Weld Robot Programmer
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Huntsville, AL 35808
Req No. 9284BR
Title Weld Robot Programmer
Job Category Manufacturing
Hourly Pay Grade 1
Leadership role within the Welding Robotic Programming Team and welding shop in obtaining the highest possible Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics in robotic welding environment while working in a fast paced production environment.
Positions are available on both 1st and 2nd shift.
Define and/or modify robot systems when quality issues arise.
Support efficient and logical programs and operation techniques that will satisfy robot operators, programmers and engineering teams.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• Ability to work with little supervision.
• Must be able to read blueprints.
• Capable of electrical trouble shooting.
• Detail orientated.
• Prior programming experience required.
+ Min 4 year experience as a Robot Editor with basic programming
• 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)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & 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.
Location US – Huntsville, AL
Education Requirements 2 year degree preferred
Years of Experience Required 2 years experience
About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don’t just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It’s the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.