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Quality Engineer, 2nd shift

Huntsville, AL
Posted on abr 26, 2024 Full time R22721
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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

Polaris is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our Huntsville manufacturing facility. In this pivotal role, you will lead a Quality team, refine manufacturing processes, and uphold the highest standards of quality and efficiency. If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and are passionate about driving innovation, this role offers the chance to make a substantial impact at a global powersports leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor a team of 10 hourly Quality team members.
  • Design and implement quality control process sampling systems, statistical techniques, and procedures.
  • Serve as the primary liaison to production supervisors and staff for troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and corrective actions affecting production.
  • Oversee and maintain the manufacturing quality system for specific product groups.
  • Engage in design reviews, identifying significant and critical feature characteristics on blueprints.
  • Coordinate quality aspects for new product development, including on-site start-ups, tool, and vendor certifications.
  • Ensure external vendors meet Polaris quality standards.
  • Specify and design inspection, testing mechanisms, and equipment.
  • Establish and document criteria for critical assembly components and supporting process control.
  • Analyze production limitations and standards, proposing specification revisions as needed.
  • Develop and implement quality control training programs in collaboration with the Human Resources Department.

Desired Competencies

  • Leadership: You are adept at inspiring, influencing, and guiding teams toward achieving exceptional performance and operational goals. Your leadership ensures a cohesive and proactive work environment.
  • Problem-solving: You excel in identifying problems, analyzing underlying factors, and addressing issues with practical, sustainable solutions. This competency is crucial in maintaining continuous production and quality standards.
  • Communication: Your ability to convey ideas clearly, engage with diverse groups, and foster an inclusive workplace is vital. Effective communication bridges the gap between diverse functions and ensures alignment with organizational objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Experience mentoring or leading others required.
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering blueprints.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven record of fostering team-oriented environments.
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) is preferred.

Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing facility / Production line presence


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.