Test Lab Manager - Powertrain

Location: Roseau, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 3332

Requisition Number: 14043BR

Position Title:

External Description: Job Description: Manager, Powertrain Development Labs


Manage the powertrain development test laboratory's execution and strategic vision across multiple sites (Wyoming and Roseau) and test beds while developing new powersports technologies. Our corporate vision is to fuel the passion of riders, workers and outdoors enthusiasts around the world by delivering innovative, high-quality vehicles, products, services and experiences that enrich their lives. Polaris has vast technical resources with several high-feature engine dyno cells/chassis dyno cells, emissions benches, along with world-class workbays, instrumentation, and specialty tools. This position includes project and personnel management, budgeting and manpower planning responsibility, monitoring of lab utilization, and identifying future needs/improvements and long term capacity planning for capital expenditures and justification. Oversee the implementation of Polaris' safety and quality initiatives. Lead, coach and develop a team of technicians/technologists/engineers who are developing and testing advanced internal combustion engine hardware and controls,calibrations, and transmissions, both in the test labs and in the field. Ensure open communication with the design, calibration, combustion, development, project, and validation groups to support programs and their successful launches.


Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience in Powertrain dynamometer test cell systems design, implementation, operation, maintenance/troubleshooting and facilities support, including a strong foundation of internal combustion engine fundamentals, emerging trends, tailpipe emissions, and overall PT system interaction. Must have at least 5 years of experience managing engineering teams. Must have the ability to deliver succinct written and verbal communication, and make timely decisions with limited information. Must be highly motivated and able to manage multiple assignments concurrently with limited supervision, while staying involved with day-to-day operations and executing the strategic vision of the development test labs.
QID for the EEO Statement - 89594

About this location

This opportunity can be located in either Wyoming, MN or Roseau, MN. Wyoming, MN is located less than an hour north of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Enjoy both the peace and quiet of a smaller community and the close convenience of a large city. The facility is located on over 600 acres adjacent to wildlife management land, allowing for private trails to validate our fun products. The Roseau, MN facility is just minutes from the Canadian Border, and sits just 20 minutes from renowned Lake of the Woods. Land of 10,000 lakes - an outdoor persons dream - fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling! Natural splendor and limitless outdoor adventures all within easy reach. Quiet safety and comfort of communities centered on family, friends and neighbors are found here. Local schools are some of the best around with opportunities for students to be involved and excel.

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 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.

City: Roseau

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Test Lab Manager - Powertrain

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