Supplier Quality Professional (Hybrid)

Auto req ID: 23109 
Title: Supplier Quality Professional (Hybrid) 
Job Function: Continuous Improvement and Quality 
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 Supplier Quality Professional (Hybrid).


Job Summary

This position will serve as a resource regarding supplier quality issues, problem-solving, and continuous improvement. Assists in implementing 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 the 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 and judgment with moderate guidance and direction.
  • Provide informal guidance to new Supplier Quality team members and impact the work of others within the group.
  • Effectively addresses priorities of the group and communicates complex information involving Supplier Quality with others.


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required 


Experience Requirements

  • Typically requires a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience in manufacturing, with Supplier Quality 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 the ability to help lead projects with cross-functional teams.
  • The primary shift is 1st shift.  The facility works a 4-day x 10-hour shift model starting Nov 1, 2024, with hours of 6:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday.  Support Friday production and may support Saturday production on occasional or rotational basis.  On call by cell and email on off hours.  
  • Travel required up to 10% to 25% overall


  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)
  • Knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Corrective Action problem-solving processes like 8D or 5-Why.  


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.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of 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. 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: 10 - 25%  
Pay Range: 61,000-90,000
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance  





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