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: Operations supervisor for a worldwide distribution center for Polaris’ Parts, Garments and Accessories (PGA) business unit. Establish departmental policies and procedures. Coordinate department activities and special projects. Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures. Responsible for departmental Safety, Quality and Productivity goals and objectives. Establish and maintain effective employee relations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Operation • Manage department activities and special projects to ensure efficiency and quality while exceeding daily order response and program goals. • Responsible for department to meet warehouse safety, quality and productivity goals. • Evaluate department processes. Recommend and coordinate needed changes based on process analysis. • Define and manage departmental budget in the areas of labor (hours and cost), packaging, maintenance and other associated costs. • Direct staff in the development, analysis, and preparation of reports (e.g. Weekly employee productivity, quality and safety performance reports, departmental processes, etc.). • In partnership with Group Leads, responsible for staff scheduling to include: work assignments/rotations, employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations. • Serve on committees and teams as department representative. People • Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures. Provide discipline and corrective action as required. • Assist staff to resolve complex or out of policy operation problems. • Conduct interviews, hire new staff, and insure proper training and employee orientation is provided. • Coach and provide career development advice to staff. • Establish departmental and employee goals and conduct employee performance reviews. • Coordinate with Human Resources and Temporary Agencies for appropriate staffing levels. • Schedule and conduct staff meetings. • Communicate to all levels of the organization on topics of daily goals, performance feedback, departmental, organization and company initiatives, etc. • Complete human resources, payroll and other paper work as required in specific department • Other duties as assigned. Skills and Knowledge: • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree with a preferred emphasis in management. • 3-5+ years large scale automated, distribution/manufacturing operations experience, including budget/expense responsibility required. • Strong problem solving skills, proven capabilities of root causing issues and driving sustained solutions supported by metrics. • Talented communicator, capable of communicating complex messages to diverse groups with proven results • Safety, experienced in OSHA standards and tracking, ability to lead the organization in analysis and changes to working practices and culture to exceed OSHA standards • Skillful leader with proven ability to drive change and sustain results • Driven for results with a relentless appetite to improve and exceed goals. • Systems experience with AS400, RF/Bar-coding technology and sortation/material handling systems preferred. • Fundamental understanding of distribution: logistics, fulfillment, operations, and facilities. • Strong organizational management, passion for quality, and supervisory skills will be needed. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions are normal for a distribution and office environment. Work involves lifting of materials and product up to 40 pounds. Equipment operation requires specialized training and testing within Polaris’ standards. Must be able to balance many demands simultaneously.
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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. 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; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. 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.