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Electrical Systems Engineer

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Aug 10, 2022 Full time R13551
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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 Electrical Systems Engineer is responsible for performing activities pertaining with the planning, design, validation, manufacturing, and field support of worldwide off-road electrical/electronic systems and components from concept to production implementation.  The primary area of focus will be on Polaris Off-Road vehicles with some work on other Polaris products as required.


  • Support electrical feature predevelopment activities
  • Work directly with Electrical Architect to develop system requirement for predeveloped features
  • Support RFI process for predeveloped components
  • Support development of feature prototype or concept
  • Provide component placement and space claim studies for features
  • Establishes reasonable project development schedules and resource plans from vehicle electrical system development using the Polaris Development Process Participates in pre-Gate 2 project definition meetings with Management, Industrial Design, Marketing, PG&A and Project teams as the electrical Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Provides tooling, NRE, & BOM cost estimates to the Project team
  • Performs design trade-off analysis as required
  • Solicits resource estimates from the electrical Software, Hardware, and Design teams
  • Works closely with the Program Leader to ensure adequate resource budget/forecast
  • Performs detailed studies and design of vehicle electrical systems according to the Level 2 Vehicle Specification, with emphasis on safety, reliability, and cost
  • Creates and maintains design documentation, including System Requirement Document
  • Develop schematics for vehicle Electrical System
  • Schedules appropriate Peer Team Reviews including schematic and harness routing reviews
  • Participates in component placement and design reviews for engine/chassis systems and is responsible for ensuring the designs meet electrical system requirements
  • Lead Design FMEA efforts for off-road electrical systems supported
  • Interacts with purchasing, testing, manufacturing, and external suppliers as needed for the successful completion of projects
  • Attends weekly Design & Team project meetings
  • Assists the PDP purchasing lead with electrical supplier selection
  • Responsible for defining electrical system test requirements during manufacturing as well as any special process requirements
  • Attends weekly Action Register & IR meetings during the validation phase
  • Troubleshoots electrical/electronic systems when issues arise
  • Coordinates resources in order to complete all projects per the approved budget and schedule (includes internal and external resources)
  • Contributes to Off-Road resource and technology planning
  • Analyzes field problems in order to recommend and implement solutions
  • Performs other miscellaneous electrical engineering assignments as required.



  • BS in Electrical Engineering 

  • 3-5+ years of experience working as an electrical engineer 

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to present to leadership

  • Ability to communicate and partner with cross functional teams

  • Automotive industry experience is a plus


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. 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.