Senior Supply Chain Analyst

  • Polaris
  • Medina, MN, USA
  • Apr 16, 2022
Full Time

Job Description

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.

The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for supporting cost analysis and forecasting logistics spend for raw materials from our suppliers to the manufacturing facilities. This cross-functional role will work closely with sourcing, materials planning, logistics, plant operations, and third-party logistics providers to ensure accurate costs are included in total cost analysis, supporting plan vs actual analysis on route design improvements, and support on-going optimization opportunities within the supply chain. Additionally, this role will create and support on-going cost reporting processes supporting cost control, reporting and forecasting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Partner with teams across the organization for calculating and communicating supply chain total costs as part of business case completion
  • Identify, plan, communicate, and implement optimization projects to drive cost improvement, utilizing data mining techniques and project management skillsets
  • Develop cost forecasts based on changing supply chain designs and sourcing decisions
  • Lead process mapping sessions with project teams to document and confirm new/changing processes and deliverables
  • Provide on-going communication of total project status to management team


Required Experiences, Education and Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's degree (emphasis in general business, supply chain management, industrial engineering, or related degree)
  • 3-5 years supply chain and or logistics experience
  • Prior experience in data queries, analysis, and report generation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Sharepoint)
  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing process changes
  • Highly organized and effective in managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated high personal integrity and ethics
  • Consistent track record of solving problems, overcoming roadblocks, and improving processes
  • Excellent written and oral communicator
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, and provide clear direction
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum level of supervision


Preferred Skills and Knowledge:
  • Experience with third-party logistics providers or operational management
  • Experience with process mapping, leading Kaizen events, or utilizing the Lean toolset to document/drive process improvement
  • Hands on experience with data modeling software (ex. Alteryx, Snowflake, PowerBI)
  • PMP or equivalent project management certification
  • Knowledge of international transportation network and incoterms


Working Conditions:
  • Up to 10% travel for site and supplier visits
  • Standard office environment


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE. Apply today!

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, including Transamerican Auto Parts. 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.

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