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Polaris MEP, a division of The URI Research Foundation (URIRF) and member of the MEP National Network, guides Rhode Island manufacturers to sustainable growth, innovative technology strategies and cost-efficient operations.

This page at times also features job openings posted by other URIRF divisions or key partners, as part of our commitment to a diverse, collaborative community.

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RI manufacturers are increasingly adopting automation, industry 4.0 technologies, diversity initiatives and other “next generation” initiatives. The Polaris MEP team is growing to help them meet challenges and seize opportunities. To advise these trusted advisors, we are seeking forward-thinking industry leaders who can bring a diversity of experience, expertise and perspectives to our Advisory  Board. Click here to learn more about our Advisory Board.

Our Vision

Polaris MEP, 401 Tech Bridge and the URI Research Foundation together have a clear vision: to be a community in which a diverse mix of talented people come together to make a lasting difference. Our success comes only through the dedication of our employees and thoughtful, creative collaboration. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Advanced Manufacturing Project Manager

UPDATED June 11, 2022

We are seeking an Advanced Manufacturing Project Manager who will connect with RI manufacturers to assist with the identification of use of robotics and other advanced manufacturing technologies to meet their productivity and supply chain needs. The Advanced Manufacturing Project Manager will connect small and medium sized manufacturing companies (SMMs) with public, university, and private resources.

Click to read more about this job opportunity, including how to apply.

Project Manager – Manufacturing Experience

Jun 1, 2022

We are seeking a Project Manager with manufacturing experience to guide Rhode Island clients to sustainable growth, innovative technology strategies and cost-efficient operations.

Project Managers are core to the success of Polaris MEP programs and to the manufacturing community in Rhode Island. This position will manage and lead client engagements from beginning to end.

Click to read more about this job opportunity, including how to apply.

Marketing Coordinator

Jun 11, 2022

The Marketing Coordinator works alongside the Marketing manager to identify, organize and run Polaris MEP’s marketing efforts.

This position involves collaborating with our team of expert manufacturing Project Managers and Workforce Solutions providers to develop and deploy online and offline marketing communications.

Click to read more about this job opportunity, including how to apply.

JARC RI Job Training / Employment Services Staff

Jan 28, 2022

Polaris MEP and Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) have established a partnership to create a new entity, JARC RI, that will advance the needs of the manufacturing sector and assist low-income workers to transition out of poverty. Together, Polaris MEP and JARC will build a robust pipeline of skilled employees for RI manufacturers through JARC’s highly successful training model.

There are currently two staff positions open. Click on either link below to read more about the roles and how to apply.