Associate Engineer - Engineering Development Rotational Program
Polaris Industries - Wyoming, MN

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Recognized as the leader in the Powersports industry, Polaris Industries prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Polaris is transforming from a North American based company to a global company with over 4,500 employees in 15 different countries spanning five continents of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Polaris Industries is headquartered just outside of Minneapolis in Medina, Minnesota with annual 2012 sales of $3.2 billion.

Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles. Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris and KLIM branded apparel and Polaris accessories and parts.

Polaris offers you an opportunity to come on board and make a difference. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive relocation package. To round it off, a benefits package that allows you to work hard and play harder.

THIS IS AN ENTRY LEVEL ENGINEERING POSITION FOR NEW COLLEGE GRADS and WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM DECEMBER 2013 and MAY 2014 GRADUATES. CANDIDATES MUST POSSESS A BS or MS ENGINEERING DEGREE. RESUMES WILL BE COLLECTED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2013 and CONTACT WITH CANDIDATES WILL BE MADE BY OCTOBER 18th, 2013 TO ANY INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE INVITED TO ONSITE INTERVIEWS.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Engineering Development Program offers talented engineers the opportunity to engage various parts of the business, interact with management, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges, and begin to understand the bigger picture and where they, as engineers, fit in. This rotational program is designed to accelerate the team member's development by exposing them to Polaris' technical businesses through a variety of critical assignments and targeted technical training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in a two-year Engineer Development Program by working in four - six month, select engineering skill development assignments in the areas of Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering which are two of the required rotations. Other options include Project, Test or Development Engineering along with the alternative Product Management.
  • Each assignment provides challenging developmental opportunities that enhance participants’ leadership skills and augment their technical capabilities.
  • EDP members will have the opportunity to experience a range of engineering roles such as designing and improving products and processes, reducing costs and improving quality.
  • Team members will learn to work closely with other functions to integrate product designs for manufacturability, reliability and serviceability, while providing optimal customer centric products for Polaris.
  • Participants have the chance to demonstrate their competence on complex projects and cross-functional task teams.
  • Technical training classes and projects will help the member enhance their engineering core competencies.
  • EDP members will combine their hands on experiences and in depth training with career mentoring, providing them with all the tools necessary to have a successful career in technology with an expressed desire to obtain a technical leadership role.
  • SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
    • Pursuing Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Must be willing to travel and relocate amongst sites for the rotations with at least one rotation completed in each of the Roseau, MN and Wyoming, MN locations.

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