influencing product development, process development, and integration between Engineering and Manufacturing (both within Harley-Davidson and Supply Base).
•    Create manufacturing innovation and standardization, requirements planning, risk assessment/mitigation, and process design.
•    Lead equipment selection through implementation, transitioning the process to Operations, completing an after-action analysis, and driving Continuous Improvement.
•    Oversee quality, cost, and timing targets and deliverables on assigned projects.
•    Support plant operations by providing advanced problem solving on fabricated frames and tanks

Education Specifications

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical degree with a preference for advanced welding

Experience Requirements

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience demonstrating the following:
•    Experience in metal fabrication with strong emphasis on welding processes, preferably with AWS CWI certification along with shop floor and hands on experience with welding and/or robotic programming
•    Ability to lead change, influence others, foster key stakeholder relationships, identify and plan for technical process improvements, non-confrontational, and flexible under pressure.
•    Successfully managed medium-to-large-scale projects from concept development to capital funding planning through to successful implementation.
•    Supporting complex manufacturing problems using advanced problem-solving tools. 

Beneficial Experience 
•    Experience with modeling software and design of component parts
•    Experience with off-line robotic simulation software
•    Experience with shop floor quality systems (SPC, Defect tracking etc.)
•    Exposure/experience in draw forming, forging, bending etc.
•    Exposure and experience with APQP/PPAP processes
•    Working in Union environment
•    Encourage Creativity
Ability to Travel 30-50% of time with periods of intense travel


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 welcome everybody to join our family and be united no matter who you are or where you come from. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.


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


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 25 - 50% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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