Senior Design Engineer - Downhole Products
Downhole Products designs, manufactures, and services application specific casing accessories and cementing tools for the Oil and Gas industries. Our proprietary design capabilities, efficient manufacturing, and global sales force uniquely position us to provide reliable completion solutions faster than anyone else. We are a customer focused company with an innovative team conducting business in a responsible manner with a passion to win.
Summary: Manage, support and deliver sustaining engineering projects relating to existing product lines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for current product line: modification, line extension, and validation testing projects
Identify new product opportunities and contribute to product development process
Ensure products meet or exceed relevant industry standards
Drive sustaining projects to ensure DHP products are ’best in industry’
Contribute to the review, development and implementation of innovative and effective design working practices
Assist in the delivery of product technical data packs
Generate reports, technical bulletins and updates for distribution, both internally and
Assist in the development of all engineering related processes and procedures
Assist in the delivery of engineering strategies and processes to meet business objectives
Technical support to Sales and Operations, as required
Assist with the management and direction of the Engineering group
Ensure strong communication between Engineering team and other departments, both local and international
Travel to support any product sustaining-related activities, as required
Openly contribute to all technical related discussions, design reviews and internal
Provide leadership and coaching to the Engineering team, as required
Assist marketing in the launch of new products
Provide support to investigation of product quality-related issues
Follow and promote the policies of VIES, Employee and EHS policies
Report any accidents, incidents or near misses to your Department Manager or a EHS committee member immediately
Education and/or Experience:
Mechanical Engineering or similar degree and 10 years (minimum) in oilfield design, preferably downhole tools. Understanding of oil & gas well construction and completions methods and technology. Understanding of engineering design principles and practices. Microsoft Office suite; Solidworks (or similar 3D CAD experience).
Thank you for your interest in a career with Varel International Energy Services.
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