The Weir Group PLC

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2017-17300

2017-17300

Title 
HR - Intern
Posted Date 
12/20/2017
Job Location 
US-TX-Fort Worth
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.

 

As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.

 

Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.

 

Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.

 

We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

The Human Resources Intern will provide support for the daily operations of the Human Resources Department with attention to the Employee Services and Workforce Planning areas.  Intern can be full time or part time.  Ideal candidates will currently be residing in the DFW area. 

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Update employee personnel files in accordance with company policies and government regulations
  • Enter data into Human Resources database to keep employee records current
  • Assist in the construction and improvement of company policies and procedures
  • Review resumes in online database to recruit qualified individuals for specific open positions
  • Maintain employment resumes, applications, and applicant flow logs in line with standard company procedures
  • Assist in recruitment activities and special projects as needed
  • File documents and answer phone calls
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

  • Must be junior or senior currently enrolled in a 4-year college or master program with a preferred course of study in Human Resources Management or related
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Must have exceptional oral, written and interactive communication skills
  • Skilled in effective research tactics and good organization
  • Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers

                                   

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common mechanical engineering drawings and specification documents.  Ability to write a technical response to questions posed by the supervising engineer.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have computer experience including Microsoft Office, Internet applications.  HR and/or recruiting software is a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Core Competencies

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

 

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

 

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

 

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.

 

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

 

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

 

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.