The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19575

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Senior Pump Specialist
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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

    The candidate will be responsible for monitoring the installed pumps in the market, giving technical support inside the business, including training. This role proposes and leads improvements and solutions according to customer needs. The candidate will  work closely with with sales, Design Center of Excellence Top Management.


    The position is based in Chile and there will be a requirement to visit customers in different locations regionally around Latin America.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and Experience:

    • Commissioning and maintenance on industrial pumps
    • Knowledge of the Mining Industry
    • Product and Specification knowledge of Slurry Pumps and their applications in the Mill Circuit Process
    • General Mechanical and Engineering expertise
    • There will be a need for driving for results
    • Working independently and taking the initiative
    • Leading by example and building trust and strong relationships with internal stakeholders and customers

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or other related field and a minimum of five (5) years of knowledge and experience in a similar role.



    Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.. Proficiency of Spanish is desirable but not mandatory.

    Core Competencies

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


    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.


    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.


    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.


    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.


    Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


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