Lead, Electronic Parts Catalog
Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US
Job Number: 4718
Requisition Number: R4112
At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.
The Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) Product Owner is the driving force behind the delivery of Polaris' EPC strategy. The Product Owner works cross-functionally to manage the implementation of software tools and identify product development information needed for content development. Supervising the activities of the team responsible for creating the EPC content, leading the content development and delivery process, and distributing data to internal and external customers complete the holistic Product Owner responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit, retain, inspire, coach, and develop team members Lead the EPC content creation team to ensure optimum performance and quality of work. Guide planning and scheduling of work to meet timelines for Polaris eCommerce, Polaris dealers and internal customers. Drive the development of standard procedures and best practices Create relationships and engage internal customers in product development to ensure the timely flow of information Provide Project Management to coordinate timing and requirements. Lead the transition to new tools tools within the Publications team. Work with internal partners to develop the process to transform Engineering information into Service information and deliver that information to our customers, dealers and employees. Coordinate with internal and external IS resources. Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for internal initiatives and teams that desire to leverage the Polaris EPC data within their business systems and processes. Collaborate with external parts catalog partners to ensure the Polaris EPC data is integrated into their platforms and supports the needs of our dealers worldwide. Collect and manage department metrics to monitor progress and display the status of Parts Catalog activity. Identify, present, and implement innovative Long Range Plans to progress team and department capabilities.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:
- Bachelor's degree in Communication, Engineering, Business, Information Systems, Technical Documentation, or a related field
- Cross-functional influencing capabilities, able to work well across and up and down the organization
- Analytical problem-solving skills- balance practical experience with creative solutions and consistent follow-up
- Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, varied environment with a commitment to delivering results
- Precise attention to detail and organization
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of Polaris/Powersports &/or Automotive products
- Experience in the replacement parts industry
- Experience with PTC software tools preferred (Windchill, Creo Illustrate)
- 5+ years of experience in a technical lead or parts related role preferred
Very fast-paced, dynamic culture in an office environment. Travel as needed (approximately 10-20%)
We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!
As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. 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 includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com
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.
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