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Engineering Training Specialist

Posted on May 24, 2024 Full time R23094
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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.

Job Summary:

The Engineering Training Specialist is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering Global Engineering training programs to improve the skills and knowledge of employees. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning and development, facilitation (in person and online), instructional design, and enjoys creating engaging and effective training programs. The Engineering Training Specialist will consult and lead project teams to effectively shape and apply the training strategy, approach, roadmap, tools and templates to Engineering specific learning programs.


  • Design, develop and deliver Global Engineering training programs for various levels of Engineering leaders, managers, and employees.
  • Conduct training needs analysis to identify skills gaps and training requirements.
  • Design and develop training programs using instructional design principles and techniques, including classroom, online, and on-the-job training.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and make continuous improvements.
  • Establish Global relationships and partnerships that effectively work across Global business and functional teams on Engineering learning initiatives.
  • Collaborate with project managers and subject matter experts to ensure training content is accurate and up to-date.
  • Manage and support training organization such as event planning, LMS (Learning Management System) tracking, and coordinating class resources.
  • Maintain training records and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively across global Engineering teams using multiple communication tools and technology.
  • Foster a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified, and standardized processes.


  • Strong instructional design skills, including experience with e-learning authoring tools.
  • Proficient in organizational and project management skills to achieve adoption in program deliverables.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to design and deliver engaging and effective training programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creative problem solver to drive and execute learning solutions.
  • Strong leadership skills, including communication, facilitation, presentation, and motivation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others without direct authority.
  • Ability to work effectively within tight deadlines and firm schedules, while managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to embrace a rapidly changing environment and operate throughout ambiguous situations.
  • Self-directed with strong personal initiative
  • Professionalism and strong customer service skills
  • Proficient MS Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, Training, Human Resources, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in training and development.
  • Background in Engineering and or manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience with powersports or automotive fields training preferred.
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is 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. 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; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. 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.