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Senior Cost Analyst

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Inc

Wauwatosa, WI

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TITLE: Senior Cost Analyst

JOB FUNCTION: Materials Management

STATE AND CITY: Wisconsin, Wauwatosa

COMPANY: Harley-Davidson Motor Company


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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 Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI is home to the mantra - You dream it. We build it. Join us as a Sr. Cost Analyst in Product Development Purchasing. This individual will play a key role in leading the integration of component level cost modeling and alternative cost evaluation into Product Development Methodology (M9). The breadth of this position includes cost management for the project/part Life Cycle Plan from product planning through launch and will have accountability for a system/platform.

The Sr. Cost Analyst will:

-Provide financial analysis of a part, process; capital, development expense and cost utilizing industry standard software/systems such as SAP, BDI, Solid Modeling, and/or AS400

- Serve as a trusted advisor by leveraging expertise to influence and inform decisions.

- Determine cost drivers and demonstrate the ability to teach others cost and financial analysis concepts

- Communicate effectively (oral, written, and presentation) to all levels of employees including management and senior leadership.


Bachelor's degree is preferred


A minimum of 5 years related experience is required. Manufacturing, Finance, Accounting, and/or product development experience is preferred, including the following:

- Knowledge of manufacturing processing of durable goods at a component and/or subsystems level within an automotive, motorcycle, or other heavy industry manufacturing environment.

- Exposure to operations techniques including Lean Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing & Design for Assembly (DFM/DFA) and other quality/continuous improvement tools.

- Exposure to cost management, predictive cost analysis including total product cost modeling.



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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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