The Weir Group PLC

  • Mechanical Designer III

    Job ID 2018-19120
    Posted Date 10 months ago(8/3/2018 3:25 PM)
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    NS / Exempt
    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

    Develops and produces designs with associated 3D models suitable for production. Creates 3D models and assemblies from sketches, drawings, and other sources.  Produces detailed reports of changes to Engineering documents for use in the production of parts and assemblies. Assists Engineering with design details to include some forms of analysis whether structural, kinematic, thermal, acoustic, fluid, etc.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to: 

    • Design new products that meet customer and internal safety, performance, certification, cost and timing objectives
    • Improve existing products by enhancing the product performance, or reducing the overall costs
    • Provide leadership and input to the cross-functional design review process to ensure optimum product designs are developed and executed
    • Use appropriate engineering tools to create, maintain and optimize 3-dimensional virtual component models
    • Use appropriate engineering tools to create, maintain and manage associated 2D drawings in accordance with engineering standards and procedures
    • Use appropriate engineering tools to create virtual 3-dimensional assemblies from component models
    • Use appropriate engineering tools to conduct tolerance stack analyses, Optional: high-level finite element and computational fluid dynamic analysis; animated simulation and basic post production; providing results, conclusions and proposed improvements to other engineering staff
    • Use appropriate engineering tools to some elementary software development capabilties; C++, Visual Basic, etc.
    • Lead appropriate technical communication with customers.
    • Present the status and plans of projects and concerns to internal teams and senior management as requested

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Bachelor's Engineering or Technical discipline desired but not preferred, with a minimum of 8-10 years experience in an engineering or technical role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Physical Requirements:
    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 regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    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 will work outside for short periods of time and is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment can be significant, as expected in a heavy industry manufacturing facility. Personal protective equipment is required in certain areas of the facility.

    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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