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Weld Robot Programmer - All Shifts

Huntsville, AL
Posted on Feb 2, 2023 Full time R16481
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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.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide manufacturing support for operations and planners in the area of welding process development
  • Communicate with counterpart on other shifts
  • Know how to operate and set up a complete robot welding cell.
  • Oversee robot programming activities of upcoming products
  • Responsible for maintenance of the robot systems. Coordinate trouble shooting activities with maintenance and robot suppliers to resolve issues with robotic and mechanized processes
  • Support and maintain robotic data collection for trouble shooting, keep accurate day to day maintenance log of robot systems.
  • Oversee training of editors and operators across all shifts
  • Provide cross functional robotic support to other Polaris plants   
  • Design and implement programs and tests for all robotic machines.
  • Assist supervisors in monitoring quality of robot.
  • Lead quality improvement projects within welding to analyze and interpret best course of action for improvement
  • Troubleshoot any machine variances to maintain product quality.
  • Maintain OSHA compliance and corporate safety standards within the department and company.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and updating SOPs and other process related activities.
  • Flexible hours
  • Miscellaneous duties as required
  • Understand and implement “Time Studies” in regards to robot cycle time and cell flow.

Skills and Knowledge

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Previous experience as a Robot Editor with basic programming required; 2+ years' experience is preferred
  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Capable of electrical trouble shooting.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Prior programming experience required.
  • Understand and be capable of programming coordinated motion programs.
  • Capable of providing recommendations for support of capital projects for new robot systems.
  • Capable of using offline programming software.
  • Advance understanding of welding processes and variables (i.e. Weld amperage, voltage and travel speed)

Polaris Huntsville Internal Promotion / Transfer Requirements

  • New Hires must have 1-year Continuous Service from Polaris Hire Date
  • 6 Months Between Department Transfers or Promotions
  • No Active Corrective Actions
  • 3 or Less Attendance Occurrences in each Attendance Category
  • Must have received a 'Meets Expectation' in most recent performance review, if applicable.
  • Resume Required
  • Interview Required
  • If selected for the position, you are required to move into the position upon the effective date.  If you are no longer interested in the position, you must withdraw prior to an offer being presented.

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 generous matching 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.