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.

Powertrain Sr. Layout Designer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka IN


Job Number: 4830

Requisition Number: R4492

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.


Prepare design, layouts and drawings according to engineering specifications or own ideas, using PTC Creo. Responsible for all data required to develop a design and carry it through to production.


  • Creates and releases 3D models, assemblies and detailed drawings and performs analyses to support the above and supervise as well as participate in their release through the release cycle
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates own work as well as communicates through regular updates, accountable for meeting schedule completion dates or for providing timely feedback when dates cannot be met
  • High performing Sr. Designers also perform engineering calculations to support component design and engine-based decisions (i.e. air flow testing, shaking force analyses of engines)
  • Schedules self for assigned tasks and conducts tasks per project plan
  • Delegates, prioritizes and organizes work of other team members occasionally
  • Works effectively with system engineers and project team to execute Powertrain programs
  • Works directly with vendors to drive design for manufacturability
  • Ability to layout and control engine systems, present solutions to design problems and meet cost targets
  • Creates and executes complex design, drafting, and layout drawings
  • Reviews engineering drawings and supporting documents to verify ASME Y14.5 GD&T practices and adherence to company and/or industry standard practices
  • Analyzes design options, confers with necessary staff to resolve details not completely defined; or, generates design concepts with layouts indicating alternative designs and recommended solutions
  • Solves design problems in a timely manner, may be called upon for leadership of problem solving exercises
  • Coordinates and participates in the completion of production drawings by drafting support staff through release cycle
  • Multitasks and prioritizes a large volume of tasks in the Polaris release system efficiently
  • Recommends manufacturing methods and tooling requirements
  • Exhibits subject matter expertise in one or more manufacturing process (ex inj. molding, casting, forging, etc.)
  • Conducts component level or sub-system level design reviews
  • Actively participates in a powertrain design, development or testing peer group
  • Develops design procedures for part, assembly and layout modeling

  • Two year degree in mechanical drafting and design technology
  • Minimum of 6 -7 years design/modeling experience
  • Direct design experience with Powertrain components and systems; Powersports-related Powertrains preferred
  • Experience with high feature and complex aluminum castings, using die-casting, sand casting, permanent mold casting processes, forging, and machined components
  • Extensive experience in complex assembly and component tolerance stacks
  • Proven track record and extensive experience with PTC Creo 3D Modeling and Windchill Database Management
  • Must be a self-starter that requires minimal work direction
  • Must show an aptitude for critical thinking
  • Ability to communicate to several designers of varied skill levels

  • Fast paced office environment
  • Travel as needed (less than 10%)

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: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

Community / Marketing Title: Powertrain Sr. Layout Designer

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