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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc

Kansas City, MO

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TITLE: Off Shift Area Manager (Manufacturing)

JOB FUNCTION: Manufacturing Operations

STATE AND CITY: Missouri, Kansas City

COMPANY: Harley-Davidson Motor Company


SHIFT: Shift 2


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.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Vehicle and Powertrain Operations facility in Kansas City, MO employees produce the Sportster®, Dyna®, V-Rod® and Street families of motorcycles from fabrication and finishing through final assembly including the liquid-cooled RevolutionX powertrains for the Street motorcycles Join us as an Area Manager and manage operations for the entire facility on the off-shift.

Here's what you'll do:

* Direct the overall manufacturing production throughput for the 2nd shift, including responsibility for the entire plant during the off-shift

* Optimize the efficiency of the manufacturing operations

* Manage the production schedule and execution of operational goals

* Understand key business drivers and successfully manages and influences positive return on investments using lean manufacturing techniques.

* Meet or exceed safety, quality, cost, delivery, people/engagement and sustainability metrics (SQDCPS targets) for a process area.

* Lead a team of first line supervisors and engineering staff


Bachelor's Degree Required


The successful candidate will have demonstrated the following capabilities developed through a minimum of 8 years of diversified manufacturing experience.

-Experience with practical application of safety programs.

-Experience with application of engineering practices.

-Competence with and application of costing methods and value analysis.

-The application of design for manufacturing practices. Full application of Just-In-Time manufacturing (JIT) principles.

-The application of problem solving, root cause and decision analysis techniques.

-A total understanding of factory personnel operating systems (i.e. vacation scheduling, job movement, etc.)

-Computer experience with a demonstrated competence in PCs and the use of on-line systems both manufacturing and engineering.

-Knowledge and experience with a union environment.



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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc
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When riding your Harley-Davidson® motorcycle be sure to ride safely, respectfully and within the limits of the law and your abilities. Always wear a helmet, proper eyewear and protective clothing and insist your passenger does too. Never ride while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Know your Harley motorcycle and read and understand your owner’s manual from cover to cover. Where available, sign up for a motorcycle safety training course today.

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