At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Project Engineer

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4781

Requisition Number: R4300

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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.

Project Engineer-Motorcycles

We have an exciting opportunity for a technical Project Engineer to join our Motorcycles team. In this role, you will lead, direct and monitor design, technical architecture, and development of motorcycle programs from concept to production to achieve program objectives within a specified time schedule. This role will focus on motorcycle initiatives, accessories, and OEM development.


  • Manages simultaneous programs that are 1-3 years in length with significant financial investment

  • Establishes a reasonable project development schedule from concept to production implementation in line with overall business requirements.

  • Supports all design related component styling, purchasing, and manufacturing issues with an emphasis on quality, reliability, timely delivery, and cost.

  • Benchmark competitive design/processes/materials and function.

  • Utilize the Polaris product development process. Ensuring that all requirements are clearly defined, documented, and achieved; manages programs through a gated process.

  • Coordinate, mentor, and supervise designers within the team.

  • Monitors resources and task assignments within the team; coordinates issue resolution with functional managers

  • Establishes the projected part and tool costs and monitors the costs throughout the project.

  • Establishes and maintains Bills of Materials.

  • Coordinates development, layout, testing, drafting, and fabrication to ensure project objectives are met per schedule.

  • Lead and participates in design reviews on projects to ensure adequate input and involvement from all engineering and functional groups.

  • Analyzes manufacturing and field problems. Recommend and implement solutions.

  • Provides technical support for promotional materials, sales and marketing information, and service publications

  • Performs other miscellaneous project related assignments.


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or other related degree required.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in consumer product engineering.

  • Strong technical aptitude.

  • Pro-E experience preferred.

  • FEA experience and application of FEA in design preferred

  • GD&T, FMEA, dimensional tolerance stack-ups experience, and application preferred

  • Experience in the application of project management tools and methodologies

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills,

  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures for the completion of difficult technical problems and projects.

  • Creative and innovative.

  • Strong ability to manage by influence

  • Decisive and prone to action.

  • Quality and customer-focused.

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.

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: Project Engineer

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