Project Engineer- VIP
Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Polaris Industries
Primary focus will be to execute cost reduction VALUEIMPROVEMENT PROCESS (VIP) projects; these VIP projects will require theindividual to lead, direct and monitor design and development work from conceptto production to achieve product objectives within a specified timeschedule. Close alignment with the newproduct development and manufacturing team is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES& RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify, lead, and implement VIP cost savingsby working cross functionally with the engineering, purchasing andmanufacturing teams. Integration ofthose VIP savings must align with existing projects and have the approval ofthose project teams. Any change mustmeet the quality, durability, performance and reliability requirements of theoriginal parts/subsystem.
Direct the programs using the PolarisDevelopment Process (PDP), ensuring that all requirements are clearly defined,documented, and achieved.
Manage the team to develop innovativeapproaches, breakthrough technologies, and improved processes. Collaborate withsuppliers to use their design expertise where appropriate.
Monitor and manage the manufacturing, quality,and purchasing resources and activities on the team, to provide seamlesscoordination and issue resolution between all team members.
Participate in field development testing asrequired; analyzes field problems and recommends possible solutions.
Motivate the entire team and others affectingthe program's success.
Assist functional managers to plan budgets and manpowerforecasts.
Other duties as assigned.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering (EE), ElectricalEngineering Technology (EET) or related engineering required.
3+ years of engineering project/designleadership experience, in similar industry. Strong technical background.
Ability to troubleshoot complex electricalsystems and consumer wireless electronic devices.
Familiarity with digital multi-meters,oscilloscopes, CAN networking tools, data loggers, and other electricaldiagnostic tools required.
Knowledge of infotainment systems and mobileapplications a plus.
Benchmarks competitivedesign/processes/materials and function.
Strong leadership skills and ability.Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability toinfluence others. Demonstrated ability to form business inter-relationshipswith supporting managers, leaders, and staff.
Decisive and prone to action. Must beQuality-oriented and customer focused.
Excellent project planning, organizing, andadministrative skills. Understands how program objectives, tools, and resourcesrelate cross-functionally.
Riding experience and/or interest inRecreational Vehicles preferred.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain apositive attitude.
Sincere desire to exceed customers'expectations.
Fast paced office and manufacturing environment
Up to 25% travel may be associated with this role
QID for the EEO Statement - 89594
Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.
Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?
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.
Internal ID: 12521BR Category: Engineering , Keywords: Project Engineer