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Sr. Design Engineer

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Jun 7, 2022 Full time R12307
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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.

Sr Design Engineer – Advanced Product Development 

We have a very exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for architectural level component and subsystem layout and design for off-road vehicles (ORV). with a focus on structures, driveline, and engine integration subsystems. Looking for a strong Design Engineer with experience in new product development processes and subsystem architectural layouts with a modular design mindset. 


Job Summary: 

  • Component and subsystem level design ownership for ORV structures, driveline, and engine integration ranging from new design concepts to minor design updates and improvements. 

  • Prepare concept models to aid in idea generation, feasibility, and trade-off studies. 

  • Develop and implement space claim package protection strategies. 

  • Perform basic analyses of subsystems and components to optimize design requirements. 

  • Create and release 3D models and detailed drawings. 

  • Generate subsystem level requirements based on consumer inputs and vehicle level requirements. Own and maintain Interface Control Documents for modular subsystems and components. 

  • Participate in Module Integration Teams and Product Design Meetings to assure cross-functional requirements are understood and optimized tradeoffs are made in the design process. 

  • Coordinate with the CAE team to prepare for and conduct analysis and virtual build events.


Skills, Knowledge & Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related degree.

  • 5+ years related design or systems engineering experience. 

  • High level of experience with 3-D CAD modeling package. 

  • Experienced in GD&T, FMEA, and dimensional tolerance stack-ups.

  • Must be knowledgeable of manufacturing methods. 

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams, both internally and externally. 

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Basic CAE skills desired (FEA and Optimization). 

  • Familiar with analysis and sizing of bolted joints. 

  • Excited about Powersports!


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.