The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-17837

    Posted Date 6 months ago(2/23/2018 3:14 PM)
    Title
    IoT Systems Developer
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Day
    Manages Others
    No
  • 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

    System Engineers will conduct themselves as Subject Matter Experts on manufacturing software and integrated systems technology.  This role will plan, select, source or develop, and implement new digital products to improve intelligent manufacturing capabilities. Works within the IIoT arena to lead initiatives on enhancing our “Smart Manufacturing” goals. 

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Objectives:  Including but not limited to:

    • Identify, develop or select manufacturing systems technology and/or software to support operations KPI improvement initiatives
    • Develop and administer training for peers and colleagues on new systems capability and processes
    • Work with Manufacturing Engineering, Planning, Operations, Quality, Logistics and Design Engineering to develop process guidelines for new initiatives
    • Define and/or write Scope of Work for 3rd party vendors to create custom software needs
    • Proficient in computer programming languages including, but not limited to: JavaScript, C#, .NET, Python, & SQL
    • Understand basic circuits and data acquisition hardware
    • Use knowledge of 7 wastes, SCRUM, FMEA, LEAN, human factors, and advanced problem solving
    • Collect, compile, and analyze data to isolate root cause and corrective action plans for processes improvement
    • Write, defend and manage capital expense projects

    Measurements:

    • Consistent approval of proposed projects by leadership
    • Completion of projects successfully, meeting all pre-defined performance, cost and timing criteria

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor's degree with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

     

    Mathematical:

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

     

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

     

    Computer Skills:

    SQL, .NET, C#, JavaScript, Basic Networking Fundamentals, SolidWorks, ACAD, ERP, Microsoft Office

     

    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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

     

    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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work outside for short periods of time and is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment can be significant, as expected in a heavy industry manufacturing facility. Personal protective equipment is required in certain areas of the facility.

    Core Competencies

    Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

     

    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

     

    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

     

    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

     

    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.

     

    Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

     

    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

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