Our mission is to construct a global supplier network that supports Polaris in delivering the latest technology and innovation, class-leading quality, and industry best value to our customers. Each member of our procurement team has a direct responsibility in building this supply base architecture as well in collaborating with our supplier partners to ensure the strategic targets of new program velocity, responsiveness, delivery and cost performance of our business is continuously improving year over year.
Relationship owner between suppliers and Polaris
Develop and execute category strategy
Lead supplier selection and management for New Product Launch and Value Improvement Projects (VIP)
Our mission is to advance the value creation of our global supplier network through leading performance, improvement capability enhancement of existing suppliers, and the qualification and on-boarding of new suppliers. Our team of Supplier Development Engineers and Supply Chain Trainers work directly with our global network of suppliers to ensure requirements compliance. Through ongoing collaboration we identify and execute performance and Value Improvement Projects (VIP).
Enhance supplier performance and capabilities
Develop and execute the supplier stratification model
Qualification and onboarding of new supplier partners
We drive production process readiness and establish a reliable supply base. We partner with suppliers to ensure quality parts are received on-time to support the development and production of Polaris products.
Ensure supplier readiness for new product launches
Drive resolution and corrective actions to quality departures
Proactively identify risk and drive supplier improvement to ensure Polaris customer satisfaction
Execute Safe Launch to mitigate risk during new product launches
Our mission is to provide effective and efficient delivery solutions to connect Polaris suppliers and our plants and distribution centers. Our dedicated logistics team and 3rd party providers work to optimize the efficiency of Polaris's global supply chain.
Deliver supplier parts to plants and distribution centers to dealers on time, every time
Continuously improve our network cost and efficiency
Establish delivery expectations for suppliers