The Weir Group PLC

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2018-17385

2018-17385

Title 
District Manager
Posted Date 
1/10/2018
Location 
CA-AB-Clairmont
Shift Schedule 
NS / Exempt
Manages Others 
Yes
Close Date 
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More information about this job

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

Directs the daily operations of the district ensuring HSE, service and technical excellence to our customers.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

 

Including but not limited to: 

  • Is the safety leader in the district by setting an example, following and improving of company safety policies and leading/participating in safety meetings
  • Ensures proper maintenance of district backlog/requisitions.
  • Confers with customers to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in area
  • Works closely with corporate sales to grow the business
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, facility and employees
  • Reviews district costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of district
  • Reviews operations of competing organizations and plans and directs sales program to develop new markets
  • Works closely with HR to recruit, hire and train the staff, evaluate employee performance, improve performance and administer disciplinary actions when required
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting process with management.
  • Ensuring company equipment such as vehicles and machinery is maintained properly
  • Responsible for DOT regulation enforcement should the district have DOT registered drivers and vehicles
  • Directly supervises in the Service Center Location. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

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 and/or Experience:                                                   

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and two to five years sales and management experience; or five years wellhead and field operations related experience  and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business reports, and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and employees of the organization.  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

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 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.  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.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software and Presentation software.

 

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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and 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. Protective Equipment must be worn in certain areas of the facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Will be exposed to outside weather conditions and a non-air conditioned environment.

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.