The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18876

    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 5:12 PM)
    Title
    Designer
    Job Location
    US-WI-Madison
    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 supervision of the Engineering Operations Manager or the Engineering Manager, this position is responsible for the design of Weir Minerals North America (WMNA) products considering functionality, cost and ease of manufacture in accordance with company policies and procedures. Create 3D models and assemblies from sketches, drawings, and other sources. Create detail drawings based on 3D models or 2D reference drawings or sketches. Produce detailed reports of changes to Engineering documents for use in the production of parts and assemblies. Use extensive knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software. Draft and create routine to moderately complex detailed

    drawings, sketches, and profiles.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Create detailed parts and assembly drawings for manufacturing and customers, ensuring accuracy and quality on a daily basis
    • Prepare layouts for engineering approval to current department standards
    • Design products requiring drawings and/or 3D models
    • Assist Designers providing guidance and checking of design work on a daily basis
    • Complete Drawing Revisions (DR) as required
    • Incorporate part numbers and descriptions into the system
    • Create and maintain product structure for new and existing products and reflect on the drawing
    • Provide technical support to Operations and Sales and Marketing in a timely manner
    • Research existing designs and product structures as reference materials for new design requests
    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team oriented, and customer focused

      attitude within and between departments

    • Keep Manager aware of pertinent issues and information warranting Manager’s knowledge, action and/or resolution

    • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology

    • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards

    • Nothing in this position description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Equivalent of to two years of junior college or apprenticeship training, and/or 5 years equivalent work experience. Familiar or recurring work is assigned in general terms. Unfamiliar assignments include methods, procedures, sources of information, and precedence to follow. Simple

    revisions to existing drawings may be assigned with a verbal explanation of desired results. More complex revisions are produced from sketches or specifications that clearly depict the desired product.

     

    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 the organization.

     

    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

     

    Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    High level of competency in CAD systems: Siemens NX (preferred), ProEngineer, AutoCad or similar. Ability to manage projects and work to objectives. Comprehensive communication, motivation, human relations, and organization skills required. Must be able to work well with colleagues. Must have basic understanding of general engineering principles. Ability to create 2D and 3D component drawings. Practitioner of limits, fits, tolerances, and computer aided design.

     

    Certificates, Licenses:

    Requires a valid driver’s license.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle and touch objects. The employee is occasionally required to talk, hear, reach, stand, or walk. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to ten pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision and depth perception.

     

    Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. Work is performed in inside  nvironmental conditions. Moderate noise.

     

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    Core Competencies

    Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

     

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

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

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

     

    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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