At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Location: Huntsville, Alabama US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 5961

Requisition Number: R8145

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External Description: 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.


Depending on qualifications & experience of applicant, position may be filled in a Grade 2. Assist maintenance personnel with all mechanical and hydraulic repairs on injection molding equipment, robotic systems, and associated auxiliary equipment.


• Support training and development of other technicians.

• Assist other Plastic Technicians with projects.

• Provide technical support to supervisor.

• Maintain and record accurate parts inventory including preparing purchase requisitions.

• Provide support and involvement in developing and implementing preventative maintenance schedules on equipment.

• Maintain clean work environment.

• Participate in Cell Teams and 5S activities.

• Complete all new training requirements including, but not limited to robot programming and maintenance training (hydraulics and electrical).

• Ability and willingness to work overtime as required; "on-call" duty may be required over holidays and weekends.

• Other duties as assigned.


• High school diploma or GED

• Two year degree, or equivalent work experience and ongoing participation in training leading to a 2-year degree as available.


• Ability to read and interpret hydraulic and electrical prints. • Ability to use a variety of computer software packages.

• Must have proven knowledge of the injection molding and auxiliary equipment operations.

• Must have exceptional mechanical and electrical abilities.

• Must be able to install and extract injection molds.

• Must demonstrate leadership potential and have effective communication skills.

• Must be innovative and open to new ideas.

• Must be able to work at heights of 30+ft.

• Must be able to work in confined areas as needed.

• Must be a team player. • Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.

• Welding/fabrication experience preferred.

• Ability to obtain certification as Polaris forklift driver.


Fast-paced environment

Requirements for Internal Promotion

  • 3 or less attendance occurrences in either bucket ( No more than 3 tardies & 3 absences)
  • 6 months between department transfers
  • No active corrective actions
  • Must have received a 'Meets Expectation' in most recent performance review
  • Resume Required
  • Interview Required

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

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. With annual 2020 sales of $7.0 billion, 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; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. 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 includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. 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.

City: Huntsville

State: Alabama

Community / Marketing Title: Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

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