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ORV Control Systems Supervisor

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Aug 10, 2022 Full time R13543
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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:
Polaris is seeking a Supervisor of Control Systems team members.  This position will lead, direct, and monitor design and development of control system programs from concept to production to achieve product objectives on a specified schedule.  As a supervisor, you will be leading a highly motivated, cross-functional team of Systems Engineers while continuously mentoring and growing the team’s overall skillsets.  We are looking for an individual who can act as the technical lead - accountable for delivering the control system design, development, and implementation.   Additionally, this position will be responsible for developing and/or implementing common processes, tools, and methods for the team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Lead controls team members to meet project specification performance, quality, and reliability requirements.

•Interface with the architects, subsystem SME’s, attribute owners, and durability/reliability team to ensure all requirements are captured prior to design execution

•Grow and develop the team including gap analysis, recruitment plans, and career path planning.

•Manage resource plans to ensure proper support is planned and allocated to active programs. Coordinate issue resolution with functional managers.

•Direct development using the Polaris Development Process (PDP), ensuring that all requirements are clearly defined, documented, and achieved.

•Develop and support the validation efforts of each program, including vehicle level testing, system level testing, feature validation and integration, and calibration of features 
•Collaborate with suppliers to use their design expertise where appropriate. 
•Motivate the entire team ensuring cross-functional program success.
•Assist functional managers to plan budgets and manpower forecasts.

•Participate in the system architecture and feature roadmap development and deployment of key technologies.
•Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
•BS Engineering Degree, or equivalent, required.  Preference for Electrical Engineering degree 
•Minimum of 5+ years of Engineering Process and Product Development, in a similar industry.

•3+ years of Engineering Leadership / Supervision desired.
•Experience growing and leading teams.

•Strong technical background.
•Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability.
•Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
•Decisive and prone to action. Must be quality-oriented and customer focused.
•Strong planning, organizing, and administrative skills.

•Experiences with budget management and aptitude for financial acumen.

•Technical experience in electrical system and subsystem development
•Leading/training of others how program objectives, tools, and resources relate cross-functionally.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Fast paced, dynamic culture in an office environment with regular multi-site interactions.  

Based out of Wyoming, MN Location.

Ability and interest to work in a development shop/lab environment as needed. 

Some travel required, typically <20%.

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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 2021 sales of $8.2 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® midsize 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. 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.