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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc

Lean Production Systems Manager

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Menomonee Falls, WI


TITLE: Lean Production Systems Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Manufacturing Operations

STATE AND CITY: Wisconsin, Menomonee Falls

COMPANY: Harley-Davidson Motor Company


SHIFT: Shift 1


Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers - and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milan, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

Join our team as a Lean Production Systems Manager!

This is what you'll do:

*Effectively manages the Lean methodology and the Continuous Improvement System in Harley-Davidson Manufacturing. *Provide hands-on Lean experience and implementation knowledge of the tools and supporting systems to insure sustained Lean processes. *Serve as the subject matter expert in Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Production, Kaizen, Kanban, and the Continuous Improvement System with a deep knowledge of hands-on implementation. *Lead cross functional and cross site teams through influence; provides guidance, direction and support to others *Posses an understanding of manufacturing excellence concepts including value stream mapping, work flow, analysis, 5S, pull system/one piece flow, visual management and quick change/setup. *Perform as a CI Specialist, responsibilities are that the candidate will teach, coach, influence, and act as an ambassador and leader in contributing to the development of a continuous improvement culture and mindset *Lead the development of department Work Unit Plans and project management methodology *Serve as the lead in improving processes, driving customer satisfaction, increasing productivity and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. *Model leadership in managing complex, integrated projects that cross organizational functions. *Oversee deployment of on-going Lean training


Bachelor's Degree Required




Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.



Working knowledge of J.I.T. and Lean manufacturing methodology and principles, tools, people systems is required. *

Requires working knowledge of the budgeting process, capital equipment justification/procurement and capacity planning.


At Harley-Davidson it is not just about the degree you have or what you know. You must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything you do:


Be accountable *

Model Integrity *

Value Individuality and Diversity *

Inspire Teamwork *

Encourage Creativity



84 days 16 hours ago

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc


Lean Production Systems Manager Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Menomonee Falls, WI, United States


Location: Menomonee Falls, WI

Company Profile:
When riding your Harley-Davidson® motorcycle be sure to ride safely, respectfully and within the limits of the law and your abilities. Always wear a helmet, proper eyewear and protective clothing and insist your passenger does too. Never ride while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Know your Harley motorcycle and read and understand your owner’s manual from cover to cover. Where available, sign up for a motorcycle safety training course today.