Polaris is seeking applicants for pre-employment training for Production Operators & Material Handlers in Huntsville, AL. Polaris Inc. is an American manufacturer of motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, and neighborhood electric vehicles.

 

 

PRODUCTION OPERATOR & MATERIAL HANDLER

PAY RANGE: $17.75 - $18.97 PER HOUR

BASED UPON POSITION/EXPERIENCE


  

PRODUCTION OPERATOR: 

SUMMARY:

  • Perform a wide variety of tasks as assigned, including preparing or building up vehicle parts, sub-systems, and components. Install subsystems, parts, and components into a vehicle on a moving assembly line and perform inspections to ensure good quality. The first section below outlines the essential functions of the assembler job. Assemblers must be able to perform these functions, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely use and operate various tools including power tools, hoists, and production equipment. 
  • Maintain a consistent pace throughout the shift with focus on quality (i.e., within applicable quality standards). 
  • Maintain regular, reliable attendance. 
  • Accurately complete paperwork required for production records. 
  • Ability to understand, and follow established processes and instructions. 
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations strictly and maintain a clean and orderly work area. 
  • Participate in continuous improvement process. 
  • Perform duties assigned by Supervisor and/or Group Leader. 
  • Work overtime as required and mandated by production schedules to include mandatory weekend overtime.

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

  • 18 years of age or older. 
  • Have a basic knowledge of computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and push/pull up to 100 lbs. 
  • Ability to bend, twist, turn, kneel, and squat. 
  • Stand and walk up to eight hours per day and reach overhead continuously. 
  • Use air/power/vibrating tools and do strong, pincher gripping. 
  • Work safely around moving equipment, power tools, and industrial vehicles. 
  • Repetitive use of upper extremities. 
  • It may be necessary to perform any of these functions up to twelve hours a day. 


MATERIAL HANDLER: 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use forklift to move materials and product within department as instructed. This may include steel coils, dies, baskets and containers, vinyl, welded components, etc. 
  • Load and unload trucks at shipping and receiving docks as instructed. 
  • Verifies part numbers, quantities, and purchase order information against packing slips.
  • Team members are expected to work wherever needed based on training. 
  • Work in safe and healthy manner, strictly following all safety rules and regulations. 
  • Accurately complete paperwork required for production records. This includes items such as labor reporting, move tickets, SPC charts, manifests, etc. 
  • Maintain a neat, clean, orderly work area. 
  • Operate Radio Frequency equipment to transact inventory. 
  • Cycle count inventory and research problems. 
  • Process small parcel (UPS) shipments and receipts.
  • Complete company provided training. 
  • Process outbound shipments and inbound receipts. 
  • Pick boxed merchandise from warehouse. 
  • Print bar code label to identify product. 
  • Operate forklift out-of-doors in a scrap dumping operation. 
  • Audits the warehouse inventory to reconcile locations against computer files. 
  • Investigates inventory discrepancies and concludes the most probable cause of errors. 
  • Prepares a daily report of audit results. 
  • Keys all warehouse inventory adjustments. 
  • Assists with statistical samples. 
  • Must be able to work overtime on short notice. 
  • Participate in PCI process. 
  • Perform special projects as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

  • 18 years of age or older. 
  • Ability to operate numerous forklifts: electric stand-up, electric sit-down, L.P. and side load, in a warehouse environment. 
  • Ability to communicate well with others. 
  • Ability to read and understand routings, work orders, manifests, and production reports. 
  • Ability to count accurately. 
  • Certification as Polaris forklift driver required. 
  • Ability to take instructions and work with little supervision. 
  • Ability to operate overhead crane. 
  • Ability to use MAPICS computer software. 
  • Ability to work in a changing environment. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. 
  • Ability to bend, twist, turn, kneel, and squat. 
  • Team Player with focus on customer service and quality. 


SCHEDULE/WORK CONDITIONS: 

  • 1st Shift: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM with some overtime that may extend shift time.
  • 2nd Shift: 4:30 PM – 1:00 AM with some overtime that may extend shift time.
  • Working with hazardous materials and chemicals.
  • Working in confined spaces.
  • Will be required to wear the proper safety equipment and follow all safety guidelines.


BENEFITS:

  • Medical benefits start on day 1 of employment.
  • All other benefits (dental / vision / etc.) start on the 1st day of the month after completing 60 days of service.


COVID POLICY:

Mask are required for anyone that is not fully vaccinated for Covid.  Fully vaccinated means that you have received all required doses, and there has been a minimum of 14-days since your last dose.


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