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.
At Weir Minerals Madison we are looking for people who: Think Safety First, Delight our Customers, Deliver Quality, Do the Right Thing, Explore and Innovate.
Does this sound like you?
Our Hose Building division is looking for a few individuals who will embody our Vision!
Hose manufacturing is an uncommon and respectable trade. When manufacturing a hose, you must take proper care to detail to ensure its safety and functionality is higher than satisfactory standards. We are looking for people good with numbers, being able to accurately and promptly calculate measurements.
Every day will be a new exciting challenge! One day you might be evaluating blueprints and the next you might be fabricating parts of the hose. You’ll be proud as you see the results of what you and your teammates are building, looking at your accomplishments and thinking “Hey, we did that!” Develop a work ethic built in camaraderie as you work closely with several other individuals from diverse backgrounds.
When working in the Hose Building at Weir Minerals, you work with a community of hard working individuals, who are proud of their continual growth in skill and profession.
As a Hose Builder you are Responsible for:
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); or one to three months related experience in an industrial environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A mechanical background is a plus.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Forklift license required within 6 months of employment.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
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.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Basic knowledge of shop math. Ability to read and interpret blueprints. Must have some mechanical background. Working knowledge of pneumatic and hand tools. Organization, communication, motivation, human relations, problem solving, and follow-through skills. Work well under pressure and with a diversity of people. Ability to promote and maintain positive relationships. Good work ethic - proactive.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS
Requires the ability to operate a computer for basic e-mail and job log on and off activity. Basic hand tools, part measuring equipment, overhead and jib cranes, lifting chains and slings, pneumatic wrenches, chisels, and grinders. Pushing, pulling, prying, lifting and carrying rolls of rubber, product parts, steel molds and etc. up to 50 pounds on a frequent to constant basis.
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, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell.
The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds. Any awkward lifts or lifts above 50 pounds requires a 2-person lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
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.
The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Work is occasionally performed near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places and darkness or poor lighting. Occasional exposure to wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, sudden temperature changes, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. Loud noise.
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.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
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.