Baker Hughes Principal Manufacturing Engineer (Artifical Lift) Claremore, OK in CLAREMORE, Oklahoma

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Role Summary:

This is a position for a Manufacturing Engineer who will work as part of the Research and Technology Development team tasked with researching, conceptualizing, designing, prototyping and qualifying state of the art Artificial Lift equipment. The candidate will work in an innovative, challenging and highly rewarding environment with a team of highly qualified professionals focused on pushing the limits of technology through creative thinking, research, design, analysis, prototyping, engineering test and field technology demonstrations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as responsible manufacturing engineer for the Research and Technology Development teams through leadership in the following activities / tasks:

  • Conduct design for manufacture, design for assembly and design for cost activities concurrently with the design efforts in the conceptual, preliminary and detailed design phases

  • Develop manufacturing plans and estimates for the manufacture of a wide array product technologies, test apparatuses and test specimens

  • Partner with Health Safety and Environment and Product Safety teams to conduct hazard and operability studies (HAZOP) for all Research and Technology development activities where manufacture and or assembly hardware is required.

  • Apply broad knowledge of metrology to support Research and Technology Development Teams in the execution of the following activities:

  • Evaluate dimensional conformance of components, subsystems, systems, test apparatuses, test specimens and other items

  • Align subassemblies, subsystems, systems, test apparatuses or other mechanical elements to ensure conformance to design requirements or assembly specifications

  • Design and development of measurement techniques for broad range of measurement types in support of product development and or scientific testing

  • Provide manufacturing support to the team in the form of part following, expediting, shop support, troubleshooting (machining, methods & programming), material planning, bill of material creation, methods planning/creation, generating work orders and developing tooling designs

  • Design of prototype Artificial Lift product technologies and or test apparatuses to include selection of mechanical elements or subsystems including but not limited to seals, mechanisms, power train, hydraulics, pneumatics, couplings, sensors, enclosures and structural members

  • Perform engineering calculations in support of design qualification, data analysis, feasibility studies and or testing

  • Drive reduction in cost and lead-time of project hardware by identifying, developing and implementing new or revised manufacturing processes, tools or technologies

  • Actively participate in team brainstorming and ideation sessions by openly sharing ideas with the team and developing & exploring ideas presented by other team members

  • Support project team through participation, development and execution of: budgets, project plans, design reviews, internal and external customer meetings, cross functional collaboration, or other engineering activities associated with project execution

  • Working with and supporting other functions as required to ensure all the requirements are properly identified and work products are ready on time

  • Perform special projects as required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 6 years of experience or Master's in Engineering with 2 years of experience

  • 5 years’ experience in a machine shop / production manufacturing environment

  • Capable of “hands on” work in lab, test facility, engineering prototype shop or field location

  • Proven knowledge of machining processes and machine capabilities with demonstrated application of these skills

  • Strong background in metrology with a demonstrated history of hands on application to a wide variety of technologies and use cases

  • Understanding of engineering design and process improvements

  • Proficiency in:

  • Design for manufacture, assembly and cost

  • 3D modeling using SolidWorks, Pro-E or NX CAD

  • Development of mechanical design & assembly drawings

  • Interpretation and application of engineering drawings or blue prints

  • Application mathematical and engineering calculations

  • Problem solving skills with a drive for results and ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Project management with demonstrated ability to manage and resolve conflicts

  • MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Skilled at written and verbal communication

  • Ability to build strong peer relationships as well as work independently

  • Must be action oriented and driven to achieve results while receiving moderate to minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to complete project work on time and within budget

Desired Characteristics:

  • 3 years’ experience in tool and die design and manufacturing

  • 5 years’ working in research and development role with responsibility for the design, development and test of prototype hardware

  • Prior experience in aerospace, automotive or defense industry

  • Proficiency in: LABVIEW programing, Instrumentation and data acquisition


Claremore, Oklahoma

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Job: Manufacturing

Title: Principal Manufacturing Engineer (Artifical Lift) Claremore, OK

Location: Oklahoma-CLAREMORE

Requisition ID: 1818403