Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Provides Manufacturing Engineering leadership, direction, and support for Manufacturing Engineering Operations worldwide to accomplish business objectives. Support individual onsite leadership, with problem solving and solutions.


  • Requires daily onsite attendance; this is not a remote-work position

Duties & Responsibilities


Provides Manufacturing Engineering leadership and direction for the local sites to accomplish the following :

  • Standard Work Subject Matter Expert with strong focus on Service and Repair of Subsea equipment. Must be able to work with techs worldwide to develop improved Standard Work practices and document those practices clearly.
  • Provide machine and/or equipment installation, remanufacture, or repair leadership. In addition to mechanical and hydraulic systems, this includes understanding PLC capabilities, PID loops, SCADA, DCS, and other control systems used to control machines and processes. Manufacturing Engineer will direct programmers to insure proper function throughout all phases of machine operation.
  • Develop, evaluate, and improve service and manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Confer with planning and design staff concerning product design, material, tooling, and equipment needs to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confer with vendors to determine specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts. Evaluate, and validate supplier equipment properly.
  • Support management, engineering, quality, and others regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations.
  • Identify improvement opportunities by utilizing statistical methods to analyze existing operations and estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Lead implementation of Operational Excellence activities including but not limited to; Value Stream Mapping, 6S, Standard Work, QDIP Boards, Total Preventative Maintenance, etc.
  • Coordinate lessons learned and "best practices" among multiple locations and workshops. Maintain or create central repository with manufacturing engineering best practices/processes.
  • Support SIOP activities including resource and capacity planning, scheduling, and inventory.
  • Ability to travel minimum of 50% of the time
  • Develop or model cell and plant layouts for efficiency and optimization


  • Additional duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has NO direct supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship .

Reports directly to the Global Sr Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, some aspects of this job may be directed by the various site managers.



  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 5 Years Manufacturing Engineering experience in the oil and gas industry with an understanding of subsea equipment and related services
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, other advanced quality training might be considered if comparable
  • Lean training, SME Certification preferred or equivalent
  • Must be able to obtain a TWIC badge (see for requirements.
  • Minimum 2 years' hands-on experience with Minitab and AutoCAD or SolidWorks. Demonstrated ability will be required.
  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time.


  • Ten (10) years manufacturing engineering experience in manufacturing disciplines and/or situations directly related to position responsibilities.
  • Knowledgeable in metal fabrication, assembly operations, quality audits, metrological instruments, inspection processes, SPC, TQM, document control, process change, and change leadership.
  • Understanding of PLC capabilities, PID loops, SCADA, DCS, and other control systems used to control machines and processes.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.