Associate Designer -Lighting and Electrical Integration

Auto req ID: 6470 
Title: Associate Designer -Lighting and Electrical Integration 
Job Function: Engineering 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten 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. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


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 Designer -Lighting and Electrical Integration.

Job Summary

We are looking for an Associate Designer to help drive the design and development of Lighting Systems and Electrical Integration for H-D’s future portfolio of vehicles at the Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) in Wauwatosa, WI.

Job Responsibilities

•    Collaborate with engineers and cross-functional stakeholders to design, develop and deliver Lighting components/systems to production and to support Electrical Integration across the entire vehicle.
•    Create CAD models and detailed drawings, and work with large virtual assemblies for motorcycle components/systems while utilizing advanced surfacing techniques within Creo.     
•    Work with Design Engineers to import models from external software and ensure they conform to H-D CAD standards
•    Create and resolve engineering change notices utilizing Product Life Cycle Management (PLM).
•    Leverage analytical and test data to help optimize systems, components, and fixtures for cost, weight and quality improvements.
•    Demonstrate in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in delivering optimal designs while adhering to project targets, performance objectives, high quality, and cost minimization.
•    Work with other designers, design engineers, and suppliers assigned to department projects with CAD support.

Education Requirements Degree Not RequiredEducation Specifications
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an Associate Degree in Mechanical Design or related technical field.


Experience Requirements

•    Experience in Creo CAD Software utilizing advanced modeling techniques 
•    Experience with surfacing and Import Data Doctor is preferred 
•    Experience in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system authorizing parts and end to end management of Engineering changes 
•    History of delivering designs of high quality, minimal cost that meet timing objectives and consider manufacturing and assembly processes 
•    Ability to apply sound design practices to engineering drawings utilizing GD&T, able to read and interpret GD&T on molded and cast part drawings. 


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.


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 eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country) 

Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 77,000.00
per Year
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Wauwatosa, WI 53208, US