The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18463

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 4:52 PM)
    Title
    Project Engineer
    Job Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    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

    Under the general direction of the Manager, Customer Engineering, plan, develop, and implement engineering duties concerned with construction, design and project coordination applicable to specific customer order requirements (i.e., Engineered-to-Order (EtO) products).

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Work at a fast pace while prioritizing many important, urgent, and sometimes conflicting assignments
    • Display a positive and constructive, i.e. “problem solver”, attitude
    • Improve processes and procedures in order to improve team performance
    • Work in compliance with all applicable codes and standards
    • Work in compliance with Weir Group Policies
    • Respond quickly and be helpful when Operations needs help with jobs in production
    • Compile and analyze all engineering information related to the product prior to the development of engineering design concepts
    • Prepare Production Releases consisting of project outline drawings, schematics, engineering bill of materials, test requirements, and other technical documentation as necessary
    • Deliver on time and with minimal errors and omissions.
    • Prepare drawings, performance curves, datasheets, and other technical documents as necessary for customer approval.  Deliver on time and with minimal errors and omissions
    • Perform material requisitions for assigned projects when required
    • Coordinate special requirements of assembly and shipment
    • Prepare Production Releases consisting of project outline drawings, schematics, engineering bill of materials, test requirements, and other technical documentation as necessary.  Deliver on time and with minimal errors and omissions
    • Prepare drawings, performance curves, datasheets, and other technical documents as necessary for customer approval.  Deliver on time and with minimal errors and omissions
    • Perform material requisitions for assigned projects when required
    • Assist Field Service personnel in resolving any construction problems incurred on project
    • Collaborate with other departments to meet project objective
    • Review existing designs or new designs for possible improvement in function and manufacturing feasibility

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Understanding of general engineering principles. Experience with CAD tools. Experience with CAE tools.

     

    Language Skills:

    Read, write, and speak English effectively. Work at a fast pace while prioritizing many important, urgent, and sometimes conflicting assignments.

     

    Reasoning Ability:

    Display a positive and constructive, i.e. “problem solver”, attitude. Improve processes and procedures in order to improve team performance. Work in compliance with all applicable codes and standards.

     

    Computer Skills:

    Experience with CAD tools. Experience with CAE tools.

     

    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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.  However there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books and driving an automobile, etc. 

     

    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 work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries and residences or commercial vehicles, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment and avoidance of trips and falls.  The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

    Core Competencies

    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.

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

    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

    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.

    Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

    Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

    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.

    Safety – Observes safety procedures and works safely; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions and participates in safety programs.

    Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

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