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Controls Engineer

Battle Ground, WA
Posted on sept. 20, 2022 Full time R14260
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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.

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for establishing and implementing the most cost-efficient methods for assembling gauges and infotainment units along with leading and implementing key manufacturing projects that drive value by focusing on Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Cost metrics.  These initiatives and projects require the use of Lean manufacturing principles to implement and sustain key processes and procedures to enable facility success.

Job Description:

  • This position focuses on development of manufacturing lines to improve standard work, Lean manufacturing, quality control.
  • Develop industrial controls for utilization in the manufacturing process to adhere to established control strategies across the company.
  • Develop analytical tools to analyze production system health and quality trends.
  • Develop and implement manufacturing systems with cross functional teams to ensure manufacturing quality, compliance, and safety.
  • Implementation of IOT.
  • Integration of Work Instruction with Process controls.
  • No direct responsibility for any given area of the facility but responsible for successfully implementing projects on time and on budget while maximizing project value.
  • Develop standards and specific control type and configuration for new equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Develop and maintain required documentation to support controls applications used in the manufacturing process, including operation and maintenance.
  • Oversee installation of control systems on new and/or existing equipment.
  • Make programming changes that are required to maintain and improve the manufacturing process.
  • Analyze and recommend improvement to manufacturing processes, which will benefit from automation techniques.

Skills and Knowledge:

B.S. in Electrical Engineering preferred but will also consider Mechatronics Engineering ,Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Computer Engineering with a minimum of 5 years controls experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Able to communicate with various positions through verbal and written communication.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Understanding of systems, processes, and operations.
  • Programming and integration of PLCs.
  • Development of API’s.
  • Troubleshooting and commissioning fieldbus networks (Ethernet/IP and DeviceNet).
  • Proficient with SQL.
  • Creating and modifying schematics with SolidWorks.
  • Industrial equipment design and troubleshooting.
  • Design and construction of custom electrical panels.
  • Requires a broad understanding of manufacturing including:
    • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude.
    • Standard processes and procedures.
    • Tool and fixture design.
    • Assembly equipment design and maintenance.
    • Manufacturing methods and processes.

Polaris Closing Information

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. With annual 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size 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  
 
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. 

The salary range for this position within the State of Washington is $110,000 - $135,000 Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography.

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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. 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

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.