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Manufacturing Quality Supervisor

Huntsville, AL
Posted on Apr 17, 2024 Full time R22615
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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.

Position Overview

As a Manufacturing Quality Supervisor at Polaris (Huntsville, AL), you will spearhead the quality assurance process across various production platforms. Your role will involve designing, implementing, and refining quality control systems and procedures to uphold the highest standards of manufacturing excellence. Leading a dedicated team of 15-20 quality department professionals, you'll be the crucial link between production operations and strategic quality management. If you're passionate about driving quality improvements and excel in a leadership role, this is your chance to make an impact in a high-powered manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of 15-20 quality department personnel, ensuring effective communication and professional development.
  • Serve as the primary quality contact for production supervisors, assisting with troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and corrective actions to enhance production quality.
  • Oversee and maintain the quality control systems for specific product groups, aligning with industry standards and customer expectations.
  • Coordinate quality control activities related to new product development, including on-site start-ups and tool and vendor certifications.
  • Develop and implement inspection and testing protocols, equipment, and documentation to ensure product integrity.
  • Establish critical component criteria for assembly processes and maintain in-line inspection standards for crucial product attributes.
  • Work closely with external vendors to ensure quality specifications and standards compliance.
  • Regularly review and optimize production processes and quality specifications to support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to design and deliver quality control training programs for the quality and production teams.
  • Manage scheduling, workflow, and resource allocation within the quality department to meet strategic objectives and deadlines.

Desired Competencies:

  • Leadership: You inspire, motivate, and guide others to achieve goals. You excel in roles that require directing teams and processes and effectively managing and resolving conflicts within teams.
  • Problem-solving: You can identify problems, analyze underlying factors, and devise effective solutions. Your strategic approach to problem-solving is critical in managing complex manufacturing challenges.
  • Communication: You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, can effectively articulate complex ideas, and engage constructively with team members across all levels of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of quality assurance experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • At least 2 years of managerial experience.
  • Proven proficiency with Quality tools such as corrective actions and control plans.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with a track record of motivating and leading teams.
  • Strong initiative and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, with experience soliciting and integrating feedback from various stakeholders.

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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.  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.