Staff Engineer- EV Regulatory & Standards

  • Polaris
  • Novi, MI, USA
  • Apr 23, 2023
Full Time Legal

Job Description

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.


Drive cross-product internal and external industry-level leadership on Electric Vehicle regulations and standards for all Polaris product segments. This role will be an integral part of the Polaris Product Compliance Team of vehicle, radio device, and emissions specialists & engineers, working in the dynamic Polaris product development environment.


  • Identify all relevant mandatory and voluntary standards for electric vehicles and components
  • Understand and drive implementation of industry best practices beyond what is written in the standards
  • Represent Polaris in electric vehicle industry standards organizationsand drive industry action
  • Support engineering research and development activities on electric vehicles Engage with Vehicle Compliance Engineers to ensure all EV requirements are accounted for in whole vehicle certifications
  • Support systematic Regulatory Change Action Register reviews
  • Review and determine if regulatory and industry standard changes affect Polaris products and ensure new requirements are embedded in long range product plans


  • B.S. Engineering degree required; M.S. in Engineering preferred
  • 7+ years of overall experience in product compliance, product safety and vehicle certification
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in electric vehicles or EV component development
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards for electric vehicles, propulsion batteries and electric powertrains
  • Must be able to collaborate and influence effectively in a matrixed environment
  • Self-starter who can apply engineering principles to regulatory requirements
  • Mechanical aptitude and enthusiasm for Polaris Products


  • Dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Global scope
  • Limited travel required (10-15%)

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 generousmatching 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.

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