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.

Chassis Systems Safety Integration Engineer

Location: Novi, Michigan US


Job Number: 4887

Requisition Number: R4739

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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.

Primary Technical Lead for integrated safety performance of vehicle chassis systems for Polaris Provides expertise in safety-related vehicle dynamics involving brakes, driveline, steering, & suspensions - all vehicles Guides technical team(s) on current and future product development Leads development of cross-enterprise technical specifications, designs & test validation methods Works as liaison between Product Development and Manufacturing for continuous improvement of safety critical system assembly process control & quality Assists in related product investigations; facilitates root cause analyses Performs research, testing & benchmarking to understand vehicle control failure modes
BS in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering; MS preferred 8+ years of relevant product development experience involving vehicle design and manufacturing Overall understanding of related FMVSS, NHTSA, SAE, & ROHVA standards Thorough knowledge of key chassis systems affecting vehicle control i.e. brakes, driveline, steering, suspension, etc. Preferred experience with ABS/regenerative braking, vehicle stability control, descent control, active braking, or other software-integrated chassis safety controls Proven communicator throughout all levels of an organization Automotive knowledge/experience preferred; DFMEA/PFMEA experience preferred High interest in on- and off-road powersports

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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: Novi

State: Michigan

Community / Marketing Title: Chassis Systems Safety Integration Engineer

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