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Mechanical Sustaining Design Engineer – Completions and Accessories - Houston, TX

  • Baker Hughes GE
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/21/2017 7:49:32 PM
  • 1715264
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
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Location(s): United States; Texas; HOUSTON

Role Summary:
About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Role Summary:
Baker Hughes, a GE company is offering an opening for a Mechanical Sustaining Design Engineer – Completions and Accessories supporting Completions tools at our Navigation Blvd. facility in Houston, TX. The Sustaining Engineering group is looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join a fast-paced group that provides technical and manufacturing support for equipment worldwide.  The position requires working closely with various internal departments and/or external customers to ensure product performance and integrity.  Candidate will be required to assist with projects including: Field & Tech Support, Manufacturing & Plant support, Qualification Testing, Engineering Change Requests and Engineering Change Notices, and custom-product development.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assists with tasks that include product design, quality assurance, materials recommendations, purchasing, assembly troubleshooting, and inventory planning.
  • Assist with the coordination, tracking, and reporting of group goals.
  • Conduct assignments involving high profile projects. 
  • Work with product line and engineering experts to meet design verification requirements.
  • Can produce, check and approve manufacturing drawings and working layouts for product designs.
  • Work closely with multiple manufacturing plants and vendors to ensure quality products.
  • Check and verify assembly or component drawings to ensure they conform to BHGE standards.
  • Identify problems and propose solutions to various technical issues.
  • Advise various stakeholders on the technical issues that affect the installation of Completions products and/or services.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of oilfield mechanical design engineering experience.
  • Possess problem solving and project management skills.
  • Proficient with 3D CAD software Solidworks.
  • Must have ability to work “hands on” in a test lab facility.
  • Able to work independently and on teams; sound decision making ability.
  • Possess good communication skills to interact with internal/external customers and vendors.  
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Should be capable of travel to remote field locations and work under less than ideal environmental conditions 10% of the time.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with AutoCAD and MicroStation drafting software as well as Teamcenter PLM software.
  • Familiarity with oil field qualification testing, in particular API 11D1, and associated equipment used in such tests.
  • Proficiency in Technical Writing
  • Prior design experience with Packer, Flow Control, and/or Sand Control equipment
  • Understanding of DMAIC Process and related Six Sigma principles
Houston, TX 77011
Baker Hughes, a GE company 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. Learn more

Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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