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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc

Product Development Purchasing Analyst

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Wauwatosa, WI


TITLE: Product Development Purchasing Analyst

JOB FUNCTION: Materials Management

STATE AND CITY: Wisconsin, Wauwatosa

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 Milano, 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.

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 the Product Development Purchasing Analyst and help support product development as it relates to purchasing activities for systems and components.

This is what you'll do:

* Directly integrate into a cross functional product development team, working on Cruiser Platform LCP Projects.

* Interface with Project teams, engineering system groups, suppliers, parts, accessories, and customization (P&A), and H-D materials operations personnel.

* Lead part and component development activity related to new product launches, builds and purchasing processes.

* Analyze and manage components through process and product verification, validation, and product launch.

* Responsible for multiple component cost, quality and timing requirements per business case commitments from concept to delivery.

* Engage with suppliers in the product development process by managing supplier milestones, timing, and their impact to the overall project timing.

* Executing purchasing practices such as but not limited to requisitions, purchase order releases, capital and expense spending, etc.


Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related discipline is preferred.


* The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience.

* Manufacturing knowledge - preferably within complex systems

* Advanced product quality planning (APQP standards)

* Familiarity with automotive Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), first article inspection, control plans, Failure Mode Effects Analysis(FMEAs), and process flows

* Project management - experience with project management software (Microsoft project) including timeline development, phase gate reviews, etc.


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.



8 days 21 hours ago

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc


Product Development Purchasing Analyst Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Wauwatosa, WI, United States


Location: Wauwatosa, WI

Company Profile:
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