The Weir Group PLC

  • Welder B

    Job ID 2018-20050
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/26/2018 10:19 PM)
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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

    Under the supervision of the Manufacturing Operations Manager, the Welder ‘B’ is responsible for supporting shop floor initiatives including but not limited to organizing on a daily basis, communicating key actions required to the Cell Team Leader, and deliverables (includes safety, quality, 6S, and labor productivity) for the Operations group in accordance with company policies and procedures.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    • Read and interpret blueprints to assure accurate fabrication and weld fixture setup.
    • Perform machine and tooling setups for the brake, shear, roller, and saw to fabricate and weld many, but not all designed components, fixtures, and lifting devices including components for pump accessories and general arrangements that will meet Weir’s efficiency and quality standards.
    • MIG weldin
    • Inspect in-process and completed parts per the design specification, advising the Team Lead or Supervisor of defects. Accurately complete all required data, quantity of parts, etc. Job on/off work orders accurately.
    • Advise the Team Lead or Supervisor of time discrepancies relative to production rates, material problems, fabrication problems, etc.
    • Perform daily maintenance and housekeeping (6S) for machine and/or work area.
    • Advise the Team Lead or Supervisor of potential machine, plant, equipment, and safety problems.
    • Regular and reliable attendance is key to performance of this job.
    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team oriented, and customer focused attitude within and between departments.
    • Attend training, safety, employee, and department meetings, as required.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.
    • Comply with all Operations Department and Company policies, procedures, and programs. Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
    • Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, ongoing improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
    • 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.

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Welding certificate is a plus. Prior MIG welding experience required.  


    Certificates & Licenses:

    Employee will be required to pass certification procedures established in AWSD1.1 for GMAW (Mig) within 120 calendar days in this position.


    Forklift license required within 6 months.


    Language skills:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.



    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Basic knowledge of shop math. Ability to read and interpret blueprints. Ability to use and read part measuring equipment. Must have mathematical ability. Good organization, communication, motivation, human relations, problem solving, and follow-through skills. Work well under pressure and with a diversity of people. Good work ethic - proactive.



    Requires the ability to operate a computer for basic e-mail and job log on and off activity. Arc welder, mig welder, acetylene torch, automatic saw, basic hand tools, pneumatic grinders, part measuring equipment, overhead and jib cranes, lifting chains and slings, brake, shear, and automatic roller.


    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 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.


    The employee is frequently required to lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds (2-person lift). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


    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.


    The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Frequent exposure to extreme heat. 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, sudden temperature changes, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. Loud noise.

    Core Competencies

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


    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.


    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.


    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.


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