The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19092

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 9:05 PM)
    Material Handler I
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  • 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

    Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site by performing the following duties.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to: 

    • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved 
    • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand 
    • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area 
    • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet 
    • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers 
    • Loads truck for Industrial Truck Operator 
    • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together 
    • Clamps sections of portable conveyor together or places conveyor sections on blocks or boxes to facilitate movement of materials or products 
    • Removes samples of materials, labels with identifying information, and takes samples to laboratory for analysis 
    • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators 
    • Assembles crates to contain products such as machines or vehicles 
    • Shovels loose materials such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics, or chemicals, into machine hoppers or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels 
    • Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products 
    • Performs minor preventative maintenance on forklifts (check fluid levels, lights, horns, etc.) 
    • Develops a culture that works to achieve and maintain an accident free workplace 
    • Develops a culture that works to achieve and maintain ongoing housekeeping excellence 

    Supervisory Responsibilities                                            


    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 
    • Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with a minimum of one years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    •  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 
    • Mathematical Skills 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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations 
    • Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software
    • Other Skills and Abilities                                                   
    • Must be able to become forklift certified within 30 days. Must be able to effectively operate hand-held scanner (inventory transaction device) within 30 days. Ability to use identification tools (engraver, metal stamps, paint pen) to mark product. Ability to read and interpret dimensional drawings
    •  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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus Must be able to wear protective footwear and other PPE as required by the department 
    • 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate



    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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