The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18336

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 8:39 AM)
    Workshop Manager
    Shift Schedule
    O&G-ME 07:00-19:00
    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

    Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing all manufacturing related activities and functions. Ensures that all customer manufacturing and repair requirements are met. Ensures that contract specific manpower / tooling costs are maintained within acceptable levels, that product quality is maintained and agreed delivery schedules are met. Ensures compliance of safety rules as well as company policies and procedures.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Managing the day-to-day operations of the various departments in the workshop
    • Responsible for the entire administrative activities of the office
    • Identifying training needs for the shop floor staff to ensure customer specification are met
    • Implement programs to maximize efficiency of the existing work force
    • Responsible for planning of adequate resources to ensure smooth functioning of the entire operations
    • Deputizing for the General Manager during his absence and as when required
    • Ensuring QA/QC is maintained and all accreditations are complied with
    • Constant improvement to our Heath, Safety, Environment and Quality Standards
    • Ensure that Health & Safety targets are met  
    • Establish KPIs for the department and departmental staff and review them on a quarterly basis
    • Responsible for the Lean Thinking process
    • Responsible for the working and safety of all machinery
    • Manages all shop related functions including machining, welding, assembly and testing operations
    • Works with sales and engineering teams to define design, drawing, manufacturing / repair requirements, scheduling, and costs
    • Working in conjunction with the production planning dept, schedules work flow to ensure delivery requirements are met and facility resources are used efficiently
    • Responsible for maintaining the quality of all products manufactured or repaired by the facility
    • Develop and implement setting of targets within the workshop activities and processes
    • Selects, motivates and identifies training requirements for all shop personnel
    • Ensures that all employees follow safety rules and receive proper training on use of shop equipment
    • Ensures shop equipment is functioning properly and has valid and effective safety systems
    • Ensures that all relevant shop equipment certifications and permits are maintained
    • Performs weekly safety and environmental tool box talks for all shop employees in co-ordination with the HSEQ manager
    • Develops specialty tooling and provides sketches of products and tooling as required
    • Ensures that company policies and practices are being complied within the shop area
    • Acts appropriately in front of customers to represent the company in a positive manner
    • Serves as a back-up for the operations manager when he is not available
    • Occasional customer / client visits
    • Lead the development and implementation of program of change and investment within the works


    • Improving efficiency in key areas
    • Reduction of loss time accidents
    • Reduction of scrap and wastage
    • All documents are as per our ISO certifications requirements
    • Achievement of 5S
    • Cost Saving

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • Formal Qualifications in a mechanical engineering discipline
    • Background and experience in a CNC Manufacturing environment
    • Strong understanding of machining, welding, assembly and test processes
    • Strong product knowledge of API rotary shoulder, tubing and casing connections, wellhead and drill thru equipment, ram and annular BOP, manifolds and rotating equipment
    • Understanding of planning, purchasing and inventory management concepts
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
    • Ability to develop relationship with others
    • Self starter with ability to make technical and business decisions
    • Ability to train and motivate others
    • Fully conversant with word, excel and AutoCAD software applications

    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.


    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.

    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


    Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services.; continually works to improve supervisory skills.


    Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.


    Delegation - Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.


    Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.


    Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.


    Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.


    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.


    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.


    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


    Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.


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