Company: Wood
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Consulting business is growing, and we are seeking a talented Manufacture Execution System (MES) Consultant to support a new service line.

Ideally this role would be based in Houston, TX, but a remote working arrangement from any US location will be considered for the right candidate.

The candidate should demonstrate an ability to perform the regular tasks required of a project engineer: the ability to understand business problem, write functional design and specifications, implement MES applications under the guidance of Technical Lead and Project Manager, followed by testing and deployment. This is a significant opportunity to develop your career and thrive in a problem solving, solutions-focused environment, building new models and helping our global customers realize significant efficiency and value improvements.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with project team to build, configure, validate, and deliver project solutions to clients
  • Work with customer IT team and business users to collect functional requirements and required data for MES applications (including Aspen MES, Aveva(OSISoft) PI, Rockwell MES, etc)
  • Develop project documents including functional design and detailed design
  • Support MES applications both during project implementation and maintenance period with troubleshooting and analytical skills


Skills / Qualifications




  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Process or Chemical preferred) or Computer Science
  • Minimum 2 years of MES project experience with Aveva MES and/or Aspen MES products including IP.21, Aspen Production Execution System, Aspen Production Record Manager ; ideally in Oil and Gas, Power Utility, Manufacturing, Automotive, Pharmaceuticals industries
  • Prefer to have basic knowledge in at least one programing language (SQL Scripting knowledge is a strong asset)
  • Intermediate knowledge in MS SQL Server database and/or other database skills; understanding the concept of relational database with keys and dependencies, knows how to read/modify queries
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to work within a team and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage with a variety of project/application stakeholders
  • Work experience with cloud-based solution is preferred
  • Must be a US citizen or authorized to work lawfully in the US, without sponsorship from Wood


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.