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CAE Supervisor

Posted on Apr 5, 2022 Full time R11237
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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.


The CAE Supervisor is responsible to lead a team of multi-disciplinary CAE engineers that deliver virtual prototypes in a timely fashion to drive the design of future vehicle programs.   This position will have solid line reporting to the PBC Engineering Director and dotted line reporting to the US CAE Director.  This position will also work alongside a US counterpart on initiatives and development for the team


Planning & Strategy:
Technical Solutions: Lead a team of engineers in the development of technical solutions / CAE tools specific to Polaris vehicle systems.
Analysis Plans: Develop coordinated analysis plans that drive the vehicle design; including interaction with technical leaders from design, development, and test.
Tools: Lead or facilitate team research on new software and hardware tools for the practical application on Polaris engineering problems.
Process: Ensure tools fit and advance the corporate engineering development process.
Knowledge Management: Facilitate the CAE group effort in the area of knowledge capture to utilizing a framework for leveraging historical data in the future.

Leadership and Technical Mentoring:
Build, lead, coach, and develop a world class Engineering team at the Polaris Bangalore Center.
Provide technical leadership to direct reports in the CAE team you are responsible for.
Responsible for setting goals, reviews, training, and professional development of the team.
Support continuous improvement to drive better efficiencies in delivery and quality of work performed.
Proactively develop employee capabilities through working relationships, sharing knowledge, and building networks across the company.  Interact and work with resources from within the Polaris global engineering sites.
Grow technical specialists in key technical areas that benefit the corporate needs.
Set expectations of a learning environment and coaching environment.
Oversee deliverables to projects and ensure first time and on time.


Education: BSc in Mechanical Engineering, MSc or PhD preferred.
Strong background in numerical methods and theory, with 5-7 year experience minimum.  CAE software diversity is a plus.
Three years of Engineering leadership/supervision preferred.
Ability to work in diverse and co-located teams/technology partners (domestic and international)
Highly developed problem-solving skills and root cause analysis.
Knowledge of vehicle systems design, development, and analysis processes and tools.
Experience in the attributes of durability, aero-thermal, NVH, performance, safety, and or vehicle dynamics.
Expert level working knowledge in one of the attributes above, for example solid background skills in the areas of FEA, solid mechanics, dynamics, vibration, shock and heat transfer.
Demonstrates the application of a broad engineering knowledge and advanced problem solving.
Experience with integrated cross-functional CAE model building.
Communicates in an articulate, professional, and responsive manner, to all levels of the organization.
Customer focus and recreational vehicle enthusiast is a plus!

Normal office working conditions.
Position located in Bangalore, India. Dynamic fast-paced team environment.

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 2021 sales of $8.2 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® midsize 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.