Company: Schlumberger
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Rosharon, Texas, United States
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The Optimization Engineer position is to create a virtual representation of our downhole products which incorporates the calculations, finite element analysis, computation fluid dynamics, costing and parametric modelling into one system which can optimize the design around the features and performance required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Apply principles of solid mechanics, product line specific calculations, FEA and CFD (among others) to the design of downhole products.
  • Use analytical methods (including FEA or CFD) to generate equipment performance ratings and python (or other code) to auto-generate technical data sheets for products.
  • Utilize Creo/ProE computer aided drafting (CAD) software to parametrize and conceptualize parts and assemblies
  • Apply non-linear and hyperelastic models when working with FEA in Abaqus and/or Ansys
  • Understand the mechanics of materials used at high temperature, high pressure and/or corrosive fluid environments.
  • Work closely with the design team to integrate design methodologies into automated workflows
  • Present status of work to management
  • Provide knowledge sharing sessions with the organization and publish papers, patents, etc as applicable

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Required:
    • University Bachelor's, Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years' experience with design engineering involving FEA and CFD
    • 3+ years' experience with Abaqus
    • Experience with writing code, scripts or software to automate processes and provide some level of optimization
    • Ability to author technical documents associated with the mechanical engineering work
    • Ability to plan scheduled tasks within guidelines set by senior personnel.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
    • Must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.
  • Preferred:
    • University PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years' experience with CREO
    • Experience with downhole tools
    • Experience with aPriori, modeFRONTIER, iSight or HEEDS

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested


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