The Weir Group PLC

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2018-18099

2018-18099

Title 
Branch Manager I
Posted Date 
4/3/2018
Job Location 
US-TX-Pleasanton
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
Yes
Close Date 
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More information about this job

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

Directs production, distribution, and marketing operations for branch plant, or assigned territory of industrial organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to: 

  • Coordinates production, distribution, warehousing, and sales in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures
  • Confers with customers and representatives of associated industries to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in area
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees
  • Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division
  • Reviews operations of competing organizations and plans and directs sales program to develop new markets
  • Directs preparation of accounting records
  • Recommends budgets to management

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                

Directly supervises approximately 6 to 7 employees in the Service Center Location. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

 

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and two to five years sales and management experience; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 
Must be able to travel 50% of the time (overnight travel 10-15%).  Knowledge of oilfield applications for both pump and flow control products, knowledge of product technician specifications are preferred.

        
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry                                         

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:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software 

 

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 

 

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. Personal Protective equipment including safety glasses and / or face shield and steel toe safety shoes must be worn in certain areas of the facility.

Core Competencies

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.

 

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.

 

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

 

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

 

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.