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Surface Well head and Christmas Tree Application Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/22/2017 8:50:30 AM
  • 3029082
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Global Operations
Location(s): Nigeria; Lagos

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
BHGE – SSA Region is seeking a uniquely driven and talented individual to serve as an Application Engineer for Surface Pressure Control Products (Wellheads, Christmas Trees, Valves etc.).

Essential Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate should have enough technical depth to Shape future products by translating customer needs from API Data Sheet (technical & code related) into concepts the product management team can execute on. While the primary responsibilities will be supporting customers’ development efforts and technical concerns, the candidate should also be required to partner with the team in developing winning strategy to grow our orders in the region.

  • Serve as Applications Engineer for Surface Pressure Control Products in the region and providing technical support to Sales and commercial team for proposals.
  • Provide technical expertise to Sales and Commercial Operations in selecting, implementing, and developing competitive product applications and solutions for customers.
  • Participate to Risk Assessment processes, deal strategy reviews and cost out reviews during proposals preparation defining the best technical solutions.
  • Provide data and hardware definition and work with Engineering and Sales to assure technical support of proposals.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of the following Pressure Control Products and the capability to package them into solutions: Surface Wellhead Systems, Surface Christmas Tree, Valves, Actuators and Casing Programmes.
  • Provide insight into building standard product offerings in the region to optimize cost, proposal turnaround time and manufacturing lead-time.
  • Ability to influence customer specifications to ensure compliance to standard product offering for equipment and service in the region.
  • Effectively communicate with Field Service Engineers, Senior Sales representatives, internal Engineering Solutions Team, and internal Materials team on customer requirements and technical issues.
  • Travel to customer sites in throughout Sub-Sahara Africa which includes east, west and francophone countries


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a deadline driven, customer focused environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Desired Characteristics:

  • Apply product knowledge with technical skills; Ability to provide technical direction
  • Prior experience with customer specifications review, proposal development, and contract development and negotiations is preferred
  • Knowledge of the application and requisition process
  • Knowledge of International standards- API, ASME etc
  • Prior experience dealing with international customers in an engineering, marketing, sales, projects or customer service position is preferred
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

Locations: Nigeria; Lagos

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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