Company: Weatherford Skills: IT - Software Development Experience: 15 + Years Education: Masters Degree Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.
We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.
Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.
When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.
Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provide you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.
Weatherford 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.
The Geozone Business Manager Production Software & Automation is responsible for the planning, organization, leadership, management and execution within the North America geographical area to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, corporate and product line growth objectives, while maintaining the highest level of service quality and safety commitment to our clients. The Geozone Business Manager will interface with the Geozone Senior Vice President and Global Product Line Vice President to determine and assist in the implementation of product line strategies and will interface regularly with all areas of the sales organization to assure the product line is being represented to meet client expectations and ensure healthy market share position. In addition, this role is responsible for managing the white space between the different product lines and capitalize on multi product line relationships and bundling opportunities.
Roles & Responsibilities:
SAFETY, SECURITY & COMPLIANCE
Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company policies and procedures, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices.
Responsible with being familiar with the Company's Security, Compliance & HSE policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford's Management System including meeting all reporting requirements.
Complies with the Company's Rules to Live By and all applicable rules, regulations and standards that the Company abides by.
Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk of loss.
Seeks continual improvement in Quality, Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, taking into account responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations.
In a supervisory / management role demonstrates effective safety leadership by being responsible for the health and safety arrangements of all and any subordinates and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises to enhance the Company's commitment to safety performance.
Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford's Management System.
Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business.
Oversee local product line operations to ensure service safety, quality, and efficiency, and cost-effective management of resources as per objectives. Report all CPARs in a timely manner and lead monthly CPAR reviews for the GZ (Responsible and Accountable for the closure of Quality CPAR's within the GZ).
Work with manufacturing and operations in order to manage inventory and asset utilization including recurring demand planning.
Ensure compliance with, and commitment to, company processes like Operational Excellence and Performance System, submission and approval of AFEs.
Share accountability with sales and business development teams for local customer relationships and market share encroachment. Maintain a high profile within customer community.
Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external.
Clearly communicates expectations, roles and responsibilities to their reports.
Responsible for maximizing financial results of the product line within assigned geography, including forecast, profit and loss, fixed assets, inventory, capital expenditures, payables and receivables Preparation and Review of Bid Summary Analysis (BSA's) for applicable projects with justification both strategic and financial. Presentation and approval of BSA's to appropriate GOA in advance of all commercial submissions.
All employees have an accountability to the organization to be financially responsible whether they are in charge of a function budget or simply their own expenses.
Costs incurred should be within approved budget and processed within agreed time frames and following the relevant financial policy and procedure.
PEOPLE & DEVELOPMENT
Influence Geozone organization to ensure time is scheduled for team members participate and to complete training and competency assurance program.
Create a reliable organization and succession plan.
Lead the way on people management to drive a motivated disciplined and productive workforce. This includes effective staff leadership, performance management by setting objectives and driving appraisals and communication.
Collaborate with Human Resources and Training Development to drive strategies for the recruitment and retention of key personnel and to foster an environment that enables the Company to attract and retain a high performing talented workforce.
Actively engage with their employees to support talent management through Weatherford's performance management and coaching tools and processes, including but not limited to talent assessments, succession planning and regular coaching opportunities.
Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function, compliance and business standards training to enhance their knowledge, skills and experience.
VISION & LEADERSHIP
Participate in Geozone strategy, research and development requirements, and development priority for new and emerging products.
Responsible and accountable for refining and executing the above strategies within the Geozone.
Ensures all applicable components of the GZ and GPL strategy are developed into a GZ PL strategy and full executed across the GZ.
Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, operations, global product line leaders and marketing to develop and provide product definitions, as well as be responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
Defines product line technology specific sales targets for the GZ, in collaboration with the GZ Sales Leader, via budgeting and local market strategy.
Communicates and drives technology deployment and technology budget priorities through functional reporting lines from GZ technical Sales people.
Demonstrates leadership, ethical behaviour and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science.
MBA is preferred.
10+ years oil & gas industry experience.
2+ years Branch Plant/P&L experience.
Experience in Production and understanding of the Oil & gas Production challenges and applications.
Experience in the execution of day to day operations and product related projects.
Experience in strategic planning and execution, knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management, skill in examining tenders, market conditions and operational requirements.
Experience in sales and marketing.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data. Ability to prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
Knowledge of communications and public relation techniques. Ability to develop and deliver professional presentations.
Strong organizational and effective communication skills.
Familiarity with reading, analyzing, and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government and clients. Work effectively across a diverse multicultural multilingual community.
Ability to think strategically and be operationally rigorous.
Ability to operate successfully within a matrix management environment.
Proficiency in computer use and Microsoft Office Suite Programs.