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Engineering Manager - Core Electrical
Harley-Davidson | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5569BR
Title: Engineering Manager - Core Electrical
Job Function: Engineering
State and City: Wisconsin, Wauwatosa
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
At Harley-Davidson Motor Company we do much more than just build motorcycles; we fulfill dreams of personal freedom. We are customer led in all we do, and we believe and invest in our people and our communities. Harley-Davidson believes that its people are the only real long-term competitive advantage and their energy and commitment is what has made us successful since 1903.

This Engineering Manager position will be held accountable for delivering the following:

• Providing technical leadership to a team of engineers focused on delivery of lighting systems.
- System design: Product Requirement Documents, Engineering Drawings, etc.
- System development: DVP&R, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, etc.
- System issue resolution
- System / part approvals
- Driving alignment between stakeholders to deliver an optimized system.
- Electrical Vehicle Regulations

• Managing team resources to deliver the H-D lifecycle plan for Core Electrical.
- Resource forecasting and allocation
- Collaborating with Platform Teams to resource projects
- Performance management of individual contributors
- Estimate system development costs
- Manage team's budget for development and travel.

• Leading a team to deliver the lighting system strategy across the H-D portfolio.
- Knowledge Capture (Engineering Guidelines)
- System evolution roadmap (Quality, Cost, Time-to-Market, Weight, WOW).
- Developing a complexity management plan
- Collaborate with H-D suppliers to develop system improvements
- Product Delivery metrics measuring performance of system and team

• Collaboration & Teamwork
- Willingly works with others up, down, and across the organization to get results
- Helps others understand the importance of their work in order to gain support and buy-in
- Reaches out to all relevant stakeholders before making a decision

• Communication
- Communicates openly
- Good internal consulting skills
- Actively listens and seeks others opinions
- Focuses on facts and process, not the person
- Shares information honestly and transparently

Education Required
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. Other engineering degrees will be considered. A Master's Degree is a plus.

Experience Required

• Minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in related technical field.

In addition they will have demonstrated the following:

Managing System Development & Delivery

• Demonstrated success in leading a design and delivery team that meet their quality, cost, timing, and performance objectives

• Experience setting robust performance targets based off a Voice of Customer request.

• Skilled at guiding a cross-functional team through system tradeoffs.

• Have led/facilitated design reviews (DFMEA, DVP&R, Fault Tree, etc.).

• Provide oversight to component and system level test plans

• Analyzing system level test results and assessing risk to full vehicle operation

• Approving robust engineering designs

Electrical Systems

• Experience with design of wire harness and caddies

• Experience with design of sensors

• Experience with design for EMC/EMI

• Has led/facilitated electrical design and testing

• Experience with structural design and analysis

• Experience with circuit design, circuit analysis, and/or electrical testing

Project Management

• Understands project management tools and principles (requirements, scheduling, risk mitigation, budget, and metrics) through training and experience

• Efficiently executes prescribed project management processes

• Experience leading complex supplier led designs

Problem Solving

• Demonstrated success in issue containment and resolution

• Experience with root cause identification methodologies

Supplemental Information
At Harley-Davidson it is not just what degree you have or what you know, you must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything that you do:

Be Accountable
Model Integrity
Value Individuality and Diversity
Respect for others
Inspire Teamwork
Encourage Creativity

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 0-10%

About Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc.operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products segment and the Financial Services segment. The Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Motor Company) and the group of companies doing business as Buell Motorcycle Company (Buell). The Motorcycles segment designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale primarily heavyweight (engine displacement of 651+cc) touring, custom and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services. The Financial Services (Financial Services) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). HDFS provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance and insurance-related programs to Harley-Davidson and Buell dealers. In August 2008, the Company announced the completion of its purchase of MV Agusta Group.

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