The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19235

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Quality Inspector II
    Shift Schedule
    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

    Maintain quality standards and ensure quality assurance in products manufactured or repaired.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • Inspect products manufactured or processed to ensure compliance with specifications including, but not limited to, API Q1, API 6A and DNV
    • Ability and willingness to complete non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection processes including magnetic particle, dye penetrate, ultra-sonic testing and others.  This may include grinding of visual defects as part of the NDT inspection processes.  Employee must be willing to maintain training and accreditation for required NDT processes. 
    • Approve incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurements tests, rejecting and returning unacceptable (non-compliance) materials
    • Inspects product to determine compliance with order specifications, company’s quality control system for compliance with legal requirements and shipping and packing facilities for conformity to specified standards 
    • Ability to use inspection tools and gauges including indicators, digital and manual calipers, micrometers, coordinate measurement machines, and other equipment necessary to validate the quality of a product 
    • Ability read and interpret engineering drawings 
    • Submits samples of product to laboratory for testing as indicated by department procedures 
    • Stamps mark of approval or rejection on product and writes report of examinations
    • Approve in-process production by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurements tests and communicating required adjustments to production supervisors
    • Approve finished products by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurements tests and returning products for re-work, confirming re-work
    • Document inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste
    • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by ensuring SoP’s and PWI’s are being followed and comply with
      regulations and standards
    • Examines company’s records to secure such information as size and weight of product and results of quality tests. These records will include physical inspection results, metallurgical results, and certifications of compliance and supplier non-conforming reports.


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

    Supervisory Responsibilities: 

    • There are 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 and/or Experience:                                            

    Quality Assurance certificate and/or Five to seven years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with First Articles required.


    Language Skills:

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Computer Skills:

    Microsoft Office; including Excel


    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 walk; use hands to finder, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds. Ability to pass non-destructive testing eye test is required


    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.  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including safety glasses / face shield, and / or safety shoes with metatarsal protection must be worn in certain areas of the facility. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

    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.


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