The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19610

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2018 5:35 PM)
    Project Engineer
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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

    Reporting to the Project Engineering Supervisor, the Project Engineer I is responsible for overall technical administration and support of new equipment orders, ensuring compliance with contractual specifications while meeting customer performance expectations in accordance with company policies and procedures.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:


    • With assistance from Applications Engineers (AE), Project Managers (PM), Regional Sales Directors (RSD), Area Sales Managers (ASM) and Sales Representatives (SR), review customer purchase orders and technical specifications to identify items that deviate from Weir’s standard offering
    • Work with AEs, PMs, RSDs, ASMs and SRs in resolving open issues with the customer
    • Review and define contract requirements for materials and services in the order processing databases. Work with Technology, Manufacturing and Supply Chain as needed to complete the order entry process. Maintain orders throughout the duration of the project
    • Capture all changes resulting from customer or internal requests as required
    • Select and verify compatibility of various non-Weir engineered components, including but not limited to v-belt drives, gear reducers, electric motors, mechanical seals and instrumentation
    • Write requisitions for the purchase of engineered vendor products. Monitor vendor performance for contract compliance regarding product and service definition and required engineering submittals
    • Create and submit drawing and test requests to Technology with all supporting documentation necessary to comply with request. Provide technical support during product design and drawing creation, as required
    • Provide technical information, documents and drawings as required by the contract. Monitor the status of engineering submittals to and from customers
    • Serve as customer contact for all technical issues. As needed, be available for customer visits relating to contract review, witnessed testing and inspections. When required, travel to attend customer meetings or job sites
    • Complete technical calculations and documents as required by the contract
    • This may include, but is not limited to, foundation loads, bearing lives, imbalance calculations and baseplate analyses
    • With the assistance of the Project Manager, assist in technical problem resolution during the procurement, production, testing and shipping of equipment
    • Implement any necessary changes to order entry system, customer drawing package or other documentation as required
    • Communicate any technical concerns or deviations to the customer
    • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records and documents
    • Complete special projects as assigned.
    • Comply with all Product Marketing Department and Company policies, procedures and programs.
    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team-oriented and customer-focused attitude within and between departments
    • Keep the Project Engineering Supervisor and the Director of Order to Delivery aware of any pertinent issues or concerns
    • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental 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


    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.



    A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferred. A suitable technical degree with relevant practical experience is required. Experience in project engineering or project management is preferred. The ability to read and interpret technical drawings is required. Knowledge of general engineering topics is preferred. Experience with process equipment and power transmission equipment is preferred.



    The ability to speak, read, and write English is required. The ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, customer specifications and governmental regulations is required. The ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals is required. The ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from co-workers, managers and customers is required.


    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS              

    The ability to work with algebra, geometry, and trigonometry is required.



    The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables is required.



    A valid driver’s license preferred.



    The position requires strong analytical skills, computer literacy, mechanical aptitude and organization abilities; good oral and written communication skills; and strong human relations skills.


    The employee must have strong motivation, a good work ethic, the ability to work proactively, the ability to promote and maintain strong relationships, confidence in their own abilities and the capability to act decisively. The employee must be able to work effectively independently, as a team member and as a team leader; project and maintain professionalism in all situations; accept responsibility and accountability; and work under pressure and in stressful situations. The ability to use a computer and relevant software, including Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes, calculator, telephone, fax machine, and photocopier is required.



    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 help individuals perform any essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job the employee is required speak, hear and see.



    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 help individuals perform any essential functions.


    The work environment is a general office environment with moderate noise. The manufacturing area is a general shop environment with occasional exposure to loud noise. Work is occasionally performed in wet or humid conditions, high or precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, darkness or poor lighting and near moving mechanical parts. Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, sudden temperature changes, the risk of electrical shock and vibration is possible.

    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.


    Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.


    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.


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


    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.


    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.


    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.


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