Skills: Technical Manager, Cementing
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn , Twitter , YouTube and Facebook .
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
Responsible for the management of all technical and technology development support for the Global Completions Business Unit. Support the global business unit manager in product commercialization planning, implementing business unit technology development strategy and product introduction and marketing initiatives. Identify strengths & weaknesses of our traditional business, identify potential opportunities and develop business plans to mitigate against technology weaknesses and gaps in service offering. Work closely with regions to support implementation of global technology strategy and regional growth plans. Position will also involve extensive client contact and interface.
Serve as a functional link between Sales / Business Development, Operations, R&D, Sustaining Engineering and RPLM's with regard to new technologies and existing products and services. Manage the provision of operational technical support for enquiries, proposals and tenders.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Generate, review and analyze procedures to determine if benefits derived and possible applications are operationally feasible, as needed.
Provide input to the RPLM's as to the required skills needed to sustain services and products locally.
Manage, oversee, train, and support the introduction of technologies, products, and services of cementing until they can be handled locally.
Approves and submits proposals considered feasible to management for consideration and allocation of funds or allocates funds from department budget.
Provides senior level customer sales and technical support, assisting as required with major cementing tender proposals.
Client meetings and presentations to represent Weatherford and the GBU in all technical issues
Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects, progress reports, and staff conferences, in order to inform management of current status of each project.
Provide information on technical projects including selection, technology and design.
Provide technical support to field operations and other company officials.
Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Excellent computer skills.
Extensive knowledge of oilfield industry in multiple segments.
A technical background is essential. Prior field, district, and regional management experience.
Good management skills such as holding personnel reviews, organized work, scheduling and costing with accuracy.
Exhibit leadership and can make effective, reliable and appropriate decisions and judgments without supervision or assistance.
At least 10 years of direct cementing experience a must.
Technical degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.
At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology. The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.
Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.