The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18527

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/21/2018 2:26 PM)
    Senior Design Engineer
    Job Location
    US-MO-St. Louis
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • 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

    Perform duties required to create pump and valve designs and design modifications, Item and Bill of Material creation, and related engineering drawings in a Design for Six Sigma environment.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

      • Act in a Senior Engineering capacity. Coach and mentor others. Advise Management on technical issues.
      • Create and review drawings and designs to conform with industry standards, specifications, and organizational guidelines
      • Create detail part drawings and 3-D models
      • Responsible for Environmental, Health and Safety management and policy commitments as prescribed for this role in Weir’s Duty of Care
      • Review and investigate design alternatives and ensure all factors are considered to meet product requirements and revisions
      • Prepare clear, complete, and accurate detailed notes or sketches for designer or drafter to create detailed drawings
      • Respond to inquiries pertaining to drawings from other departments
      • Input product structure design and data to formulate BOMs and revise existing structures
      • Basic understanding of drawing standards and GD&T per ANSI Y14.5
      • Fundamental understanding of tolerance stack-up analysis
      • Capable of performing engineering analysis
      • Capable of using 3D solid modeling tools
      • Examine and inspect products at various stages of manufacture to maintain quality and reliability, especially with first articles
      • Basic Project Management Skills
      • Perform some duties of Engineer/Design Manager in his/her absence

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in engineering required with minimum 5 to 7 years’ work experience. Experience with designing rotating equipment and/or valves preferred. API Pump experience highly desired. MSS Valve Standard experience highly desired. Experience conducting Finite Element Analysis and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics a plus.

    Language Skills:

    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.


    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. Proficiency with geometric analysis.

    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:

    Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet. Extensive experience in 3-D modeling and 2-D drafting required, Unigraphics NX preferred. Experience with use of TeamCenter PLM software and Ansys FEA/CFD a plus.

    Physical Demands:

    Stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, and feel, reach with hand and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, Talk or hear, taste or smell. Weight will not exceed 45 pounds without assistance.

    Work Environment:

    Moderate, Will require PPE in manufacturing environment.

    Core Competencies

    Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.

    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.

    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.

    Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

    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.

    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; works quickly.

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

    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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