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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc

Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Wauwatosa, WI


TITLE: Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly

JOB FUNCTION: Engineering

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.

We are currently looking for a Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly within our Global Advanced Manufacturing team at our Product Development Center. Global Advanced Manufacturing works collaboratively with Product Development and Manufacturing to yield innovative products and processes. This group is responsible for supporting and delivering the Life Cycle Plan (LCP) from concept to production at our various manufacturing plants.

This is what you'll do:

* The Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer for assembly is well-versed and knowledgeable in the following areas: Design for Assembly/Manufacturing (DFA/M) principles, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools & methodology, assembly process planning, procurement and installation of capital equipment, and material handling/flow.

* They perform a key role in manufacturing process development and implementation (both internal to H-D and externally with the supply base); and should have experience with motorcycle, vehicle, or powertrain assembly.

* As the process expert, the role is focused on opportunities to influence design for assembly through development of: integrated manufacturing systems, standardized processes & templates, risk assessment & mitigation (PFMEA), and after action reviews (AAR).

* This role will also provide technical help chain support across H-D and the Supply Base.

* A strong focus on Continuous Improvement and manufacturing innovation are also critical for success in this role.

* Domestic and international travel will be required through the life of the projects that this role supports.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related field.


We are looking for someone with…

* A minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience.

* The ability to communicate technical subjects in a clear and concise manner to multiple levels of the organization.

* Demonstrated success in solving challenging technical problems within a focused team environment.

* Demonstrated proven success managing medium-to-large-scale projects from concept development, through capital funding planning and approval, and ultimately through successful implementation.

Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate they are able to:

* Influence part design related to Design for Assembly (DFA), error proofing, fixture design, torque strategy development and incorporating quality improvement measures.

* Participate in Should Cost Analysis for new tooling and parts.

* Work with suppliers to develop best practice assembly methods and procedures.

* Implement JIT and Lean Manufacturing principles (5s, Six Sigma, CI system, etc.)

* Apply problem solving techniques (root cause analysis, 5whys, DOE's, 8D's, etc.) to resolve technical coating related issues.

* Perform supplier Technical Assessments and implement supplier technical development plans.

* Understanding of ISO 9001 or TS16949 standards and demonstrated experience in ensuring practical and consistent application of these standards to quality policies and procedures.


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.



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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc


Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc - Wauwatosa, WI, United States


Location: Wauwatosa, WI

Company Profile:
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