Company: Weatherford
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Overview

Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit weatherford.com for more information or connect on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , or YouTube .

We're looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.

We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a 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.

Responsibilities

Job Purpose

Responsible to support overall business of Production Automation product line on a global scale under the Global Product Line organization. This includes supporting Geozone Management with high profile projects coordination, product line strategy and implementation, product development direction, technical and commercial support. Collaborates closely with other team members of Global Product Line to provide geozone input, and to gather and implement product line strategies across the locations.

Duties & Responsibilities

SAFETY, SECURITY & COMPLIANCE
  • Ensure that that Health, Safety, Environment and Quality are the responsibility of all employees
  • Demonstrate effective Safety leadership at all times to enhance the organization's commitment to safety performance

QUALITY
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality & Service Delivery
  • Applying Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company's, Quality Policy and Management Systems
  • Leverage Weatherford Quality Policy to drive compliance with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions

OPERATIONAL CAPABILTY
  • Provide global technical services and application support for products and services to employees within the business unit, clients, and other business units with Weatherford
  • Assist local operations with the introduction and continued support of products/services into the market, including travelling to those locations as required
  • Provide input to Product Line Management on product request / development
  • Liaison with Engineering, R&D, Vendors, Logistics and Marketing on new product development
  • Ensure technical manuals are current and provide resources for enlarging the portfolio of product literature
  • Guide Research and Development with requirements of new features and capabilities in the product portfolio
  • Coordinate with supply chain in forecasting demand accurately, manage inventory turns and ensure on time delivery across all geozones
  • Foster an environment where innovation, entrepreneurship and courage are valued and encouraged
  • Demonstrates high degree of creativity, foresight and mature judgment in planning, organizing and guiding extensive engineering activities
  • Proven ability to problem-solve from the big strategic challenges to the small tactical decisions and challenge status quo
  • Ensure SOP`s are in place or assist in writing additional ones
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the organization to provide reporting and analysis that will facilitate business improvement and operational efficiency
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
  • Collaborate with leadership to promote the continual quality improvement strategy of the company to meet strategic business objectives and profitability
  • Provide a critical support role in tracking the execution of business plans

CLIENT COMMUNICATION
  • Manage a portfolio of optimized / new product requests mapped to clients' needs
  • Insight into overall customer service delivery projects and review with internal stakeholders and client to ensure seamless delivery of services
  • Assist sales with maturing opportunities and product knowledge/availability
  • Represent the company and product line's best interest in a professional manner at client or industry meetings

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT
  • Assist Product Line Management with Competency Training
  • Provide product training to Global Sales representatives


Qualifications

Experience & Education

REQUIRED
  • Engineering degree plus 10+ years oilfield experience or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in Automation Product Management/Project Management with demonstrated history in managing complex projects, with an acute attention to quality

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

REQUIRED
  • Demonstrates high degree of creativity, foresight and mature judgment in planning, organizing and guiding extensive engineering activities
  • Proven ability to problem-solve from the big strategic challenges to the small tactical decisions and challenge status quo
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to handle multiple project activities simultaneously, coordinate and interact with multiple company departments and outside companies
  • Strong interpersonal, decision-making and negotiation skills are required
  • Good managerial skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with reading, analyzing, and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Familiarity with software development, including Product Owner and Product Champion roles
  • Good computer skills

PREFFERED
  • 5+ years of Gas Lift, Hydraulic Lift and Plunger Lift experience