Polaris Industries ORV Systems Engineer – Chassis in Osceola, United States

ORV Systems Engineer – Chassis

Job Description


Lead and own the design, development, and validation of new and existing Off-Road Vehicle chassis. This includes vehicle frames, ROPS, bumpers, and other structural members. Work closely with Project, Test, Validation, and Manufacturing Teams to ensure the chassis sub-system as a whole is meeting key deliverables and achieving industry leading standards. Create specifications, complete calculations, and construct models for superior performance, safety, and quality. In addition, must also work with Service, Purchasing, vendors, and others to ensure all aspects of the development process are covered and prepared for success. Position location is preferred to be at the Wyoming, MN facility.


  • Create specifications for new or modified chassis

  • Work collaboratively with on/offshore resources to reach final design in the most efficient means

  • Take part in load collection process

  • Initiate and maintain DFMEAs and DVP&Rs

  • Work with the Quality team for root cause analysis activities and document lessons learned

  • Participate in key project milestones including Team Meetings, Design Reviews, Gate Reviews, and Safety Reviews

  • Gather, analyze, track and report on warranty and other consumer quality information related to system

  • Interact and direct resources across multiple engineering sites

  • Domestic and international travel can be required (<25%)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in product engineering required

  • Ability to drive vehicles for development and testing purposes highly preferred

  • Experience with 3-D CAD modeling mandatory

  • Experience with Pro-E Creo preferred

  • Experience with Ansys or similar analysis software preferred

  • Experience with bolted joint analysis, GD&T, FMEA, dimensional tolerance stack-ups and experience with engineering standards preferred

  • Data acquisition experience preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High level of people skills, able to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners

  • Microsoft software including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

U.S. work authorization; no work visa or residency sponsorship available for this job opening


Req No.


Job Category

Engineering/Technical Service


US - Osceola, WI or Wyoming, MN



Education Requirements

4 year degree or higher preferred

Years of Experience Required

2 Years Experience

About this location

Osceola, located on the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, is full of small town charm. Located less than 40 miles northeast of the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Osceola enjoys a perfect balance of recreation, tourism, business, and industry. It is an attractive place for families to live, work, and do business.

About Polaris

Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don’t just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It’s the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. 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 globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

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.