Assembly Fitter | (P244)

Assembly Fitter | (P244)

16 Aug
Weir Minerals

16 Aug

Weir Minerals


Sydney NSW

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Effective assembly of Weir Minerals process equipment including, but not exclusive to, slurry pumps and bearing assemblies, hydro-cyclones, drive arrangements and valves. The Assembly Fitter will also participate in the planning and execution of production and continuous improvement activities in support of a market-driven business strategy.

Key Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities


- Planning and execution of all activities in accordance with company OHS&E; policies, procedures and guidelines in support of a safe work environment

- Completion of training and assessment against relevant SOP / SWP’s for the work functions allocated in accordance with WMA training procedures.
- Execution of Pump Assembly production requirements in support of departmental on-time delivery (OTD) and Quality objectives
- Development of SOP’s during SOP reviews
- Support of the Pump Test Bay in fitting and conducting pump performance testing
- Support the Lean Engineer in coordination of Continuous Improvement projects using Lean tools (eg. Kaizen, TPM, VSM, SMED, 8D etc) as per CI plan
- Support in the investigation and resolution of Quality concerns on the shop floor.
- Completion of supporting documentation and Quality records associated with Pump Assembly Fitting work


Environment, Safety and Health

- Zero LTA’s (safety) or environmental incidents of self and subordinates
- Attend required safety and environmental training
- Support environmental corporate social responsible projects


- Provide support to Quality Assurance in resolution of quality concerns
- Support QMS audits where required


- Execution of pump, bearing, drive and separation equipment assembly according to schedule in support of a Recovery target of 100%


- Execution of pump, bearing, drive and separation equipment assembly according to schedule in support of a Recovery target of 100%

Job knowledge / Other requirements

Education and/or Experience:

Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Fitting to AQF III or above. Prior experience in a production environment.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Overhead crane certificate desirable

Physical Demands:

Standing – for up to 8 hours a day

Lifting – to 20 kgs from various levels

Upper and lower limb repetitive use

Wearing of PPE for up to 8 hours a day

Work Environment:

Loud, exposure to moving mechanical parts. Appropriate PPE must be worn.

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