Weatherford supports the sustainable development and production of oil and gas resources, wherever they exist, to ensure the world’s current and future energy needs can be met safely, efficiently and economically.
To exploit business opportunities and ensure that products and services meet the required quality standards, by designing and developing new, or modification of existing, product lines to meet actual or anticipated future customer needs.
The position is one of the main points of contact for the Product Development / Product Line Groups, and Customer Services team who determine the product requirements, as well as Manufacturing and their support team for making the products in line with the design parameters determined by Engineering.
The role is measured by the successful leading of assigned engineering projects, and accurate interpretation of product specification into effective designs/drawings that can be used to manufacture the products against time and quality requirements.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform general design duties as assigned by Line Management carrying out such duties as:
Prepare detailed design proposals and engineering cost estimates for development of existing products and technologies.
Preparation of calculations and design packages for performance of design review.
By application of mathematical and engineering equations, conduct design analysis, providing documented evidence to confirm the safe performance envelope stated for any given Product.
Attend design reviews or sales meetings for new and existing products if required
Implement modifications to existing products to meet internal or external customer needs.
Development and maintenance of test procedures, carrying out appropriate liaison with the Assembly / Test Technician on testing programmes.
Production and maintenance of engineering drawings for use in the manufacture, assembly and testing of products using CAD systems.
Responsible for checking of manufacturing drawings, design calculations, test reports and design layouts.
Development and maintenance of bills of materials within the Product Data Management (PDM) systems to ensure correct manufacture of equipment.
Provide engineering assistance to the Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Assembly Departments in the NCR process of manufactured, purchased and assembled products and parts.
Provide manual assistance in the process of assembly & testing of new products as required.
Prepare and update technical documents to create a high quality technical interface for use by other departments.
Production and maintenance of test requests, test reports, job reports, and investigation reports.
Conduct evaluations and design reviews of new and existing product designs.
Identify any opportunities for improvement (OFI) regarding design, planning and manufacturing processes.
Participate in the investigation and review of field and problem job reports.
Assess cost implications of design changes or new designs, informing projected costs to Line Management.
Provide dispositions for internal and sub-contract manufacturing design-non-conformances.
Participate in liaison with clients, where applicable, in conjunction with Product Line personnel, Customer Services, etc.
Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these.
Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company's, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policy and Management Systems.
Act in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities as designated by company policy
May be required to travel locally as required to liaise with Manufacturing, Product Line and Operations personnel, as well as vendors / sub-contractors, customers and third party facilities.
May be required to travel locally or internationally to support product development, testing, operational support, and product line engineering effort.
Degree in relevant Engineering field or a related discipline.
Relevant experience of Solid Modelling experience.
Experience as a mechanical design engineer.
Familiar with metallic and elastomer materials technology.
Have keyboard skills, and a working knowledge of CAD and other computer software packages - sufficient to effectively utilise Weatherford systems
Must have good Communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to work in a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal, communications, planning, organizational and team skills
Working knowledge of mechanical engineering practices, standards and specifications particularly related to mechanical design.
Methodical, proactive and naturally inquisitive.
Must have good communication skills.
BEng or MSc in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject
Experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks and/or Pro-E is desired.
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.