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St. Louis, MO, USA
Weir Minerals


CNC Machinist  B (#103)

Reporting to:

Production Supervisor



Business Unit:

WM Lewis Pumps

Work location:

St. Louis, MO


United States

Manage Others:



Labor, Machine (014600)


Business Need / Purpose of Role:

Perform duties required to set up and adjust a variety of machines such as drill press, engine lathe, turret lathe, NC lathe, and machining center to perform established and standard machining operations to produce parts such as volutes, butterfly valve bodies and disks, impellers, etc., utilizing brass, Lewmet, cast iron, or stainless steel. Also, must deburr parts.


Objectives & Measurement

Key Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:

Including but not limited to:

·         Setups involve multi-tooled arrangements on work that has several operations where very close dimensional relations are important.

·         Setups involve the changing of the machine chucks, collets, face plates, tool feed rates, grind, shear, etc.

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

·         Vary prescribed methods to compensate for differences in material or machining difficulties.

·         Operate machine to prove-out setup and produce pilot work piece for inspection.

·         Diagnose machine or tooling malfunction and make the proper and corrective adjustments.

·          Work from complex blueprints, part drawings, specifications, setup instructions, etc.

·         Any and all other duties assigned


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.

Precision measurement with micrometers, calipers, etc.

Familiarity with CNC Programming (G&M codes)

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

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


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 apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 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.

Computer Skills:

Basic computer operation skills

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.