Packaging Engineer

Auto req ID: 6048BR
Title: Packaging Engineer
Job Function: 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.

Join our team as a Packaging Engineer at our facility in York, PA. Our Vehicle Operations plant provides metal fabrication, paint and final assembly of Motorcycles, Trikes and builds limited edition custom models. The Packaging Engineer responsibilities at our plant fall into two categories: packaging of in-bound 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

Bachelor’s degree in packaging engineering is preferred.

Experience Required
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience managing materials/packaging/warehousing projects in a product development, distribution, or manufacturing environment.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

  • 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%
Full time
York, Pennsylvania 17315, US