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Welder (All Shifts)

Huntsville, AL
Posted on Jun 13, 2024 Full time R22525
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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 SUMMARY:  

 

Join Polaris Huntsville as a Welder and enjoy a fast-paced, innovative manufacturing environment, welding full frames for side-by-side utility vehicles and Polaris’s Slingshot.  

 

Welders will perform the MiG welding process on mild steel on assembly line or work cell as required to meet all quality standards and specifications. Welders must be able to perform these functions, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

 

Our Weld environment is a 24/7 operation. Welders may be asked to work 6-7 days per week.  

 

Experience welding is preferred. If no prior experience, but interested in a welding career, join our team as a Moto (Robotic Weld) Operator and learn to weld with Polaris!  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Perform Weld Tasks to Standards 

  • Perform Arc and Mig welding on steel materials for RANGER or Slingshot production. 

  • Pass Weld Assessment to standards. 

  • Ability to be trained on Polaris specific weld process standards and arc monitor systems 

 

  • Safety, Quality, Cost & Delivery Focus 

  • Perform welding tasks based on production schedules.  

  • Maintain a consistent pace throughout the shift with focus on quality. 

  • Inspect all parts prior to and following entering workstations; immediately report non-conformance issues to group leader and/or Supervisor.  

  • Accurately complete paperwork required for production records, including labor reporting, move tickets, SPC charts etc.  

  • Perform quality testing and documentation as required.  

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations strictly and maintain a clean and orderly work area.  

  • Maintain good housekeeping practices (5S). 

 

  • Team Player Mentality 

  • Step in and perform tasks on robot welding equipment as required by business need and assigned by supervisor.  

  • Rotate between workstations as assigned.  

  • Maintain regular, reliable attendance.  

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Group Leader.  

 

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:  

 

  • 18 years of age or older.  

  • Basic knowledge of computers.  

  • 1 year of manufacturing experience or educational welding experience preferred.  

  • Welding experience preferred.  

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  

 

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and push/pull up to 100 lbs. 

  • Repetitive use of upper extremities. 

  • Ability to bend, twist, turn, kneel, and squat. 

  • Stand and walk up for extended periods of time and reach overhead continuously. 

  • Ability to withstand heat for extended periods of time. 

  • Use air/power/vibrating tools and perform strong, pincher-gripping motions. 

  • Work safely around moving equipment, power tools, and industrial vehicles. 

  • It may be necessary to perform any of these functions up to twelve hours a day.  

  • Welding experience is preferred. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

 

  • Fast paced welding environment 

  • Hot environment 

 

 

PRE-HIRE TRAINING 

We have partnered with the Alabama Department of Commerce to establish a customized training program for candidates seeking employment with Polaris.  All candidates for hire seeking hourly roles in our manufacturing operations are required to attend an unpaid training with AIDT.  Completion of the training and pre-employment checks identified below, is required before any offer of employment can be finalized.   

Base Pay Rage:

$21.34 - $25.33

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.  www.polaris.com  

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.