Company: NOV
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Manufacturing Engineer will plan and design manufacturing processes in a facility. May improve production methods, determine manufacturing capacity, and set up production schedules. Provide support in the design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation in support of manufacturing operation. May assist in time and cost estimates.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance to strategic suppliers and production departments to reduce lead-times and costs.
  • Assist with commodity strategies that support the desired profitability, level of quality, and cycle time of various product lines that meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve materials flow throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Streamline processes and material flow to improve quality, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Contribute to cost reduction efforts internally and externally by actively seeking and implementing opportunities for reduced costs.
  • Generate routers, build process drawings for manufacturing & tooling, and design raw material or process drawings for the design-engineering group.
  • Assist with determining supplier capabilities and sourcing of new products.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing shop as needed.
  • Stay abreast of changes in technology that will improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Create leaner, more efficient and more profitable business practices.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree equivalency in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Location: 12002 W. Little York, Houston TX. 77041.
  • Experience in welding, machining and assembly of oilfield products preferred.
  • Certification such as Lean, Six-Sigma, QRM is a plus.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methods such as 5S, Kaizen, and Just-in-Time
  • Should be able to use analytical tools and statistical methods to analyze and improve systems.
  • Should possess good mechanical and math skills and should be an effective communicator.
  • Ability to work with minimum guidance as well as in a team-based environment required.
  • APICS certification is a plus.
  • Strong Knowledge of ERP/MRP system is preferred.

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