Powertrain Design Engineer / Sr. Design Engineer
Polaris Industries - Wyoming, MN

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POSITION TO BE BASED IN OSCEOLA, WISCONSIN UNTIL BUILDING EXPANSION IS COMPLETE IN WYOMING, MN - PLANNED FOR Q3 2013.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for leading the design process of Powertrain related components and systems from concept to production in order to achieve the product objectives within a specified time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Establishes a reasonable project development schedule from concept to production implementation in line with overall business requirements.
2. Supports all design related component styling, purchasing and manufacturing issues with emphasis on quality, reliability, timely delivery, and cost.
3. Determines ideal component manufacturing route to ensure overall design, performance, and cost conformance.
4. Determines nature and type of electronic models, detail drawings, and analysis required to support the above and supervises their release through the release cycle.
5. Coordinate, mentor, and supervise designers and engineers within the team.
6. Prepares preliminary sketches and/or schematic diagrams and/or presentations to aid in the understanding and solution of engineering problems.
7. Participates in design reviews on projects to ensure adequate input and involvement from all interested groups.
8. Analyzes field problems and recommends possible solutions.
9. Assists in the preparation of the monthly project status report.
10. Represents the Company at engineering/legal standards conformance meetings; prepares record searches, depositions, site, and vehicle examination reports as required.
11. Performs other miscellaneous project related assignments.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
1. Required-B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent
2. 3-6 years minimum related design experience in an O.E. Environment (title commesurate with experience)
3. Required-extensive experience (5,000 hours minimum) Pro-Engineer
4. Experience with one or more of the following Powertrain Design Categories: Engine Architecture, Power Cylinder, Cranktrain, Cylinder Head, Crankcases, Valvetrain, Intake and Exhaust Systems, Fuel Systems, Lubrication System, Starting and Charging Systems, Transmissions and Gears, Performance Development as related to engine design.
5. Creation of original specifications for system performance.
6. GD&T, FMEA, dimensional tolerance stack-ups.
7. Superior technical knowledge as demonstrated by academic experience and broad practical experience in engine design.
8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
9. Good strategic vision and business knowledge.
10. Demonstrated ability to lead major process change in a way that enhances overall corporate performance.
11. High level of people skills, able to work in a team environment.
12. Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners.
13. Microsoft software including Excel, Project, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Fast paced office environment
2. Travel as needed (less than 10%)

Note: Actual title will be dependent upon candidate experience and competency within Powertrain design.

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