The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19686

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 10:37 AM)
    Mechanical Hydraulics Engineer
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    Job Title: Mechanical Hydraulics Engineer      


    We are currently looking for a  Mechanical Hydraulics Engineer to join the Engineering team. we require a qualified Mechanical Engineer with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Hydraulics biased would be even better.  The job holder will be reporting into the Principal Hydraulics Engineer.  This is an all-encompassing role and they will act as the interface between Engineering and Manufacturing, which involves working on Hydraulics project from cradle to grave.  Some of their tasks will involve performing calculations, design and liaising with Manufacturing to resolve production issues. 






    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities

    • Reporting to Principal Hydraulics Engineer , the successful candidate will be required to manage and process engineering   work, which includes hydraulics and general mechanical calculation , pump testing supervision.
    • Engineering work must be completed within contract timescales and with the highest level of accuracy.
    • Other duties include:
      • Engineering-hydraulics projects (using VE/VA techniques) to design new products or optimize existing designs by using CFD
      • Support for sales and shop floor when necessary including customer complaints, root cause analysis etc.
      • Appreciation of legislative requirements (Machinery Directive, PED, ATEX)
      • Site work including measuring existing installations for new equipment
      • Support for Integrated Solution team
      • Customer visit for complex hydraulics project

    Ensure that the company’s strict IP policies are adhered to at all times

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Experience & Qualifications

      • candidates must have a sound mechanical engineering background with several years experience in a relevant mechanical design environment; preference will be given to candidates with experience of any of the following
      • Medium/heavy duty rotating equimpment (e.g Pumps & Gearboxes)
      • Mineral Processing Equipment (e.g Cyclone Clusters , etc. )
      • General experience in fabrication design and detailing including walkways, towers, chutes for processing industries, tanks/hoppers
    • Site assessment; measuring existing plant on site in order to fit new equipment in place
    • Major 3D CAD system, ideally Siemens NX
    • CFD


    • Teamcenter PLM
    • HNC or degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject
    • Incorporated Engineer (I.Eng) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) or working towards


    Core Competencies

    Person Specification:

    • A methodical approach to work with a high attention to detail to ensure the highest accuracy of their work.
    • Must work well in a team and be able to communicate well with staff at all levels in the Business
    • Applicants must have a high level of personal integrity to protect the Companies Intellectual Property.
    • There is some travel required to customer sites.

    Regional Specific Job Information (if applicable)


    • Salary negotiable
    • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday
    • Employee Reward Scheme
    • Free parking
    • Pension Scheme


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