The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19581

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 11:05 AM)
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  • Company Profile

    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

    We are seeking skilled Machinists to operate both CNC vertical and horizontal turret lathes. This involves machining a variety of components in Chrome Irons and SG Irons, with Fanuc Controls in a medium to heavy environment.




    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Operators will be expected to produce product to the specific requirements and to a high quality standard. As well as able to edit Programs and tool setting.


    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • CNC Machining experience is essential
    • Have heavy engineering background
    • Experience of working with castings is desirable

    Core Competencies

    • Possess a positive attitude towards modern manufacturing processes
    • Willingness to adopt lean manufacturing principles
    • Self motivated
    • Focussed towards working within a devoted and continuously improving health and safety culture.
    • Ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines.
    • Flexible to work night shift and work across all three shifts (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am) 

    Salary & Benefits

    • £13.50 per hour and shift premium
    • 25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holiday
    • Free Parking
    • Pension Scheme
    • Employee benefits scheme


    Regional Specific Job Information (if applicable)

    Company profile


    Weir Minerals Europe Ltd.


    Weir Minerals Europe is part of the Weir Group plc, the business has been established for over 100 years and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of pumps, valves, cyclones, vibrating screen machines, crushers and other associated equipment for the mining and minerals processing industries. The company has seen significant sustained revenue growth with output rising from £31million to circa £130million within the last 6 years. Based in the North West of England we are a well established company that is growing year on year. Our organisation currently has 800 employees throughout Europe with over 400 based in Todmorden, which sits on the edge of both Lancashire and West Yorkshire.



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