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 Sustaining Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles can be built on the assembly line as designed and validated. Scope extends from pre-production support through line startup, and ongoing production. This includes the tracking and disposition of Deviations, Drawing Change Requests, and Engineering Change Orders approved through CCB. Warranty and field issue resolution is also included in the scope of this role.
Supports project development schedules including preproduction builds, milestone reviews, and identification of critical path tasks for the program
Lead change requests for unplanned quality, warranty, safety changes
Drives issue resolution amongst Sourcing, Quality, and Engineering teams in order to keep production lines running smoothly and on schedule
Supports daily line interaction concerning engineering issues, supplier problems, and quality improvement opportunities
Support rework activities including investigation, documentation, deviations
Benchmark competitive design/processes/materials and function
Utilize the Polaris Product Development Process and Change Control Board Process
Lead resolution and closure of assigned IRs
Analyzes manufacturing and field problems. Recommends and implements solutions.
VIP idea generation and facilitation
Performs other miscellaneous project related assignments
BS Engineering Degree required
3 or more years of previous experience in consumer product engineering preferred.
Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures to the completion of difficult technical problems and projects
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence others.
Skilled in multitasking and executing many tasks at once
Excellent written and verbal communication
Creative and innovative
Decisive and prone to action – self starter
Quality and customer focused
Experience with Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Riding experience and/or interest in Recreational Vehicles.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.
Sincere desire to exceed customers’ expectations.
Up to 20% travel is associated with this role.
We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE. Apply today!
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. 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. www.polaris.com
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.