Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

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2024-06-11 2024-06-11 USD00.00HOUR

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

STS Technincal Services


- - - - Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Job type

Direct Hire



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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Jobs

Job Description

  • Job Title: Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
  • Location: Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Full or Part-Time: Full Time
  • Shift: 1st Shift

Job Summary

At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. Our passion and commitment continue the evolution of this storied brand, heightening 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 and freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?

Our plant in Tomahawk, WI, manufactures, finishes, and ships composite and plastic parts to our final assembly plants. Join us as a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer and be part of this exciting journey.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement continuous improvement opportunities in manufacturing operations, integrating safety and ergonomics into standardized work practices.
  • Lead manufacturing control systems to ensure optimum quality, quantity, and cost requirements are met.
  • Develop cost reduction programs through manufacturing efficiency improvements, schedule attainment, and first run capacity.
  • Lead complex Project Appropriation Requests (PAR’s) and ensure the PAR process deliverables are completed on time and within budget.
  • Provide productivity improvements to reduce total manufacturing cycle time by identifying and eliminating waste in the manufacturing process.
  • Coordinate, communicate, and implement Process Change Notices and Engineering Change Notices.
  • Lead and support workgroup advisors, engineers, maintenance, and operators in developing tools, fixtures, and machines to support existing and new product and process design, solving complex production-related issues.
  • Perform industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, and tool design activities.
  • Collaborate with New Product Engineers to develop new product processes and equipment.
  • Maintain and improve process documentation, routings, job aids, and standards, and prepare necessary training documentation.
  • Prepare project plans, cell layouts, monitor progress, and expedite plans to meet established deadlines.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Experience Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge and prior implementation of cellular manufacturing, J.I.T., and S.P.C.
  • Experience in a variety of fabrication, machining, finishing, and assembly processes, including inspection, equipment selection, tooling selection, and new product/design introduction.
  • Experience in detailed process planning and continuous improvement, including specifying process parameters, process equipment, tooling, fixturing, and gauging.
  • Knowledge in CAD, network/software, and PC applications.
  • Practical application of ergonomics and safety process controls.
  • Knowledge in machining operations and equipment, familiarity with cellular and JIT concepts, equipment justification and procurement, costing methods, and value analysis.
  • Knowledge in capacity planning, including productivity measurements, manpower planning, and material flow.

About Harley-Davidson

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.

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.

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

Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: 0 – 10%
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance


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