Polaris Industries Manufacturing / Operations Intern in United States

Req No. 9310BR

Title Manufacturing / Operations Intern

Job Category Manufacturing

Job Description Implement what you have learned in school, through real world project work at one of the most dynamic companies within the power sports industry. Through your experience you will have opportunities to expedite your knowledge of the business, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges and build a network of Polaris employees. Are you up for the challenge?

Locations Vary: MN, IA, WI, AL


As a Manufacturing / Operations Internship participant, you could work in Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Safety, Lean. Selected students are matched with the opportunity best suited to their strengths and the needs of the business.

Manufacturing / Operations internship assignments could include ( but are not limited to ):

Analyze and evaluate manufacturing methods and standards. Provide solution to problems that adversely affect operator safety, quality, productivity, and cost. Develop and update process documentation and procedure instructions. Support day to day assembly line activity. Assist in development and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment. Support on going lean initiatives. Identify and implement continuous improvement projects


  1. Pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering

  2. Academic excellence: Minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA

  3. High level of integrity, thoroughness, flexibility, initiative and teamwork

  4. Ability to think outside the box in order to solve crucial problems

  5. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal English communication skills

  6. Proof, upon hire, of unrestricted U.S. employment authorization is required

  7. Working knowledge of MS Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

Location Open

Status Intern/Co-op

Education Requirements 4 year degree or higher

Years of Experience Required Entry Level

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 2016 sales of $4.5 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 include 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?

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.