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Jim Wollmer Work Experience

Jim Wollmer Work Experience



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    • Jim Wollmer Work Experience
      Lead Designer/Project Leader
      (major programs since 1980)
    • Harley – Davidson Softail Rocker 2008
      Vehicle Project Lead
      Handle bar Riser co-designed – Patented
      Handlebar Interlock co-designed – Patent pending
      Rear fender system – Lead and co-designed – Patent pending
    • Award Winners 2008 V-Twin ExpoPosted By Cyril Huze On February 10, 2008 (1:52 pm) In Customs, Editorial
      Lifetime Achievement Award – Tom Rudd, Industry,
      Leader of the Year- Brett Smith,
      Motor of the Year - S&S Cycle – S&S X-Wedge,
      Frame Designer of the Year- DNA Specialty – Viper 300, Wheel,
      Designer of the Year - Xtreme Machine – Innovator Series,
      Tech Product of the Year- Custom Cycle Controls – Simplified Air Suspension,
      Accessory of the Year - Corbin – Fleetliner Kits,
      Performance Product of the Year – ATI – ProCharger,
      Teresi Prize – Innovative Product Award - TS Engineering – Husher Exhaust,
      Metric of the Year – Yamaha – Star Motorcycles – Raider,
      Custom Production Bike – Intrepid Cycles – Steadfast,
      Cruiser of the Year - Harley-Davidson – FXCW Softail Rocker,
      Production Bobber of the Year – Sucher Punch Sallys – 66 Bobber,
      Production Chopper of the Year - OCC Motorcycles – SplitBack,
      Bike of the Year - Big Dog Motorcycles – 2008 Pit Bull
    • Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe 2005
      Vehicle Project Lead
    • Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Bikes
      All Platforms (5) Project Lead
      Entire MY2003 production impact all plants
    • 100th Anniversary Key Staff and Content Synopsis April 15, 2002
      Project Leader – Jim Wollmer - PDC
      Paint; Sterling Silver Anniversary Paint, Gunmetal and Black
      Took two years of development of Sterling Silver color and many experimental trials to perfect Paint with
      PPG and develop the process at all the facilities.
      Never done in OE paint anywhere.
      Decals took Two years of development to find a viable Decal that was special for the 100th anniversary Bikes.
      Experimented with many ideas and designs. Largest application of decals to H-D motorcycles ever attempted.
      Techniques for application had to be developed and new type adhesive from 3M was required to make this a success.
      New Two piece design using Chrome Wings and cloisonné insert to make this unique
      Engine Medallion;
      New design of medallion and adhesive to make this possible.
      Largest application of a medallion ever attempted on a engine crankcase at H-D.
      This will appear on all Harley-Davidson motorcycles produced as a Harley-Davidson.
      Engine Cover’s
      These covers use a special Machining process and casting techniques to make them unique and will be used only
      on Two-Tone Motorcycles
      Name plates;
      Nameplates are made using special etching process to engrave the “100th anniversary” lettering on them
      These seats employ a special embossing technique to apply Anniversary Logo. Used only on Two-Tone Bikes
      Air Cleaner Covers;
      These Air cleaner covers are created using a coining process to emboss the lettering into the part for unique features for Styling
      Purchasing Logistics;
      Enormous effort applied in logistics and planning for the magnitude of this content in development, planning and supply chain activities.
    • Middle Section Lead - Softail Deuce 2000
      Console designed – Patented
      Coil cover designed – Patented
      Seat post Mounting to Crankcase designed - Patented
    • Lead Designer - Briggs and Stratton 4.5 HP OHV Vanguard Engine
    • Lead Designer - Briggs and Stratton 3 HP 2-Cycle Engine
      First 2-Cycle designed for Briggs and Stratton