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Roseau, MN
Posted on jun 3, 2024 Full time R23220
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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.

Grade 5 Operator Qualifications and Duties

Position Summary

The Grade 5 Operator is an individual that operates as a team member in Polaris Injection Molding plant processing parts that are used in all assembly locations.

Essential Functions

  • Perform all Operator functions based on part work instruction books and operator training guide.
  • Check for quality of parts based on 800-100 & 929 quality standard along with any quality issues listed in work instructions.
  • Properly trim part, gate removal and package part(s) including proper cooling.
  • Setup of packaging and removal of all old labels.
  • Ensure proper packaging of all parts including left and right parts when running a family tool
  • Proper placement of correctly filled out labels. 
  • Operate all presses and secondary functions including seat base station, router cell and roof kits.
  • Insure proper entry of scrap into MATTEC production system.
  • Insure all manual operated machines are ran within the standard cycle times.
  • Job off times for setup, indirect and parts into AS400 system.
  • Properly fill out operator’s labor report for each part.
  • Understand and properly setup press due to a part change.
  • Maintain a safe work environment clean workstations and presses.
  • Communicate with operator you are replacing and or operator replacing you at breaks and job rotations.
  • Communicate with operator you are replacing and or operator replacing you, issues relating to the part/process.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by shift supervisor (Which could include assisting with press set-ups).
  • Work to assist in meeting our production schedule.
  • Participate in PCI/Lean teams.
  • Any miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be physically capable of working on the production floor.
    • Able to stand for a 12 hour shift
    • Able to bend to retrieve parts
    • Safely walk through high traffic production environment
  • Must be able to work with all parts (continually), frequent lifting of up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to use all degating tools safely, (includes precision knives, box openers, torches, and safety knives).
  • Must be able to use all personal protective equipment, (including masks where required)
  • Must be able to visually detect part defects and variations of color in plastic parts.
  • Must be able to learn, understand and perform Float duties, (rotational position that requires ability to work all presses).
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must be innovative and open to new ideas.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail.

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.