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.

Chief Thermal Engineer

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4931

Requisition Number: R4885

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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 thermal across the enterprise Provides expertise in design for thermal management - all vehicles Guide technical team(s) on current & future product development Lead development of technical specifications, designs, material selection & validation methods Performs research & benchmarking related to thermal design & material selection Identifies safety/quality improvement opportunities & works with teams to implement Assists in related product investigations; facilitates root cause analyses

BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Automotive Engineering 8+ years of thermal product development experience around vehicles Knowledge of thermal shielding materials for exhaust systems & vehicle components Understand thermal management of internal combustion engines Experience using simulation as predictive tool relative to cooling, exhaust, and engine compartments in vehicles Proven communicator throughout all levels of an organization EV propulsion knowledge/experience preferred; DFMEA/PFMEA experience preferred


• Fast-paced office environment.

• Occasional travel may be required (primarily between Polaris facilities, but may include other travel in the U.S. or internationally).

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

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