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.
The Program Excellence Team is responsible for developing and implementing processes and tools to improve PDP execution at the project, program, and portfolio level within Off-Road Engineering. The Program Excellence Sr. Project Management Leader is responsible for leading long-term, high-impact initiatives within Off-Road Engineering. The ideal candidate is passionate about project management and continuous improvement, and enjoys coaching others in the application of project management/continuous improvement best practices. This person also enjoys taking complex problems and determining what project management approach to apply in order to gain team and stakeholder alignment in executing the solution.
Facilitate framing of larger process development programs to assist sponsor/project owner with defining scope, structure, metrics, governance, approach, and timing
Lead development & execution of schedule, scope, communications, and risk management with project teams across multiple projects involving long-range or complex business objectives.
Work closely with other Project Management Leaders, Program Managers, Portfolio Manager, and other sponsors/stakeholders to ensure all aspects of the project are successfully completed
Develop and drive adoption of project management best practices across teams including Gantt charts, key milestones, project charters, action/risk registers, etc.
Strong understanding of Polaris PDM/PLM, CAD/BOM release process, including BOM creation/maintenance, effectivity date tracking, and working with Manufacturing BOMs (multi-site)
Proficient MS Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, AS400, Creo, Windchill, PRS (Polaris Release Process)
We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE. Apply today!
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
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