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.
Provide Quality Engineering support for multiple operation teams at Polaris’ Huntsville facility. Assignments will involve both proactive and reactive solutions to address quality issues affecting the assigned processes. Will be responsible to manage the quality program of assigned processes and all related aspects.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise and support team of quality engineers, technicians, and auditors.
Participate in or lead cost out activities.
Support Quality Initiatives and Programs as assigned.
Coordinate inspection of discrepant or suspect parts or material with supplier or third party when applicable
Participate or Lead Failure Analysis and Root Cause and Corrective Requests Action Investigations
Report process quality metrics
Communicate process issues/problems/concerns to Management.
Generate special Quality Instructions and/or procedures as needed to contain quality issues or to assist with process validations.
Develop/Track internal metrics, identify opportunities for continuous improvement and lead improvement initiatives.
Perform Six Sigma Measurement System Analysis (MSA/GR&R) and process capability studies. Perform DOE if required.
Work with production to improve the use of measurement systems.
Participate in new product launch teams
Support internal audits as needed or product transfers.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related technical field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Five (5) or more years of experience in quality or process engineering or an equivalent field required.
Previous Quality experience in automotive or similar assembly experience required.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment is required.
Ability to lead technicians in testing and inspection methods for these processes.
Demonstrated Black Belt level depth of knowledge in Six Sigma methods and tools.
Experience with measuring systems common to assembly processes including torque and data gathering/reporting required.
Strong process improvement skills, including PFMEA, Control Plans, RCCA (8D), DOE, Gage R&R, PPAP, blueprint reading skills, GD&T, product failure analysis experience, and Quality Management Systems (QMS).
Experience in the implementation of Lean manufacturing is a plus.
Leading teams in Six Sigma projects, Black Belt training, or BB certification would be a strong plus.
Leadership experience with hourly and salaried subordinates.
Ability to travel for job as required for business need.
Must be a self-starter and able to work independently without supervision.
REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES
No more than 2 tardies & 2 absences
6 months between department transfers
No active corrective actions
Must have received a 'Meets Expectation' in most recent performance review if applicable
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
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.