Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Engineering Technician, Manufacturing Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Shannon, County Clare, Ireland

Job Purpose

At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we develop and deploy industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward. For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Together with our customers, we are accelerating the pace of change for the industry. Our Digital Solutions business provides intelligent, connected technologies to monitor and control our energy extraction assets. We provide customers with the peace of mind to improve operations reliably and efficiently. This role within our manufacturing group, will ensure customer piece of mind through the development and improvement of test systems to enable rigorous product testing. The role will continuously strive for value through productivity using automation and technical advantage development. We are seeking an innovative individual with desired hardware and software skills to realise systems who relishes challenge and accomplishment.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

The Manufacturing Systems Engineer using his/her skills, will be responsible for development and maintenance of critical supply chain test applications.

Integration of industry 4.0 digital strategy to improve production KPI's through increased machine productivity and analytics.

Proactively undertake refresh program for existing legacy applications to avoid hardware and software obsolescence.

NPI, specify new product requirements to enable digital integrations into production test systems.

Utillise electromechanical expertise to specify hardware and troubleshooting system-level problems.

Work with a cross functional team of Manufacturing, Quality, Design and Material Engineers.


  • Minimum B.Eng. Electronics or equivalent degree in a related field of manufacturing or engineering
  • Certified LabVIEW Developer or higher credential desired.
  • At least 1400 hours of experience programming in LabVIEW.
  • Test Engineering experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective multitasking in competing priorities.

Core responsibilities:
  • As LabVIEW specialist, efficiently develop software in the LabVIEW programming environment for our extensive test systems.
  • Develop system-level requirements into individual specifications for mechanical, electrical, and software components of a system and select appropriate hardware.
  • Define state-of-the-art technologies to be developed and applied in current and future business opportunities
  • Accurately scope time required to develop LabVIEW programs.
  • Lead and execute LabVIEW manufacturing software refreshment program for existing applications.
  • Practice effective revision control of programs that are developed.
  • Effectively troubleshoot the systems associated with the LabVIEW program, such as the host PC, sensors, product, instrumentation, electrical junctions, etc.
  • Identify hazards, control, and mitigate risk to ensure safety and effective system change management.
  • Test prototypes and/or production systems. Analyze test results using SPC techniques.
  • Without oversight, reliably document test results, design configurations, and similar data.
  • Work on assigned tasks diligently and in a safe manner that protects yourself and others.
  • Provide emergency assistance for repair and maintenance of production equipment
  • Creating / updating, test procedures and specifications for release to manufacturing.
  • Initiate BOM updates for changes in manufacturing documentation via ECM process.
  • Work with the engineering teams, application specialists and quality department to improve process stability and product quality
  • Enhancement of systems to reduce lead times and increase throughput.
  • Project management
  • Support Lean improvements.

Desired skills

  • Good Understanding of test equipment - Oscilloscopes, pulse generators, impedance analyzers, Environmental Chambers, and other instrumentation.
  • Solid digital communication protocol understanding for equipment control and data acquisition.
  • System P&ID Generation via AutoCAD or Solid works or similar.
  • Programming experience -Visual Basic, Access, C++
  • Tableau / Power BI
  • Good analytical, problem solving, and root-cause analysis skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle tasks with competing priorities effectively
  • Good interpersonal communication and facilitation skills
  • Experience in SPC using Minitab, JMP and MS Excel or Access
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional team.
About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.