The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19527

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Title
    Mechanical Engineer
    Job Location
    US-AZ-Tucson
    Shift Schedule
    Day
    Manages Others
    No
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, this position is responsible for the layout of Weir Minerals North America (WMNA) products in customer locations, considering functionality, cost and ease of installation in accordance with company policies and procedures.

     

    Visit customer sites, take measurements and create layout drawings from sketches and other sources. Produce detailed reports of changes to Engineering documents for use in the installation of parts and assemblies. Assist with measurements and customer meetings as required during engineering projects. Use knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software. Draft and create routine to moderately complex plant layout drawings, sketches, and installation instructions.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    The following represent various responsibilities these positions may be responsible for, depending on their assigned functional areas.

     

    Assist manager in scheduling work required and set work priorities for Designers. Check and approve work carried out by Designers. No direct supervision.

     

    The primary function of this engineer is to provide sales support for:

    • Proposals for modifications to customers process to improve productivity and include the use of Weir Equipment
    • Engineering support of customer proposals
    • Site measurements for equipment installation
    • Software analysis using automating measurement systems
    • Preparation for installation of equipment at customer site
    • Determine and mitigate risks for equipment installation
    • Monitoring equipment during trial periods
    • Cost Estimation
    • Additionally, engineering specific duties may include: perform stress and strain calculations which may include: simplified bending analysis; localized bending control; torsional control; diagonal bending analysis; shipping frame analysis; force vector analysis (i.e. drive elements); seismic loading; foundation loading.Review equipment configurations as they apply to proposal bids and generate design solutions/proposals to assist Projects and Sales Engineers.Complete special projects as assigned.Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.Extensive travel in the Southwest US.    Comply with all departmental and Company policies, procedures, and programs.Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards. Responsible for Environmental Health and Safety management and policy commitments as prescribed for this role in Weir's Duty of Care.Nothing in this position description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
    •  Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team oriented, and customer focused attitude within and between departments.
    • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
    • Keep Manager aware of pertinent issues and information warranting supervisor’s knowledge, action and/or resolution. 
    • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
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    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team oriented, and customer focused attitude within and between departments.
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    • Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
    • Comply with all departmental and Company policies, procedures, and programs.
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    • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
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    • Responsible for Environmental Health and Safety management and policy commitments as prescribed for this role in Weir's Duty of Care.
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    • 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

    Bachelor’s Mechanical Engineering discipline and five years of experience.

     

    INDEPENDENCE LEVEL

    Usually execute multiple projects simultaneously, with only moderate supervision.   Basic mentoring and coaching ability. The ability to influence across divisions

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to sale team and customers.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to comprehend and apply modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with formulas, scientific equations, and graphs. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Requires a valid driver’s license. Requires ability to obtain MSHA mine safety certification

     

    OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

    This position requires some knowledge or experience in the areas below, or the3 ability to learn

    • Computer skills, including Excel and Word
    • Pumps with Emphasis on Slurry/Sludge/Heavy Media (Both Horizontal and Vertical)
    • Cyclones
    • Valves
    • Systems Calculations
    • Stress Calculations
    • NX or Solidworks preferredAbility to handle detail work accurately and at a fast pace. Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Willingness to accept responsibility and accountability. Willingness and ability to travel as necessary. Strong analytical, problem solving, organization, communication, motivation, human relations, records keeping, and follow-through skills. Ability to promote and maintain positive relationships as well as project and maintain professionalism with customers (both internal and external) and vendors. Work effectively as a team member. Ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to influence across multiple functions in the organizations. Must have expert understanding of general engineering principles. Ability to create and supervise 2D and 3D layout drawings and models. Must have basic understanding of project management principles.Ability to work 70% on or visiting customer sites, 30% in office. Must be willing to travel on a local, domestic and international level.  

    MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS 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 sit, talk, hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle and touch objects. The employee is frequently required to stand or walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. 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   

    The employee will be required to walk up stairs and stand for extended periods of time.

    When in the field, the individual will be subject to power generation and mineral processing facilities which can have sudden temperature changes, exposure to noise and fumes, exposure to dust and slurries that are being processed at the facility.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions, general office environment, and travel situations. Work is performed frequently near moving mechanical parts and in outdoor conditions, and occasionally in high, precarious places and in darkness or poor lighting.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold or heat, sudden temperature changes, and risk of electrical shock. Moderate to loud noise.

    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.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    Requires the ability to operate a variety of standard business machines, such as computer Microsoft Office and other related software, a keyboard, calculator, telephone, Use of field service equipment such as, tachometers, thermometers, dial indicators, tension testers, vibration monitors and occasional use of Shore hardness and Rockwell Hardness testers and hydrodynamic test loops.

     

     

     

     

    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.

     

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

     

    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

     

    Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

     

    Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.

     

    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

     

    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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