The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19792

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 3:16 PM)
    Shipper / Receiver
    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

    To ensure timely and accurate shipping and receiving of all product to and from the facility. Proactively manage product location, and inventory organization.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Ensures all receiving or shipping requests are processed in a timely manner
    • Booking of transport of all outbound shipping by calling trucking companies and making shipping arrangements
    • Safe and reliable securement of all shipping orders
    • Using forklift to load products onto trucks and/or other locations as necessary
    • Maintains accurate records of all transactions, using ERP software to update inventory transactions.
    • Receiving of materials, parcels and products, while marking them using the correct identification process.
    • Ensuring contents of all received goods match the shipping documents and are not visibly damaged
    • Internal delivery of all received goods to the addressee or department
    • Timely and accurate document processing for both shipping and receiving
    • Cutting and measuring wood products for packaging using hand tools; saw, drill, air gun etc.
    • Ensure all inventory items received into the facility are properly stored in their correct locations
    • Painting and packaging products when required
    • As required, assist with receiving of inventory items into the computer database
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Extra hours Overtime will be required with some weekend work occasionally as needed.



    • 3-month probationary review
    • Follows the Weir Values (Customer Focus, Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation & Quality)
    • Completes assigned tasks and paper work within estimated time, meeting deadlines within one's area of control

    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


    Completion of High School. Previous shipping/receiving experience in a manufacturing environment. Construction experience is an asset.    

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and operating instructions.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


    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.


    Computer Skills:

    Basic computer knowledge including Microsoft windows and office products

    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations, Special Skills:

    Forklift license is an asset but we will train as needed. Expectations to be able pass the examination and successfully achieve the licence.

    Drivers Licence: Required. Deliveries in local Sudbury area to mine sites is required.


    Physical Requirements:

    The incumbent must be able to stand, walk, sit, use arms, hands, kneel, crawl, climb, talk and hear in order to perform the duties of this role. Occasionally, the incumbent will be required to lift up to 25-50 pounds. Clear vision is required for this role.


    Work Environment:

    The incumbent performing this role will be exposed to loud manufacturing environments, where personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times. Occasionally, the incumbent may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, caustic chemicals, and outdoor weather conditions. Safety measures and procedures are taken to limit hazards and ensure safety at all times.

    Core Competencies

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following 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.


    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 consistent 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 and/or notifies the appropriate person when required with an alternate plan.


    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.






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