Spec, Material Flow Eng.

Job Number:2483
Requisition Number:12199BR
Position Title:
External Description:The material flow specialist is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the flow of parts within the factory. This includes determining quantity of parts needed at the operation and method of delivery using lean manufacturing principles. The BOM, demand requirements, and engineering and model year changes must be considered. The material flow specialist will own the Plan For Every Part (PFEP) database and must be able to work effectively with other groups such as manufacturing and packaging engineering, purchasing, planning, and operations to ensure accuracy of the part data and execution of part changes.
Enter/request new PFEP data
Update PFEP data
Monitor demand/usage
Prepare Model Year (MY) changes
Engineering Change Coordination
Maintain change database
Run change implementation meeting
Send out notices for actions
Engineering change implementation
Monitor effective dates
Recommend effective date changes
Track/communicate part availability
Follow ECN disposition
Determine packaging requirements
Coordinate with packaging engineering and manufacturing engineeringas needed
Prepare containers, labels, documents, locations, etc
Implement part with ME/Process Tech
Project leader
Lead CI activities
Participate on kaizen/lean teams
Lead new product material team
Sustaining tasks
Container/kanban card audits
Container, label, document updates
Monitor all part replenishment (supermarket, high pick, sequence, kit, etc)
Implement container updates based on usage
Other duties as assigned
Skills and Experience Required:
Strong analytical skills required
Excellent Excel and PowerPoint abilities
Bachelor's degree in related field required
Ability to effectively influence and work in cooperation with cross functional teams
Strong communication, presentation and teamwork skills
Strong computer skills and ability to quickly learn new software/applications
Experience working with manufacturing, AS400 and Bills of Materials preferred
QID for the EEO Statement - 89594
About this location
Spirit Lake, Iowa, population of 4,907 people, is one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the Midwest. It is located in the center of the Iowa Great Lakes. Spirit Lake is a full-service city offering a wide variety of recreation, employment and social opportunities to citizens and visitors. Spirit Lake has a vibrant downtown with a variety of retail businesses and an industrial park that provides current employers and potential companies with attractive amenities. Spirit Lake is a great place to raise a family. We have excellent schools and many opportunities for involvement in religious activities, scouting, dance, and art. Children are safe here and can enjoy the quality of life that we all want them to have. Spirit Lake is a rapidly developing city, boasting one of the fastest growing economies in Northwest Iowa.
About Polaris
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 www.polaris.com 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?
EEO Statement
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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