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Field Performance Engineer- Electrical

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Nov 4, 2022 Full time R15046
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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.

We have an exciting role available with our Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) team. In this role, you will lead teams to determine the root cause of emerging quality issues in electrical systems.  We need a talented, collaborative, and customer-focused engineer that has demonstrated capabilities with problem-solving tracking tools and methods.  You will work with the design and production release teams to develop countermeasures for quality improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be action oriented and hands-on, using problem-solving processes to lead or support scope, root cause, consequence, and solution implementation of potential quality issues in electrical systems
  • Partner with adjacent functions (manufacturing, post-sales surveillance, supplier quality, etc.) to drive and deliver timely corrective actions
  • Use CAPAs to drive corrective actions that will apply learnings across the organization
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify potential product safety issues that require additional focus
  • Work with project teams to define project goals and system specifications
  • Organize and lead design reviews to ensure adequate input and involvement from all engineering and functional groups
  • Monitor current data sources to identify trends that require attention
  • Develop processes/standards for continuous improvement as needed
  • Ensure all learnings are communicated to the peer team and captured in technical documentation i.e. Design Standards, FMEAs, RAVE and DVP&Rs
  • Support other initiatives that relate to product safety & quality
  • Benchmark competitive designs

Skills / Knowledge Required to be Successful in the role:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, or Systems Engineering required 
  • 3+ years of Engineering, Product, and Technology Development experience required
  • Experience writing, developing, and managing system and component level requirements
  • Experience with functional safety standards methodologies & concepts
  • Analog and digital circuit analysis and design
  • Experience with quality tools such as FTA, DFMEA
  • Passion or strong interest in Off-Road vehicles
  • Quality and customer-focused

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in full product lifecycle for electrical and electronic control systems
  • Familiarity with worldwide requirements, regulations, and compliance standards to guide the development of internal requirements for the off-road market
  • Familiarity with CAN tools such as CANalyzer or ETAS INCA
  • Must be able to effectively lead cross-functional teams, both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting to all levels of the organization including senior leadership

Working Conditions:

  • A mix of office, shop, lab, production, and field support. Fast-paced environment
  • Travel as needed based on location (10-15%) (Remote w/travel also a possibility for right candidate)

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. www.polaris.com

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.