The Weir Group PLC

  • Machining Specialist

    Job ID 2018-20049
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/19/2018 5:25 PM)
    Job Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Shift Schedule
    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

    The purpose of the role of a Machining Specialist is to set up and operate major machining equipment including lathes, drills, and NC machines.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    • Set up and operate major machining equipment including lathes, drills, and NC machines. 
    • Interpret blueprints/drawings in completing assigned work.
    • Verify quality/quantity of work performed and ensure accurate reporting of the same.
    • Operate multiple machines simultaneously.
    • Perform preventive maintenance on all applicable equipment.
    • Assist in the design and construction of work cells.
    • Fill in for work cell members as needed.
    • Monitor methods, quality, and practices of cell output.
    • Perform related duties as assigned.

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • Must be able to operate major machining equipment including NC/CNC machines.  Previous journeyman level machining experience.
    • Read/interpret drawings and blueprint instructions.
    • Knowledge of machinery, methods, and policies of each work cell.
    • Operate power tools and have mechanical ability.
    • Operates forklifts and overhead/jib cranes.
    • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

    Language Skills:
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret 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 general public.



    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.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Computer Skills:

    AS 400, Microsoft Office


    Physical Demands:

    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 talk or hear; stand; and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds


    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 is regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts; the employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level for the work environment is usually loud. OSHA 10 Hour Certification or other Safety Certification is a plus.

    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.


    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.


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