The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-20074

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 12:50 PM)
    Laser Cladding Operator
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
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  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    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 £31 million to circa £130 million 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.


    Job Type: Full-time

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    • Day to day operation of the laser cladding equipment
    • General maintenance and 5S practices within the work environment
    • Support laser claddings lead in development of SOPs, quality documentation etc
    • Monitoring stock levels of consumables to ensure smooth running of the cell
    • Liaise with manufacturing to ensure smooth flow of cladding product out of cell
    • Operation of overhead crane, jigs and fixtures for handling castings

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    • Capable of working with minimal supervision to deliver high quality work product
    • Aptitude with computers & mechanical devices
    • Prior experience working in an advanced manufacturing environment
    • Capable of performing physical, hands-on manufacturing work
    • Desirable:
    • Trade qualified in machining operations or similar
    • Prior experience with laser cladding or other hardfacing technologies

    Core Competencies

    Operation of a laser cladding cell in support of production, research and development requirements


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