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Senior Logistics Analyst – Supply Chain Execution Team

Medina, MN
Posted on Sep 14, 2023 Full time R20196
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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.

The Supply Chain Execution team will work cross-functionally to collaborate and communicate daily with the Supply Chain Risk Management teams. This team will help to execute countermeasures identified by Supply Chain Risk Management teams to deliver strong performance to Build and Ship SIOP, Financial Forecasts and Cost, Quality and Delivery metrics. 

The Supply Chain Execution Team Senior Logistics Analyst will ensure effective and timely execution of Inbound logistics. This candidate is responsible for coordination of critical parts expedites, ensuring timely pickup and ensures adequate support for suppliers to deliver components. This highly cross-functional role will work closely with sourcing, logistics, plant operations, and third-party logistics providers to ensure consistent and accurate part supply to Polaris requirements.


  • Serve as main point of contact and liaison for Supply Chain Risk Management team.
  • Plan, scope, and coordinate the freight operations for shipments.
  • Identify, plan, and execute cost down opportunities for supplier initiatives
  • Work to maintain specified Inbound service levels
  • Create and analyze operational reports to drive and monitor execution and metrics.
  • Communicate externally with suppliers to create operational plans to ensure monthly and quarterly goals.
  • Provide superior customer service, internal and external, communicate clearly and proactively.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively to develop solutions.
  • Partner with Sourcing team on new volume implementation, onboarding, and planning.
  • Provide reverse logistics support to maintain flow of returnable parts required at suppliers.
  • Work on special projects as identified.


  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business-related discipline required
  • 5+ years in transportation related role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint required.
  • Excellent analytical skills specific to Logistics. 
  • Ability to identify root cause of cost and service issues, and plan and execute mitigation or recovery strategies.
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Good organizational skills and effective problem-solver.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to work with large data sets, analyze and prepare solutions.
  • Experience Process Mapping and Lean/Six Sigma knowledge.

Working Conditions

  • Fast-paced, dynamic culture in office or remote environment
  • Up to 20% travel throughout the year, both domestic and international

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing.  Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings.  Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.

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.