Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Chemist, Technical Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE Company, Drilling and Completion Fluids (DCF) group is seeking a Technical Support Advisor to join our multidisciplinary team of Research and Development (R&D) scientists and engineers responsible for developing and deploying advanced chemical products and engineering solutions for oil and gas drilling industry. The successful candidate will provide input on the conception and development of new products and technologies and deliver technical leadership to global DCF teams for product support and field related issues. This key position requires engagement across the organization particularly with cross-functional teams - including Product Line Management, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, HSE, Marketing and Finance - as well as cross product line teams. Additionally, Technical Support Advisor will be involved in industry and customer related forums.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Guiding Drilling and Completion Fluids(DCF) Research and Development(R&D) projects through proposal, review and approval processes
  • Serving as Design Chair at DCF Gate Reviews
  • Conducting monthly knowledge transfer sessions as well as individual and project team coaching sessions
  • Supporting global Operations, Quality, Supply Chain and Marketing requests for DCF product line
  • Providing technical support for other OFS product lines
  • Participating in DCF Patent Board Committee and guiding project managers on ideas for invention disclosures, consulting on intellectual property issues and IP & literature searches
  • Serving as a technical representative on industry work groups
  • Assisting with technology transfer and scale-up from lab to commercial scale
  • Participating in customer/vendor interface

  • Master's Degree in Chemistry or closely-related discipline
  • 15+ years' experience in the oil & gas industry
  • 7+ years' experience with drilling and completions fluids
  • 5+ experience in a technical advisory role within a Research and Development (R&D) environment
  • Experience API testing procedures for Drilling and Completion Fluids
  • Superior organization and verbal / written communication skills are essential
  • Effectively working and communicating with all levels of the organization and contribute to a cohesive team working culture
  • Safety and quality focused with all technical and operational activities

Desired Characteristics:
  • PhD in Chemistry or closely-related disciplines with 10+ years' experience in the oil & gas industry and 5+ years' experience with drilling and completions fluids
  • Ideally 5+ years of experience in R&D setting, particularly in drilling and completion fluids
  • Familiarity with BHGE Drilling and Completion Fluids products, services and applications
  • Multi-functional experience is a plus


Houston, TX

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