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Lead System Engineer - Accessories

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 4637

Requisition Number: R3649

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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.

JOB SUMMARY:

Technical lead for Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Accessory projects, which includes supervisory leadership of the ORV Accessory Design Team. Accountable for creating detailed component specifications, developing engineering procedures and guidelines, and aiding in design, development, and validation of new accessories. Also responsible as a signatory for ORV Accessory Reviews. Employee will work closely with the Project Team, Designers, and the Validation Team to ensure new accessory components are meeting key deliverables, and achieving industry leading standards. In addition, must also work with Industrial Design, Central PG&A Team, Service, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and external vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the ORV Accessory Design Team
  • Create and maintain design review templates (RAVE) for key accessories - RAVE SME for team
  • Create specifications for new or modified ORV accessories
  • Initiate and maintain DFMEAs and DVP&Rs for ORV accessories
  • Lead ORV accessory design reviews (ARR, PDR, CDR)
  • Participate in key project milestones including Team Meetings, interfacing System Design Reviews, Gate Reviews, and Safety Reviews
  • Organize and participate in accessory testing trips
  • Work with the Quality team for root cause analysis activities and document lessons learned
  • Work with the Purchasing Team to select appropriate vendors and manufacturing solutions
  • Gather, analyze, track and report on warranty and other consumer quality information related to system
  • Interact and direct resources across multiple engineering sites and multiple countries
  • Domestic and international travel can be required (<25>
  • Other duties as assigned


EDUCATION, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • High level of people skills, able to work in a team environment required
  • Ability to ride ORV vehicles for the purpose of testing is highly preferred
  • Experience in product engineering preferred
  • Experience with a CAD modeling package such as Creo preferred
  • Experience with bolted joint analysis, GD&T, FMEA, dimensional tolerance stack-ups, and experience with engineering standards preferred
  • Data acquisition experience preferred
  • Microsoft software including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint required


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 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris 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. www.polaris.com

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

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