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Development Engineer

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Jun 24, 2022 Full time R12583
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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 a great opportunity for a talented engineer to join our off-road vehicle (ORV) team as a Development Engineer. Based out of our Wyoming facility you will partner with the product validation teams to develop laboratory-based tests methods.  that meet Reliability targets.


Lead the development and implementation of laboratory testing, including Mechanical, Electrical, and Powertrain systems.

Ensure test correlation to product-specific duty cycles and Reliability targets.

Provide summaries of test cycles including details of events, comparison to typical consumer usage, and acceleration factors for components and systems.

Identify systems and components that that are being undertested and work to develop lab test solutions.

Create procedures to document the development process.

Specify and procure new test equipment.

Train and mentor others in testing methodologies.

Must be willing to travel periodically

Maintain a clean, safe work area and meet OSHA requirements.

Ability to present self professionally and work with people outside of Polaris.

Maintain strict confidentiality.


B.S in Mechanical Engineering or Related

Hands-on knowledge of mechanical or electrical systems and problem-solving

Experience with data collection and data processing

Reliability principles and their application to testing

Valid driver's license required

Must be capable of operating ORVs in extreme conditions

Must be capable of driving a truck with trailers (<26,000 pounds GVW)

Must be capable of operating forklifts

Powersports experience preferred

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.