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.
Under the direction of the Director of Sales and Technical Support or the Senior Field Sales or Integrated Solutions Engineer, this position is responsible for ensuring timely and satisfactory engineering field support, to Weir Minerals North America (WMNA) Sales/Marketing and Integrated Solutions activities, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
The FSE/IS Engineering Intern is capable of entry level of professional Engineering and applies engineering skill to solve less complex problems utilizing knowledge of company customers and markets. A basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulic and metallurgical process engineering is required. The position assists and supports customer process optimization activities and related value-added opportunities as directed and required.
Including but not limited to:
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
College student; sophomore or above, with 3.0 GPA or greater that is pursuing the Mining, Metallurgical, and or Mechanical Engineering discipline and undergraduate degree. Fundamental mechanical aptitude, experience and understanding is desirable
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to effectively present information to customers, peers and superiors.
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra, and statistical theory.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with formulas, scientific equations, and graphs. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Requires a valid driver’s license.
Requires MSHA New Miner part 46 certification
Requires site specific safety training as required
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
This position requires some knowledge or experience in the areas below:
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
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.
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.
Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
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.
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 - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.