Project Management Lead

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 2734

Requisition Number: 12716BR

Position Title:

Vision and Leadership
o Coordinate with multiple cross functional Polaris leaders on project initiative and approach at the Corporate and Plant level and across other businesses and functions.
o Lead internal and external research, benchmarking and analysis.
o Lead best practice and standard work changes and support change initiatives.

Project Management and Communication
o Own and lead deliverables and project plan for JDA SIOP implementation, execution, post go-live support, and subsequent future enhancements and modules.
o Work collaboratively across business units, plants and cross functional stakeholders and end users.
o Develop and implement standard processes, engaging and working collaboratively with subject matter experts when designing solutions and developing standard work.
o Provide ongoing support on to ensure successful adoption and adherence.
o Work closely with IS project leadership on system design, implementation and maintenance.
o Define and track metrics. Regularly communicate and report out on project status and key milestones.

Standard Work and Tools
o Apply project management tools as applicable such as, Gantt charts, key milestones, project charter, action registers, etc
o Utilize Lean tools as applicable such as value stream mapping, kaizens, 5S, etc.
o Identify best practices and share processes and tools.
o Document standard work to efficiently repeat process.

o Self-directed with strong personal initiative.
o Professionalism and strong customer service skills.
o Strong communication skills (written and oral) including facilitation and presentation skills.
o Excellent project planning, execution, organizing and administrative skills with strong attention to detail.
o Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
o Ability to lead change and motivate others at all levels within the organization.
o Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others without direct authority.
o Effective decision-making, problem solving and negotiating skills.
o Ability to work effectively within tight deadlines and firm schedules.
o Ability to embrace a rapidly changing environment.

Education / Experience
o Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain/Operations or similar field.
o Minimum of 5 years of experience in a business setting with strong process orientation.
o Experience in project management and use of project management tools.
o Experience in business processes and systems within supply chain, manufacturing operations, material flow (internal and external) and logistics.
o Knowledge of business process including SIOP, S&OP, or IBP
o Experience with JDA SIOP software capabilities strongly preferred
QID for the EEO Statement - 89594

About this location

This opportunity is located approximately 30 minutes from Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. These neighboring cities consistently rank as two of the United States' top cities to live in. Minneapolis's thriving art scene, outdoor culture (even in the winter), affordable prices, and friendly atmosphere make this Midwest metropolis a perfect place to live.

About Polaris

Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

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