St. Louis, MO, USA
Weir Minerals



Assembler (#201)

Reporting to:

Production Supervisor



Business Unit:

WM Lewis Pumps

Work location:

St. Louis, MO


United States

Manage Others:



Labor, Assembly (014610)


Business Need / Purpose of Role:

Perform duties required to assemble knife-gate valves heavy and light pumps (acid and water) and valves having close tolerances and operating requirements where fitting, alignment, and adjustment of internal components are critical. Perform skilled fitting of bearings, rings, using press into acid pump and valves.


Objectives & Measurement

Key Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:

Including but not limited to:


·         Place and secure slings on large pumps and valves on hoist or overhead crane to position or align such parts for assembly.

·         Mount, fit, and align parts to insure free action and movement, tolerance fit and operating requirements, following detailed drawings.

·         Responsible for Environmental, Health and Safety management and policy commitments as prescribed for this role in Weir’s Duty of Care.

·         Place acid pump in tower using hoist, connecting to steam jacket to test for water and air leaks.

·         Pressure test valves for leakage following established guidelines.

·         Transport finished pumps and valves to shipping using overhead crane, forklift, or hand dolly.

·         Notify supervisor of problems encountered during assembly or testing.

·         Notify inspection of completed pumps and values.


Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

The details described here are representative of those that are encountered by or must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

Basic computer operation skills, (Word, Excel)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Non Required

Physical Demands:

Stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, and feel, reach with hand and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, Talk or hear, taste or smell. Weight will not exceed 45 pounds without assistance.

Work Environment:

Manufacturing environment/work near moving mechanical parts/PPE required


Core Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively, edits work for spelling and grammar, varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Safety – Observes safety procedures and works safely; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions and participates in safety programs.