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.

Supplier Development Engineer

Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota US


Job Number: 6002

Requisition Number: R8639

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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.

Major Responsibilities: Polaris Industries, Inc. is seeking a Supplier Development Engineer to apply diversified technical knowledge of Quality, Operations, and Engineering, and exercise acumen of Supply Chain Management to improve performance (Price, Delivery, and Quality) of the Polaris Global Supply Chain. S/he will conduct quality, manufacturing and production capacity assessments; execute root cause problem solving & corrective/preventative action (CAPA); facilitate risk management & mitigation, as well as improvement events & supplier training; development & presentation of executive summaries & supplier scorecards; development & innovation of quality core processes (standard work); coordinate onboarding of new suppliers and support of the Supplier Continuous Improvement Program (SCIP) which involves the long-term strategic development of suppliers with performance that is below expectations. The position will be based out of Polaris office in Brooklyn Park, MN, but travel to supplier locations may be required up to 50% of the average work week.

Job Requirements: This position requires a Bachelors degree, or foreign equivalent, in Industrial/Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field. The employer will accept a bachelor's degree equivalent based on a combination of education and experience as determined by a professional evaluation service. In addition, the position requires 4 years of experience in the position offered, or a similar role in the Automotive or Powersport industry. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience. Additionally, a qualified applicant's experience must include the following skills: (1) 4 years of experience with basic and advanced quality tools LEAN, SPC, GD&T, measurement systems analysis, advanced quality planning (AQP), and production part approval process (PPAP); (2) 4 years of experience with quality systems and manufacturing process auditing with QS900 and TS 16949 requirements; and (3) 4 years of experience with manufacturing or assembly problem solving skills, drafting and presentencing reports in a cross-functional environment, process experience with vehicle component commodities, and establishing collaborative relationships cross-functionally internally as well as with a diverse and global supply base.

Special Requirement: Mandatory drug and alcohol testing and background checks.

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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: Brooklyn Park

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Supplier Development Engineer

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