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Vehicle Emissions Lab Test Technologist

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4234

Requisition Number: R2123

Position Title:

External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

Vehicle Emissions Lab Test Technologist

Job Summary:

Polaris is seeking a Technologist to support Mileage Accumulation, Tailpipe, and Evaporative Emissions testing in the Vehicle Emissions Lab. This person would be responsible for the development of procedures and systems for mileage accumulation and emissions testing and would conduct the tests according to the certification and development schedules of the various Polaris product lines. While the primary tasks of the position would be to operate the chassis dynamometers and conduct the testing, some degree of fabrication and test schedule development would be necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate chassis dynamometers and emissions measurement equipment
  • Independently manage the testing in the mileage accumulation lab
  • Conduct emissions testing
  • Perform daily equipment calibration (including dyno and emissions bench)
  • Setup and operate data acquisition and associated software
  • Remove and reinstall parts for emissions testing
  • Update powertrain hardware on development vehicles as needed
  • Maintain the quality and integrity of data generated
  • Document testing, summarize results, and write test reports
  • Create, maintain and improve test processes and procedures
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized laboratory area according to Polaris standards

  • 4-year technical degree (BS) in one of the following (or substantially similar) fields: Engineering Technology, Automotive Engineering Technology.
  • 3-5 years of experience in powertrain testing, chassis dyno operation, or emissions testing.
  • Familiarity with test equipment such as vehicle scan tools, data acquisition systems, and similar instrumentation.
    Desired Skills/Experience
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Ability to self-manage time and coordinate multiple stakeholders.
  • Basic fabrication skills.
  • 3+ years of experience with mechanical work on powersports or automotive products
  • Motorcycle, ATV, and UTV riding experience.
  • Test schedule programming and operation experience.

    Travel: Less than 20%

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. 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 includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

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: Wyoming

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Vehicle Emissions Lab Test Technologist

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