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Test Technician - Certification

Roseau, MN
Posted on ago 22, 2023 Full time R19778
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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.

Test Technician - Certification

The Certification Test Technician is responsible for conducting required certification tests and properly documenting results.  We are looking for an energetic, organized, self-starter to join our certification staff.

Job Description 

1.    Setup vehicles prior to certification.
2.    Perform Certification tests on production vehicles. 
3.    Responsible for a variety of certification duties including setting up and programming steering robot/controller, IMU, static stability, dynamic stability, debris penetration, zone testing, and brake testing. 
4.    Ability to perform ORV certification tests in a controlled environment while keeping safety a top priority. 
5.    Responsible for downloading and interpreting test data. 
6.    90% of this job is spent instrumenting vehicles, performing certifications, and documenting the results. 10% of the time is spent performing development tests for future vehicles. 
7.    Be creative and effective in the development of new or improved products. Be a field service problem solver to quickly find solutions as problems arise on new or existing products. 
8.    Must have a keen sense for proper set up. Also needs to be safety minded, ambitious, accurate and dependable. 
9.    Assist with the training of less experienced technicians in advanced techniques and provide work direction to them on specific duties. 
10.    Organizes and leads development activity in the field, including test trips in conjunction with Development Coordinator and project leaders. Test trips occur approximately 4-5 times per year. Must be capable of entering Canada. 
11.    Keep good records, follow test procedures, and write test reports. 
12.    Maintain strict confidentiality. 
13.    Maintains a clean work area and meets OSHA requirements. 
14.    Must be willing to travel to different locations periodically to do product certification, testing, evaluation and development. Total travel time expected is up to 20% 
15.    Able to communicate professionally, maintain action register, drive project to timely completion. 
16.    Performs other miscellaneous duties as required.
1.    2 Year degree in technical field desirable. 
2.    Basic computer skills required. Experience with Excel, Vbox, and Glyphworks is desirable. 
3.    Desirable to have basic fabrication skills. 
4.    Must be capable of reading blueprints and making sketches. 
5.    Must be familiar with instrumentation, data acquisition, and analysis. 
6.    Good self-starter, willing to work overtime as needed.

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing.  Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings.  Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.

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.