Associate Design Engineer
Wauwatosa, WI
Auto req ID: 2486
Title: Associate Design Engineer
Job Function: Engineering
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Shift: SHIFT1

We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can’t do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?

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 a Associate Design Engineer.

Job Summary

The Associate Design Engineer will be responsible for designing, planning, organizing and executing engineering projects while ensuring the projects meet the quality and timing expectations of all stakeholders. The incumbent will deliver optimal designs while adhering to project targets, performance objectives, high quality, and cost minimization. There will be extensive interaction with Operational Excellence (OE), Parts and Accessories (P&A) categories, and Manufacturing to achieve results.

Job Responsibilities

Demonstrates fundamental knowledge of engineering calculations and engineering analysis.
Communicates effectively with stakeholders through the exchange of information, asking questions and checking for understanding.
Demonstrates a fundamental knowledge of engineering tools gained through education or past experience.
Demonstrates basic knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) functions.
Communicates project information to others in a clear and understandable manner.
Education Specifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree.
Experience Requirements


Typically requires no previous professional experience.


Motorcycle or automotive/vehicle experience is preferred.
Experience with Pro-E skills with a minimum of 4000 hours of use is preferred.

At Harley-Davidson it is not just about the degree you have or what you know. You must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything you do:

Be accountable
Model Integrity
Value Individuality and Diversity
Inspire Teamwork
Encourage Creativity

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.

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

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 0 - 10%
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)