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Sr. Industrial Engineer

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 5266

Requisition Number: R6018

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External Description: 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.

Senior Industrial / Process Engineer

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will evaluate and improve utilization of equipment, materials and personnel to improve the efficiency of manufacturing operations. Additionally, the Sr. Industrial Engineer will research, evaluate and recommend emerging processes and technologies for use in a manufacturing environment. The position is part of the Central Operations Advanced Mfg. Technologies Team, providing support to the entire plant network.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist the Operations and Manufacturing team with the development, justification, and execution of long-range plans and supporting plant initiatives
  • Analyze and define performance measurement metrics and methodology
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities
  • Manages productivity and performance data through data mining, data modeling, data analysis, cost/benefit analysis, process mapping and/or problem analysis
  • Research, develop, and implement tools to improve manufacturing performance
  • Develop and update process documentation and procedure instructions
  • Execute the implementation of process control software on existing production lines
    • Lead a cross functional team to drive milestones to completion
    • Configure the production line and all components in process control software
  • Work with IS to promote the advancement of new features of applicable software
  • Continuously support production lines with configuration, troubleshooting and new feature requests


REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • BS and/or MS Degree in Industrial or Process Engineering
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Andon, Visual Work Instruction, Mfg. Execution Systems (MES), Process Control systems & techniques
    • Experience with PINPoint process control and ProPlanner process management software preferred
  • PFMEA/Control Plan development and assessment
  • Proficient in MTM / MODAPTS or equivalent (predetermined motion time system)
  • Strong Lean Manufacturing Competence (Flow Mfg., Kanban, Poke-yoke, JIT, Standard work, etc.)
  • Value Stream Mapping and Process Optimization management experience
  • Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills with ability to quickly learn new software/applications
  • Project management - plan, develop and execute
  • Equipment and systems budget planning and tracking
  • Design for assembly & manufacturing
  • Provides on-the-job training and guidance to all levels of operations


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Engineering and office environment working conditions
  • Travel Requirement: 25%


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

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 2020 sales of $7.0 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

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: Wyoming

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Sr. Industrial Engineer

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