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.

Test Technician

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 5492

Requisition Number: R6661

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.

Conduct mechanical testing on development/concept vehicle components and systems using various lab test equipment. Gather information for structural analysis, design, and validation purposes by testing with current procedures. Assist in development of new test fixtures and procedures. Perform maintenance on test equipment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct Testing as requested by customer
  • Operation of lab test equipment for required testing
  • Diligently follow established engineering procedures and technical specification documents
  • Ensure that work area is well maintained and meets OSHA and 5S requirements
  • Meet tight deadlines
  • Keep good records and write test reports for tests conducted
  • Manage multiple projects
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Work Safely in all aspects of testing and maintenance following internal policies and OSHA requirements at all times

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Prefer 2-year degree/certificate in a relevant field of study (automotive, small engines, powersports, mechanical, engineering, electronics, fluid power, automation, aviation, defense, etc.) or 5 years of experience in equivalent position
  • 3+ years of experience in related field preferred
  • Familiar with general hand tools
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated self-starter, willing to work overtime as needed
  • Team Player (intra/extra organizational)
  • Valid driver's license

  • Familiar with test lab environment (MTS Hydraulic, UD Shaker, Pneumatic, PLC)
  • Familiar with data recorder equipment (SoMat eDaq)
  • General Fabrication Skills (Machining/Welding)
  • Forklift operation experience
  • Electronics background (DC Circuits)
  • Power sports experience
  • Provide own technician level tools

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 2020 sales of $7.0 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: Test Technician

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