At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Human Resources Manager

Location: Osceola, Wisconsin US


Job Number: 5860

Requisition Number: R8069

Position Title:

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.

JOB SUMMARY: The HR Manager will be responsible for building and developing a strong HR team at the Osceola, WI Engine Manufacturing Facility. Leads the HR strategy for the Osceola Manufacturing site in partnership with the site leader in partnership with the site Operations Leadership Team. Creates Human Resources policies and procedures to support the workforce, ensuring consistency with other plant locations. Manages HR communication plan and strategic Long Range Plan for the site. Leads talent management, staffing, engagement, employee relations, as well as compensation and benefits programs for the site. Assures compliance with all Federal and State laws relating to employment.

SCOPE: Responsible for the site Human Resources budget. Responsible for HR support of nearly 500 total employees in the Osceola, Wisconsin Engine Manufacturing facility. Directly supervises 2-3 employees in HR in addition to providing direction to onsite staffing agencies.

 Business partner and advisor to manufacturing site leader, managers and supervisors to support
execution of business goals and objectives.
 Maintain visibility and active presence on plant floor and in plant leadership meetings, providing daily
support and communication.
 Talent manager for site salaried team, including identification of talent needs, organizational design,
and talent acquisition with the end game of building world class teams with bench strength.
 Partner with COE / Corporate HR teams to ensure HR functional excellence in core processes such
as compensation and benefits administration, talent acquisition, and organizational development.
 Responsible for administration of Performance Management process at the plant location.
 Manages compensation program to company guidelines. Reviews salary changes, updates annual
pay structure and administers salary budgeting program.
 Administers employee benefits programs and communication for the site.
 Owns staffing, recruitment and placement for hourly and salary population at the site. Drives
improvement throughout processes.
 Maintains site employee policies and procedures; keeps current with regards to Human Resource
trends, as well as employment law changes.
 Leads site employee relations strategy. Handles employee concerns, advises on problems, and
recommends disciplinary actions. Counsels employees on career development, benefits programs,
policies and other employment related issues.
 Leads employee engagement and communications initiatives for the manufacturing site.
 Continually supports and challenges leadership team to effectively communicate with workforce.
 Represents Polaris in the community regarding Human Resources and community relations
 Responsible for development of site HR team and talent; including sharing of hourly talent to other plants as needed within the plant network.
 Manages site HR budget, in partnership with Finance.
 Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent
required; Master's degree preferred.
 6-10 years experience in Human Resources Management required.
 Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 Experience leading a team

 Experience in a previous HR role or manufacturing environment / labor relations preferred

 Flexible and willing to learn; adapting to business and site needs while remaining flexible in a dynamic environment

 Role is based onsite in Osceola Wisconsin in a Manufacturing Environment

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

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.

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: Osceola

State: Wisconsin

Community / Marketing Title: Human Resources Manager

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