The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18256

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/18/2018 3:36 PM)
    Title
    Machinist III
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Night
    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

    Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements 
    • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining 
    • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers 
    • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media 
    • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required 
    • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications 
    • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data 
    • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly 
    • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly 
    • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance 
    • Operates welding equipment to cut or weld parts 
    • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated 
    • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems

     

     

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • Education and/or Experience -High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two to five years related experience. Experience with operation of manual / conventional and CNC horizontal boring mills helpful 
    • Language Skills -Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization 
    • Mathematical -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 apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations 
    • Computer Skills-Manufacturing software, Timekeeping 
    • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations N/A
    • Physical Demands-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision 
    • Work Environment-Machine shop environment.  Must be able to wear steel toed safety shoes, safety glasses and hearing protection. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud 
    • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:  
    • Quality-Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality 
    • Quantity-Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; work quickly 
    • 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 alternate plan

     

    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.

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