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Auto req ID: 4685BR
Title: Supply Base Analyst
Job Function: Materials Management
State and City: Wisconsin, Wauwatosa
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary:
At Harley-Davidson Motor Company we do much more than just build motorcycles; we fulfill dreams of personal freedom. We are customer led in all we do, and we believe and invest in our people and our communities. Harley-Davidson believes that its people are the only real long-term competitive advantage and their energy and commitment is what has made us successful since 1903.

Harley-Davidson is seeking a Supply Base Analyst for the Willie G. Davidson Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI. This 370,000 square-foot facility opened its doors for operation in March 1997 and was built to bring together the Original Equipment (OE) Engineering, Styling and Developmental Purchasing groups in a centralized location to improve the product development process. The functions represented within the PDC include Styling, Engineering, Finance, Information Services, Product Liability, Purchasing, Marketing, Homologation, Sales, Service and key suppliers. The employees located at the PDC are responsible for new product development, testing, styling and developmental purchasing.

This Supply Base Analyst position is responsible for conducting commodity based benchmarking (cost and performance) for our plastic and rubber commodities. The position will be responsible for commercial cost management, leading and managing supplier transitions, and maintaining production OEM supplier relationships. The role will perform all aspects of supplier risk management and oversee compliance of supplier agreements. The Supply Base Analyst will work with specific commodities as part of our Supply Base Management group. This role will effectively manage the supply base in line with best in class expectations.

Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related degree

Experience Required:
3+ years of performance in the following areas:
- Demonstrated performance in technical competencies of procurement, engineering, finance, and/or operations
- Experience in production or procurement of components and subsystems
- Understanding of implementing strategic purchasing relationships with suppliers
- Strong knowledge of supply chain management
- Capable of directing external support staff and agencies
- Able to influence through indirect authority

Ideal candidates will also have exposure and knowledge in:
- Experience within an automotive or motorcycle manufacturing environment
- Contribution to new product launches
- Exposure to statistical operator control (SOC), just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, cost management tools, continuous improvement (CI) tools and spreadsheet software

Supplemental Information:
At Harley-Davidson it is not just what degree you have or what you know you must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything that you do:
- Be accountable
- Model Integrity
- Value Individuality and Diversity
- Inspire Teamwork
- Encourage Creativity

Direct Reports: No
Travel: Required 0-10%