The Weir Group PLC

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2017-17172

2017-17172

Title 
CNC Machinist III
Posted Date 
12/4/2017
Location 
CA-AB-Edmonton
Shift Schedule 
Rotating
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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More information about this job

Company Profiles

The Weir Group has been making our global customers more efficient for nearly 150 years. Our committment to innovation began in 1871 when two engineers, brothers James and George Weir, found a new way to improve steamship performance. 

 

Our 14,000 people, operating in more than 70 countries, are dedicated to creating innovative engineering solutions which make our global customers more efficient. For more information on The Weir Group PLC please visit our corporate website

 

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Set up and operate conventional, special purpose, and numerical controls (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate high speed precision ground metallic parts and components with tight tolerances and exotic materials.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Objectives:

  • Setup and operate production equipment to support customer demand
  • Inspect parts to regulate configuration control utilizing inspection gauging and instruments such as Mic’s, Calipers, Indicators, and Bore gages
  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Make recommendations to regulate part configuration both manually and through machine controls
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media
  • Starts and observes machine operations to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly
  • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of units
  • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining or assembly problems 
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities
  • To safely produce a quality product within given timeframes

Measurements: 

  • Safe, timely and accurate completion of assigned duties
  • Continual learning

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Able to work in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves and others
  • Able to demonstrate compliance to company safety procedures and legal obligations
  • Recognise and report and resolve hazards identified
  • Confidence and ability to intervene on practices deemed to be unsafe
  • Engage and promote a zero harm culture
  • Be aware of physical limitations based upon job requirements

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education/Experience:  

High school diploma along with college level training in CNC Machining, Computer Numerical Controls, Quality Assurance and a minumum of  five (5) years machining experience operating one or more manufacturing machines including CNC Turning Centres (up to 6 axis), CNC Vertical and MTM Milling Centres (up to 5 axis).  Combination of related education and experience will be accepted.   Must have Okuma Mill & Lathe experience.  Ability to make program edits and knowledge of GibbsCAM a preference.

 

Language: 

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

 

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

 

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.

 

Physical Requirements:

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 frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

  

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. Machine shop environment. Must be able to wear steel toed safety shoes, safety glasses, and hearing protection. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Core Competencies

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.

 

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

 

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.

 

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.