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Quality Technician | Machining Environment

Monticello, MN
Posted on May 16, 2024 Full time R22949
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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

Quality Technician:  Works closely with the product line Quality Engineer to ensure robustness of Quality Controls and proactively monitors signals from the production process to prevent defects.

Location: Monticello, MN


  • Utilize Polaris Problem solving (PDCA, 5Y, Fishbone Diagrams) and Lean PPS (Polaris Production System) techniques to Continuously drive improvements to Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost
  • Drive Part Qualification Activities completing Key Elements of AIAG PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Ensure Part Quality Standards are achieved through Polaris Development Process (PDP) and maintained using statistical techniques
  • Provide guidance to the production team as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Work on Cross Functional Teams to meet site Goals and Initiatives
  • Train others on proper equipment and measuring techniques
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Required Experience and Skillset

  • Technical Degree (Prefer Manufacturing Related)
  • Strong Communications Skills (written and verbal)
  • Precision Machining and /or Casting knowledge or Experience preferred
  • Fundamental Problem Solving
  • Strong inspection skills and machining first article inspection experience
  • Data Analytics
  • Blueprint reading / Fundamentals of GD&T
  • Strong computer skills
  • Fundamentals of Quality


Ensuring Accountability

Holding yourself and others to high standards of accountability, and creating an infrastructure and transparent corporate culture that supports and measures personal and organizational responsibility and accountability.

Nurturing Innovation

Creating a welcoming environment that encourages different perspectives and new ideas, building a culture of curiosity, openness, and creativity across the organization and the wider community.

Collaborating with Others

Working together with others in a cooperative and supportive manner to achieve shared goals.

Achievement Orientation

Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent that meet or exceed standard expectations.

Customer Value Management

Developing customer value plans to create value for sales opportunities through effective communications and thorough knowledge of customers and markets.

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. 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.  

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.