Weir Group 2016-13873 in Richmond, British Columbia

The Weir Group has been making our global customers more efficient for nearly 150 years. Our committment to innovation began in 1871 when two engineers, brothers James and George Weir, found a new way to improve steamship performance.

Our 14,000 people, operating in more than 70 countries, are dedicated to creating innovative engineering solutions which make our global customers more efficient. For more information on The Weir Group PLC please visit our corporate website

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Manufacturing Support will assaist with manufacturing coordination and improvements


  • Create traveller package including BOM, traveller, drawing, and additional manufacturing support docs

  • Create job structure in M3

  • Organize and manage all Distribution orders from other warehouses

  • Organize and manage all Intraco orders

  • Organize and manage all stock orders

  • Close and receipt all stock orders including calendar jobs

  • Co-ordinate and implement new Lean ideas and manufacturing improvement projects

  • Support annual and periodic inventory counts

  • Support closing of shipping orders

  • Backup support for Production Scheduling

  • Research and fill out PO requisitions for manufacturing

  • All other duties as assigned by your manager

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


Manufacturing experience within an office environment. Technical diplmoa or degree (Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Technologist) or similar experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, engineering designs and procedure manuals. Ability to write detailed technical reports, presentations and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of 3rd party customers, suppliers, employees and management levels across the organization. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and a high level of technical ability are required.

Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Above average numerical skills to understand, interpret and troubleshoot complex mechanical and electrical engineering problems requiring innovative designs and/or solutions. Ability to solve complex practical problems and make independent decisions under minimal supervision. Ability to mentor and train less experienced colleagues on given area of expertise.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to sit, stand, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet (office environment). In certain areas of the facility, personal protective equipment (PPE) will be required, including safety glasses, steel toed shoes, and ear plugs. In exceptional circumstances (e.g. visiting customer sites), the employee may be exposed to situations requiring additional safety equipment/training.

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves technical problems/situations in a timely manner, gathering and analyzing information, developing alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations, uses reason even in difficult/emotional situations.

Oral and written Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings, creates effective written communications including e-mail and presentation materials, presents technical and numerical information eloquently.

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

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; multitasks; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; may organize or schedule other people and their tasks when related to this project; develops realistic action plans.

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

ID: 2016-13873

Shift Schedule: Day

Manages Others: No