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Packaging Engineer
Harley-Davidson | Dover, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5433BR
Title: Packaging Engineer
Job Function: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Materials Management
State and City: Pennsylvania, York
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
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.

Our York, PA Vehicle Operations plant provides machining, fabrication, paint and final assembly of all Softail and Touring models, and builds limited edition custom models.

The Packaging Engineer responsibilities at the Manufacturing plant fall into two categories: packaging of parts for delivery to the point of use and packaging design for fully assembled vehicle delivery to customers.

Here's what you'll do:

• Provide Packaging subject matter expertise to manufacturing plant stakeholders and part suppliers to improve warehouse planning, material handling, industrial flow, ergonomics, and packaging design

• Provide input to Packaging Engineers responsible for new Product Development to ensure plant requirements are met

• Lead and participate in problem solving and continuous improvement projects regarding packaging design, material flow or related logistics improvements

• Collaborate with and provide direction to packaging material suppliers in the design and delivery of inbound part packaging, part sequencing and vehicle delivery processes

• Collaborate with other Packaging Engineers across the Company to identify, validate and incorporate new materials, processes and work standards for the team

Education Required
A Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience Required
This role typically requires 3 years of experience managing materials/packaging/warehousing projects in a product development, distribution. or manufacturing environment. Other must haves include:

• Requires the ability to lead and work within groups, reaching consensus on realistic, specific goals and objectives

• Must be able to effectively present information to a broad range of organizational levels

• Skills in work group facilitation, negotiating, data analysis, and project management

• Excel, Access, and PowerPoint skills

• Must be self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision

Supplemental Information
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.

Direct Reports: No
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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