Design, develop and validate new and existing ORV Driveline and CVT systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
Design and develop industry leading ORV CVT and Driveline Systems.
Coordinate with Powertrain to support overall vehicle calibration with focus on CVT systems.
Create and maintain driveline integration design guidelines and validation plans and communicate to the project and validation teams.
Work with project teams to define project goals and detailed system specifications.
Organize and lead design reviews to ensure adequate input and involvement from all engineering and functional groups.
Ability to ride ATVs and SxSs for the purpose of field development and performance evaluation.
Benchmark competitive designs.
Analyze manufacturing and field problems and recommend and implement solutions.
Other duties as required.
Education, Skills & Knowledge
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related curriculum required.
5+ years Design and development experience preferred.
Understanding and experience with driveline components such as transmissions, CVT’s as well as cooling system air flow and optimization preferred.
Understanding and knowledge of driveline related component manufacturing processes including casting, forging, machining, complex plastic component molding (Blow molding, Injection Molding) and rubber hose / ducting (Injection molding, Mandrel molding) preferred.
Extensive experience with Pro-E and complex component design utilizing advanced surfacing.
Understanding and/or experience using FEA / CFD software for systems optimization preferred.
Experience with GD&T, dimensional stack-ups and FMEA.
Experience with detailed system specifications development.
Understanding of bolted joint design.
Experience designing parts to strength and weight targets.
Quality and customer focused.
Lab testing and data acquisition experience preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Quick learner with high level of ambition and drive
Strong people skills, able to work in a team environment.
Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners.
Microsoft software including Excel, Project, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Polaris Industries Inc. designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-quality, off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, Victory and Indian motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.